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 IMAGE
Classic Ford Show – it’s almost time!
Vote for the best ’80s Ford
Mazda back at Le Mans
New auction launched
Comp ban for disqualified drivers
Classics are “environmentally less damaging” than new cars • A new report suggests that the environmental damage caused by car production shows classics in a positive light, with their low annual mileages minimising CO2 emissions
Triumphs head for Devon
Morgan pledges support
GM mulls Cadillac comeback
Grey imports • Grey imports were big business in the 1990s and early 2000s, with independent specialists around the UK bringing used cars over from Japan – including these five top classic choices.
PREVIEW: CHARTERHOUSE, HAYNES MOTOR MUSEUM, JULY 6
Cars ahead of their time • This trio offered a glimpse of the future when launched – but the world didn’t always listen. How are they looked on by the market now?
SUMMER FUN! • Today’s Best-Buy Open-Top Classics
AUSTIN-HEALEY SPRITE • The original Sprite marked the start of a successful new line, and these days the fun-to-drive ‘Frogeye’ has lost none of its cheeky appeal
MGA ROADSTER • Bringing MG’s sporting line-up bang up to date in 1955 was the new MGA, a model that combined sensational new styling with well-proven mechanicals
TRIUMPH TR2 &TR3 • The first of the TRs put Triumph at the heart of the world’s sports car market, paving the way for future success in the decades that followed
MGB ROADSTER • As the archetypal British sports car, much loved around the globe as well as a big hit in its home market, the MGB is still one of today’s best-buy open-top classics
JAGUAR E-TYPE • The legendary six-cylinder E-Type roadster remains the ultimate open-top classic for many enthusiasts… and with good reason
LOTUS ELAN • The Elan had one of the most impressive specs of its generation, as well as being a thrill to drive – and still holds the same appeal today
TRIUMPH TR6 • Although an evolution of its predecessor, the TR6 brought in a muscular new look for the 1970s that still holds plenty of appeal for today’s roadster fans
MG MIDGET 1500 • The Midget’s final fling came via the ‘rubber bumper’ model, launched for the 1975 model year and bringing more power to the party
MERCEDES-BENZ ‘R107’ SL • With timeless good looks and robust mechanicals, there’s a lot to be said for investing in the best-known SL generation of all time
FORD ESCORT CABRIOLET • The Blue Oval wanted a slice of the four-seater...