Sell By Auction
You and GPK Auctions agree upon a reserve price for your vehicle. That means your vehicle cannot be sold for less than the agreed upon price without your consent. You may lower your reserve at the auction block if you so desire. If you do lower your reserve, it does not qualify your vehicle as a no-reserve car. It is merely a means of helping to sell the vehicle.
Vehicles entered with no reserve pay NO entry fee. You cannot change your status from a no reserve to a reserve vehicle once your contract is signed. All no reserve vehicles are listed as such in all advertising and brochures.
Sell By Owner
Car Corral, Car Canopy or Hot Rod Alley:
The purchase of a Car Corral, Car Canopy or Hot Rod Alley space allows you to showcase your vehicle for sale for all 3 days of the event. All sales are handled directly between the buyer and seller. Seller pays NO COMMISSION. All spaces are 10 x 20 and are non-transferable.
This year spaces will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. We understand that some customers like to be in the same area each year; because space is limited it is important that you lock in early for the best location!
NEW FLOOR PLAN
Car Corral – Has been reformatted from 236 spaces to 154 spaces to allow the return of Hot Rod Alley. With limited spaces, registering early is the key to securing the best location.
Car Canopy – Has been relocated into the center of the event to better showcase the vehicles. (34 spaces available)
Hot Rod Alley
Back by popular demand! Located above the Corral with
wider aisles to increase foot traffic and draw an even
larger crowd.(72 spaces available)
Sell by Auction
|With Reserve||No Reserve|
|*Sunday vehicles must be 25 years or older|
Car Salon additional $150.00
Preferred location with carpeting to showcase premier vehicles
Sellers Commission is 5%.
ENTRY FEE DOES NOT APPLY TO COMMISSIONS
SELL BY OWNER
Car Corral Fee: $395.00 – View Corral PDF
Car Canopy Fee: $495.00 – View Canopy PDF
Hot Rod Alley Fee: $195.00 – View Hot Rod PDF
Your vehicle is assigned a lot number according to a number of different considerations. Among these considerations are: quality of vehicle, desirability, reserve status and vehicle type. GPK Auctions assigns all lot numbers and reserves the final determination. Remember, the earlier you consign your vehicle the longer it will be listed in the inventory section of our website.
A) You must drive your vehicle across the block.
B) ALL TITLES AND/OR REGISTRATIONS MUST BE IN THE SELLER’S NAME. Licensed dealers are excluded. You will not be permitted to sell any vehicle without a Title or Registration.
C) If you plan on transporting your vehicle from outside the U.S., CLEARANCE PAPERS MUST BE OBTAINED AT THE BORDER AND SUBMITTED WITH YOUR CONTRACT.
Condition of Sale
GPK Auctions is not an auctioneer, the Auction Team is hired by GPK Auctions to conduct the auction. They are fully licensed as independent auctioneers. Neither GPK Auctions nor the Auction Team warrants the authenticity of any vehicle other than that expressed by its owner.
Sellers are warned not to make any claims that are not true or do not represent the vehicle as presented. Any misrepresentations of fact by the seller will result in cancellation of sale.
Frequently Asked Questions
HOW DO I CONSIGN MY CAR?
The first step in the Consignment process is filling out a Preliminary Consignment Request Form complete with photos and a copy of your title, front and back. After we have received the Consignment Request, we will contact you.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF GOING NO RESERVE?
No Reserve attracts serious bidders. A vehicle being sold at No Reserve indicates that it will be sold to the highest bidder and generates true auction block excitement, which typically equates to higher bids.
WHAT IS MY CAR WORTH?
GPK Auctions does not guarantee values or prices for particular vehicles. Neither GPK nor any agent of GPK can guarantee values or prices as a result of the auction process. We will work with you to determine an estimated auction value, but in any auction, the final price is ultimately determined by the Buyers.
WHAT DOES IT COST TO SELL MY CAR?
The Consignor is responsible for an entry fee as well as a Seller’s commission of 5% of the hammer price. The entry fee is determined by the day of your Auction Lot.
DOES THE TITLE HAVE TO BE IN MY NAME TO CONSIGN A VEHICLE?
Yes, unless you are a Dealer.
HOW MANY PICTURES SHOULD I SUBMIT?
You can submit up to 12. GPK Auctions requires 5 photos; however the digital catalog can hold up to 12. Please keep the following in mind when taking photos – DO: Clean car – take photos outside in good light – be aware of the background. DON’T: take photos in a garage – place trophies in photo – have people in or around the car.
HOW DO I GET MY VEHICLE TO THE AUCTION SITE?
It is the Consignor’s responsibility to get the vehicles to the auction site. GPK Auctions is proud to be sponsored by Passport Transportation: 314-548-4991 / www.PassportTransport.com
IS THERE PARKING FOR MY TRAILER?
Yes, there is parking in the rear of the Convention Center. Spaces are on a first-come first-serve basis. Spaces cannot be reserved. There is a fee for this service.
WHEN DO I NEED TO DELIVER MY CAR?
You can deliver your vehicle as early as Thursday February 28, 2013. Checking in early is recommended to avoid long lines and time constraints, plus you will have maximum exposure to potential buyers.
DO I HAVE TO BE THERE WHEN MY CAR ARRIVES?
No, if your paperwork is complete. However, if the paperwork isn’t complete, your car will then be held in a holding area until all required documents are received and your VIN number is verified.
DO I HAVE TO BE THERE WHEN MY CAR SELLS?
Yes, the Consignor or a representative must be with the vehicle on the auction block. After all, who knows your vehicle better than you? You should also be available to answer questions regarding your car’s condition and history.
DO YOU HAVE ANYONE ON SITE THAT CAN DETAIL MY CAR?
Yes, there are detailers available on-site that provide this service for a fee.
CAN I COVER MY CAR WHEN IT IS LEFT IN ITS CONSIGNMENT SPACE?
No, all vehicles are inside the building.
CAN I BRING AND DISPLAY ITEMS WITH MY CAR?
Yes, we encourage such things as copies of documentation and awards to be displayed. However, keep in mind that you have limited space; therefore, be selective about the items you choose to display.
ONCE CHECKED INTO MY ASSIGNED LOCATION, CAN I MOVE MY VEHICLE?
No. Your vehicle will be assigned a space where it will remain until it is time to go over the block.
WHEN WILL MY CAR SELL ON THE BLOCK?
GPK Auctions cannot predict the exact time a vehicle will cross the auction block. Each individual Lot takes a different amount of time to sell. Also, GPK reserves the right to add additional Lot numbers. A GPK representative will be able to tell you what day your vehicle will sell, and an approximate time.
CAN I DRIVE MY CAR OVER THE AUCTION BLOCK?
Yes, if you are unable to do so you must provide a driver.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MY CAR GOES OVER THE AUCTION BLOCK?
When your car sells, it is moved to a dedicated location until the buyer takes ownership. After applicable funds have been received from the buyer you will receive a check from GPK Auctions. If your car doesn’t sell on the block, it is moved to a dedicated location with qualified sales men and where buyers can continue to bid throughout the duration of the show.