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
RICHARD HAMMOND OPENS MUSEUM
PRODUCT PICKS • Here’s CCB’s latest hand-picked selection of essential new products for you and your classic car
MX-5 CLUB LAUNCHES INSURANCE SCHEME
TOP GEAR TV SHOW “RESTED”
DRIVE IT DAY AIMS FOR NEW RECORD • New fundraising target set for 2024 historic vehicle showcase
REPORT FINDS TFL “MISLED” PUBLIC OVER ULEZ
F1 STARS JOIN CLASSIC INVESTMENT FIRM
SCRAMBLERS EXPAND BENEFITS
HILL CLIMB RETURNS TO SHELSLEY WALSH
CLASSIC CAR FRAUDSTERS JAILED
SUNBEAM RESTORATION SEEKS HELP
REVIEW MORRIS LESLIE, NOVEMBER 18
POCKET ROCKETS • We chart the market performance of three miniature heroes with sporting intent; specifically the Volkswagen Lupo GTI, Ford Sportka, and Fiat Seicento Sporting
RALLY HEROES • How are three WRC-derived modern classics doing on the open market? We examine the fortunes of the Toyota Celica GT-Four, Lancia Delta HF Integrale and Subaru Impreza Turbo
AGEING RACEFULLY • As Silverstone circuit celebrates 75 years since its first Grand Prix, there’s no better time to take a look back at the iconic venue’s illustrious history
THE MAGIC NUMBER • Jon thanks his lucky stars as he gets behind the wheel of a one-owner time warp BMW 318is
SALOON SELECTIVES • This week, three popular 1970s British fleet and family favorites battle for our affections. Can the Vauxhall Cavalier Mk1 and Morris Marina challenge the period’s market leader, the Ford Cortina?
IN A NICHE OF ITS OWN • Mazda was winning fans before the MX-5, as Jon discovers, sampling a near-extinct 929 estate
UNDER THE RADAR • Marking a change of direction for Daimler but proving to be a short-lived model under subsequent Jaguar ownership, the SP250 offers individuality and exclusivity – but how do you find a good one?
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1962 Daimler SP250, value £28,000.
DAIMLER SP250 TIMELINE
ALFA ROMEO SPIDER
Classic Car Buyer
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