Where Should I Sell my Classic Car?

Dec 2, 2020

Where Should I Sell a Classic Car? 

In order to sell your classic car and achieve the best possible price, you need to first ensure it’s an attractive proposition to potential buyers. Let’s take a look at some of the common questions about selling a classic car.  

Should I sell my classic car? 

Classic cars require time, attention, and more often than not, a lot of money to maintain them. If you’re not in a position anymore to be able to honor these commitments then you should consider it selling it. There will always be a buyer for classic cars who can put in the resources the car needs.  

What increases the value of a classic car? 

Maintain Your Classic Car

Maintenance, it’s all about the maintenance! In short, you need to ‘maintain it’ before you sell it. Classic cars need attention and we’ve put together a guide on how best to maintain your classic car. Follow the guide and your car will be in tip-top condition for re-sale.  

Once your car is in good shape get your paperwork prepared. Buyers will want to check the relevant documentation and will not kindly on you rummaging through the glove box trying to find it all. Don’t forget the registration document, MoT certificate, receipts, and service records. 

What is the best way to sell a classic car? 

There are a couple of routes to sell your classic car through. Of course, you want the best price so take your time to weigh up the options. Often the higher-priced route will come with the most work. If you decide to go privately, do some research, and compare prices. ClassicCarsForSale is a good point of reference as are Classic Car magazines and auctions.  

Can I sell my classic car at an auction?

Absolutely. This route can be much more efficient than selling to private buyers. There’s a huge selection of classic car auctions available both on and offline. Bear in mind you will have to pay for the privilege of doing so in the form of an entrance fee and/or a percentage of your final sale price. 

Can I sell a classic car through a salvage company? 

Copart UK

Yes, you can, and now is as good a time as any to sell your classic car through this route as demand is exceptionally high. Copart UK has a huge variety of used and salvaged classic cars with auctions taking place daily. Buyers seek out classic cars either for re-modeling purposes or, to take advantage of lower prices for salvageable parts. This makes selling a classic car at auction an attractive proposition.

How do I sell my classic car? 

CarConverter can provide you with a quote within a few seconds. The process is easy and simple and removes the time and hassle of attempting to sell privately. Simply enter your registration number mileage and postcode and you’ll receive a quote within minutes.

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