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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AVENGING ANGEL • The Avengers made an automotive hero out of the Lotus Elan. But while it was good enough for Mrs Peel, how does it stack up today?
TINY FIATS • Launched a couple of years before the Mini, Fiat’s ‘Nuova’ 500 was a city car pioneer that brought four-wheeled motoring to the masses. We chart the values of Dante Giacosa’s genius creation, and two of its significant successors.
GREAT CLASSIC TRADE UP: PART FIVE • After the initial success of quickly selling the Honda Acty Romahome, it proved something of a struggle to sell on purchase number two, the E36 BMW 323i convertible…
CHARGING FORWARDS • The MINI Cooper S is now finding more favour than ever amongst classic enthusiasts, but is it as good as the spiralling values would suggest?
LITTLE WONDERS • As General Motors and Ford’s responses to the growing European supermini market in the early 1980s, the Vauxhall Nova and second generation of Fiesta dominated the British sales charts throughout the decade. But 40 years on, which of these once-popular hatchbacks gets our vote?
SIMPLE PLEASURES • If you want a car that can put your socket set and some spanners to good use, these could be the classics for you.
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED • An impressive range of abilities has seen the E39 5 Series transition from a desirable executive saloon into an equally desirable modern classic, so here’s how to buy the very best.
MERCEDES-BENZ 190/190E (1983-1993) • Now 40 years old, the W201 unlocked a new market segment for Mercedes-Benz and introduced a fresh design language. We look back at the development and evolution of this highly significant compact saloon.
STAFF CLASSICS • Checking in on our eclectic company fleet.
ROVER AMBITIOUS • Stylish and capable, the Rover SD1 suffered from a poor reputation but if you’re after a big, comfortable British classic it’s a very appealing choice.
OLD ‘NEW’ CARS • A browse through a 35-year-old magazine reveals old-stock ‘new’ car sales statistics that Paul Guinness finds fascinating.