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
CCLP’s latest handover
75 years of Lotus
Advanced new Cobra
Belinda, Lady Montagu: 1932-2022
One in three breakdowns ‘missed’ on smart motorways – report • A report by the Office of Rail & Road suggests a large proportion of broken-down vehicles on smart motorways go undetected, leading to calls for improved technology
Race Retro to return
Teamwork at Bicester
2CV movie chariot
Porsche 992 upgrade
Classics turning 50 • An interesting array of new models hit the market in 1973, many of them now mainstays of the classic scene – including this five-strong mix of automotive diversity.
AUCTION REVIEW 2022 • We’ve quizzed the UK’s auction houses on their thoughts about the past year, their biggest successes, and why they think 2023 will be a buyers’ market.
Crewe Revival Classics • The ‘SZ’ platform underpinning the Silver Spirit of 1980 was used successfully for many years, with this particular trio offering very different options on today’s classic market
Austin A40s • The A40 moniker graced a host of Austin products for two whole decades, with this trio showing just how much the Longbridge stalwart changed over the years
FOCUS ON SILVER • Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2023 is the original Ford Focus, which paved the way for three later generations wearing the same badge. Here’s how the story began a quarter of a century ago
AFFORDABLE MGs • An MG fan with a budget of around £5000 has plenty of choice these days, including this trio of contrasting models – each one combining practicality with entertainment
BUYING ABESTSELLER • Sixty years have passed since BMC’s innovative ADO16 arrived, a design that’s as impressive now as it was then. If you fancy taking on a survivor, here’s what to look for
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1972 Austin 1300 saloon, worth £6000
XJ-S CONVERTIBLE • For anyone craving a long-distance grand tourer with open-top appeal, this Coventry classic is a tempting proposition – but what’s it like to live with?
Range Rover Classic
Peugeot 309 Style
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