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
Sierra sells for £600k
New series of Car SOS
VW festival axed
PRODUCT PICKS • Our hand-picked selection of essential new products for you and your classic car
DVLA challenged over rules for modified classic cars • Pressure from a motoring user group is forcing the DVLA to review its controversial policy over the registration of modified classic vehicles
Royal X-Type’s prize draw
‘Garage find’ Mini sale
Bentley engine bows out
Classic crossovers • SUVs might be all the rage, but let’s not forget the crossover – a genre that bridged the gap between a regular car and a proper 4x4. Here are five of our top picks…
PREVIEW: WB & SONS, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, MARCH 11
Modernising Minis • There were plenty of ideas for replacing the Mini, but none fully succeeded. Here’s a trio of models that modernised the Mini concept, with varying success and varying values today
THE FRENCH GODDESS • When the Citroën DS burst onto the European motoring scene 68 years ago, its hi-tech spec revolutionised the saloon car sector. Here we pay tribute to a long-lived automotive icon
UNLIKELY RALLY STAR
THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CAR IN THE WORLD?
FINAL FLOURISH • Three decades on from the RV8’s launch, which resurrected the MG brand and breathed new life into the moribund MGB, we examine how to buy this V8-engined modern classic
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1994 MG RV8, worth £20,000
EXECUTIVE TRIO • It took Jaguar until the end of the ’90s to take on the BMW 5 Series with the S-Type – but on today’s scene, is the Brit a better classic choice than these two slightly older German rivals?
TRIUMPH 2000/2500 • These six-cylinder models were the last saloons designed by an independent Triumph, and today they deliver classic executive style and practicality. But what are they like to live with?
Ford Fiesta Mk2
Bentley Continental R
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