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 PICTURE
2CV RESCUE BID
PRODUCT PICKS • Here’s CCB’s latest hand-picked selection of essential new products for you and your classic car
CLASSICS WORLD ENCLOSURE
A THOUSAND BONNETS
“HEARTBROKEN” WHEELER DEALERS CREW SEARCH FOR STOLEN STAR CAR • Tracker debate re-ignited after thieves steal TV Ford hours before filming
MOTOR MUSEUM CELEBRATIONS
FOOTMAN JAMES OFFERS RESTO CASH
YORKSHIRE ELEGANCE SET TO IMPRESS
PREVIEW WB & SONS, JULY 15
DUPLICATE DOORS • The Landcrab, Austin 3 Litre and Maxi all shared the same doors. But how are they performing in today’s market?
REVIEW CCA: JUNE 17 2023
ACROSS THE POND • Ford is hoping that its American heritage will help it boost profits on this side of the water – but it’s not for the first time…
SPORTING EDGE • We experience a well-restored Herald with some choice period upgrades
CONTEMPORARY CONTENDERS • Ford’s Fiesta didn’t have it all own its own way in the 1980s, as these three rival superminis prove. We evaluate the changing fortunes of the Austin Metro, Vauxhall Nova and Peugeot 205
EARLY START • We hit the road in a car that’s over 100 years old, yet still intrigues and impresses…
PRACTICAL PERFORMER • The wedge-shaped Lotus Elite/Eclat/Excel range has suffered from an underserved reputation for unreliability, but this hides huge enthusiast appeal. Here’s how to buy a good one
INSURANCE QUOTE • 1981 Lotus Eclat 2.2, value £12,500
LOTUS ELITE, ECLAT & EXCEL TIMELINE
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