Utah’s Finest Collectable Car Dealer

There is a vague understanding about what collectable cars are or should be. These are usually vehicles with more than a few years on them, or models that have become rare due to history and circumstance. But having a general understanding is a non-starter for anyone looking to acquire such a vehicle. There are too many factors to consider before a car is deemed a true collectable.

Fortunately, our team is here to help. Our crew of experienced dealers have the knowledge and skills to verify if a vehicle is special enough to warrant the title “collectable car”, and more importantly, the vehicle’s value. Regardless of which category the vehicle actually falls under – vintage, classic, or antique – there are checklists of things that we can look at to answer all of our client’s questions.

We can also help people find specific vehicles either by year or model. These vehicles are proven to be of a higher grade than most cars on the road today for different and diverse reasons. Make no mistake, these cars are unique and have a story to tell. We can teach our clients about every single one of them and help them completely understand why the car is special.

Make sure to take a look through the rest of the website to discover the vehicles and get intimate information about them to ensure that they fit your needs or match the criteria that you have for the car.

HISTORY

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Ardell is a car guy at heart! He started selling and working on cars as a teenager. He has a love for cars that is unsurpassed by almost anyone. One of his claims to fame is collecting the same cars now what he sold new as a young man.

Ardell is the previous owner of Ardell Brown Auto Sales and Ardell Brown RV sales. He sold his RV Dealership in 2001 and went to “Retirement”. He is actually busier now that he has retired than was when owning his dealerships! His collection is currently over 100 cars. It includes a 1912 Model T Ford, a 1930 Cord L-29, a 1934 Pierce Arrow “The Ab Jenkins Special”, a 1949 Woodie Wagon. He also has an antique fire truck. As a collector and auction follower, he got featured on the news series. Wrecks to Riches on The Learning Channel.

Ardell has been married for over 50 years. He and his wife Donna have 5 children and 9 grandchildren including two sets of twins! As his love for cars grows, so does his love for helping out various charities through car shows. He opened his car collection for the benefit of the Boy Scouts and the Utah Cruisin’. After participating in the Concours d’Elegance for many years, he was approached to be the chairman of the show. His love for cars and people has kept him in the position as Chairman for the last 5 years.

He can be seen at many car auctions including the Barrett Jackson, Mecum, and Hot August Nights.

He is also with the Draper-Riverton Rotary Club.