The Bauer name has been well recognized for over 50 years in the Oklahoma Automobile Industry. A member of the American Society of Appraisers, Bud Bauer was the Oklahoma Diminished Value Expert in the Oklahoma Civil Appeals Case: Hall vs Dearmon. Learn more…
AN EXPERT WITNESS
One of the strongest factors in winning a case is the expert’s credibility, knowledge, and daily involvement in the retail market. Mr. Bauer’s 40 years of experience in the retail automobile industry has made him a successful Expert Witness in Oklahoma courts. Learn more…
Professionally marketing high-end, specialty, and exotic cars requires specific product knowledge and negotiating skills. There are a number of factors that can complicate the process. Bauer Cars can navigate for you and get you more money for your car without the hassle of dealing with the public.
CAR DEAL MEDIATOR
Are you searching for a top quality, high-end pre-owned vehicle or do you need a mediator on an existing purchase? Serious buyers who want peace of mind about their purchase use Bauer Car Connection. We will locate a vehicle that closely matches your specifications or help negotiate an existing deal.
Gregory J. “Bud” Bauer has engaged in car sales and appraisals for over 50 years, beginning with the founding of Trophy Motors in 1963, the first Oklahoma City dealership to specialize in European and exotic automobiles. He is an Associate of the American Society of Appraisers and meets the National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Mr. Bauer was mentored by none other than Andrew Coats, former District Attorney and Dean Emeritus of the University of Oklahoma Law School, as an expert witness, and has several years of experience testifying for vehicular cases involving Diminished Value, Appraisals of all types, causal determinations and others.
DIMINISHED VALUE APPRAISALS
Many steps are taken to fully determine the diminished value of a vehicle. We conduct extensive research and make a determination of the pre-loss condition and it’s Fair Market Value. This includes any previous damage, service history, number of owners, and equipment.
Our research includes sources that apply such as N.A.D.A., Kelley Blue Book, Auto Trader Online, CPI, Hemming’s Motor News, Old Car Price Guide, Newspaper Classified Archives, Body Shop Experts, CARFAX, and Auto Check History Reports. The exact resources used are based on the region and the date of loss. Learn more…