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.
Would fully endorse buying a porsche from Gary and the team at Harbour Cars.
They have a good stock level and are upfront and transparent in talking through the purchasing experience and the prep of the car your interested in.
The cars are prepped to a very high standard with a full breakdown of any work carried out.
Its a special, yet grounded experience, where you’re not being sold a load of waffle.
I would buy again from Harbour cars, given the assurances of such a reputable dealer.
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 and eventually sold my 997 Carrera 2S with Harbour Cars after much research into the various models and dealers. Being a very thorough and particular purchaser when it comes to cars, there aren’t actually that many dealers that I would buy from! Harbour Cars however, were clearly hugely well informed in their chosen product range with a very high standard of stock and, importantly for me, not at all pushy. I always felt that their business model relied more on gaining and looking after a long-term customer who would potentially buy and sell multiple cars in the future than gaining a ‘quick hit’ now to shift a particular car. Competitive on price but not always the cheapest (the cheapest is not always the best option in this line of purchase!), this is a professional company where the polite and objective team helps to make buying this type of car the pleasure it should be. I would not hesitate to purchase from them again and probably will do when the time is right.
I recently bought a 911 Turbo from Harbour Cars. From the first telephone enquiry, all the way through to chatting over how the car is performing, the team are fantastic. They take real pride in what they are selling – I highly recommend them to anyone looking to buy a Porsche.
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.
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.
I had done my research carefully and heard only very good things about Harbour Cars. True to form, my experience with them has been top-notch through Chris. The preparation and presentation of their cars is superb and this ultimately made the buying decision for me. So I’m now the owner of a sensational Cayman GTS, although that manual 997 Turbo caught my eye too. With Harbour Cars, you can rest assured that you’re buying quality and a level of aftercare and ongoing support second to none. I can imagine they get a lot of repeat business or business through referrals….they will get both from me I’m sure.
Purchased a Porsche 911 GT3 from Harbour cars and couldn’t be happier. Having spent considerable time speaking to various well regarded specialist dealers and researching the model I viewed three GT3’s for sale, one of which was at Harbour Cars.
Prior to travelling from London for a viewing and test drive Gary was able to provide a lot of detail on the car over the phone. The service before and after purchase was excellent and not at all pushy on sales. Gary spent a lot of time showing me the car and the test drive was extensive, all up spending over 2.5hrs going through all the necessary details.
The after sales service has been excellent and Gary has followed up on my purchase with a couple of phone calls to see how I was getting on with the car.
I had received positive comments from other Porsche specialists about Harbour Cars and can attest they are knowledgable, relaxed and very easy to deal with. I would happily recommend Gary and Harbour Cars to any prospective purchaser.
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.
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.
Delighted with the customer service. Truly an exceptional independent. Recommended!
My journey and relationship with Harbour cars began before i actually purchased my first Porsche, as with many, i had a few questions and never ever did they make me feel like i was wasting their time, Chris and the team there always helped me through the thought process and we ended up purchasing a 997 generation 2 C2s PDK, there were many ‘like’ cars on the market, but because they made me feel like a customer long before i spent any money, I knew they would look after me. the hand-over process was brilliant and Chris spent a lot of time ensuring all of our questions were answered and that we were completely comfortable before driving off.
If you want a non pressured sales environment with a team that are truly passionate about the quality of their cars and relationship with their customers, i strongly recommend Harbour Cars.
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.
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.
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!