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
V8’s 50th anniversary
Fiesta plug pulled
Renault 4 reading
Moskvich revival ‘on track’
Rare classics head to auction at season-ending show finale • A Stirling Moss-raced semi-lightweight E-Type and a rally-winning ex-Works Mini Cooper S are among numerous rarities going under the hammer at the NEC next week
Celebrating with Porsche
40 years of SNG Barratt
Charity auction makes £1.1m
Bigger Aston stake sought
Successful underdogs • Motoring history is littered with cars often perceived as unsuccessful but which actually sold in healthy numbers. We take a look at five of our favourites from the last half century.
REVIEW: HOBBS PARKER, TIMED ONLINE, OCTOBER 19-20.
PREVIEW: ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS, KING’S LYNN, NOVEMBER 5-6
’70s Sports Saloons • In the 1970s, a compact saloon with a 2.0-litre engine and more than 100 horsepower was an exciting prospect. Here’s how three road rockets from that decade are faring now
Family Favourites • With the theme of next week’s Classic Motor Show being ‘Part of the Family’, we examine how the typical family car has evolved over the past 60 years
FAMILY CARS AT THE NEC
SPORTING TRIUMPHS • Triumph was one of the UK’s top sports car manufacturers, but the decline of the genre brought its reign to an end. We take a look at the marque’s biggest sporting successes
1980s GRAND TOURERS • In the age of excess, nothing said you’d made it like an open-topped GT with a big engine. If you crave some of that reflected glory now, which one is right for you?
CLASS OFITS OWN • While the GTI gets all the plaudits, there’s rather more to the 205 range than that. So, even if you don’t crave a hot hatch, there’s still plenty to like about this fine French classic
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1986 Peugeot 205 1.4 GT, worth £3000
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