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
Everyman classics star at Retromobile
Resto Show success
Freelander leaves for Ukraine
Evening events at Gaydon
‘Box of bits’ AC Ace fetches £200,000-plus • Dismantled late-model example of AC’s famous sportster exceeds all expectations when it heads to auction with no reserve
Lada Niva imports cease
Aston Martin’sV12 swansong
Formula One experience
MG anniversaries • MG is doing well in the UK in 2022, selling a range of imported models that now sell in very healthy numbers, aided by the company’s move towards electrification. On the classic scene, meanwhile, this year marks some important MG anniversaries, including this eclectic line-up.
PREVIEW: ACA, KING’S LYNN, APRIL 2-3
REVIEW: ARTCURIAL, RETROMOBILE, MARCH 18-19
COMFORT, NOT SPEED • Precious few classics prioritised ride comfort over performance, but enthusiasts ended up coveting the cars that did
VOLVO ESTATES THROUGH THE AGES • The workhorse of middle England inspired more than just antiques dealers – but auction prices haven’t yet matched sales conducted privately or between enthusiasts
PREPARING YOUR CLASSIC • With the show season upon us, garages and driveways around the country are a hive of activity, as enthusiasts start preparing for another summer of classic motoring. But before you hit the road, make sure you carry out these important checks
TALK TO THE SPECIALISTS • When it comes to making sure your classic looks the part this summer, both inside and out, check out what these specialist companies have to offer
DRIVE IT DAY TIME TO HIT THE ROAD! • With Drive It Day just around the corner, we take a look at some of the great events taking place to mark this important date in the classic car calendar
ACTION-PACKED SEASON • After a turbulent two years of cancellations and postponements, there’s a busy classic show season ahead for 2022. With the following among this year’s ‘must see’ events, it’s time to get planning…
HILLCLIMB HEAVEN • England’s two best-known hillclimb venues have an action-packed season ahead of them, with this line-up of events giving a taste of what’s in store
BICESTER GETS BUSY • The former RAF site that’s now home to Bicester Heritage is preparing for a busy summer, enabling visitors to visit a unique historic motoring hub with a keen eye on the future
LOTUS ELAN • If you ask an enthusiast what they think a sports car should entail, they’re likely to include the same three things: agility, lightness and...