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Practical Classics Practical Challenge

Classic Motor Show 2022

Each year the Practical Classics Magazine team aims to restore a car over the three days of the show!
Last year they celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Marina… by making one!

Exactly 50 years on from the first car rolling off the production line, the Live Stage will present another one being built, over three days. Teams from Practical Classics Magazine and the Morris Marina Owner’s Club and Ital Register will frantically try to revive a 1971 1.3 Coupe which hasn’t run for 30 years, restoring it to perfection in front of the live audience. 

The car is the second oldest production Coupe known to the club and has been brought back from barnfind condition in readiness for this challenge by Practical Classics editor Danny Hopkins.
In previous years, the Practical Classics team have restored a Jaguar E-Type, a Morris Minor, a Riley and many more. The idea is always to drive the car off the stage on the last day of the show, which sometimes goes to plan...

Come and see a classic be restored at the Practical Classics Practical Challenge on the Live Stage

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