Following the announcement by the government that the country has a road map to leave Lockdown 3 we are delighted to confirm that we are open again from Monday 12th April on an appointment basis. You can reach us by telephone or email and we will be as pleased as ever to deal with your enquiry whatever stage you are at in a safe and sensible environment.
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 Porsche. 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 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.
Exceptional service from first enquiry to completion of the transaction. Geoff and Rob are very professional and a pleasure to deal with. Although they were taking a car from me – I would not hesitate to recommend them over and above dealing directly with a Porsche Franchised Dealer – hopefully one day I can go back and purchase a vehicle from them. First class!
I bought my first Porsche from the guys at Harbour Cars a month ago and I couldn’t recommend them highly enough.
They were exceptionally generous with their time in guiding me through the process and were always happy to answer any questions.
The buying process was all handled very professionally and the after sales care has been exemplary too.
Would have no hesitation about recommending them or buying another car from them in the future.
I have been purchasing cars from dealers for 40 years and, without question, the recent experience I had with Geoff and Sam purchasing my 996 4S is unparalleled. From the first to last they provided world-class service with expert knowledge, superlative attention to detail and customer care. The preparation of the car was amazing both mechanically and in the detailing; the car is exceptional and a true testimony to Harbour’s ethos. Harbour Cars gets my unequivocal recommendation.
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.
Mr. N Davies
Thank you for your kind hospitality last Thursday and for making the sale of my Boxster such a smooth and easy process. It’s been a real pleasure dealing with Chris and yourself on two occasions now.
I look forward to the prospect of another purchase with Harbour Cars in the future.
I have bought 2 997’s from Harbour cars and cannot recommend them highly enough. Everyone is professional, knowledgeable and passionate about the cars they sell. It’s rare to find a company that are still focused on customer service long after they have sold you a car. The first car I bought suffered some issues soon after I collected it, these were dealt with swiftly and without question. They were the first and only call I made when upgrading the car………….coffee’s nice too!
Recently purchased Porsche from Harbour Cars. If you want a perfect car and perfect customer service, look no further.
Chris was superb from the 1st contact to post-sale, I couldnt recommend more highly ..
I bought a 997 2S about 6 months ago. Very easy process from start to finish and the guys at Harbour Cars made me feel very welcome. The car was great and in excellent condition. A few weeks ago I had an issue with the ventilation fan in the car and I ran it down to them and it was all fixed in a couple of hours. A new fan motor was fitted, all covered under the warranty. Again this was really easy and all done when convenient to me. Sam and Geoff are both available on the phone to answer any questions. When I look for the next one, this is the place I will start
I purchased my first Porsche from Harbour Cars earlier this year and the car is just great. The service from Harbour Cars in general – and Gary in particular – was also every bit as good as one would expect from a main dealer. Rather than being ‘Sold to’, the dealership’s consultative approach see the team genuinely try to understand your needs. I would certainly advise anyone looking for a Porsche to have a chat with the team at Harbour Cars. Thanks again Gary!
I would definitely recommend Harbour Cars, their cars are superbly presented and Sam and Geoff are friendly, knowledgeable and helped make a lifelong dream come true for me. Nothing was too much trouble and I feel safe in the knowledge that in the unlikely event of there being a problem, it would be resolved efficiently and professionally.
Many thanks again especially to Sam for making it all so easy and a pleasurable experience.
I had been looking for a long time for the perfect Cayman S and found the one at Harbour cars, I phoned and spoke to Sam who was very professional and knowledgeable about the car, I then arranged a flight from Newcastle to Southampton to view, test drive and purchase the vehicle this is how confident I was after speaking with Sam. The service I received was outstanding and the car was as described. I would genuinely like to thank Sam and Harbour cars for a great buying experience that got me the perfect car, if your in the market for a top class sports car then this is the place to go
Having purchased many Porsche’s in the past I would say overall the quality of vehicle and service received is as good as any Official Porsche Centre and in my opinion the best independent in the UK. Great Stock, Great cars, fair prices and overall a very good service. Would not hesitate in buying future cars from this dealer
I dealt with Chris Vincent re the purchase of my Porsche 911 C2S. The overall experience and attention to detail from Chris was impeccable from start to car collection.
I would certainly recommend Harbour Cars to anyone looking for a quality Porsche.
For the first time, after some 53 years and twenty-odd cars, I actually bought a car without seeing it in the flesh. It was quite a long way away but the car itself, a Porsche Boxster S, certainly looked nice from the photos and description, and after a few calls back & forth with Sam & his colleague Geoff they gave me the confidence to trust Harbour Cars so I took the plunge, part-exchanging my Boxster.
Come collection day, I was still pretty nervous, but on meeting the guys and seeing the car itself I was more than delighted. Everything was as described, and a nicer bunch you couldn’t wish to deal with; what is usually a rather fraught experience was transformed into a very happy one.
Many thanks to Sam, his colleague Geoff, and everyone at Harbour Cars – you fully deserve your excellent reputation.
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!