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
LEEDS ULEZ SCHEME
CAFFEINE & MACHINE OPENS THE BOWL
DB5 AT 60
PRODUCT PICKS • Here’s CCB’s latest hand-picked selection of essential new products for you and your classic car
FIVA CELEBRATES YOUNG ENTHUSIASTS
CLASSIC EVENTS BATTLE LACK OF VOLUNTEERS • Why a dearth in the number of willing helpers could lead to comprised events and cancellations
REVS RESTORE PROJECT TAKES CENTRE STAGE
RARE CLASSICS SET FOR NEW CONCOURS
MINI eMASTERED REVEALED
REVIEW MORRIS LESLIE, SEPTEMBER 16
PREVIEW CHARTERHOUSE, OCTOBER 5
TINY TARGAS • We turn our attentions to a trio of small targa-topped cars as we explore how the Porsche 914, Fiat X1/9, and Toyota MR2 Mk1 are performing on the open market
PERFECT PARTNERS • Inspired by the ‘Perfect Partners’ theme of this November’s NEC Classic Motor Show, the CCB team have picked their favourite two-car classic garages – and you can vote for the best…
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE TWO-CAR GARAGE!
MINI 1275GT (1969-1980) • Jeff plumps for a Marmite version of an icon, and a rally-bred hot hatch
LANCIA DELTA HF INTEGRALE (1987-1994)
JAGUAR XK120 (1948-1954) • Paul opts for two iconic but very different British classics
RANGE ROVER CLASSIC (1970-1996)
TOYOTA CELICA TA22/23 (1970-1977) • Simon picks an American-influenced Japanese coupe, and teams it up with a dependable German
MERCEDES W114/5 (1968-1976)
HONDA S2000 (1999-2009) • Phil counters his sporting roadster by pairing it up with an affordable prestige saloon
JAGUAR XJ40 (1986-1994)
PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 3.2 (1983-1989) • James has more than a sprinkle of Stuttgart influence in both of his dream classic garage choices
AUDI RS2 AVANT (1994-1995)
CITROËN DS (1955-1975) • Jack’s choices couldn’t appear more contrasting as he teams a cosseting French fancy with an acclaimed driver-focused sportscar
LOTUS ELISE S1 (1996-2000)
ODDBALL LUXURY • Off-the-wall 1970s luxury doesn’t come much more unusual than the Aston Martin Lagonda, Panther Rio and Lincoln Continental MkIV, but which is the best classic choice?
SHADOW OF DOUBT? • Launching in 1965 and setting a template that lasted for many decades, the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow family is a surprisingly accessible way into prestige classic ownership – but is it an experience fraught with risks?
SUN SEEKER • Jon takes to the road in an early MGA that he believes should be kept back for...