Top Magazines for Every Car Enthusiast


Remember your dream car? Ferrari. Lamborghini. Bugatti. McLaren. Built with speed, power and style, all these brands are symbols of prestige. No matter what your ideal ride may be, let help answer the call of the open road. Our car magazines make the perfect gift – for dads, grads and everyday car enthusiasts!

The road is calling! Whether a collector of classic cars, a motorsports fan, shopping for a practical family vehicle, or thinking of finally investing in a luxury automobile, we’ve rounded up the top magazines for the car enthusiast–right here! Follow the guide below to learn about some of our most popular car magazines, including many readers’ 5-star favorites!

Start with These Must-Have Car Magazines!

Looking for a new car? For someone hunting for a family vehicle with a high safety rating that’ll meet parenting needs, looking for a first car, or hoping to upgrade their ride, we’ve got everyone covered!


Get the latest auto market news, as well as comparisons of imported and domestic cars, trucks and SUVs with a subscription to Car and Driver.


Find out what kind of car handles best, and get safety and reviews in Motor Trend.


Read about high-end car culture, including high-performance vehicles, modern cars (sport, luxury and design), vintage classics, exotic locations and automotive personalities in Road & Track.

For the Builder


For the hands-on car enthusiast, they can indulge their inner gearhead with our variety of custom car magazines! Automotive workers who service and repair under-the-hood systems will continue to expand their knowledge of automotive technology with a subscription to Underhood Service. For readers who work in a machine shop, or in the custom engine, production engine or small parts rebuilding market, they’ll enjoy the business tips in Engine Builder. Students will learn about current technical specs in Tomorrow’s Technician to help them as they advance in their automotive careers.

For the Collector


For the car enthusiast passionate about historic eras of antique and classic cars, Hemmings Classic Car has become a favorite among those looking for a good deal in their classifieds section and event calendar. Also find hard-to-locate makes and models for sports cars, touring cars, classic cars, historic racing cars and more with a subscription to Hemmings Motor News.

There’s something elegant and charming about vintage and classic cars. That’s why it’s one of the largest growing hobbies in the automotive industry. Classic Car Round-Up is one of the nation’s top collector car trade market magazines, including market tips, industry news, pricing guides and auction sales results. Rebuilding or repairing a vintage vehicle? The do-it-yourself car enthusiast will find classic cars and parts for sale on the pages of Auto Round-Up Magazine.

For the Hot Rodder


Some car enthusiasts may be looking for hands-on advice about how to reupholster seats, fabricate parts, turn plastic into chrome and customize street rods. For retro glory, check out Hot Rod Deluxe. This magazine focuses on the exciting history of hot rodding, including archival photos, interviews with legends of the industry, retrospectives, and other vintage-based content. For readers interested in vintage custom cars built prior to 1949, Street Rodder teaches readers how to build, modify and update street rodders and classic cars. Hot rod and rockabilly car culture fans will love the features of custom-built hot rods, car club events, readers’ rides, pin-ups, music reviews, and tattoo festivals in Car Kulture Deluxe.

For the Loyalist


For automobile brand loyalists, we offer a selection of niche magazines filled with information on new parts, the latest types of gear and the hottest models. Chevy owners of all ages will be delighted with a subscription to Chevy High Performance, the authority on how to buy, build, restore and modify high-performance Chevys. Corvette lovers will appreciate a subscription to Vette, a magazine that features articles about engine and transmission buildups, upgrades, maintenance tips, project cars, photos, and detailed buying advice. Mustang Monthly caters directly to Mustang hobbyists with articles about various makes and models of this iconic car. For readers interested in modifying, restoring or maintaining their Jeep, JP Magazine offers detailed information about the newest Jeeps and latest upgrades.

For the Muscle Car Fanatic


Go big with Hemmings Muscle Machines! This magazine serves muscle car enthusiasts as a resource for auctions, car parts and valuable content for collectors, hobbyists and specialists who admire the design and construction of high-performance vehicles. For readers interested in Chrysler-oriented muscle cars, each issue of Mopar Muscle covers drag cars, street rods, newly restored Mopars, and restoration tips.

For the Racing & Motorsports Fan


For those with a need for speed, RPM Magazine includes news and features on performance autos, muscle cars and drag racing. Drag Racer covers the fastest accelerating vehicles on the planet, including driver interviews, factory tours, car features and technical specs. Autoweek covers the sport of auto racing, reporting on NASCAR, Formula One racing and the Indy 500 and highlighting the races, the drivers and their teams. Get all the latest news on amateur motorsports with a subscription to Grassroots Motorsports, covering autocross, vintage racing, rally racing, and other sports car oriented events. Readers will also learn how to improve their own skills on the track!

For the Trucker


Embrace the diesel-powered market of vehicles with informative and entertaining content in Diesel World. Truck and off-roading enthusiasts would love a subscription to Truck Trend, a magazine offering premium content about the best trucks, sport/utility vehicles, and vans. Overdrive reflects the voice of the American trucker, featuring articles for the owner-operated trucker, such as trucking news, truck driver job listings and other industry information. C10 Builders Guide offers a step-by-step guide to building the classic 1960-1987 C-10 truck platform. Each issue features trends in suspension modifications, performance upgrades, restoration and more.

Why Order Car Magazines Online?

Buying car magazines online is fast and easy. Every new issue arrives at your door and can help you save up to 94% or more when compared to buying it from the local store. No car enthusiast should be without a subscription to these car magazines. For even more magazine options, check out our Auto & Cycles Magazine Subscriptions.

What car magazines do you read regularly? Share your favorites in our comments below!