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
JPS Esprit up for grabs
Final new Nivas
Autosport show returns
Cooper S smashes estimate
Italian heritage on show
Jaguar decline raises concerns over classic marque’s future • As JLR announces major Halewood developments and pushes ahead with future electric plans, Jaguar’s sales fall dramatically in Europe – with production of current saloons ‘paused’
New deal for Ginetta
Return of the Super Seven
J40 firm’s relaunch
MX-5 record breakers
New cars of 2000 • The MINI (featured in this week’s Buying Guide) wasn’t the only new model launch of 2000, with the first year of the new millennium also seeing the debuts of this eclectic line-up.
PREVIEW: CHARTERHOUSE, HAYNES MOTOR MUSEUM, OCTOBER 12
MGs of the ’60s • MG was on a roll in the 1960s, a decade that brought not only the Midget and MGB but also saw saloon success via models like the 1100. But how does this trio fare now?
They Couldn’t Kill Them • Cars that remain in production for several decades are relatively rare, and yet they’re also among today’s best-known classics. We pay tribute to eight of the finest examples of automotive longevity
MINI REINVENTED • Aided by funky retro styling and a brilliant driving experience, the R50-generation MINI proved a smash hit – and is now popular as a keenly-priced modern classic. Here’s how to buy the best
INSURANCE QUOTE • 2002 MINI Cooper, worth £3000
PRE-WAR PRACTICALITY • Pre-war cars can seem like a bargain, as well as boasting a charm all of their own. If you’re thinking of trying 1930s-style motoring, here’s a trio of affordable and practical options
ROVER P6 • Rover’s game-changing P6 is increasingly known as an accessible, practical and rewarding classic. But after all the recommendations to buy, what is it like to own?
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NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12