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
FUTURE OF COWLEY PLANT SECURED
COLLECTING CARS LAUNCHES CLASSIFIEDS
PRODUCT PICKS • Here’s CCB’s latest hand-picked selection of essential new products for you and your classic car
FIAT 500S AT AUCTION
REIMAGINED DEFENDER REVEALED
CLASSIC CAR MARKET SHOWS RESILIENCE • Market experts warn against making snap doom and gloom predictions in current financial climate
HISTORIC SUSTAINABLE FUEL RACE
BRABHAM MG MIDGET SOLD
‘PAGODA’ CELEBRATES 60TH AT SILVERSTONE
PREVIEW CCA, SEPTEMBER 30
PREVIEW WB & SONS, SEPTEMBER 9
COMPACT CLASS • Mercedes first ventured into the compact car class with the 190E, followed by the W202 C-Class and later, the W168 A-Class. We chart the values of all three
REINVENTION BY DESIGN • In 1990, Ian Callum left a lucrative design job at Ford to take a gamble on a creative role at the new TWR Design. It proved to be the making of him, as well as the reinvigoration of Aston Martin
RELAXED ROADSTER • The Sunbeam Alpine is often overlooked in favour of more popular rivals, but its comfortable and refined nature means it boasts lots of appeal as a classic choice
AGAINST ALL ODDS • These popular people’s cars all survived beyond a typical lifespan and well into the late 1980s, but which of these later models makes the best choice as a classic today?
SILVER SURFER • Jack takes to the road in an immaculate example of the ‘NB’ Mazda MX-5
CHANGING FORTUNES • Few cars have been on such a reputational rollercoaster as the Austin Allegro. But can a buyer today overlook the car’s troubled past?
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1977 Austin Allegro 1500 Special, value £4000
AUSTIN ALLEGRO TIMELINE
FORD ZEPHYR ZODIAC
VW SCIROCCO GT Mk2
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