We make it easy to Sell Your Classic Car
If you’re looking to sell a classic car in Chicago, you’ve found the right place. Instead of leaving that dusty automobile in the garage to rust away, why don’t you let Chicago Car Club buy it? Your great grandpa would have loved to see his car still running. And we’d be glad to take care of it and make sure that it does.
How It Works
Let us know what you have. If you’re not quite sure, that’s fine! Just send an inquiry and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
Share the story of your car! Tell us everything you know about the vehicle, good and bad. We can help you to collect additional information about the vehicle that will ensure it will fetch the highest possible price.
Once we collect all the information we can get, let us do what we do best and value your car. We are constantly in-tune with the ever-changing trends of the classic and collectible car market. Once we value your vehicle we will also make an offer to purchase. Take it or leave it. The valuation is free!
Chicago Car Club is not your average car buyer. Our passionate, qualified, and experienced staff is well aware of the sentimental value many classic and collector vehicles hold and we approach each and every transaction with that in the front of our minds.
All of us here at CCC have experienced first-hand the mixed emotions that come along with releasing our own near-and-dear vehicles into the wild. We know what it’s like to be on the other end of the deal and want to make it absolutely clear to all of our clients that we sincerely appreciate the opportunity to purchase your classic and will do everything in our power to ensure that the process is a smooth and enjoyable one, from initial inquiry to the moment the transporter arrives at your door. Look no further – we are the Chicago classic car dealer you need.
An Eye for a Classic: The Types of Cars We Buy
We buy cars from bygone days, but not just any car. We prefer the ones that held the spotlight in their time – the classics. Whether your vehicle is European, American, or from some other foreign land, we’ll take a look at it. Just give us a call. As collector car buyers, we easily spot a classic when we see one.
What Makes a Collector Car?
If we’re going to stick to the traditional definition of a classic car, then “collector cars” are those vintage automobiles you see chugging down the road ever so rarely – that is, if they get to make it out of the museum. The classics, produced any time between 1915 and 1948, are often unmodified, exuding their fine distinction of the yesteryears.
However, there’s no real need to be date-specific. Many vehicles from the 80’s and early 90’s are considered collectibles today. As classic car buyers, we can tell if you have an oldie in your hands.
If you think you have a classic car, or know someone interested in selling their car, don’t hesitate to call us. We will appraise your car for free or pay you through our referral program.
“Enjoy the Pantera and thanks to everyone at Chicago Car Club. I am not sure I would have ever gotten that car gone if it wasn’t for you. Barb was perfect help with the title issues and the fast payment was very professional. Stay in touch!Melvin C. - Costa Mesa, CA
“I just want to say thanks to the entire CCC crew. I would have never guessed that selling 2 classic cars to someone halfway across the country could be so easy. I know I got a good deal and I hope you and your staff do too! Let me know where my cars end up!Lee - Dallas, TX
“Was I ever happy that I called you guys! All the way from rural Georgia to the big city of Chicago! Glad to hear the old Mercedes made it safely! Thanks again and enjoy!Richard P. - Lake Hartwell, GA
“I loved my corvette, but my back didn’t anymore…and so my wife wanted me to free up some room in our garage. Mike approached the car with love, and was willing to negotiate on purchase price. While I was sorry to give it up, I knew it would go to a good home.Michael C. - Milwaukee, WI
“Ask and you shall receive! Happy to let the world know just how easy this was. It’s hard to part with this Benz but I couldn’t be happier to have the free garage space and the money….Plus a happy wife is a happy life!Marcus R. - Tulsa, OK
“Thanks Chad! You were just what my wife and I needed at the perfect time! Tough to see the old Alfa go but happy to know it will find another loving owner.Charles H. - Silvis, IL
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Do you know of a classic or collectible car just sitting around collecting dust? Maybe you know an enthusiast with a collection of classics? No matter the situation, whether it’s sitting behind a barn, or under a cover inside a garage, we want to hear from you today! We pay top dollar and will pay you for the lead!