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
Pride of Ownership
Major turnout for end-of-season NEC show • Enthusiasts flock to Birmingham’s NEC for the annual Classic Motor Show, which ended the 2022 season in unrivalled style
Meguiar’s Club Showcase
CCB’s Sierra joins loan project
Leno suffers serious burns
Unused Ka sold online
Hagerty’s 2023 plans
JLR boss steps down
REVIEW: SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS, CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW, NOVEMBER 12-13
PREVIEW: HISTORICS, MERCEDES-BENZ WORLD, NOVEMBER 26
Mini Saloons • Britain’s ‘car of the people’ is still a popular choice – but away from the expensive Coopers, desirable pick-ups and rare booted variants, what are the regular classic versions worth?
V8 Sports Cars • With the sports car business often seen as a battle of horsepower, we check out three big-engined classic models and examine how they’re faring on today’s market
MARQUES REINVENTED • Some of Europe’s most historic marques have excelled through changes of ownership, reinvented and relaunched to great effect. We take a look at seven success stories… and one disaster
BEST OF THREE • Packed with practicality and 1970s cool factor, the third-generation Cortina is a sensible and affordable classic. Here’s how to buy a top-notch Mk3
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1974 Ford Cortina 2000E, worth £12,000
TURBO SUPERMINIS • Forced induction transformed the fortunes of numerous superminis, creating an array of miniature hot hatches – including these gems, now highly sought after by modern-classic fans
THE ULTIMATE XK • The XK line that gave Jaguar its first taste of sports car success reached its finale via the XK150, with many useful improvements over its forebears – but what’s it like to live with in the 21st century?
Morris Minor Pick-Up
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