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
J40 makes a comeback
Summer exhibits at Gaydon
1800-mile Rover survivor
‘Missing’ chassis numbers could lead to Q-reg issues, says FBHVC • Federation representing classic vehicle clubs warns of the danger of rebodied classics – or those without original chassis plates – being issued with ‘Q’ registrations by the DVLA
Historic duo under the hammer
YouTube star’s museum visit
Triumph & MG event cancelled
Bentley announces record profits
50 years with Mazda
Marina door handles • The Morris Marina of 1971 brought with it stylish new door handles that came to be seen as a design classic, hence their extended use on this disparate line-up of models
REVIEW: SWVA, ONLINE, JULY 2
REVIEW: HAMPSON AUCTIONS, OULTON PARK, JULY 31
Affordable Pre-War • We take a look at the affordable pre-war car scene, picking out three that introduced many people to motoring when new – and which still offer great value today
Big Base Models • A base model doesn’t have to be small. Here are three cars that were basic versions of much more expensive fare, but how has the market been treating them?
HOMOLOGATION HEROES • Race and rally homologation rules have led to an array of awesome road-going machines over the years – cars that are fun, daring and capable in equal measure. And among the many we could be highlighting, these are some of our favourites
MGB ALTERNATIVES • The MGB is a go-to choice for a classic roadster, and with very good reason. But there were – and are – credible alternatives out there, including these three
FUTURE SHOCKER • Forty years ago, Ford’s new Sierra was as famed for its ‘jellymould’ design as its abilities as a family car. Today though, it’s a practical classic with few pitfalls and plenty of retro-cool factor
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1984 Ford Sierra 1.6 L, worth £5000
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17