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.
Classice Car Mart
FROM MILAN TO COVENTRY
INDUSTRY BODY AIMS TO PROTECT CLASSIC SECTOR
STRATFORD AUTOJUMBLE RETURNS
BRITAIN’S CARS GETTING OLDER
NEW MORGAN MUSEUM OPENS
UNIQUE ‘AVENGER’ SELLS FOR £13k
Classic Crossword 187
REPLICA CASE RUMBLES ON
WEEKENDER UNITES DIVERSE CLASSICS
REVIEW: HISTORICS, ASCOT RACECOURSE, MAY 15
REVIEW: MORRIS LESLIE, ONLINE, MAY 22
REVIEW: H&H, DUXFORD, MAY 26
WEDGE FUND • After a slow start, the TR7 is becoming an increasingly appreciated classic
STANDARD FARE • We revisit a real survivor from the era which took Rolls-Royce and Bentley into a brave new postwar world and introduced the standard steel body.
CLASS WARS • The stars have aligned to make the Renault 5 GT Turbo and Mk2 Golf GTI rivals for a nostalgic hot hatch fix, but which offers the best experience?
JAGUAR MEMORIES COLLECTORS’ EDITIONS • INSIDE EACH ISSUE WE OUTLINE KEY MILESTONES OF JAGUAR FROM THE MODELS, THE PEOPLE AND THE ICONIC MOMENTS FROM HISTORY!
JAGUAR SPECIAL • BUMPER BUYING GUIDE A CLASSIC JAGUAR FOR EVERYONE FROM £1000 TO £50,000
£1000-£2500 • This may be entry level money, but it’s still possible to buy a perfectly serviceable classic Jaguar on a shoestring budget. The X300 and X308 generation of XJ saloon are both as affordable as they’ll ever be right now and if you buy the right one it can be a surprisingly easy car to live with, thanks to Ford input in production which improved quality of the XJ40-based models significantly.
£3000-£8000 • It doesn’t take a massive increase in budget to find yourself in the market for something a big step up in performance and the supercharged XJRs are a genuine match for their contemporary generations of BMW M5. Indeed, there are many who prefer the Jaguar’s more civilised ride and understated demeanour as well as its very practical running costs.
£8000-£12,000 • Jumping up another step in budget starts to bring the Sixties cars within reach and although you won’t be getting into an E-Type, the affordable end of the Mk2 range is still within reach in the shape of the S-Type. Meanwhile, if it’s E-Type performance you’re after, your twelve grand also buys the seriously capable XKR.
£15,000-£20,000 • If your idea of a classic Jaguar is the firm’s 1960s heyday then it’s the Mk2 you want, the car which really put Jaguar on the map for compact performance saloons. You don’t need a megabucks budget for that market-topping 3.8 manual on wires, though: the Mk2 was produced in many different guises ranging from the entry-level 2.4-litre...