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
We’re selling the fleet!
Rock royalty VWs
Coffee & Chrome meet
The Car Years returns
Scramblers’ charity support
Two stolen American classics ‘destroyed by banger racers’ • Police investigate after reports of two classic American cars stolen separately in June being wrecked at Ringwood Raceway’s most recent banger racing event
SL Shop Membership launch
MG and TR additions
Wood & Pickett rarity
New Citroën book
Posh Minis • A Mini in its purest form is a deliberately basic device, but numerous attempts were made over the years to push it further upmarket – including the arrival of these five ‘premium’ production versions.
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Imps &Spin-Offs • It might not have been the huge hit that Rootes needed, but the Hillman Imp sold steadily and is now a popular choice. Here’s today’s state of play for the Imp and two of its variants
Executives of the ’90s • The 1990s was the decade of the successful exec rewarding themselves with a car that really was a cut above the norm. Here’s how the market is treating a trio of aspirational automobiles
THE CLASS OF ’82 • It was the year of the Falklands War, soaring unemployment and the launch of Channel 4. But what were the car highlights of 1982? We check out what was happening 40 years ago
’60s FAVOURITES • Despite advances elsewhere at the start of the 1960s, British buyers were still captivated by the compact rear-wheel drive saloon – a sector that Ford, Standard-Triumph and BMC’s Austin division were keen to exploit
FINAL PERFORMANCE • With E-Type ownership being at its most affordable via the thoroughly re-engineered Series 3, we investigate the potential pitfalls of opting for this V12-engined sporting Jaguar
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1973 Jaguar E-Type V12 2+2, worth £38,000
Austin ‘Seven’ Mini
Volkswagen Beetle 1300
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