Subaru UK have announced two substantial new dealer investments in Northern Ireland – John Barr Cars, Antrim and Eakin Bros, Maydown. Taking their dealer network here to full strength with four outlets. Longstanding dealers Eastwood Motors Lisburn and Western Cars Enniskillen warmly welcomed the move to develop new customer facilities across the breadth of Northern Ireland.
Making the announcement at Subaru UK’s Solihull headquarters, Managing Director Mike Willetts said “We are delighted to welcome John Barr Cars and Eakin Bros to Subaru. Both have just completed substantial newbuild developments and are ready to represent our Brand to the highest standard.
We are confident both new dealers will introduce many new customers to Subaru. Timing is perfect, with the first Forester e.Boxer hybrids, and the new hybrid e.Boxer XV joining our UK model line-up imminently. It’s a great double dealer appointment in Northern Ireland coinciding with the launch of two exciting new hybrid Subarus”.
Welcoming his newest dealers, National Sales Manager Alex Sheward said “We are the only UK Brand manufacturing our full model line-up in Japan. With our reputation for the safest and most reliable cars, global demand exceeds production.
Subaru residual values consistently perform strongly, which our customers love – the average UK buyer keeps his Subaru ten years plus. New e.Boxer XV and e.Boxer Forester hybrids dock by the end of this month so our latest models will be unveiled in Northern Ireland showrooms in early November.
(New punitive EU emissions tariffs kick in for all manufacturers at the beginning of 2020 so customers changing before year-end can avoid hefty tax increases on January 1st. Whether we’re in or out of the EU the increases will apply). With reduced emissions our new hybrids will be in huge demand so visit your local Subaru NI dealer soon to beat the EU taxes”.
“We’re very excited to be joining the network” said John Barr “First deliveries arrive in our new Antrim centre opposite the Junction 1 Retail Park by the end of the month. All are welcome to come along and meet our team, and drive a Subaru. We have some terrific launch offers to share.”
“If you’ve never experienced the Subaru difference you’re in for a pleasant surprise” said Peter Eakin “They are tremendously capable cars, and new hybrid will take Subaru to the next level. The full model line-up arrives in our purpose built Maydown facility very shortly. Visit soon and choose from our extensive range of launch offers.”
Subaru OTR pricing in NI starts from £25,325 and despite exceptional safety equipment and specification levels, the entire range sits well below the punitive £40,000 luxury car tax banding. Subaru’s current model line-up is available with 0% APR finance till year-end.
Customers can also visit Subaru.co.uk and download a £1,000 test drive voucher for the new Levorg GT and Outback model line-up. When you visit just be sure to tell your local Subaru dealer USED CARS NI sent you!