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
EX-FORMBY JAGUAR SELLS FOR £87k
Film classics wanted
UK’S TOP TUNNELS
UNUSED DEFENDER FOR SALE
Enthusiasts urged to lobby for a classic future • There are, as ever, issues facing the classic car world. But there is good reason to be optimistic, so long as the classic car movement can also be proactive
BRITISH FIRMS’ ELECTRIC PLANS
ONE-OWNER MOGGY PROJECT
Classic Crossovers • SUVs might be all the rage now, but let’s not forget the crossover – a model that successfully bridged the gap between a regular car and a full-blown 4x4, appealing to buyers who crave a rugged look and a family-friendly spec. Style over substance? We don’t think so.
REVIEW: SWVA, ONLINE, JANUARY 28
REVIEW: ACA, KING’S LYNN, JANUARY 29/30
Early Triumph TRs • For many decades, Triumph’s flagship TR sports car range was a cornerstone of the British motoring landscape. Let’s look at the cars that kicked it all off, and how much you can buy them for today
FWD Sports cars • While many sports car enthusiasts insist on a traditional rear-drive layout, others are open to the idea of front-wheel drive – with this trio of modern classics being among the finest
THE LAST ROVER
On your marques • Car makers today are busy inventing new brands – Cupra, Polestar and Genesis being just some examples. But who ended up with all the iconic disappeared badges?
THE LAST COSWORTH
THE LAST TRIUMPH
THE LAST VDP
THE LAST WOLSELEY
THE LAST NSU
BACK TO FRONT • One of these ‘warm hatches’ is rear-wheel drive, one is front-wheel drive. One was a last hurrah from a troubled manufacturer, the other the start of a lineage that survives to this day. One found glory on the rally stage, the other was more at home on the streets. But which would you have?
Graceful Torque • Been on the hunt for a more ‘gutsy’ and often-overlooked alternative to an MGB GT? If so, call off your search because you’ve just found it…
INSURANCE COSTS • Quotation supplied by Lancaster Insurance
Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow II
BACK BOX • Craig ponders how quite often a story is more valuable than a car…
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16
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