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
Minis head for Brighton
End of an era for Vauxhall
Rare Subaru hits the market
Tyre safety warning
Smart motorway upgrades on track for completion… • …but concerns remain over All Lane Running safety during current five-year moratorium
Chinese Mini clone
Win tickets to #VanLife Fest
Spaghetti Junction hits 50
Jaguars at Beaulieu
’80s hatch-based cabrios • Summer’s coming and we all like a convertible… but what if we also need four seats? Check out these hatchback-derived classics.
REVIEW: BRIGHTWELLS, TIMED ONLINE, MAY 7-11
REVIEW: MANOR PARK CLASSICS, RUNCORN, MAY 14
Early Q-Cars • They may have resembled standard models, yet this trio of super saloons packed a hidden punch. So, what’s happening value-wise in today’s market?
Hatching a Plan • Often promoted as a product of the 21st-century shift to SUVs and electric vehicles, the executive hatchback is a much older idea that’s birthed some notable classics. Here’s a history of the fancy five-door…
ORIGIN OF THE SPECIES
THE EXCLUSIVE GT • Combining suave Italian styling with thunderous American grunt, the Jensen Interceptor always had the makings of an all-time classic… but what’s involved if you fancy buying one now?
INSURANCE COSTS • Quotation supplied by Lancaster Insurance
SOLIHULL SAVIOURS • The Defender of the ’90s gave the traditional Land Rover a major boost, just as extra luxury extended the Range Rover’s appeal in the ’80s. Yet nowadays, these two very different 4x4s are often advertised at similar prices
TRIUMPH HERALD • The Triumph Herald is often regarded as the perfect classic for a first-timer, but many owners fall in love and never move on. So what exactly is the appeal?
Mini Mayfair Automatic
BACK BOX • TATA might be big in the 4x4 sector thanks to its Jaguar Land Rover ownership, but the company’s first SUV offering was rather less successful…
NEXT ISSUE ON SALE • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1
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