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
Hydrogen for classic Corolla
Carl Hahn, 1926-2023
Hardly-used Mini sale
Classic car clubs threatened by UK cost-of-living crisis • Classic car clubs are facing fresh challenges in both retaining existing members and recruiting new ones, as enthusiasts weigh spending cuts in 2023
110 years of Aston Martin
Hagerty’s new addition
Rebranded Fiats • Many of Fiat’s big-selling models went on to enjoy extended careers elsewhere, rebranded and sometimes uprated for a new audience – including these five major success stories.
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Fast Family Cars • ‘Win on Sunday, sell on Monday’ was a philosophy used by many car makers – but not all of them, as this trio of sporty saloons that had no racing brethren shows
Second Time Charms • The second generation of any car should improve on the original, building on the success started by that forebear. Here are three ‘Mk2’ classics famously better than what went before
The Class of ’83 • Four decades ago, a plethora of new model launches brought extra choice for car buyers. We pay homage to those classics celebrating their 40th anniversaries in 2023
MASS APPEAL • Ford’s first two generations of Cortina have long been seen as stylish, usable and sought-after classics – and with values tailing off, now’s your chance to own a ’60s icon
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1965 Ford Cortina Mk1 1500 Super, worth £12,000
RETRO CLASSICS • The 1990s and early 2000s brought a number of retro-style newcomers, including this interesting – and now affordable – trio. But do they offer substance as well as style?
MORGAN PLUS 8 • The Morgan Plus 8 is almost the archetypal roadster – lightweight, powerful, basic and focused. But how does a car with 1930s engineering cope with the 21st century?
Bentley Turbo RL
Ford Capri 2.8 Injection
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