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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ROVER P6 • This ground-breaking sporting saloon changed Rover’s image in the early ’60s and went on to enjoy a long career – but is it still a great buy?
THUNDERING TIGER • The Jaguar MkX ushered in the modern era for Jaguar. Now it turns sixty, we revisit the biggest of big cats.
V FORCE • For a short period the high-flier looking for a sober four-door could have chosen between Bentley’s blown V8 and BMW’s high-tech V12. We try to choose today.
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FORD ESCORT Mk1
FLYING MACHINE • The lovable roadster that stole sales from MG, the Spitfire is a British sports car icon that’s still affordable
DATABASE: MORRIS MINOR (1948-1971) • All the essential info on the car which is often credited with having kick-started the entire classic car scene.
GO FAST GRIFFINS • Are Vauxhall’s hot VXR models worth investment?
THE FINAL FLING • The last front-engined Porsche until the Cayenne and the brand’s last fourcylinder until the current Boxster, the 968 was the last gasp of a line which had begun with the 924.
TVR GRIFFITH • The blue collar hero which took a pushrod V8 and squared up to Italian exotica.
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STAFF CLASSICS • We revisit some old projects, welcome some new members to the collection and look into staffers’ own garages.
THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP • It took Ford a long, long time to finally bless us with the Mustang on this side of The Pond. But was it worth the wait, or are European-derived fast Fords a better bet? Specifically, a good, used Mk3 Focus RS?
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TAILGATE NO TIME TO DRIVE • Sam considers the choice of Bond Astons.