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
Disneyland Paris taxi trip
First UK-built Fiat
Long-lived three-pot bows out
500 tops wedding list
MG charity sale
Everyman models ‘hold steady’ as classic MG leads rise in values • New version of a comprehensive classic price guide shows an average three per cent rise in values of popular models – while a couple of sporting favourites soar ahead
Museum cars go online
McLaren F1 anniversary
50 years of Subaru 4x4s
Final Defenders get Twisted
Cheapest cars of 1992 • Three decades ago, you could spend as little as £3250 on a brand new car. Here we have five of the cheapest offerings of ’92 – but which would you choose?
REVIEW: WB & SONS, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, SEPTEMBER 17
REVIEW: BRIGHTWELLS, TIMED ONLINE, SEPTEMBER 10-14
Rare ’60s Flagships • The 1960s brought a string of luxury flagships from mainstream makers, but some – including these three – weren’t exactly big sellers. What does that mean for values now?
Turbo Pioneers • Turbocharged cars were rarities in the ’70s, becoming more commonplace and affordable in the following decade. We take a look at three early adopters of turbo technology
LATE ARRIVALS • With motoring history being littered with models that perhaps should have been launched sooner than they were, we examine a selection of these better-late-than-never offerings
AMERICAN INFLUENCE • Transatlantic design played a crucial role in shaping these post-war executive cars. As all three looked towards the USA for styling cues, it was business as usual mechanically
RETURN TO FORM • Viewed as a classic almost as soon as it launched, the Lotus Elise S1 is a truly special sports car that entertains like few others. So, what do you need to know before taking the ownership plunge?
2000 Lotus Elise 111S, worth £25,000
Ford Fiesta Mk2
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