Classic Car Mart is the UK’s best selling cars for sale magazine. Whether you’re looking for a project or something to enjoy at weekends, there’s a classic car for you in our busy classified section, boasting 1000s of classic cars and parts for sale. The publication is packed with entertaining and informative features. Aside from the latest news, products, auctions round-up, maintenance advice and show reports, Classic Car Mart also boasts buying guides, road tests, a sprinkling of archive material and nostalgia plus loads of essential advice to buying and running your next classic car. The magazine is well established, using experienced and knowledgeable motoring writers, and continues to be ‘the bible’ for classic car ownership. Covering a wide variety of popular British classics, Classic Car Mart regularly features iconic makes such as Jaguar, Daimler, Triumph, MG, Morris, Austin, TVR, Lotus and many more; ranging from £500 projects to £30,000 dream cars. And for the real aspirational classics, the Prestige sections features dream cars from luxury marques such as Aston Martin, Ferrari, Bentley, Rolls-Royce and Mercedes.
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FIRST ‘NEW’ C-TYPE COMPLETED
NEW CLEAN AIR ZONES
CLASSIC FORD SPECTACULAR
GARAGES FACE COST PRESSURES
NEW AUCTION STARTS STRONGLY
FORD PLANS TO LOSE FOCUS
HVCA SUPPORTS SYNTHETIC FUELS
AUCTION NEWS • We take a look back at the headlines and talking points from recent classic auctions.
MARKET TRENDS • BMW has long been a purveyor of big, premium coupes, but some are more prized than others.
EXTRA ORDINARY • While its Ford and Vauxhall rivals were busy stealing headlines, Austin’s Montego lived in their shadows. But was it unfairly judged?
LUCKY SEVEN • We revisit the real car in miniature which put a nation on wheels long before the Mini was even a twinkle in Issigonis’s eye.
SUMMER NIGHT CITY • The original Saab 900 Convertible was the darling of the open top set. But was its replacement as inferior as folklore suggests?
THRIFT SHOP • Lower fuel bills and classic motoring needn’t be mutually exclusive, as this collection of frugal choices proves.
WORTH THE WAIT • It took a while for Jaguar to launch an open version of the XJ-S, but they made up for it with two distinct variants. Here’s what you need to know when shopping for each.
LAND ROVER DISCOVERY • Now a premium model line, the Land Rover Discovery was initially a budgetconscious model that would save the brand. We revisit the origins and history of the first and second-generation cars.
60 YEARS OF SUCCESS
PERPETUTAL SUMMER • A long-established classic with a huge following, the MG Midget still makes for a fine classic sports car that won’t break the bank.
BEECH HILL GARAGE
PUMPING UP THE PRICE • Sam Skelton muses over the rising cost of petrol, and why it’s not the right time to get angry – yet.