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Chicago's Premier Vintage Car Specialists

 

AN AUTO DEALERSHIP THAT ALSO SPECIALIZES IN VINTAGE CAR RESTORATION, MAINTENANCE, AND CONSERVATION.

 
 
 
 
 
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ABOUT US

Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage is a full-service car dealership and vintage car specialist. Our highly skilled and knowledgeable team provides expert help and advice with any of your antique automotive needs.

WE BUY. WE SELL. WE RESTORE. 

 
 

EXPERIENCE

Being fully A.S.E certified, we have over 100 years of combined experience. Here you'll find a team of people who are truly passionate about automotive engineering and design.

 

MEET THE TEAM

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Stephen Murphy - General Manager

Stephen is an ASE™ certified automotive repair technician and ASE™ master collision repair technician. He is a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America and of the Chicago Art Deco Society. He serves on the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Historic Vehicle Standards Committee and is an ambassador for the RPM Foundation. His innate curiosity feeds his interest in history and both new and old technologies.

John McPartlin - Head Machinist & Mechanic

John got his start working for Young’s Auto Supply where he became a Journeyman Machinist.  He then worked as an engine builder and was the Cylinder Head and Engine Dyno Specialist for Ron Neal’s Prototype Engineering, building race engines for NASCAR, IMSA, and SCCA GT1 cars.  John left Prototype Engineering in 1986 to work for Al Kulwicki at NASCAR until Al’s death in 1993.

Mark Hooper - Master Mechanic

Mark is an ASE™ certified mechanic, in addition to being a Porsche and Bosch Certified Technician. Mark has cars in his blood, as his father, Doug Hooper, was a successful Corvette racer and preparer in the late 50s and early 60s, beating the Shelby Cobra in its first competition appearance by winning the Los Angeles Times Grand Prix Three Hour Enduro of 1962.

Harold Santamariá - Master Automotive Technician

Harold is Professor of Automotive Technology at Harry S. Truman College and Visiting Assistant Professor for Southern Illinois University Carbondale in the Extended Campus Automotive Technology Program. Harold participates on numerous educational advisory boards throughout the Chicagoland area, and is an evaluation team leader for the National Automotive Technician’s Education Foundation (N.A.T.E.F.).

Thomas Gales - Painter

Thomas earned a diploma in collision repair at Lincoln College of Technology to turn his lifelong passion for cars and car paint finishes into a profession. He is our connection to the car - based reality - TV shows. He watches them all!

Jesus Santoyo - Automotive Technician

Jesus obtained an associate degree in automotive technology from Harry S. Truman College and is now earning his bachelor’s degree in auto tech from the same institution. He wants to become a master technician and open his own shop.