As you may have noticed if you watch our Window Shop with Us video series, we are constantly shopping for cars. Bring a Trailer has been one of our favorite destinations for a long time, thanks to its curated site of classic, collector, and enthusiast vehicles up for auction. Several Hearst Autos staffers have bought and sold cars on the platform.
Bring a Trailer’s knowledgeable community of more than 415,000 users and more than 175,000 registered bidders vets each vehicle, giving confidence to potential buyers. The name of the platform is a reference to the familiar shorthand in classified listings urging buyers to “Bring a trailer!” for non-operational projects, race cars, and concours show vehicles.
The acquisition announcement was made by Hearst Magazines president Troy Young, Hearst Autos CEO Matt Sanchez, and Bring a Trailer co-founders Randy Nonnenberg and Gentry Underwood.
“Bring a Trailer has set the bar for building