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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AUCTION NEWS • We take a look back at the headlines and talking points from recent classic auctions.
MARKET TRENDS • A fresh breed of compact executive saloons created a new aspirational genre for buyers in the 1960s. We chart the values of three British saloons that were still being made into the following decade.
HATCHED OPEN • The Mk1 Golf Cabriolet can often be had for far smaller sums than the regular hatch, especially when it comes to the GTI. But does it make for a great summer classic, or a floppy-topped folly?
GREAT CLASSIC TRADE UP PART FOUR • In the blue corner, Lancaster Insurance have sold their first purchase, the loveable Fiat 127, and now it’s time for something completely different: a rather rare spec Mazda MX-5…
DOMESTIC GODDESS • The Citroën DS seemed like a spaceship when it was launched nearly seven decades ago – how does it stack up today?
THE POWER OR THE GLORY? • The Mercedes-Benz A124 Cabriolet is one of the classic car world’s most enduring four seaters, but it was expensive when new. How does a similarly priced BMW alternative compare today?
SUMMER HOLIDAY • We pick out a range of affordable classics for families wanting to enjoy the sunshine.
A NEW EDGE • Sharp looks and excellent dynamics combined to make the original Ford Focus the family car of choice for enthusiasts. It still impresses today, as long as you bag a good ‘un…
ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW I/II (1965-1980) • Launched in 1965, the Silver Shadow enjoyed a 15-year career, and its two-door convertible derivative lasted the best part of three decades. We take a detailed look at the development and successes of this remarkably long-lived family.
ABSOLUTE CLASSIC • Established as a true British icon, the Jaguar Mk2 unlocked the potential of its Mk1 predecessor and turned it from a modest success into a major one. Here’s what you need to know when buying one.
AN UNWANTED FUSION • It’s now 20 years since a new Ford made its debut in UK showrooms, but Sam Skelton isn’t about to break out the party hats.