Classic Car Buyer is Britain’s leading weekly newspaper for classic car enthusiasts. On-sale every Wednesday, it is packed with the biggest and most comprehensive news section plus auction reports and events - anything related to the classic car scene, you can read about here first. In addition, you’ll also find in-depth features covering all aspects of owning a classic car – buying, maintaining, driving and – crucially - enjoying. There are comprehensive buying guides, informative road tests, a nostalgic pull-out spread depicting a scene from the halcyon days of motoring, staff car sagas, guest columnists, market reviews, a detailed club directory and a regularly updated price guide. The publication is also packed with hundreds of cars and parts for sale in its Free Ads section, making it THE place to buy or sell your classic. There is a dedicated classifieds spread on classic commercial vehicles and machinery. Classic Car Buyer provides the best insight into bread and butter classics – every week! Edited by John-Joe Vollans, it is backed by a hugely knowledgeable team who have had years of experience running their own classics. That combined with an unending enthusiasm.
THE BIG PICTURE
TV STAR CAPRIS SET TO SMASH RECORDS
PRODUCT PICKS • Here’s CCB’s latest hand-picked selection of essential new products for you and your classic car
SHOW CELEBRATES 75 YEARS OF LAND ROVER
MERCEDES-BENZ CLUB CONCOURS 2023
CAR CLUBS DEFY MOT EXEMPTION WORRIES • Five years on from government changes to classic car MoT rules, enthusiasts continue to prioritise safety and reliability over cost-cutting, but will it silence the sceptics?
3000 GLASGOW LEZ FINES
CLASSIC AWARD NOMINATIONS INVITED
4868-MILE MORRIS VAN OFFERED
PREVIEW HOBBS PARKER, JULY 26-27
PREVIEW SWVA, JULY 28
EVERYMAN HEROES • All three of these rear-wheel drive cars forged a reputation in rallying, but as the hotter variants have rocketed in price, what’s happened to the everyman versions?
JUNIOR EXECUTIVE • The upmarket saloon has been with us for decades, and there’s been plenty of great models. Here’s our pick of the bunch
HATES DRIVING, LOVES GARAGES • We take to the road in a time-warp BX that transports us right back to the 1980s
GERMAN EFFICIENCY • Ford gave the Capri a new lease of life with the 2.8-litre V6 Cologne unit, but did that make it a credible challenger to premium efforts from Opel and Audi? We compare and contrast…
MULTI-TALENTED • The Lotus Elan + 2 combined motorsport credentials with a greater versatility than its two-seater stablemate. We get out on the road in a well-sorted example to evaluate its charms
GLAMOUR MODEL • Offering a mix of American glamour, British sporting pedigree and a famous badge, the Sunbeam Rapier was a rakish enthusiasts’ choice in period and still makes a great classic today
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1960 Sunbeam Rapier coupe, value £10,000
SUNBEAM RAPIER TIMELINE
JAGUAR MK2 3.8-LITRE
Classic Car Buyer
LAST ORDERS • Join in the CCB social scene by sending us your photos and emails, sharing your thoughts and opinions. Write to: email@example.com.
NEXT WEEK • DON’T MISS OUR NEXT ISSUE ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 26