Classic Car Dealers in the US: Market Research Report

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Classic Car Dealers Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | Mar 2015

Investment vehicle: The increasing popularity of classic cars will boost industry revenue

The Classic Car Dealers market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

As economic recovery picks up steam, demand for classic cars of all makes and models is anticipated to grow. That growth will encourage more companies to enter the industry, increasing competition. Long-term industry growth prospects will also be moderated by external competition from online-only dealers. Web-based car dealers pose a formidable external threat to the industry because these firms can market to an international audience and have lower operational costs.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of classic car dealerships broadly follows population trends, though regions with more car-friendly cultures and infrastructure tend to have stronger representation. This relationship is further complicated by population density patterns, which enable dealerships and salesmen in densely populated areas to serve customers more efficiently than rural dealers. Due to the region's engrained car culture, the Southeast represents the vast majority of classic car dealer activity.

The Southeast leads the share of industry establishments, accounting for roughly 32.2% of dealers' locations... purchase to read more


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What is the Classic Car Dealers Industry?

This industry sells classic and antique cars. IBISWorld defines a classic car as either a foreign- or US-made vehicle that was manufactured more than 25 years ago and is no longer in production. An antique car is defined as a vehicle manufactured more than 45 years ago. Companies may sell previously purchased cars or third-party vehicles on consignment. They may also sell vehicles at an auction, but individuals who sell their own cars at an auction are excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
FerrariBlue chip classicsGerman classicsAmerican muscle carsAmerican antiques and affordable classicsBritish classics
Industry Activities
Retailing classic carsRetailing antique carsAuctioning classic carsAuctioning antique carsRetailing third-party-owned vehicles on consignment

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