In this blog post our resident reporter Graham Curry went to John Barr Cars (Their second and new site in Crumlin village) and asked John to give us a insight into the dealership…
Where are you based?
Dundrod and Crumlin, County Antrim
How long have you been in business?
Business started in 2004
How many staff do you have across your business?
Generally how many cars do you have on site?
Do you specialise in a particular type of car?
Fresh used of any brand and Isuzu and Great Wall Steed pickups
Do you offer any other car services?
Full workshop facilities, tyres, financing and contract hire
What’s your most expensive car?
Isuzu Dmax Blade at £26,250 +vat
What’s the most special car you have ever sold?
We once traded in a 1959 Morris 1500 traveller against a Renault scenic. It turned out to be the last of its type in the world and was shipped off to New York to a collector.
What’s your best tip for someone looking for a car at the moment?
Buy now. The deals are always better at the end of the year.
What would be your dream car and why?
Would love a proper 1980’s audi Quattro turbo coupe. Loved rallying as a kid and that was my bedroom poster car.
What is your favourite car movie?
Not really all about cars but love the car chases in the blues brothers.
What do you like to do when you’re not at work?
Anything but talk about cars.
What is the key to your success?
Believing that I haven’t yet achieved success.
Photos: Graham Curry