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
Early E-Types head to auction
Morris rescued after 40 years
Big prize money at Santa Pod
Royal cars on display
Young drivers struggle with costs
Collector sells classic to aid Ukraine appeal • 85-year-old classic car owner and collector prepares to auction his rare Jaguar XJ-C, with all proceeds from the sale going to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal
Fancy a Monkeemobile?
Little-used Copen hits the market
BMW M at Goodwood
Tony Brooks, 1932-2022
Bentley enjoys record quarter
Early hatchbacks • Although the humble hatchback has been a dominant force in motoring for many decades, these five were among the first to go into production.
REVIEW: HAMPSONS, ELLESMERE PORT, MAY 7
PREVIEW: MORRIS LESLIE, PERTH, MAY 21
Warm hatches • After years in the shadow of more powerful halo models, these 1980s warm hatches are making their own strides in the market
ODD JOBS • Volume makers can be excused for letting their hair down now and again – but pandering to a niche can often produce memorable results as well as notable failures
SPORTING OPTIONS • While the second-gen MX-5 continued the original version’s success story, buyers seeking something more left-field could always opt for Fiat’s Barchetta. So, which was the better car – and perhaps the best buy now?
JAGUAR Mk2 • It’s the archetypal ‘compact Jag’ of the 1960s, but is the Mk2 really worth today’s hefty asking prices – and is it as pleasurable to live with as we might assume? Time to take a look…
SWEDISH STYLE • The P1800 family marked a break with Volvo tradition and is a tempting proposition all these years later. But what should you be checking before buying this Swedish sportster?
INSURANCE COSTS • Quotation supplied by Lancaster Insurance
Jaguar E-Type Series 2
Land Rover Series 1
Vauxhall PA Cresta
BACK BOX • A significant birthday makes Maurice ponder why some people pay so much for a car where the flaws are the whole point
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, MAY 25
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