What began as a used car store in the 1970’s soon blossomed into one of the premier classic car dealerships in the country with a showroom boasting more than 25,000 square feet. During that time, celebrities, professional athletes, movie stars and prominent businessmen were highlighting the Duffy’s satisfied customer list. That company, founded on solid Midwest values and work ethic, would become the model for what all future classic and specialty car dealerships would emulate. The “new” Duffy’s is now home to more than 60 vehicles in the same glorious showroom that brought them prominence from the 1980’s through the early 21st century. A full service automotive and detailing department meticulously tends to each vehicle ensuring a fun, sound investment opportunity for its owner.
While the definition of a “classic” vehicle may have changed over the years that same,” Old School” Duffy’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has not.
Duffy's Classic Cars
Meet the Staff
Ronnie Craig - General Manager
When you’re a kid you don’t picture that your life’s work will revolve around what is truly one of your greatest enjoyments everyday…yep the automobile. For well over half of my adult life I have had the pleasure of working in the American auto industry, and for the past 20 years it has been buying, reconditioning, and selling some of the most iconic cars to hit the street.
When I was a kid admiring the feats of Carroll Shelby, Parnelli Jones, Tommy Ivo, Cannonball Adderly, or George Barris I would have never guessed my life would be so connected to these giants of horsepower and style as it has been. From my first experience behind the wheel of my dad’s most current big block 4 door sedan, to the VW Karmin Ghia my whacky uncle let me drive for a summer, to my own first American Muscle Car, and on to European and Japanese two-seaters it has been one hell of a ride.
Today I still love all the cars from my own past, and the vast variety of those I could only have dreamt of in the days of my testosterone driven youth. And I relish the opportunity to share my knowledge and stories, and yours, with any that are aching to vicariously relive their youth via horsepower, exhaust fumes, and chrome, or just a sweet Sunday driver, whatever will take everyone back to those times of youthful exuberance and joy.
So, I would invite you to call and we can hit the streets together.
Jon Bratton - Operations Manager
I have over thirty years of successful customer service and management experience within the automotive industry and a proven track record of meeting challenges and creatively solving problems. I have a vast knowledge of classic and collectible vehicles including acquisition, repairs, parts procurement and detailing for final sale. I also am able to assist you with appraisals if needed. I am very active in the local classic car scene, including Club Librarian in the Cedar Rapids Chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America. I am a lifelong resident of Cedar Rapids where I currently reside with my wife Lori.
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