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
40 years of seatbelt law
Ex-press XKR for sale
Mazda MX-5 “won’t die”
R-R’s 20 years at Goodwood
New ‘carbon offset’ scheme attracts classic enthusiasts • Latest initiative enabling environmentally conscious classic vehicle enthusiasts to offset their vehicles’ carbon footprint offers a solution costing less than £30 per year
Peugeot at Rétromobile
Lotus evening at Gaydon
JLR back in profit
Four-door Mexico sale
Renaults of the ’70s • The 1970s saw French giant, Renault, debuting a number of interesting models, most of them becoming big sellers throughout Europe. Here are five of our favourite ’70s launches.
REVIEW: SWVA, POOLE, JANUARY 27
REVIEW: WB & SONS, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, JANUARY 28
Classic Corvettes • With 2023 marking the 60th anniversary of the second-generation Corvette and the 40th birthday of the fourth incarnation, what does the market make of these classic-era versions?
Hot ’80s Peugeots • Peugeot produced a string of formidable performance cars in the 1980s, turning it into a marque with an enviable reputation – although on today’s classic scene, values vary widely
New Power Generation • The ex-GM V8 engine that debuted in Rover’s P5B went on to enjoy an extraordinary career. Here we look at the development of this classic powerplant and its biggest successes
BORN AGAIN BENTLEY • Bentley reinvented itself with the all-new Continental GT of 2003, a model that now offers tempting value for money – but can it ever be considered a sensible classic buy?
INSURANCE QUOTE • 2004 Bentley Continental GT, worth £25,000
1970s SALOON STYLE • With the 1970s being the last decade where the small saloon ruled the family car roost, these three are very much classics of the breed whilst offering intriguing ownership differences
AUSTIN A30 & A35 • Fancy a small British classic that’s affordable, easy to maintain and fun to drive? The Austin A30 and A35 offer an excellent alternative to the Morris Minor or Mini
MG PA Midget
Classic Car Buyer
LAST ORDERS • Join in the CCB social scene by sending us your photos and emails, sharing your thoughts and opinions. Write to: email@example.com.
NEXT WEEK • DON’T MISS OUR NEXT ISSUE ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15