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
75 years of service
New Sierra Cosworths to be built
Star Rolls offered
Viral barn find heads to auction
Pause ‘premature’ smart motorway roll-out, say MPs • Transport Committee report calls on government to halt introduction of further all-lane-running motorways for five years
Corolla spares reintroduced
Smart Motorway safety hints
VolksWorld Show returns
MINI project seeks new home
’80s excess at Historics sale
Innovative eco cars • Eco-friendly automotive tech might be all the rage in today’s marketing but it’s really nothing new. We pick some forgotten dead-ends which eked a few extra miles out of each gallon in the days before diesel.
REVIEW: SWVA, ONLINE, OCTOBER 29
REVIEW: HOBBS PARKER, TIMED ONLINE, OCTOBER 27-28
MINI AND VARIED • The majority of Minis may have been the familiar round-rumped saloon, but there were many variations on the theme, some of which are now more desirable than others
THE MIDDLE GROUND • Two sleek sports cars with their engines in the middle, from different decades but now available for the same price. One has one of the most prestigious badges in the business, the other is from a firm renowned for all-round competence. Which should you choose?
ABSOLUTE CLASSIC • An enduring classic whether in humble 240 or sought-after 3.8 guise, the Jaguar Mk2 is still attainable if you tread carefully.
INSURANCE COSTS • Quotation supplied by Lancaster Insurance
Bentley MkVI DHC
Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow
BACK BOX • Sam has noticed that the classic car scene often represents a rather high-spec and indulgent version of the automotive world of the past. And he thinks that’s a shame, so he’s doing his bit to change it
NEXT ISSUE OUT • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17
Classic Car Buyer