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
RADwood returns to the UK
Fine for Mini specialist
British show success
25 years of the Type R
Ford Escort retains top spot as most searched-for classic • During the first six months of 2022, more enthusiasts searched for the Escort in online adverts than any other classic model, maintaining its lead in the popularity stakes
Early 911 Targa on sale
Brits at Beaulieu
BRM goes racing
Unrestored Princess sale
Almost unused Mini
’80s Fords icons • The 1980s brought us some of today’s best-loved sporting Fords, with the launch of the bestselling XR family and an injection of excitement from Cosworth. Here’s our pick of the finest.
REVIEW: ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS, KING’S LYNN, AUGUST 20-21
PREVIEW: MANOR PARK, RUNCORN, SEPTEMBER 10
V8 Jaguars • Jaguar was flush with cash and ideas in the 1990s, resulting in an all-new V8 engine and a series of excellent cars. Here are three powered by the AJ-V8 for your consideration
Forgotten ’50s Saloons • The 1940s saw British car makers scrambling to fill the pent-up demand for new cars. Not all the high hopes worked out, as these three overlooked examples show
Bringing Up the Rear • Not every rear-engined car has been a smash hit, but the six featured here all proved popular – and all these years later, are undisputed classics in their own right
CREWE MEMBER • Replacing the Brooklands and Turbo R in 1998 was the Arnage, a long-lived lie model that took Crewe-based Bentley into a new era – but what’s it like as a modern-classic buy?
INSURANCE QUOTE • 2000 Bentley Arnage Red Label, worth £28,000
’80s CABRIOLETS • It’s always fun to drop the roof, but you don’t need a sports car to get the wind in your hair. The 1980s was boom time for hot hatch-derived soft-tops – and we’ve picked three of the best
MGB GT: THE CLASSIC 2+2 • ‘The poor man’s Aston Martin’ is as at home on the show field as it is the daily grind, with unmatched parts supply and specialist knowledge making the four-cylinder ’B GT a more-than-viable proposition
Ford Cortina L
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NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7