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
Famous former owner
EU ban approved
Aston anniversary logo
Matchbox hits 70
Ford cuts jobs
Rising demand for electric classic car conversions • As electric motoring grows in popularity, the trend for classics undergoing battery conversions is rising rapidly – and the classic vehicle industry is adapting to suit
Drive It Day coffee call
2000-mile Corolla find
Sierra’s £150k-plus guide
Two weeks on sale!
Group B Homologation Cars • Group B rally regulations of the mid-1980s created one of motorsport’s most extreme eras – and today the road-going cars built for homologation purposes remain iconic
PREVIEW: HISTORICS, LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW, FEBRUARY 25
Sidevalve Fords • As other manufacturers were embracing overhead-valve engines, Ford remained attached to the simple sidevalve. Something of a breed apart in the 1950s, what are they worth now?
75 YEARS OF THE JAGUAR SPORTS CAR • With Jaguar sports cars set to be a thing of the past once the current F-Type is retired later this year, we take a look at an unrivalled 75-year success story
ALTERNATIVE ’90s SALOONS • The Germans may have dominated the compact-executive saloon market by the early ’90s, but this trio offered interesting alternatives for buyers who craved something less predictable
HIT THE ROAD! • With spring almost upon us, along with another action-packed classic show season, right now is the time to get planning. Whichever events you’re hoping to attend, it’s never too early to book. So, check out our previews of some of 2023’s biggest shows and most exciting get-togethers, as well as a host of motoring-themed venues for those impromptu days out – once you’ve given your car its post-winter check-over, of course.
GET READY FOR SPRING • With another show season about to begin, is your car ready to hit the road? After a winter’s hibernation, carrying out these safety checks is a sensible first step
NEW SEASON PRODUCTS • Check out our hand-picked selection of essential new products that will help you get your classic back on the road this spring
ROAD TRIP CLASSICS • Fancy going for a spontaneous drive in your classic this spring? Here are 12 of the CCB team’s favourite motoring-themed destinations around the UK
2023 EVENTS PLANNER
2023 EVENTS PREVIEW • This year’s classic show season is set to be action-packed, with events of all types and sizes taking place throughout the UK. Check out our five-page preview of the ones to watch…
FRONT RUNNERS • Dispensing with the layout that had served their...