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instaVIN Partners with Classic Cars to Deliver Vehicle History Reports to the Classic Car Market

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SAN DIEGO--May 14, 2012: instaVIN (instaVin), a leading provider of vehicle history reports, and Classic Cars">Classic Cars, the world's largest online listing site for classic cars, today launches the instaVIN vehicle history report service for Classic Cars dealers, buyers and private sellers. instaVIN is the only leading car history report service providing vehicle history reports for classic cars. By partnering with instaVIN, Classic Cars becomes the first major classified Web site focused on classic cars to integrate vehicle history reports. Classic Cars has also been named as an agent for the instaVIN service, able to market and distribute instaVIN to dealers.

Classic Cars is always on the lookout for premium services to add to our portfolio that will benefit our entire audience, dealers, buyers and private sellers”

instaVIN vehicle history reports help classic car buyers and sellers better understand the title history and other historical events of vehicles. instaVIN reports provide title history, junk and salvage events, insurance total loss records, open lien status, and listing data on vintage and modern cars, trucks, RVs and motorcycles. A free car record check and free auto VIN check are provided prior to purchase and reports start at just $6.99. Buyers can get a free vehicle history report, when they buy 2, bringing the cost of instaVIN to $4.66 each.

Classic Cars has fully integrated instaVIN Vehicle History Reports on its Web site with access to reports in a number of ways:

  • Sellers who list with Classic Cars can add an instaVIN report as part of their classic car listing, giving their buyers full disclosure and more assurance in their vehicle.
  • Buyers shopping on Classic Cars can purchase instaVIN vehicle history reports though links from classic car listings when a report is available for purchase.
  • Dealers now have access to special links to the instaVIN Web site with dealer pricing. instaVIN reports can then be automatically linked to the dealer's listings or used by the dealer for trade-ins, floor sales or auctions.

"This is one of the reasons that we list all of our cars on Classic Cars," said Classic Cars dealer Harry Clark, of Classic Promenade in Temecula, CA. "The Classic Cars team is always forward-thinking, adding valuable services to its site for dealers. Until now, we couldn't provide our customers history reports for classic cars; through Classic Cars and instaVIN, this important information can be accessed, protecting and informing both sellers and buyers."

"Classic Cars is always on the lookout for premium services to add to our portfolio that will benefit our entire audience, dealers, buyers and private sellers" said Roger Falcione, Founder and CEO of Classic Cars. "The availability of instaVIN vehicle history reports is a great resource that helps buyers buy with more confidence and allows sellers to provide more vehicle transparency. We selected instaVIN to be our classic car vehicle history reporting partner because of their superior history data, report quality and overall service."

"We are excited to work with the industry leader in bringing the only history report of its kind to the marketplace" said Jim Irish, CEO of

About instaVIN

instaVIN is an authorized provider of the most comprehensive Title and Brand data available, through a partnership with the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS). instaVIN data is available for modern and classic passenger cars and light trucks, recreational vehicles (RVs), motorcycles, and heavy trucks. instaVIN works with domestic and international distributors and the data can be customized to an organization's specific needs. To learn more about instaVIN Vehicle History & Title Reports go to For business and reseller inquiries, please contact instaVIN at 888-984-6782 or

About Classic Cars

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Classic Cars is the premier marketplace for pre-1991 vehicles. With a catalog of more than 30,000 vehicles at any given time collectively worth in excess of $1 billion, Classic Cars is home to the world's largest selection of classic vehicles for sale. Classic Cars has industry partnerships with Hemmings Motor News,, TraderOnline, the National Street Rod Association, JamesList, instaVIN and several top-tier auction companies.