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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PLUGS & LEADS • DROP LOW EMISSION ZONE CHARGES FOR CLASSICS OVER 30, SAYS HCVA
‘OFFICIAL’ ELECTRIC MINI LAUNCH
EVERYMAN CLASSICS ‘HOLD STEADY’
JAGUAR SALE DECLINE RAISES CONCERNS OVER MARQUE’S FUTURE
AUCTION NEWS • We take a look back at the headlines and talking points from recent classic auctions.
MARKET TRENDS • Italy’s major manufacturers loved to dabble with coupe versions of their mainstream saloons in the ’60s and ’70s, with very desirable results. We chart the values of a notable trio.
REASSURING PRESENCE • The MGB may as well be the dictionary definition of a classic British sports car. But can this long-time hero still cut it at the age of 60?
THE GREATEST MARQUES OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II • Keen motorist, military mechanic and staunch supporter of the British car industry, Queen Elizabeth’s car history was replete with estates, off-roaders and impressive vehicles of state.
A NEW ANGLE
BALANCING ACT • The Porsche 944 and Jaguar XJ-S may seem like unlikely rivals, but they competed for the same buyers’ money in the 1980s. How do they compare today?
HOUSEHOLD HEROES • The typical family car has evolved heavily over the past 60 years and beyond. Here, we look at the success stories from years gone by.
SOCIAL CLIMBER • The ‘Dolly’ mixed the tried and tested with a series of firsts to create a premium saloon that really appeals as an affordable classic. Here’s what to look for when buying one.
BACK TO THE FUTURE • Controversial when launched, the Ford Sierra went on to be a major success. To celebrate its 40th birthday, we delve deep into the story behind the ‘jellymould’.
MODERN CLASSIC • Looking for a retro 2+2 with charm and character by the bucket load? Then let us point you in the direction of the Nissan Figaro, as well as bring you the lowdown on what to look for when buying one.
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FALSE ECONOMY • Our man Skelton finds out why cheap-yet-once-expensive classics come with lists of problems.