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.
Where to start? I remember well purchasing my first Porsche. It was an exciting yet daunting proposition. As I was only young (and never in a suit) I’d had some interesting/rude receptions when looking at my first few cars elsewhere. I then visited Harbour Cars, where, both Rob & Kier welcomed me. They were polite, friendly, and most importantly of all, knowledgeable. They happily discussed many aspects of Porsche with me and gave me sound advice, they were willing to help whether I bought from them or not and came across as true enthusiasts that had nothing but time for me. The premises and presentation of cars were also excellent. This was all very reassuring and was, in my experience of buying cars (at the time and to this day), customer service second to none. They consequently sourced me a fantastic 996 with the spec I desired at the right money. The car was superbly prepped and their after-sales service was spot on. Although no longer a Porsche owner, I still visit now and again to say hi, have a friendly catch up and seek advice with many things car related; they are always my first port of call regardless of the marque I’m after.
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 ..
John Isaac MBE
Bought a Porsche 997 Gen2 4s from Harbour Cars and have not been disappointed. I researched the purchase for months in advance pin-pointing the best car to buy, the optimum price and best warrantee package. Harbour Cars were without question, the best dealership by far on all fronts compared to others I looked at in the market place within 100 miles of home. (SW London).
Gary was exceptionally helpful, honest and professional in approach. Notably the handover was similar to those I have previously experienced when buying a new car.
The car is excellent, nothing about the purchase has been a let-down. I highly recommend Harbour Cars to you.
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
Adrian & Sarah Dawson
This is the first review I have ever done but would like to take this opportunity to thank Geoff, Kevin and Chris at Harbour Cars for their time, patience and professionalism when selling us an excellent, highly spec’d, low mileage, 981 Cayman S.
I am an extremely hard person to please and very fussy and cannot fault their complete service and nothing was too much trouble.
I have no hesitation in recommending Harbour Cars and indeed have already done so.
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!
What can I say about Harbour Cars? Well, I’ve bought two cars from them and will undoubtedly buy a third when the time comes. They are a breath of fresh air with respect to independent dealers – the cars are well prepared before they are advertised for sale, there is no hard sale and, crucially, Rob and Kier stick to their word.
Progress phone calls are always well received, rather than having to chase a dealer about your new purchase, and a very minor niggle was sorted in a painless and efficient manner.
I couldn’t recommend Harbour Cars enough
As with many, owning a Porsche 911 is turning a dream into reality. The reality was scary for me. I was spending my hard saved money on a second hand car out of manufacturer warranty. This is a daunting move. But with Harbour Cars this concern was eliminated. My car came with a very thorough independent inspection and a very comprehensive AA Gold Warranty. Not only this but the staff at Harbour Cars also understood and empathised with my concerns and spent many hours explaining how to live with a Porsche 911, the different models and which one would best suit my lifestyle. There was no sense of being treated in a transactional way. After purchasing my Porsche Harbour Cars have called numerous times to ensure all is well – an extremely assuring and highly recommended way of buying our Porsche.
Having owned a couple of 911’s over the years this was undoubtably the best specialist Porsche dealer experience i have had. Extremely well presented and documented stock and Gary was superb at guiding me through the decision with skill , knowledge and humour. I’m delighted with my purchase and i would not hesitate to recommend Harbour Cars to you if you want quality, fairness and world class customer support.
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.
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…..!
I’ve had various experiences of ‘service’ – from main dealers and a range of independents when buying cars – but Harbour Cars are by far the best I’ve had the pleasure of dealing with to date. Having just bought a car with Gary’s help, if you are at all interested in the type of vehicles they stock, I’d recommend you contact them for a chat or by email – better still pop in to their showroom to see for yourself. Gary is a good listener. Starting from my initial phone call, he didn’t judge me on my current car or my initial ‘must haves’ for the new one – but took time to listen and also talked me through some ownership issues. Using his knowledge and experience of the marque – the various models, options and combinations available – Gary helped me re-think my original wish-list for a 911 into one that would actually deliver what I really wanted. Even better, Gary then sourced the ideal car – and made sure it was professionally prepared to their own good-as-new standards – properly inspected, fully serviced, detailed, documented and warrantied. The comprehensive Harbour Cars package was fundamental to me – as finally owning a 911 is a lifetime’s dream – trusting the people you buy it from to back up that initial sale with continued good service is vital. If you’re lucky enough to be looking on the Harbour Cars website, contemplating the car of your dreams – I’d recommend you make that call. Exceptional service so far.
I had been looking for a SL350 for a couple of months when I came across Harbour Cars. Although it was farther than I really wanted to travel I enquired about the car, and was quickly contacted by Chris who talked me through the car and its history. As a result of this conversation, and after reading the testimonials on the website, I decided to purchase the car unseen with the proviso that I would be refunded if the car didn’t meet my expectations. The car was exactly as described, and had been prepared to a very high standard. The fact that they include a very comprehensive warranty with all of their cars was a major factor in my decision to purchase from them. Chris was a great guy to deal with, and carefully showed me around the car explaining the various functions. Having left the showroom we had only travelled a few miles when an alarm appeared on the dash. I contacted Chris who immediately set off to help. It turned out to be a very minor problem, and we were soon on our way. I would recommend Harbour Cars to any prospective purchaser, and I fully intend to purchase my next car from them.
I recently bought a 997 Turbo from Harbour Cars and can not recommend them highly enough. Rob , Gary and the team are extremely professional and experts in their field which gives you great confidence in the cars they are sourcing and selling. The after sales service has also been fantastic unlike other garages that often let themselves down after the purchase. Based on my experience I will certainly be buying more cars from these guys in the future.