Welcome to Sunset Classics

Selling the Finest Minnesota Classic Cars

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Sunset Classics offers a wide selection of exotic and classic cars for sale in Minnesota. Buy directly from us or through our online classic car auctions. The company is spearheaded by me, John Snell. I grew up in Lake Elmo, Minnesota. ( just East of St. Paul, MN.) I have lived in Minneapolis since 1995, and in Minnesota my whole life (except for some college in California and Georgia).

I Graduated from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management with a BS in Marketing in 1997. In 1991 I bought my first collector car while I was still in high school. The car was a VW Thing and I still have it! My "normal" -i.e. regularly plated car at the time (my first car ever) was a 1974 Super Beetle.

I started Sunset Classics because I've always loved classic cars, but I really love the excitement of first acquiring a desired beauty. I get so excited about these cars I wish I could buy them all! But just going through the selling and buying process with you includes me in a lot of the buying excitement (and that way I don't have to try and fit them all in my garage). I bought my first classic car (that 1974 VW Beetle) for only $850. After doing my own bodywork to get it painted and installing a new transmission I sold it for $3200! I was hooked. Selling and buying is so Much fun!

Our Mission as a Classic Car Trader:

Sunset Classics provides timely and friendly service to anyone in need of selling their exotic, specialty or classic car. Potential buyers are just as much our customers as the people selling their cars. I pledge to be up front, forward and honest with both the seller and the buyer. I pledge to answer honestly everything I know about the cars sold by Sunset Classics. I will use my mechanical experience to help in assessing each car for sale, and I will answer all questions to the best of my ability. I will do my best to assure both the buyer and the seller are satisfied at the end of every transaction.

Classic Car Broker Services:

Through extensive marketing techniques Sunset Classics is able to reach many more potential buyers than can a person trying to sell their car on their own. This is my full time job so I am able to take the time to help potential buyers (worldwide) get to know each car. My slide show presentations, walk-around and test drive videos, coupled with world-wide marketing enable me to get a top, accurate sale price for each classic car. We never lose sight of the fact that these cars are often seen as treasured members of the family.

Take a look at the Classic Cars Sold section showcasing classic cars from our many satisfied sellers and see what we can do for you. Email john@sunsetclassics.com or call John at 612-805-2428 if you live near Minnesota and would like help selling your car. Anyone interested in any car for sale on this Web Site is also welcome to call or email with any questions.

Are You Looking to Buy a Classic Car?

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If you are looking to buy a collector car, whether it is your first or your tenth, you have come to the right place. By showing our MN classic cars through hundreds of detailed photos (and even videos), you will feel like you actually get to stick your head under the hood firsthand. Because you are able to get to know the cars we have for sale so well through our photo galleries you will eliminate the chance of surprises typical from buying cars through other on-line sources. We have an ever changing selection of Minnesota classic cars for sale with new cars added every week.

If we don't currently have the car you desire up for sale just send us an email and we'll do our best to find one that will fit just perfectly in your garage or showroom. Please mention the make and model of the car you are interested in. When I post a new listing, I search the database for the make and model of what I have newly listed. So please try to spell correctly the make and model of the classic car you are interested in if I get one in for sale.

Are You Looking to Sell Your Classic Car?

If by chance the day has come that you must sell your treasured classic or exotic car, let Sunset Classics sell it for you and we'll help make the process as comfortable, relaxed and as profitable for you as possible. We offer a service that saves you the time and hassle of listing your car in papers, and we fully research each and every vehicle to bring the most value right back to you. We take hundreds of detailed photos and video of your classic car so that the buyer can actually SEE the exact condition your car is in. We tap into a worldwide network of classic car buyers through online auctions to provide you with the best chance of selling your classic car for the best price possible.

All of the cars I sell are here in Minnesota. I sell classic cars to all parts of the World but I can only help sellers with cars close enough for me to inspect personally. That way I can most accurately represent your Minnesota classic car and be as fair as possible with the buyers. On rare occasion I have purchased Karmann Ghia Convertibles, Things, & VW Buses Nationally. But in general I only help sellers from the Twin Cities Metro Area. For details and to get started selling your classic car head on over to our classic car selling services page.

There is nothing better than watching the sun go down on a warm Summer day knowing you have the classic car of your dreams nestled safely in your garage, well except for actually driving that treasured classic car down a beautiful, curvaceous road. We at Sunset Classics aim to make those dreams come true for you.

Take a look around, see if there is anything that strikes your interest, and let us know if we can help in any way!

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