Subaru cars will now be available in Newcastle where motorists will have access to Subaru’s reliable, all conditions All-Wheel Drive Subaru vehicles for the first time. Following the appointment of approved dealer, Subaru Newcastle, English motorists in the Tyne & Wear area of Northumberland will be able to buy the new Forester SUV, XV crossover and BRZ sports car.
Subaru is growing globally and is expanding into the Newcastle area of England for the first time. Subaru Newcastle will be run by a daughter and father team, Louise Parker and her father Peter Dalkin. They have automotive roots dating back to 1925 with another family-owned business called Wingrove Motor Company.
Peter Dalkin knows the Subaru brand well as he competed in high-level rallying in the 1980s. Dealer Principal Louise Parker commented on her father’s racing experience, “My father’s connection to rallying is really where our links to the Subaru brand were born; everyone knows of Subaru’s impressive competition legacy in the sport.”
The new Subaru dealership has a newly-constructed 200 square-meter showroom, purpose-built to house the full range of All-Wheel Drive Subaru vehicles, including the brand’s best-selling 2014 Forester SUV, the new XV compact crossover and critically-acclaimed BRZ sports car. Full sales, aftersales, and servicing facilities are available on site, partnered by a fully authorized workshop and service center.
The new dealership will likely be very successful in England. The Subaru Newcastle team can lay claim to over 1000-years of combined professional industry expertise. Paul Tunnicliffe, Managing Director for Subaru UK, said, “Subaru UK’s expanding dealer network was recently ranked second in the country in the influential Auto Express Driver Power survey, testament to our dealers’ commitment to customer satisfaction.”
English customers will be able to order the new highly-acclaimed EyeSight safety system on the 2014 Forester, Outback crossover and Legacy sedan that has been ranked number one in the world for front crash avoidance technology in the world. Subaru technology beat both Mercedes and Volvo for safety. Look for Subaru to grow in Europe as they now have an experienced dealer in the Newcastle area.