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
New owner for annual classic run
60 years of ADO16
Bristol CAZ pushed back
Skills Zone at the NEC
Julian Nowill 1960-2022
Big-hearted VW fans take on family project • Final push for completion of split-screen Type 2 owned by terminally ill Volkswagen enthusiast
752-mile MG hits the road
Triumphs meet at Gaydon
Extra Scramble date
A35 arrives from Canada
Driving school cars of the ’80s • If you had professional driving lessons in the 1980s, there’s every chance you were sat behind the wheel of one of these – a range of easy-to-steer superminis that offered long-suffering instructors impressive fuel economy, plenty of space and (in most cases) decent reliability.
REVIEW: WB& SONS, NEWCASTLE, FEBRUARY 12
PREVIEW: CHARTERHOUSE, SPARKFORD, MARCH 3
Hillman Saloons • Two decades of Rootes Group (and Chrysler) family favourites. But are they favoured by the marketplace today?
Rover’s Eastern Promise • It was the deal that seemed to save the British motor industry, and it certainly produced a string of decent cars. Happily, none of them are costly to buy.
Slippery Customers • As the original ‘jelly mould’ - the Ford Sierra - turns 40, we take a look at its influence on one of the most revolutionary periods of car design
Clash of the Coupes • Two high-performance coupes, both with enviable pedigrees, yet borne out of marques with very different backgrounds and demographics
’VETTE IN PRACTICE • Few cars shout ‘The American Dream’ like a Chevrolet Corvette, and none more so than the iconic C3. Here’s how to stop the dream becoming a nightmare
INSURANCE COSTS • Quotation supplied by Lancaster Insurance
Volkswagen Golf VR6
BACK BOX • Alfa Romeo’s problems weren’t confined to the present day – in fact they began when the firm gave up on the Tipo 103 in 1962. With Stellantis holding the keys to the castle, isn’t it high time that Lancia was brought back instead?
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2
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