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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 | Sep 2016

Investment vehicle: Despite slow growth in per capita disposable incomes, car sales will rise

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 operators can market to an international audience and have lower operational costs.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Operators in the Classic Car Dealers industry have experienced sluggish demand over the past five years. The industry is highly cyclical and depends on the interest of consumers from all income levels to buy industry cars or bid on them at auction. Years of declining per capita disposable income and unemployment prior to the five-year period reduced consumer interest in classic and antique cars, but the industry appears to have corrected its course slightly. Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to plateau, remaining unchanged at $1.4 billion.

The industry consists of professional dealers of classic and antique cars and does not include private individuals who own classic cars and sell them via private transactions to other individuals... 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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