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.
Low-mileage X300 makes £36,000
Italian cars at The Motorist
Maestro workhorse back in action
Santa Pod’s all-British bash
Owners struggle to find E5 fuel
Speculation mounts of a comeback for Capri • Classic names from its back catalogue have been trademarked by Ford for potential future use
Escort is ‘most searched-for’ classic
Khan looks at ULEZ expansion
Twitter group gathering
Beware of scammers
Roger Moore cars • It’s almost five years since the death of Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing 007 in seven James Bond films. But his legacy lives on, as do memories of the cars he drove in his three most famous roles.
PREVIEW; WB& SONS, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, MARCH 26
REVIEW: CHARTERHOUSE, SPARKFORD, MARCH 3
MARKET TRENDS • As we sit on the cusp of a new Formula One season, we look at a trio of sporty classics all given a helping hand by motor racing’s top tier
THEY DESERVED BETTER • The history of motoring is littered with designs that deserved to sell in large numbers, but which then fell short of expectations. Here, the CCB team pays tribute to some of the best
FORD CONSUL CLASSIC & CAPRI
ALFA ROMEO ALFASUD
LOTUS ELAN M100
PORSCHE 944 • Classic sports car performance and handling but with Germanic build quality and modern practicality – that’s the reputation of the four-cylinder Porsches. But is it true?
BUYING THE IMP • Fun but flawed, the Hillman Imp arguably deserved a better future than the one it was dealt. Here’s how to buy one of these quirky rear-engined classics
TOUGH AT THE TOP • When launched, both these cars were described as the ‘The Best Car In The World’ by the British press. But which of these super-saloons really deserves the accolade?
Mercedes-Benz 250 (W114)
Saab 99 GL Auto
BACK BOX • Going through a collection of automobilia has made Maurice decide it’s the right time for a frank confession of his motoring regrets
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23 • PLUS… All the latest classic car news and auction results from around the UK.
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