Phoenix, Arizona, Sept. 9, 2010 (PRNewswire) – ClassicCars.com, a leading provider of online classified advertising for the collector car industry, announces that it has launched Auction Central – the Internet’s most comprehensive guide to collector car auctions.
Located at http://classiccars.com/auction/ and accessible via an “Auctions” link in the site’s main navigation bar, Auction Central showcases upcoming auction events in North America and beyond from auction houses large and small. Included at launch are events from top-tier collector car auction houses Barrett-Jackson, Leake Auctions, Mecum Auctions, RM Auctions and Russo and Steele, and as well as regional events from Auctions America, Red Top Auction and Worldwide Auctions, among others.
Previews for featured auctions include full profiles of consigned vehicles with photos, videos and contact forms. Vehicle profiles are updated as new vehicles are consigned. During the run-up to the industry’s peak season in January, Auction Central visitors can expect to see online dossiers on more than 2,000 vehicles to be sold at auction. Car collectors and enthusiasts can also review auction news, detailed results of past auctions and a schedule of upcoming events.
“We are excited to launch Auction Central,” said David Hackett, ClassicCars.com Vice President of Operations. “Auctions represent 15% percent of all the classic and collector vehicle transactions in the United States. We are delighted to have the support of the auction industry and look forward to making this exciting facet of the hobby accessible to the widest possible audience.
“The new Auction Central at ClassicCars.com is a win-win for all,” Hackett continued. “Auction companies now have a way to generate interest in their entire inventory as well as their event. Classic and collectible buyers now have a centralized place to see the entire spectrum of vehicles that they are interested in, whether they be for sale by a private party, a dealer or at auction.”
Phoenix-based ClassicCars.com, “America’s Collector Car Marketplace,” is the world’s most comprehensive online resource for buyers and sellers of classic and collector vehicles. ClassicCars.com’s catalog features more than 20,000 classic cars, muscle cars, antique cars and specialty cars for sale by dealerships, auction houses and private sellers nationwide. ClassicCars.com is focused on expanding and supporting the collector car marketplace for casual enthusiasts and serious collectors alike, and on providing significant value to companies who provide products and services to this market.
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