Local Roots And A Global Vision
when Classic Auto Wash president Todd Christopher and his
parents Phil and Norma Christopher first opened for
business, they dedicated themselves to providing their
friends and neighbors Downriver with a world class car wash.
This is a
commitment that Todd Christopher and the entire Classic team
carry on today. We’ve taken great pride in outfitting our
tunnel with the most advanced equipment that the global
carwash industry has to offer. In fact, there are very few
areas of our tunnel that aren’t retooled and re-engineered
every 2-3 years. Todd has traveled thousands of miles
visiting other carwashes and attending trade shows to find
the best technology available, so we could bring it to our
customers in Allen Park.
carwash industry couldn’t provide us with the right
equipment to do the job, we went out and developed our own.
For example, we never thought it made sense to have
employees standing outside on a frigid Michigan winter day
hand drying cars. This didn’t seem fair to the employees --
and it sure wasn’t good for the car.
We believe that a car that goes through a
professional tunnel should come out dry without toweling.
When we realized none of the dryers on the market could do
this job, we engineered our own
With 3 million BTU of heat and 165 HP of drying force, our
system turns out the driest cars in the industry, which is
why other carwashes have purchased the rights to it for
have a patent pending on our exclusive
Tire Shine Process
, and we were one of the first carwashes in the country to
use the SiteWatch Xpress Pay Terminal™, because we wanted
to offer our customers the time-saving convenience of
this concept a step further, we saved our customers even
more time by introducing the first
pass plan to Downriver. We dedicated so much
effort to creating a user friendly self-pay station that
we’ve been asked to conduct seminars on the topic at the car
wash industry’s national trade show. We’ve also been honored
by the industry’s leading trade magazine for our
recognition is nice, but what really matters to us is you,
our Downriver neighbor. We believe that the people of this
area deserve a world class car wash, and at Classic Auto
Wash, we’re dedicated to giving it to them.
know that before they were introduced to the market many new
vehicles, such as the original Ford Explorer, were first
tested for “washability” at Classic Auto Wash.