"Anybody buying a new or used car in the Chicago metropolitan area will want to go to searchchicago.com/autos," said Cyrus F. Freidheim, Jr., Sun-Times Media Group, Inc. chief executive officer. "And Chicago dealers will benefit by being able to access thousands of qualified car buyers."
The site will include all dealers in the Chicago Auto Trade Association's Drive Chicago database, in addition to all automobile listings from the Chicago Sun-Times and the more than 90 daily and weekly suburban papers owned by the Sun-Times News Group.
Buyers can search by make, model, and type of car as well as by price or specific dealers in their areas. Sellers can place ads in print and online and reach thousands of local buyers. Car enthusiasts can browse hundreds of photos in the site's picture galleries.
Searchchicago.com/autos offers advice from a stable of Chicago area veteran auto columnists. More than 1,000 archived reviews are free and accessible on the site.