Buying a Car at ACC Auctions

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Buying a Car @ ACC Auctions



Perform your due diligence

& Place your bids



If you WIN,

Pay the 5% buyer’s premium



Connect with the seller

& finalize the sale

When you bid on a car, you’re agreeing to buy it if you end up as the highest bidder – so you should perform your due diligence before placing a bid. That means carefully reviewing the photos, videos, and description(s), asking the seller questions, or even scheduling a trip to see the car in person. 


After Auction For Winning Bidders

Winning bidders pay a buyer’s fee that is 5% of their winning bid amount ($200 Min. and $5,000 Max). This buyer’s fee helps prove you are a legitimate buyer, giving us confidence to connect you with a seller. Final bids are binding, and typically there are no refunds should you wish to change your mind after winning a bid. However, we may issue refunds on a case-by-case basis if you can prove that a seller significantly misrepresented a vehicle. Using a service like for a guaranteed secure payment is always a good idea, especially when buying from a private seller.

After an auction, you receive the seller’s contact information and vice versa, so that you and the seller can finalize the details and logistics of the transaction. Unlike some other collector car auction companies, we are happy to help where we can - including with shipping quotes and financing options. Buying a car is an exciting time and we do everything we can to be here for our customers.


Buying Tips

  • Do Your Research - Take advantage of all information. Check out our Sold Auctions to see what past vehicles went for and look around at similar auctions for prices on the make/model. Thoroughly preview the vehicle you wish to purchase and note any questions you may have for the seller.
  • Be Present at Auction - When the bidding starts, make yourself known and check back regularly to see the progress being made on bids for the vehicle you’re after. It’s not courteous to show up at the end and steal the prize away from someone else - be present throughout the bidding process to make it equal and fair for everyone involved.
  • Know the Vehicle’s Worth - Don’t walk away from your dream car for the sake of $100. One more bid may be all you need to secure a quality vehicle in great condition. That said, it’s equally important to know when to walk away - don’t end up getting into a bidding war if it’s only backed by ego and not vehicle worth.




ACC Auctions has been a wonderful resource for us and our dealership! The process of listing vehicles on ACC Auctions is very simple and the wide exposure has helped us reach more buyers and get more cars sold. There have been times where reserves have not been met, but even after the auction has ended Joe works very hard trying to put deals together that work for both parties. And in many cases, he’s been successful. We can’t say enough about how much he cares about his customers and how hard he works to be a world-class auction site!

Jon & Lauren C, Cody’s Classic Cars

Have been doing auctions with ACC for years and have sold several cars with them. They go the extra mile and work hard on getting the cars sold.

Tracie B, Jensen Classics

Joe and the team at ACC are a pleasure to work with. Joe goes above and beyond and has been a great asset to our company. I look forward to many more auction sales!

Matt T, Mad Muscle Garage

I’ve sold a couple cars through ACC Auctions and have experienced very satisfactory results. I find the process to list a car, place bids, and ask questions or make comments extremely simple, which is greatly appreciated by those who didn’t grow up with modern technology. The greatest benefit, though, is having the ability to communicate directly with the person in charge, Joe, and receiving timely responses. I don’t find this easily available with most widely known auction sites.

Mike B.

I have purchased multiple vehicles through ACC auctions. I have a real passion for classic rare stock performance vehicles. ACC has managed to list some very unique cars, some of which I’ve been fortunate enough to win at auction. I’ve always received extraordinarily punctual high-quality service when I had questions or needed support through a transaction. I’ve even recommended friends marketing vehicles to use ACC auctions to assist them with their transactions. If I recommend them to my friends, I would certainly recommend to anybody!


Joe and his team are always a pleasure to deal with. They are quick to answer any questions or concerns that a seller or buyer would have. Always willing to work with the seller and buyer to make a sale happen. The auction site is easy to navigate and user friendly. I have been dealing with Joe for many years and would highly recommend him and his team.

Denis D.

I have sold 26 items (and counting!) on ACC, and I have to say that the ACC site is powerful and easy to work with and Joe is friendly, professional, supportive, and responsive. ACC has been great for my business!! I would highly recommend ACC to anyone looking to sell their vehicle.

Greg S.

Joe and ACC have been successful selling numerous vehicles for me with clear communications and no hassles. I recommend them highly.

Andy C, Laguna Classic Cars

As a seller with ACC, we have experienced several successes and continue to use the platform. ACC auctions offers a straightforward and efficient platform for both buyers and sellers of classic car enthusiasts. Their online interface makes listing, browsing, and bidding on vehicles convenient, while the selection includes a variety of classics and rare finds. With their professional approach and transparent process, ACC Auctions is a reliable choice for seasoned collectors and newcomers alike.

Ed K, County Corvette

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