2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Under the Lens

Engineered for adventure, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport ranks above most rivals in the subcompact SUV segment. Offering spectacular views with a panoramic sunroof, and seamless connectivity through sophisticated technology features, the car offers an overall satisfying driving experience. If you have been planning to buy a midsize or subcompact SUV, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a strong contender. If, however, budget is a constraint, you can always get one through the online salvage car auctions hosted by reliable sites such as AutoBidMaster.com, and get your dream car at an affordable price. Here’s an overview of the SUV to help you make an informed decision.


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What do the different auction sale status types really mean to you?

As you search for vehicles and place bids, it’s helpful if you’re familiar with the sale status types that are assigned to each lot, this may or may not affect your bidding decision.

Pure Sale –  The seller has not set a reserve price. This lot will be awarded to the highest bidder at the close of live auction. The highest bid wins!

On Minimum – The seller has placed a reserve price on the lot. If the minimum bid is not met during the live auction, the seller has until 6:00 pm PST one business day after the sale to accept the current high bid or decline the sale.

On Approval – The seller has reserved the right to approve the final high bid achieved during the live auction. The seller has until 6:00 pm PST two business days after the sale to approve the bid. The high bidder is obligated to purchase the vehicle if their bid is approved by the seller within the approval period.

Choose what sales status best fits your needs then Bid it to Win it!

Posted by Autobidmaster.com on Monday, February 19, 2018


The best way to get a great deal at auction is to self-educate yourself on the process by knowing what each term means and conduct an inspection. Once you have done your homework and you are ready to bid, enjoy the experience of participating in auction bidding and buying.

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How To Inspect A Car At Copart

We receive many requests asking for information on how to inspect a car at auction, so we decided to produce a video to show you how easy it is to view and inspect the vehicle at Copart.

Do your own research:

Researching the vehicle is a crucial part of buying and flipping cars from auction.  No matter what the car looks like online always be aware that you will likely need to do some repair work. If you’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty, buying a car at auction can get you a great bargain.

ALWAYS obtain a Vehicle History Report:

No matter what type of vehicle you’re looking for it is your responsibility to ensure that you have the information needed to make an informed decision. A Vehicle History Report will provide you with information pertaining accidents, major repairs, title history, previous odometer readings, liens, and auction history. One you have a report you will be able to make an informed decision as to whether the car is worth your investment.

Be prepared:

 Upon arrival to the auction be sure to have the lot number, your bidder number and your photo identification ready. Once you sign in at the desk you will obtain the keys to the lot and head out to view the vehicle you are anticipating bidding on.  You should always view the body condition, frame, engine bay area and interior. Furthermore, verify that the vehicle starts and pay keen attention to the dashboard indicator lights.

Buying and Flipping cars is a brilliant way to make money! Do your research so you know how much money you can make. Personally inspecting the vehicle you found at www.autobidmaster.com is an easy process for anyone. Let us show you how!

Posted by Autobidmaster.com on Wednesday, January 3, 2018


Following your investigation you will be able to make an educated decision on the amount you are willing to bid. You will also know whether the car will be an easy flip and be back on the road quickly without putting a large dent in your wallet, or totally blowing your restore budget.

Buying a car from auction can be a fun and is an ideal way to get a great deal! It can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars and has potential to put money back in your pocket if you are in the business of flipping cars.

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The Three Pillars of a Successful Online Auction


It wasn’t long ago that salvage auto auctions were limited to those with auto dealer licenses, but this isn’t the case anymore. Auto auctions online for the public now provide an opportunity to everyone to buy their dream car, without having to break the bank. Online auctions help you to make an informed decision regarding the vehicle you are planning to buy, as you can read all the details about the vehicles before you place your bids. Here are the three most important aspects of an online auto auction for the public:


Gone are the days when you had to search magazines, local newspapers or ask family and friends for any reliable contacts to purchase an old vehicle. The hassles of making calls to dealers and making appointments to check out the vehicle are now things of the past. Online public auto auction sites such as AutoBidMaster provide multiple images of the vehicles for sale. Online auto auctions have streamlined processes, so that buyers don’t need to chase dealers and sellers.

No-Stress Process

Members can enjoy the shopping experience from the comfort of their home. No stress, no pushy salesperson to deal with, and no large crowds. You go through the online bidding process at our site while sitting in your slippers at home. There is absolutely no pressure from the auctioneer side to purchase a vehicle that doesn’t fulfill your needs.

Peace of Mind

Most online auction sites offer a vehicle inspection program where a professional automotive assessor inspects your vehicle. In addition, after you win the bid and own the vehicle, you have the option to choose among trusted transportation companies to deliver your vehicle to any place you want. In short, by buying a car through online auto auction, you can not only be sure that you are making a wise investment, but also ensure that your investment reaches its destination.

That’s Not All

Online public auto auctions are more comfortable than on-site auctions, as you only need to register yourself as a bidder. You get the benefit of flexibility as well. Although there are several online auction websites available, you should go for those who have years of experience and have built a reputation as a being customer-friendly. When you use those criteria, AutoBidMaster is the clear choice. Contact us now and let our experts guide you through the bidding process.

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Pick the Bidding Style That’s Right for You

AutoBidMaster Bidding Style

Bidding with AutoBidMaster couldn’t be easier and we have enough flexibility to fit any person. Here are some tips on how to use our auction system to fit your style.

Buy It Now

Certain cars have an option called “Buy It Now”. This option will have a price listed next to it. If you agree to pay that exact price (There are no negotiations on Buy It Now.) you are awarded the vehicle immediately!

Set and Forget

Just set your maximum bid limit during the Preliminary Bidding stage, and let our system bid automatically for you. We will place bids incrementally to keep you just one step ahead of the competition. At the close of Preliminary Bidding, if you are the high bidder, our system automatically enters you into the Live Auction.

In the Live Auction this incremental bidding continues without going over your limit. This method saves you time and does all the heavy lifting for you. When you win, we automatically notify you.

Manual Bidding

If you’re a hands-on type of person and want more control over how much you bid, you can update your bids in real-time directly on the website whenever you see fit. This way you know exactly how much is being bid at any time. This generally requires more of your effort but gives you more control.

You can use manual bidding in both Preliminary Bidding and in the Live Auction. We strongly recommend watching some live auctions before entering one to make live bids.

You can select whichever option fits your style. You are also able to select any of these for each vehicle you bid on; you aren’t locked into any one of these. Bid and win at AutoBidMaster!

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Why You Should Get A Vehicle History Report Before Bidding


When you’re on the search for a salvage car from AutoBidMaster, it’s important to do some research before placing your bid. An important step of the research process is to get a vehicle history report, also called a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Report. Here are some of the things you can expect to find in one of these reports.

Title History

Along with the insurance history, it’s important to know if a car has been slapped with a branding that may make it difficult to register in your state. A vehicle history report will let you know if it is a clear or salvage item, if it has ever been rebuilt, vandalized, or encountered any types of damage, along with any other sort of branding. After learning the branding of a car, contact your local DMV to find out what it will take to register this car, before making your purchase.

Insurance Records

Learn if an insurance company has previously declared the vehicle a total loss. If so, you will want to make sure it was later rebranded as a rebuilt or salvage car. This will also give you an indication if the vehicle has been involved in any accidents that may result in costly repairs down the line.

Lien Information

Discover if any banks or insurance companies hold a lien on a car before buying it. A lien indicates if there are any outstanding load balances on a car. If there are, it means the lien holder owns the car until the lien/loan is paid off. So make sure you’re aware of any liens before making a purchase. This will also impact you if you’re looking to export a vehicle out of the US, as many countries will not allow you to import items with a lien.

This information is available in a vehicle history report and will help you make the right choice when bidding on a car from AutoBidMaster. We make it as easy as possible for you to get this information by partnering with one of the most reputable VIN report companies, ClearVin. Just look on our lot listing pages, and next to the VIN number you’ll see a link to ClearVin.

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Online Auto Auctions = The Best Selection & Value


An online auction is the place where you can select from the widest range of cars, trucks and other vehicles. You can select from over 100,000 cars here! (We have a very large garage.) Another advantage is that you can select from salvage vehicles; those are the best deals.

Salvaged cars can be repaired so that they are drivable, or even be parted out to make repairs on another vehicle. Of course, a salvage vehicle needs some level of repair to make it roadworthy. Yet, even after including the repair cost, it can be an amazing value.

We at AutoBidMaster make shopping for a salvage car as easy as it can be. Our website holds hundreds of auto auctions in one location. This allows members to place a bid on any vehicle that they wish to buy. Moreover, members can bid from the comfort of their home, at any time of day. With the help of AutoBidMaster, you can buy the car of your dreams.

Get started today at AutoBidMaster.com, and if you haven’t already, register for one of our three membership levels—two of them are free! Give yourself the chance to get the best selection at the best prices.

If you need help, our experienced support team can answer all of your questions. Email us at Support@AutoBidMaster.com, or call 1(503)298-4300.

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Top 5 Hatchbacks to Look for at Online Auto Auctions

A lot of drivers prefer hatchbacks owing to a number of reasons. They are powerful, agile, and efficient machines that are light on the pocket too. They are perfect for urban dwellers, owing to their maneuverability, small size, generous cargo space, and fuel-efficiency. If you are on a hunt for a hatchback in Texas, auto auctions in Houston are the way to go. There are a plethora of options available at online salvage and public car auctions in Texas. To get you started with your shopping, here are a few noteworthy options. Have a look.


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5 Fastest Porsches that May Give You a Vertigo!

Porsche has given some of the greatest sports cars for more than seven decades, and every model is the reflection of the manufacturer’s sheer dedication to speed and style. The brand is synonymous with unmatched performance, luxury and reliability. If you want something you can take to the race track and to the grocery store, it has to be a Porsche. If a new Porsche is beyond your budget, you can always look for salvage Porsche for sale, and own your dream ride at a fraction of its actual price. To help you get started, we list the five fastest models of all the time to look for, when searching a salvage Porsche online. Take a look.


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Cheat Sheet for 4 of the Fastest Four-Cylinder Cars

Four cylinder engines have caught up to their V6 and V8 counterparts, with the evolution and advancements in technology. Sophisticated engineering, improvements in turbocharging, and lightweight vehicle designs, have helped automakers breathe new life into their classic models. A perfect blend of acceleration and handling, you can get one of the four-cylinder vehicles at auto auctions online and public auto auctions, at affordable prices. Let’s take a look at four of the fastest and affordable classic to latest four-cylinder cars from leading brand models, that you can get at AutoBidMaster and other reputable auctioneers.


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