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Get instant cash & free car removal service on the same day

Look no further than 1800 Salvage for top cash offers on unwanted vehicles in Hawthorn. We specialise in evaluating, purchasing and salvaging anything from old cars to scrap cars, new trucks and vans, luxury motorcycles and machinery. If it has a motor, we’ll buy it!

Our streamlined digital process makes converting your junk into instant cash a breeze. Our expert car buyers provide competitive prices and ensure all auto parts are reconditioned or recycled in an environmentally sustainable way. 

Sell your old or damaged car in Hawthorn today. In just 24 hours, we’ll process your paperwork, free car removal and deposit our competitive cash offer directly into your nominated bank account. Complete our easy online form or call us for a free cash quote.

Cash for cars of all conditions

Sell any unwanted, scrap or old car, Hawthorn 

Whether you’ve got a scrap car sitting on blocks in your backyard or an accident-damaged vehicle at your local panel beaters, we can take it off your hands today. Our cash-for-cars Hawthorn guarantees a top cash offer with no pricing games. Let us know if you find a better offer elsewhere, and we’ll do our best to beat it. 

Our salvage partners, including auction houses, restoration specialists and car wreckers in the Hawthorn area and across Melbourne, ensure your junk car breathes new life into other vehicles.

Convenient car removal services within 24 hours 

1800 Salvage proudly offers free removal services in Hawthorn, Melbourne, regional Victoria or interstate. We’ll efficiently and safely tow your vehicle from any location - apartment garages, commercial parking lots or the side of a country road.  

Our 10-tonne towing capacity enables us to transport almost anything from old cars to trucks, machinery and boats. On pickup, you’ll receive your instant cash payment via the secure, safe transfer platform Osko.

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With the help of our extensive, trusted towing partners in all Australian states, we can reach any vehicle quickly. Contact us today to book your free car removal in Hawthorn, across the city or further afield.

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Simple online quote form, same day free quote, instant cash transfer and free car removal, 1800 Salvage does it all. We will take care of all the paperwork and you don’t even need to be home for the car removal.

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  • We buy early and late model cars
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Best cash offers for unwanted cars in Hawthorn

The condition of your vehicle doesn’t matter. Every car, van, truck or motorbike contains valuable, restorable parts, and we specialise in ensuring your vehicle goes to the right place. Our experienced car buyers know the market and always do their best to provide all valued customers with the highest cash offer. 

Please send us general information and photos detailing the following:

  • Make and model
  • Condition and damage
  • Vehicle age
  • Exterior photos from all angles & interior photos
  • Odometer reading
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We pay cash for all vehicle makes

Our cash-for-cars Hawthorn team buy all brands in all conditions.

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Frequently asked questions

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Are there any vehicles 1800 Salvage won’t buy?

1800 Salvage buys anything and everything in the automotive space. No matter how old or damaged your car, truck, van, machinery, or boat is, we’ll offer a transparent, fair price to take it off your hands.

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How quickly can I sell my scrap car, Hawthorn?

1800 Salvage’s expert team provides a free quote within an hour. From there, we can help you to complete all the necessary paperwork. Our free car removal, Hawthorn and across Victoria, will collect your unwanted car within 24 hours or the next business day.

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How long are 1800 Salvage’s purchase quotes valid?

Fourteen days. However, if this is not enough time and you would like an extension, we can easily re-evaluate it. There usually isn’t an issue.

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Can you buy my car in Hawthorn if it's under finance?

As a licensed motor vehicle dealer, 1800 Salvage can help you remove encumbrance. If our offer exceeds your amount owing, we’ll handle payouts and transfer the remaining funds to you. If it is the same amount due to remove encumbrance, we can pay your finance in exchange for your junk car.

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What do you do with the junk cars and other vehicles you purchase?

1800 Salvage works with a nationwide network of wholesalers, repairers and professional car wreckers to keep Australia’s used vehicle and parts market moving. We specialise in connecting reputable automotive businesses to the vehicles and parts they need.

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Do you need to assess my unwanted car in person to provide a purchase offer?

1800 Salvage’s expert cash-for-cars Hawthorn team complete all purchase quotes online via desktop assessment. Please attach plenty of photos so we can offer you the best possible price for your old car in Hawthorn.

Doug Whiffin

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Doug Whiffin

Doug began his career in the automotive industry at age 18. He has worked in several dealerships and has since become an expert valuer buyer. Doug serves a broad spectrum of clients including car dealerships, independent dealers, automotive wholesalers, and automotive salvage dealers, helping sellers obtain top cash for their unwanted cars. Additionally, he seamlessly transitions into the role of second-in-command manager in the general manager's absence, showcasing his proactive nature and leadership skills.

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Whether you want to buy or sell salvage vehicles, we are here to help. Get in touch and we will get back to you soon with the information you need.

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