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
2021: Back in the game
Bull Market predicts stars of 2022 • List of potential investments ranges from the humble Renault 4 to a Ferrari
Hazel Chapman: 1927-2021
Super swansong for Plus 8
REVIEW: BRIGHTWELLS, TIMED ONLINE, DECEMBER 4-9
Great British Compacts • Here in the UK, we love a small car. Of course, the Mini and the Morris Minor tend to steal most of the limelight within the compact classic car space, but these shores have created plenty of others over the years. Here’s a further three that we think are worth your attention
Jaguar E-types • Hardly an obscure choice to study, the E-type remains one of the nation’s favourite cars and a barometer for the classic car world as a whole. So it’s worth keeping an eye on the values and which variants are favoured more than others
Getting a Grip • A good car is nothing without good tyres. But some cars have been so outrageous, be it in their performance, their weight, their economy or their focus on weight and size, that they needed tailor-made rubber
BIGGER B • The MGC stands alongside the Stag as a controversial product of British Leylan but today it makes a compelling case for itself… as long as you’re well informed
INSURANCE COSTS • Quotation supplied by Lancaster Insurance
UNDER THE SKIN
EVERYDAY HEROES • The Escort and Marina were both staples of the ’70s streetscape but they’ve gained very different reputations as classics. Which one deserves the vote?
AVOLVO AMAZON • Volvo has always prided on caring about the people in its cars more than some other manufacturers seem to. But does that mean that the definitive classic Volvo – the Amazon – is easy to own?
Mercedes-Benz 560SL Convertible
MG TF StepSpeed
REPORTING ON: 1972 Leyland Leopard bus
BACK BOX • The glamorous Alfa Spider gets a lot of the classic limelight, while the MGB is often taken for granted. Andrew has been weighing up these ’60s sports cars and thinks that neither quite deserves what they get
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5
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