Voted Best Independent Porsche Car Sales Garage by you the public in the 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 Porsche Awards
Harbour Cars is an independent specialist supplying the finest used Porsches and Mercedes-Benz. We stock around 20 approved cars at all times but should we not have the particular car that you are looking for in stock, we will do our best to seek one out for you.
Good question. We strongly believe that a well prepared used Porsche or Mercedes-Benz is often better value than a lesser new car of the same ticket price. We also know that providing customers with the complete package in terms of preparation standards and after sales service is what really matters in our market and it’s not just about being the cheapest.
As a family business and a close-knit team of professionals, we believe in delivering true customer satisfaction. Buying a car should be a hassle-free experience and through our excellent advisory service and industry expertise, Harbour Cars makes this possible.
Whatever stage you’re at in the car buying process we’d love to see you down at Harbour Cars, just drop in.
Call us on 01243 530 630 or send us an email to find out more.
Absolutely superb service from Chris who made my first-ever Porsche purchase a real pleasure. Every aspect of the car was explained and good advice on after-care and ownership given. Their cars are stunning and immaculate. Can’t recommend Harbour Cars enough if you are looking for a pristine pre-owned Porsche.
I just bought my first Porsche from Chris at Harbour, an exceptional buying experience from negotiation to handover. These guys really know their stuff and their enthusiasm is deeply infectious. They are far better than any main dealer I have ever dealt with, the service is very personal and tailored for you. The car I bought was beautifully prepared and I enjoy every second driving it. Thanks Chris, see you in a year or so for my next Porsche…..!
John Russell Chichester
I have been a customer of Harbour Cars for eight years and during that time I have traded several Porsches and Mercedes through the Dealership. All their cars at point of purchase are not only immaculately prepared, both mechanically and body wise, but they also come with a full parts and labour warranty. The depth of knowledge possessed by the staff in relation to their cars is truly staggering and the friendly team will assist with any query whatsoever, including finding a car to match a customer’s individual preference where required. In addition, anybody who has witnessed the forensic examination they subject a trade in car to, where even the most insignificant faults are spotted and rectified before sale, will know that this is a garage where one can purchase any car with the maximum of confidence. I rate them as one of the finest Porsche independent dealers in the country and will willingly chat to any prospective client needing further reassurance.
From initial telephone call through to driving the car off the forecourt, Harbour Car’s team professionalism, honesty and customer service, particularly communication, were impressive.
They were very flexible and I recommend them to all. Great car and service!
I recently purchased my 997 Turbo from Harbour Cars and throughout the whole purchase process I was dealt with professionally and enthusiastically by the team. Nothing was too much trouble and all my presales queries were answered quickly and efficiently. The car itself was immaculate both cosmetically and mechanically and it later sailed through Porsches 111 point check and a further thorough inspection and geo setup by the guys at Centre Gravity. The aftersales care from the team at Harbour Cars was spot on and a few very minor issues I experienced after purchase were dealt with and resolved speedily and efficiently. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Harbour Cars to anyone looking for a high quality well prepared Porsche and they would certainly be the first place I look if I buy another.
JC Q.C London
We have just bought another Mercedes from Harbour Cars and are delighted with it. They successfully adopted an intuitive approach to identifying and satisfying our precise requirements (of which we only had a vague idea before we contacted them). This is the second time they have sourced exactly the right car for us. This type of service is way above anything one would expect from a main dealer or other motor trader.
After looking for my new car (Merc SLK55 AMG) for months on the internet, I found the one I liked the look of at Harbour Cars but it was 96 miles away from home. I was concerned that it was a long way to drive if the pictures and the write up were exaggerated (as has often been the case with other dealers), so I rang Harbour Cars and spoke to Chris who spent a lot of time going through all the questions that I had and putting my mind at rest that this car was perfect. I arranged to view the car that weekend and I wasn’t disappointed!
The car was everything and more that Chris had described to me on the phone and after a test drive I bought the car. I had thought of a few questions whilst on the test drive that I wanted to ask Chris when we returned to the showroom, but I was so blown away with the car, I forgot! When I got home I rang Chris and asked the additional questions, one of which was that I thought the arm rest lid seemed loose in the centre of the car when I lifted it up to check the storage. Chris admitted that he hadn’t lifted the lid up so went to have a look there and then and confirmed that it was loose (one of the brackets was cracked) and he would have it replaced FOC (which he did).
Chris and the staff in the showroom were all really friendly and normal, not like your usual car salesman! We were offered tea and coffee and I noticed a sign that said not to be offended if no-one came over to you right away, they want you to look around in peace, which is a welcome novelty in car showrooms!
All the cars at Harbour Cars looked as immaculate as the one I bought and during a conversation with Chris, he told me how difficult it is to source really good cars. This told me how much effort he puts into ensuring the cars are of the highest standard.
I have been in the motor trade myself for 33 years and it is very rare to come across a dealer with this level of honesty, service and with such fantastic cars.
All the cars at Harbour Cars are valeted to such a high standard that if they didn’t have number plates on, you would think they were all brand new. Every car is treated with Williams ceramic coat which protects the paintwork, comes with a 12 month bumper to bumper warranty which includes breakdowns! and the after care is out of this world. We bought the car on Saturday and Chris rang on Monday to ensure that we were happy with the car and said that he would be keeping in touch to ensure all is going well with the car.
I would highly recommend Harbour Cars to anyone and don’t worry about how many miles you are away from them, your journey will be worth it, and I will definitely be going back when I want another car, without wasting my time looking on the internet first.
Its not about how a company deals with the ‘sale’ of the car but how they look after you when you drive away… As soon as I had a problem with the car, they couldn’t be more helpful, they saw me the same afternoon and sorted the issue straight away – cant ask for more than this.
At no stage did I feel I was being sold to, there were no cheap ad-ons they try to offer you, no pushy sales talk, no pressure. Just a great company with great guys that look after you. Thanks Oliver!
The staff were amazing, from the first time we met, until I took delivery of the car. The aftersales service is exemplary, even to the extent of a member of staff visiting my home on a Sunday, to drop the breakdown policy off with me. Harbour cars will have my business without fail in the future.
I have driven past Harbour Cars for many years and always checked out the nice cars they had in stock from the road. When we in the position to replace one of our cars we started to search for 911/ Cayman S. After a while doing our homework working out what we wanted and what options my wife insisted on, we visited a main Porsche dealer who really did not seem that attentive. We finally see a car on the internet at Harbour Cars, we took a trip down to see the car on a Saturday and was very impressed that all the cars were of a very high calibre and were spotless. We left then put a deposit down over the phone on the Monday and picked up a 911(991) 5 days later on the Friday. The service from Chris was great, he had a wealth of knowledge about Porsche’s and took the time to take us through all the details of the car and paperwork. We have now had the car about a month and Chris has phoned more than once to follow up if there are any questions or issues which is a nice touch. Thanks Harbour Cars.
Mr & Mrs Hegarty
We purchased a 2012 Porsche Boxster S from Harbour cars in May 2017 a great car that had been very well prepared.
Harbour cars give a great professional service that I could not fault. The salesman was very knowledgeable, new his Porsches inside out and offered us a decent trade in deal.
We did have a minor problem with the alarm on the car but this was fixed in a couple of days and a thorough and honest explanation of the problem was given, they also gave us a courtesy car while it was being fixed. I would have no hesitation in buying another car from Harbour cars or recommending them to a friend.
Just a quick mail to thank you and all your staff, for the smooth purchase of my car.
When I first popped in with no appointment, after seeing the car advertised, I met Kev.
He explained the car wasn’t there at that time, but was so helpful,with a few of my questions.
From the first minute to now i am absolutely delighted with my purchase.
The team you have at Harbour cars are so knowledgeable about the vehicles you are selling,
and a pleasure to do business with.
I must just finish saying, I cannot believe the standard of preparation of the car,it was like a new vehicle (incredible).
Once again many thanks to you and if you could pass on to the rest of the team
Delighted with the customer service. Truly an exceptional independent. Recommended!
Harbour Cars are the most straightforward and honest company I have dealt with in buying/selling vehicles over the last 30+ years. Their fair pricing, specialist product knowledge, preparation standards, and enthusiasm for what they do are all apparent and result in a far more pleasant and professional experience compared with that from main dealers. I have yet to sample their after sales service, but expect this will be to an equally high level.
Amanda and Mark Hegarty
This is our first experience of Harbour Cars. We have been Porsche enthusiasts for a number of years and have dealt with several independent garages. We found the experience of dealing with yourself and other staff at Harbour cars a real pleasure. You provide a very professional service and made the whole experience very enjoyable. Most importantly of all we are delighted with the car and would not hesitate in recommending Harbour cars to any of our friends and other prospective Porsche owners.
Many thanks Chris!