Cars: Buy, Sell, Repair, Maintain and Learn about Autos
Everyone from the greasiest gearhead to the automotive layman will benefit from the Web's easy-to-use resources on cars. Research tools and classified listings abound for the car buyer: for the eager reader, breaking automotive news, commentary, and perspective via magazines and blogs, will keep you entertained and informed. Learn about these resources and more in the findingDulcinea Car Guide.
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For classic car enthusiasts, the Web is a great forum for interacting with other collectors, conducting research, and buying/selling vintage rides. Of the myriad sites you'll find, first and foremost are the vintage marketplaces, where buyers can browse classified ads for thousands of cars, and sellers can post their cars for thousands of buyers to see.
- There are three primary ways to acquire a classic car online: by responding to a privately placed classified ad, by responding to a dealer's ad, or by bidding at an online auction.
For buying and selling vintages cars …
is the online home of Hemmings Motor News. It's a large information resource for car collectors and vintage aficionados. Classified listings of over 30,000 classic cars, along with 10,000 car clubs and a dealer showroom with listings from over 130 classic car dealers around the country, make Hemmings.com one of the most comprehensive collector car marketplaces on the Web.
is a classifieds marketplace for exotic, high-end new and used cars. Cars can be searched by make or by class. For sellers there are a variety of listings packages.
is the collector car, motorcycle, truck, and vehicle division of the popular auction Web site. EBay provides buyers with a comprehensive protection plan that will ensure you don’t fall victim to scams or purchase a car of misrepresented quality. All the characteristics are laid out plain and clear on the "Buyer Services and Protection" page.
Cars On Line
is a collector cars classifieds site. Despite the site's lackluster design, there are plenty of solid listings and a modest posting fee for sellers. For buyers, there’s a prepurchase inspection service to take the stress out of long-distance buying.
hosts collector auto auctions around the country. The site offers photos from recent auctions, a schedule of events, and a “Showroom” of specialty cars available for sale.
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The DIY Network
's Web site features step-by-step walkthroughs for over 15,000 projects. In their "Automotive" section you'll find repair and restoration tips for a diverse list of projects including body work, fuel systems, detailing, and brakes.
has a project gallery where visitors can post pictures and recaps of restoration projects they've undertaken. The “Resto Talk Q&A” area is the place to ask questions and get advice.
Car Collectors Market Journal
is published 40 times a year and recaps major classic car auctions. Each edition includes event summaries, car descriptions, and result lists. The website presents abridged editions of the Journal to see if you'd be interested. A subscription carries a steep price of $240 per year, but for the serious collector it might very well be worth it.
Jay Leno's Garage
is the Internet home of talk show host Jay Leno's impressive car collection. At this awesome site Leno personally takes you through each car in his enormous garage. With cool videos, detailed descriptions, and Leno's characteristic wit, there's plenty here to keep you interested and entertained.
is a classic car blog with coverage of auctions, restorations, automotive history, and some cool cars.
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