Classic Mercedes Seller’s Tips?
The classic Mercedes Benz models from the 1950’s, 1960’s, and 1970’s offer a wide range of options for today’s classic car enthusiasts and Mercedes aficionados to choose from. If you’re thinking about selling your classic Mercedes, you can rest assured knowing there is a large following of people who are interested in Mercedes of all models and conditions. While many of the classic Mercedes Benz Seller’s Tips are similar to those of any classic car from these eras, the Alex Manos team has put together a few Mercedes-specific tips that will help you sell your classic for its highest value in today’s market. Let’s take a look at some of those tips.
Classic Mercedes Seller’s Tips
- Prepare your classic Mercedes for sale
This can mean everything from moving boxes in the garage out of the way so potential buyers have room to view the car to washing and detailing. First impressions are key, and a clean car is always the best way to make a lasting first impression.
- Advertise your classic Mercedes for sale
When writing the ad for your classic, be sure to read ads for cars like yours so you can understand the style and tone that is typically used. Don’t forget to mention important basics like the year, make, model, color, engine size, mileage, price, contact information and state where the car is located.
- Reach out to classic Mercedes clubs
Online forum members, and restoration companies that specialize in Mercedes Benz; you may also find success in selling your classic this way. The Alex Manos team, for example, is always looking to add new Mercedes to their collection and offers top dollar to sellers in cash.
- To add value to your classic Mercedes
Contact the Mercedes Benz Classic Center and take advantage of their Classic Certificate program. By providing your VIN number (and paying a small fee), the certificate will verify the build date and original factory specifications of your particular model. The company also recently brought back its popular “High Mileage Award” program, which awards a certificate to cars that have crossed the 155,000-mile or more mark.
- Be accurate with your description and representation of quality
If your model has rust, show it. If your example has had body repair or current damage, point it out. Educated buyers will inspect your car thoroughly prior to purchase and it is always best to be up front and honest with the condition of your classic Mercedes from the beginning.
- Or… save yourself the hassle!
If you want to skip the time researching, advertising, dealing with all the tire-kickers etc, you may want to get in touch with the professionals at AlexManos.com who can buy your car outright and provide a fair current market value for your Mercedes Benz.