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Derrick Pennsylvania

Just wanted to let you know I received my truck yesterday. It's AWESOME! You and Dimo were great to work with and I really appreciate the seamless experience throughout the entire process. I was telling one of my friends that it was like shopping on Amazon. That easy. Thanks for everything and I look forward to buying my next one from you guys.

1928 Ford Model A Street Rod Testimonial Dave from United Kingdom
1972 Chevrolet Nova Testimonial Lee from Ohio
1966 Chevrolet Corvette Testimonial Scott and Linda get their dream Corvette
1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Testimonial Doug and Nancy from Michigan
1969 Ford Mustang Fastback Testimonial Rick from California
Steve Lytle

The video tour was key. They didn't just point out the best parts about the car, they also pointed out small flaws. Then when the car arrived, I was absolutely thrilled with what I got. Great company to work with. Highly recommended.

Pete Carroll

Thank You Vanguard! We love 68 Road Runner you delivered to us. The video we saw we saw online was great and we weren't disappointed when we arrived. Greg "Hollywood" Payne did a great job going through the car with us and it made our buying decision very easy. I have given out Vanguards name to everyone and I am confident if any of them buy a car they will be pleased also. We will buy again from them.

1972 Chevrolet Chevelle Testimonial Spiro from Massachusetts
Jim Rosin

I had been looking for a classic Lincoln MarkV for 4 mths threw out the U.S. Finally Tom at Vanguard got a hold of me with a few.Had just what I wanted, Great car , great shape outstanding just what I was looking for, they treated me great just like family ,great people.They are very reputable classic car dealer which not only sells high end classic but also high end muscle cars And they own their inventory.Great people to work with.

1955 Ford Thunderbird Testimonial Sentimental Purchase
1939 Chevrolet Pickup Testimonial Lavere from Illinois
1968 Chevrolet Camaro Testimonial Graham and Sherrie from Ohio
1967 Pontiac GTO Testimonial Valerie and Connor
1969 Chevrolet Camaro Testimonial Warren from Canada
1929 Ford Model A Street Rod Testimonial Nate and Levern
Greg Gore North Carolina

Hello, I want share with everyone a text I sent to Tom at Vanguard Motor Sales in Plymouth MI. "Hello Tom all three cars made it safely to my home (in NC) this afternoon. My friend and I have been in my garage until 9:30 tonight admiring some incredible Vanguard classic cars! They are all truly excellent and I really appreciate everything you did throughout the entire process. Thank you Jim, Greg, Tracy and everyone at Vanguard Motor Sales, you guys are the best and I'm another customer for life. Well Done! If anyone is considering a classic collectable car or truck you owe it to yourself to call Vanguard. Thank you, Greg Gore

1965 Dodge Coronet Testimonial  
Richard MIller California

I want to thank Vanguard Motor for not only getting me a bitchin car, my 72’ Olds 442, but also making it super easy. Tom was great making the deal and then dealing with Tracy was a great experience. In a world where customer service is horrendous, she was super responsive and did everything to make it all happen smoothly. The best! I never leave reviews but wanted to say thanks to Tom Tracy and the Vanguard Team!

1968 Ford Mustang Fastback Testimonial Brian buys a Mustang
1956 Ford Parklane Testimonial Jerry from Michigan
Rick Foytek

I have yet to experience a better combination of caring classic car enthusiasts and professionalism. Both their inventory and knowledge is expansive!

Reis Dempsey Florida

Vanguard Motor Sales is amazing! I called VMS and told them I wanted a classic Army Jeep. Within one day they had tracked down the vehicle and I had received pictures and information on the car I had been searching for. Transportation was arranged from Florida to Michigan efficiently and professionally. VMS has continuously checked in on the car and made sure it is running perfectly. I have had a mechanic at my house to check on a concern and I have had the car in their shop for maintenance. The customer service is impressive. Every employee is first rate whether it is on the phone or in the shop. I would not buy a car anywhere else! I always know that I will be taken care of quickly and that any work is done to the highest standards. Love my classic Jeep and VMS!

1968 Camaro Testimonial Julie from Michigan
Joel Perkins

I found Vanguard's site about two weeks ago and was very impressed with the quality of cars they had advertised. As luck would have it I had a business trip to Lansing today and we decided to drive over to Vanguard to check this place out. We happened to meet Tom as we walked in and were immediately welcomed in. We walked the through the entire garage area, spoke with Greg, spoke to employees, looked at cars, asked questions. I have never felt more welcomed and like family than with this group of people. I have never seen more high quality cars cars in one location that this. And Then.... We were invited to the offsite warehouse with Sammy. Speechless. We spent over an hour in this warehouse. Just two of us and Sammy. He patiently answered every question with car guy enthusiasm. We learned about their intense and thorough inspection process that accepts only the highest quality cars that makes sure that what you see is what you get. Any reservations I had about buying a site unseen car from Vanguard is gone. I can assure you that your expectations will be exceeded in every way if chose to purchase your car here. After meeting these wonderful people and spending some time here I do not have to purchase from Vanguard, I sincerely want to purchase from Vanguard.

1934 Plymouth Street Rod Testimonial Keith from Michigan
1971 Chevrolet C10 Pickup Testimonial Brad from Michigan
1935 Ford Pickup Testimonial Doug from Florida
1968 Plymouth Barracuda Testimonial Brendan and Dad
Rick Fuller

I would highly recommend Van Guard Motor Sales. The staff was very knowledgeable, caring and accommodating in the purchase of 1966 mustang convertible. It was a surprise Christmas present for my wife.

Aaron Miller

I first met Muscle Car Greg at an Auction 2 or 3 years ago. I recognized him from his youtube videos and I had to say hi. He was very down the earth and kind for being an internet celebrity! He is truly a class act. I ended up doing some business with Vanguard later on and while hesitant; the Vanguard team treated me right and did everything they said they would. They are very professional and honest. They only buy and sell GOOD cars, which is unheard of these days. These guys are the best in the business. I would highly recommend Vanguard Motor Sales to buy or sell classic and muscle cars. Keep up the good work guys.

Chrystal Martinez-Wesinger

We we're very pleased with the attention and customer service this company offers when purchasing your treasured antique automobile. They have a great selection and help you every step of the way! We really appreciate Tommy taking good care of us for our specific needs and would recommend Vanguard Motor Sales to anyone looking to purchase their dream car. Well done guys!!

1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Testimonial Mukesh from Dubai
Pete Johnson

I started looking for a Cobra about a year ago, and was steered to Vanguard. I looked at several videos and countless pictures of stock vehicles and others that were sold. Finally made the decision to purchase and could not be happier with the level of service and professionalism at Vanguard. Tom, Dimo, Tracy, and Shelly made the experience very enjoyable and seamless. I was treated like family and never felt uncomfortable about any part of the transaction. Prior to receiving the vehicle I was sent a very cool video going over the car and maintenance info. What an awesome touch! My Cobra was delivered on 3/11 by Brett who is a really great guy with Muscle Car Transport. He unloaded the car and went over it with me to insure it was delivered in pristine condition. He insisted I take the car for a short ride and did a little video afterwards. An all around awesome experience from start to finish!! You can't go wrong with Vanguard. I would HIGHLY recommend them and I'll be back. Thank you all!

Katie Cronk

Great guys! Our son is a future car buff and they let him spend as much time as he wanted looking at cars. They even entertained all his stories about his hot wheels that look like the cars. They also have just about anything you can imagine for those looking to buy. We are not quite there yet but will reach out to then when ready.

1966 Pontiac GTO Testimonial Calvin from Michigan
1971 Chevelle Testimonial Don from Michigan
1931 Ford Street Rod Testimonial Quick and Easy Experience
George Mencia

I have purchased 3 vehicles from Vanguard Motors sales with Tom all I can say they are spot on with the description of the cars. It’s a pleasure doing business with them every time thank you guys for delivering my vehicle to my driveway.

1970 Chevrolet Nova Testimonial Doug's New Nova
Ryan Marcus New York

I recently purchased a 1965 Mustang from Vanguard. I did not have the opportunity to fly to Plymouth to inspect the car, which is always a risk. I did a thorough review of Vanguard online and saw that the reputation from current/former customers was pretty good, and figured they must be doing something right as a seller. Upon delivery of the car, I was very happy with the condition. It was described exactly how it was. There was a small oversight (small pen mark on passenger seat) which I addressed to Tom. His immediate response was, if you cant get it out....get the seat redone and we will pay for it. I was in shock. Perhaps its because I'm from New York where most dealers would tell you to F*** yourself post purchase, but that certainly wasn't the case with Tom and his team. Additionally, upon having the vehicle for about a week, and driving it locally, I noticed that the carburator was struggling to receive gas from the fuel pump. After calling a mechanic in, it was decided that both the carb and the fuel pump should be replaced (both were in good condition, but were malfunctioning) upon speaking with Tom, again his response was, get an estimate and send us the bill. Folks, this is unparalleled customer service. I was NOT expecting that response (I actually wasnt even calling to ask him to pay for it) but the offer was accepted. The guys at Vanguard are unbelievable. I would without a shadow of a doubt purchase from these guys again. I cant tell you how happy I am with the responsiveness and willing to make things "perfect" for me. I purchased this car for my father (who has stage 4 cancer) and wanted him to enjoy driving a classic while he still has his health. Without Tom and his crew, and their willingness to go above and beyond..This is now possible. Thank you guys for everything you have done. My next purchase will be a Bel Air from you.. And this time, I will be less aggressive in negotiating a price, and let you make some money back. If there was 6 stars to give on reviews, I would.

1969 Plymouth Road Runner Testimonial Jose talks about his experience!
Mark Lamplugh

Tom an his staff are very professional. They take very good care of me on finding my dream car. You should talk to Tom first before you buy your dream car . When I called Tom he always answer the phone that was very important me , answered all my question an went over an beyond for me . Thanks Tom on my awesome hot rod.

1971 Chevrolet Nova Testimonial Joe from Pennsylvania
1998 Ford Mustang Testimonial Cheryl and Carl from Texas
1964 Ford Galaxie Testimonial The Smith's from Texas
1968 Dodge Charger Testimonial Steve from New Zealand
Mark David

My experience at Vanguard Motor was incredible! My phone calls and questions were answered promptly and professionally. I scheduled my visit to the showroom and the entire Vanguard team treated me amazing!!! It was my desire to purchase from my birth year a 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback GT R-CODE. I am beyond happy with my purchase and look forward to shopping Vanguard again

Frankie Daoud

The best company when it comes to buying a old school. My family has been coming here for years. Tommy and staff are the best you will ever deal with. No bs at all, they dont waste your time. All there vehicles are so clean and they are so professional. Thanks Vanguard for my dads dream car. God bless you all.

1971 Chevrolet Camaro Testimonial Dave from Ohio
Lori Carroll

Vanguard motors delivers what they promise. The online videos are the real deal. My husband and I could not decide between 2 cars so we drove about 1300 miles round trip to test drive them both and we were certainly not disappointed. There were no surprises from what we saw online to what we witnessed in person. Owners Tommy and Jim were very helpful and Neal was one of the most knowledgeable Mopar guys we've ever met. Delivery was made as promised with our car in exact same excellent condition as we left it in the showroom. They made it possibly the easiest car buying experience we've ever had. Thanks Vanguard! We will definitely buy from you again!

1980 Chevrolet Camaro Testimonial Harry from West Virginia
Ray Rubio New Jersey

I have been looking for a 1965 GTO for almost a year. I had used a multi-pronged search approach, including Internet for private and dealer sales, the auction circuit, and car shows. Although I owned a 65 a long time ago, I tried to obtain as much information about the car as I could, including applicable Pontiac websites and hard copy reference material. The more I learned and re-learned, the more selective I became with respect to finding the right car. My objective was to buy a runner, not a collector car. I wanted one in excellent condition with a specific color palette in mind. As the year progressed, I passed up, and missed out on a few cars that might have been a keeper, but undaunted kept the effort going. In mid November of last year, I found a web listing for 65 in the Vanguard Motor Sales website. What was interesting is that I did not recall seeing any cars listed on the Internet by this dealer. As soon as I saw the car in an enticing video presentation, I promptly placed a deposit. My son and I drove nine hours from New Jersey to Vanguard’s showroom in Plymouth, Michigan. A staff member showed us the car and allowed a floor inspection. Although I restored a Corvette and my son graduated with a degree in auto mechanics and restored a Mustang, we were instantly impressed with the car which showed better than the video. After the inspection and two test drives, we decided to purchase the car with no reservation. Tom Photsios, Vanguard owner introduced himself who made us feel welcome by engaging in a friendly and personal conversation. We asked about several minor observations gleaned during inspection that Tom indicated would be fixed at no extra charge. Delivery was arranged by Vanguard included in the purchase price, which we saw as another customer perk. Prior to delivery of the car, I received a short video from Vanguard showing the car in all its glory prior to shipment. What a surprise! Upon receipt, a short inspection revealed all the punch list items identified during the inspection were addressed. As you can see, the customer experience at Vanguard was first rate for us. Beginning with the candid web ad to delivery day, the entire experience was a pleasure. We as car enthusiasts know that any 60 year old vintage muscle car is bound to come with a few surprises, however, we are convinced the folks at Vanguard made a terrific effort to present this car factually, and in the interest of the customer. Praise and thank you to all the folks at Vanguard for a wonderful vintage car shopping experience.

1955 Chevrolet Bel-Air Testimonial Richard from Arkansas
Robin Curtis

My husband and I visited Vanguard Motor Sales on June 22, 2019 as we had first met this fine group of people at the 2018 Barrett Jackson Car Auction in Las Vegas. They spoke of their showroom in Plymouth, MI and said we should stop by sometime. They did not disappoint. The finest selection of vehicles around! Top notch quality and top notch service! Thank you Tom for the warm reception. We WILL be back and will recommend to others!

1936 Ford Street Rod Testimonial Bill from Canada
Joe Ratti

Hi my name is Joey James I hv a 1974 challenger that I purchased in New York Long Island . . Was on vanguard motor sales browsing around . Believe it or not , I found my cars VIN on site , this was in 2015 vanguard had it. I hv it now 2019 wat are the chances of that. Anyway Tommy from Vanguard was nice enough to return my call . Told him story thought it was cool. Gv me all history of car turns out was fully restored in 2007 and wat a job they did . 440ci 30 over 727 3 speed sure grip all mint .B4 grabber green . Love the car was sold by tommy for 39.000.00 great deal worth every penny, just wanted to thank them for all help I recieved from Vanguard motors sales .

Dirk & jenna mowen

After my first purchase, I said I would not hesitate to do business with Vanguard again. I just purchased my second 67 Chevelle in a year! As with my first purchase, I did not have the luxury of making a trip to Michigan to inspect the car so this one was also purchased sight unseen. Once again, Vanguard did not disappoint. Beautiful car and exactly what I was expecting. The video and pictures provided are spot on, very informative and well done. Thank you Vanguard!!! My wife and I now have "His and Hers" 67 Chevelles and we couldn't be happier. Merry Christmas!!!

Monte Laclear

Tom, Jim and the whole staff at Van Guard Motor Sales are class acts . The inventory is top notch and the customer service is second to none . If you are in the market for a classic i recommend checking these guys out .

Jimi Varner

I can't say enough good things about Vanguard. First off, best customer service I've ever had. Follow up calls were returned immediately, and I felt both listened to & heard as a customer. This was a rare experience, and I'm grateful to have found these guys! I'll be back for more, and can't express my gratefulness enough.

1970 Oldsmobile 442 Testimonial Lee from Minnesota
Mike Hudson

All I can say is WOW........The 1968 Nova my wife and I purchased is absolutely AMAZING!!!! We got it with 3200 miles from the restoration and have now put 4000 extra miles on it,we drive it everyday when it is not raining! We are now VERY irresponsible again and we LOVE IT!!! Thank you Tommy and staff!!!!We will be getting our next one from you soon!!!! Mike&Sandy Hudson

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Testimonial Jeff from Virginia
Peggie Waters

Vanguard Motor Sales had a vehicle I was interested in, so I made an appointment to see it. Upon arrival, we met our salesman, Dimo, who first wanted to show us the Vanguard operation. Touring the facility quickly gave me a level of confidence that this company was proud of their inventory of vehicles which all appeared to have a higher quality than other classic car shops. Dimo showed me the vehicle I was interested in; answered all my questions; and allowed me all the time I needed to inspect the car. I was never rushed to make a decision...absolutely no pressure “to buy.” It was a wonderful experience and I love my 1959 Chevy Apache panel truck. Looking forward to buying another vehicle from Vanguard that I can’t live without.

1945 Chevrolet Pickup Testimonial Renzo from Italy
Charles A.

Tom, Tracy and everyone at Vanguard Motor Sales, thank you so much for finding us this 1970 Dodge Charger R/T, she's a beautiful example of an Iconic American Muscle Car. I have to say that she is even more beautiful in person than in the photos... and I loved the photos. Through your photos, you guys at Vanguard, show the cars in such detail that a perspective customer easily gets a true sense of the car that they are looking at. Then you show us a 360° high quality video "walk around" of the car and take us for a ride in it... it is as good as being there in person. All of this is wonderful and Vanguard does such a good job showcasing each car. Because of how you show each car: outside, inside, underside customers can be sure that there are no surprises. As for your inventory... your inventory is so amazing! You have so many iconic cars to choose from. I highly recommend Vanguard to anyone who is interested in purchasing a Classic Car or a Muscle Car. In closing, I have to say that Tom and Tracy made this buying experience so easy and straight forward it was a real pleasure working with them both. Once again, thank you for parking a dream car in our driveway. When it's time to add to our collection... my wife and I will be back to Vanguard.

Anthony Pasvantis Arizona

I had a new 1970 Z28 when I was in high school, unfortunately it was stolen about 8 months later. When I started looking for another Z28 online it was very intimidating, there are so many scams and misrepresentations when purchasing on the internet. There are not many of these cars for sale that have been fully restored, I found Vanguard Motor Sales and saw 2 beautiful cars. I contacted Tom and felt very comfortable with him, so I scheduled a trip from Tucson AZ to check out the car. The hospitality I received from being picked up at the airport, taken to our hotel, Dimo picked up the next morning to take my wife and I to there dealership. I was blown away by the whole experience and was not disappointed when I looked at the beautiful blue 1970 Z28. Of the 100 or more pictures and the video that I looked at a zillion times when I saw it in person it was even better. The quality of the restoration is second to none! Vanguard added a few things to the car before it shipped out today, I am sooo excited to receive it!!! No matter what classic car you are looking for, Vanguard Motor Sales is the place to go!

Laurie & Don -

Our car is beautiful and I can not wait to go for a ride in it! Its so shiny and absolutely perfect! Thank you for your help and having this car. Thank you for the t-shirts as well! I will send a picture of us with the car in the future!

Robert Starnes

My experience with Vanguard motors team was excellent. Everything was explained fully and the entire process for trading my car and getting my new car delivered was excellent. They took care of all the shipping for both vehicles and kept me apprised of the entire process throughout. My car is even nicer than it looks In the pictures and video. I would definitely do business with them again.

Rick Fearn

Some minor repairs were necessary to the car after delivery and Greg took care of the cost immediately. I commend your company for having such good customer relations!

Michael Indiana

My Road Runner arrived yesterday and now is parked in my drive way (actually under a cover in my garage).. Want to say how happy I am to have the car home and how impressed I am with the car and the people at Vanguard.. This car is more than a dream to me, since I had one of these in 1969 new, its more a lifetime achievement award.. Finding these type of cars (not projects) is difficult and time consuming. Finally taking the time to visit your dealership was a once in a lifetime choice for me. Having Greg walk up and ask what car I came to look at just as I walked in, to Neal giving me my Vanguard T-shirt and Tracy taking care of all the details was unique.. Such a relaxed experience and I truly felt like I was dealing with real “ car guys “..Neal I can’t tell you how relaxed you made me feel when you explained the car and its features to me, when the car shipped I knew it would be in great shape when it arrived because you seemed so sincere the numerous times we talked about the car.. I understand there are many people behind the scenes who worked on this car, cleaned it and made it ready, to all of you I give you my warmest thanks.. This car will continue to be well cared for and never sold.. Greg, you had a cell phone picture of you, Neal and I standing in the middle of the shop (selling Mopars) while I was there and I’d like to have it sent to me if you still have it, it was taken from the overhead camera system and really added to my experience. Where else can you go and be so relaxed and feel the sincere, personal touch? Sorry I didn’t get to meet everyone there, but from the few I did meet you all made it feel personal to me.. While these cars are investments to many its more than that to me.. I’ll visit again to say hello and thank you in person.. This car is a big deal to me, more than car shows, or cruise in’s, this car is full of memories and pride in America. American iron and true muscle. The way it should be. I can never explain how it feels to just look at this car, hear it rumble or drive it. All I can say is thanks. This is very personal to me and I can’t believe I have it home.

1967 Pontiac GTO Testimonial Nick from Pennsylvania
1952 Ford Pickup Testimonial Martin in United Kingdom
1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Testimonial Chuck and Nancy from Ohio
Jim Ahlenslager California

Greg, Tom, Trey, Marie, and Tracy all did a fantastic job getting my dream truck to me in California. Top notch organization with incredible people and cars! Would definitely look to do business with them again.

1969 AMC AMX Testimonial Kevin from Canada
Mike Zurlo

It’s always hit or miss when purchasing a car on line and you really don’t know what you’re going to end up with once it delivered. Vanguard has taken it to a new level whereas they provide as much detail they can in video, photos and history of the car so that the buyer can make an informed decision for purchasing. Vanguard sales team was professional, helpful and easy to work with. The only downside I experienced was slow delivery but overall great job. This was my first purchase with Vanguard and planning on another in the near future

1965 Cobra Testimonial Antonio from South Carolina
1973 Ford Mustang Testimonial Al from Arizona
1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Testimonial Joe from New Jersey
1968 Baracuda Testimonial Tyler from Washington State
Justin Graves

Loving the 1965 Chevelle. It was everything they said great people to work with amazing cars and delivery! Thanks again Tom, Tracy and everyone at Vangaurd first class place!

Jean Vineyard

This one of the best decision I've made when purchasing car. I've been on this for a year and a half. This is my dream, and I had many thanks for Vanguard Motor Sales. Thanks, Tom, Greg, Neil, and Tracy for putting my dream in my driveway.

1932 Ford Roadster Testimonial Roy from Indiana
Xavier France

Great day today! The bird is in its new home =-) WHAT A BIRD!!! More beautiful than I expected...as we say in French : "GENIAL." Thanks again for what you've done. As soon as I have a sunny day, I'll send you a picture!! I wish you a very good day. Very best regards.

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Testimonial Kim from Michigan
Frank & Sue Ohio

Nice people, awesome cars. They took their time to show us around their inventory. Thanks Dimo! We fell in love with a '69 Mach 1. It was worth the trip. If you get a chance stop in. Frank & Sue from Ohio

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Testimonial Barry from Texas
1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Testimonial Daniel gets his dream car!
JC Beattie Jr

Nice car that was bought for our company. Photos and details were spot on. They arranged shipping and everything went well and on schedule.

1932 Ford 3-Window Coupe Testimonial Geoff from NY
1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Testimonial Tony from Arizona
Carol Cassie

Purchased our dream car from Vangaurd Motors. It was an excellent experience. The car was bought as my retirement gift. We love it!

1972 Challenger Testimonial Allen from Michigan
Robert Ohio

Just wanted to let you know that Neal and the guys in the shop did a great job on the car. I also wanted to tell you how much it means to me and my family. You went above and beyond what another dealer would have done to make us happy with our muscle car investment. I will buy from you again and tell all my friends to buy a car from you. In closing, I just want to say thanks to everyone at Vanguard. From Rob in Ohio, a customer for life.

Daneil Fons

By far the best experience I’ve ever had purchasing a car. Tommy and Dimo were both incredibly professional, quick to answer any questions, and true enthusiasts with a passion for what they do. Them and their team made the whole process painless and I couldn’t recommend anyone but them for this type of specialty vehicle transaction.

1973 Chevrolet Camaro Testimonial Dan from Indiana
1973 Plymouth Duster Testimonial Steve from Ohio
1971 Pontiac Catalina Testimonial Charles from Oklahoma
1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Testimonial John and Judy from Michigan
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