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REPORTING ON: Alfa Romeo GTV

2 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

Rootes Group - The Golden Years

The Rootes Group’s finest years commenced immediately after the end of the Second World War with the launch of a handful of brand-new models and lasted until the company was absorbed into the Chrysler empire in the middle of the following decade

5 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

MG ZT

The MG ZT was more than a Rover 75 in sports shoes. Much, much more. It was a performance saloon par excellence and today makes for a superb classic sporting bargain

9 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

MG Display Controversy

A classic vehicle insurer met with a mixed response at the Classic Motor Show when its display stand depicted a 1998 MGF apparently crushed by a WW2 Hellcat tank. But was this a sacrilegious act against a classic car, or an inspired promotional display?

2 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

Extra Ordinary

Exotics are usually the go-to classic investments, but a recent trend in everyday cars means more common street sights could be the way to go

3 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

Alternative Go

As the internal combustion engine’s fate seems in question, we look back at its past challengers

3 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

Death Of The Sports Car?

Another manufacturer belies its heritage to switch to SUVs

2 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

Cool Coupes

Every manufacturer was in on the ’90s coupe trend, stylish two-doors in abundance. But nearly three decades on, which are worth investing in?

3 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

Classic Scenes

Writing this as news reports bring us images of Sheffield residents trapped overnight in shopping centers by floods, we were struck by this image from October 1987.

1 min read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

500 Not Out

We identify some modern classics in danger of extinction... and the older cars which massively outnumber them

10+ mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 20, 2019

The CCB Mini-Festo

Our team was asked which Mini appeals to them the most and why. We ended up with a shining collection of classics from the 1960s through to the 2000s

10+ mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 13, 2019

Starting Points

Everyone has to start somewhere and you might be surprised how many car companies got their first break with someone else’s design

3 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 13, 2019

HSA Apprentices To Rebuild TR2

Heritage Skills Academyapprentices have been given a boost in their bid to become the next generation of historic vehicle engineers, with Cambridge & Counties Bank joining forces with the Bicester Heritage-based facility to support the restoration of a highly significant Triumph TR2.

1 min read
Classic Car Buyer
November 13, 2019

Jaguar XK8

The Jaguar XK8 was Jaguar’s first V8, and its first new GT in a generation. Sam Skelton outlines how to buy the best

7 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 13, 2019

Classic Scenes

This issue of CCB hits the shops almost 30years to the day since the world watched the fall of the Berlin Wall live on television and here we see the scene at Checkpoint Charlie just nine days later.

1 min read
Classic Car Buyer
November 13, 2019

Big Six

The Z3 and the MGC have both received their fair share of ill-informed criticism over the years but now represent an intriguing old school versus new school classic choice.

5 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
November 13, 2019

Pan-Asian Boost For Historic Vehicle Movement?

There can be little doubt that the historic vehicle movement, while currently booming, faces challenges in the future.

4 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
October 16, 2019

Affordable Land Rover

The Series 1 Landie and original Range Rover are appreciating classics. But do any cheaper, more modern Land Rovers make worthwhile investments?

3 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
October 16, 2019

The Forgotten Fast Fords

It’s the RS models which get all the attention but there are some hidden gems in the performance Ford back catalogue

6 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
October 16, 2019

Small ‘N' Sporty

Small, drop-top sports cars have always had a following. But which is the better investment, investment, the original or the imitator?

3 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
October 16, 2019

MGB GT V8 v TVR Wedge

The MGB GT V8 was brutish, British, and full of charm-a character later adopted by TVR. But whose V8 was better?

4 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
October 16, 2019

Rover SD1

Regular contributor Eddy starts at the beginning with this pair: he remembers both being launched and has owned similar examples of each.

3 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

MGF

Currently one of the best modern classic bargains around, the MGF has the potential to become the MGB for a new generation of classic fans.

9 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

Record Breaker

The most-produced car model ever ended production in its homeland 40 years ago. We consider where the other 10 million VW Beetles came from.

2 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

Buried MoD MG rescued

Buried MoD MG rescued 

1 min read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

British Classics Shine In The Capital

British Classics Shine In The Capital

1 min read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

Affordable Collection Auctioned At Bicester

Affordable Collection Auctioned At Bicester

2 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

Triumph 2500TC Part 3

With the engine’s bottom end rebuilt, we turn our attention to the leaky screen and the many smaller jobs. 

6 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

50 Years Of Plus 8

50 Years Of Plus 8

1 min read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

Barrie ‘Whizzo' Williams Retires

Barrie ‘Whizzo’ Williams Retires

2 mins read
Classic Car Buyer
February 28, 2018

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