Classic Car Mart is the UK’s best selling cars for sale magazine. Whether you’re looking for a project or something to enjoy at weekends, there’s a classic car for you in our busy classified section, boasting 1000s of classic cars and parts for sale. The publication is packed with entertaining and informative features. Aside from the latest news, products, auctions round-up, maintenance advice and show reports, Classic Car Mart also boasts buying guides, road tests, a sprinkling of archive material and nostalgia plus loads of essential advice to buying and running your next classic car. The magazine is well established, using experienced and knowledgeable motoring writers, and continues to be ‘the bible’ for classic car ownership. Covering a wide variety of popular British classics, Classic Car Mart regularly features iconic makes such as Jaguar, Daimler, Triumph, MG, Morris, Austin, TVR, Lotus and many more; ranging from £500 projects to £30,000 dream cars. And for the real aspirational classics, the Prestige sections features dream cars from luxury marques such as Aston Martin, Ferrari, Bentley, Rolls-Royce and Mercedes.
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SHELL AXES LPG
RAV4 GOES RETRO
MINI EV KIT LAUNCHED
PEUGEOT LAUNCHES RESTORATION SERVICE
WHEELER DEALERS COMES HOME
Classic Crossword 179
JEC TO GIVE AWAY V8 JAGUAR
BOWLER TO BUILD NEW-OLD DEFENDERS
MGCC CELEBRATES 90 YEARS
AUCTION NEWS • H&H CLASSICS, ONLINE, OCTOBER 21
DVCA, ONLINE, OCTOBER 22
SWVA, POOLE, OCTOBER 30
1960s MERCEDES • Widely considered to be a golden era for the three-pointed star, the 1960s Mercedes have become highly prized classics with prices to match
CRITICAL ACCLAIM • On the eve of its 40th birthday, we revisit the Triumph Acclaim: a historic moment for Leyland and British car production as a whole.
OPEN SEASON • The Saab 900 convertible is widely seen as one of the most enduring classics of the 1980s. But can it challenge the mighty BMW?
LIVING WITH THEM
BREAK ON THROUGH • What is it about the iconic sports cars that appeals so much and drives lofty values? We break it down to the mechanicals and sneak in some extra doors, to see if you can have your saloon and race it too
POPULAR APPEAL • Although prices for desirable sporting examples of the early Escort have gone through the roof, an unmodified saloon or an estate are far more affordable. Here’s what to look out for when viewing a possible candidate.
DATABASE: JAGUAR XK8 / XK 1996-2013 • The E-Type reincarnation which most definitely wasn’t an F-Type.
YOU DIDN’T KNOW…
TIMING IS EVERYTHING • The Escort gets a tune-up and meets some rivals.
1990s ROVERS • With the growing popularity of 1990s classics, it’s no surprise that Britain’s once-proud Rover marque attracts a bigger following than many.
THE ANTI-CLIMAX • Air suspension, electronic everything… recipe for disaster? Not quite: the whole 2.2 tonnes of Range Rover P38 isn’t the horror show you might think.
ON THE PROWL • The Puma and Cougar were Ford’s cool cats for the late 1990s, but both are in danger of disappearing into the night.
LUCKY SEVEN • The Celica is celebrating its half century, which makes it the perfect time to take a closer look at the final generation.
UPWARDLY MOBILE • Audi’s A4 and the BMW E36 3-Series began the premium assault on Britain’s company car fleets-but which was the better car?
STAFF CLASSICS • Signing off on our retro project car fleet.
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TAILGATE LETTING GO • Ian Cushway reminds you to use it or just maybe lose it. Your old car, that is.