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.
Classic Car Mart
END OF AN ERA
EXPERTS URGE CAUTION OVER CLASSIC ‘FAST FORD’ VALUES
‘THE BEAST’ SELLS FOR £72,500
CAINE’S CLASSIC HITS £135,000
RISING THREAT OF ONLINE CLASSIC SALES SCAMS
AUCTION NEWS • Looking at the headline sales and key talking points from recent classic auctions.
MARKET TRENDS • For 25 years, Jaguar had a V12 saloon as its flagship – abreed that often endured a rocky existence, but also produced some magnificent cars that make excellent classic buys today.
LESS IS MORE • Light, raw and basic, the Peugeot 106 Rallye has achieved iconic status, but is it worthy of all the hype?
SWEDE SENSATION • Despite its 1950s origins, Volvo’s ‘Amazon’ has long been revered for its useability and modern feel. We find out if a late estate version can measure up to the model’s lofty reputation.
OVER THE MOON • The company car wars are best summed up by the Ford Sierra and the Vauxhall Cavalier. But in an era where the Vauxhall managed to outsell the Ford, which was the better car?
DETROIT DUEL • Ford versus Vauxhall has been one of the motor industry’s longest and greatest battles. We look to the past in attempt to settle it.
LASTING IMPACT • So much more than a mere stopgap, the short-lived TR5 is now arguably the most sought-after model in the TR range. Here’s how to buy a good one.
CONTINENTAL SHIFT • Notable for its aerodynamic wedge shape and supreme grand touring ability, BMW’s E31 8 Series pushed the boundaries of design and affordability. We look back at its decade of decadence.
STAFF CLASSICS • Checking in on our eclectic company fleet.
DRESSED TO IMPRESS • Few cars can do style and character quite like an Alfa Romeo, and this emerging modern classics is now temptingly affordable.
PRICE GUIDE 1980-2000
FAITH RESTORED • After reporting the hassles of re-entering the world of bangernomics a couple of issues ago, Paul Guinness has some positive news.