Porsche Korea (Holger Gerrmann, CEO of Porsche Korea Ltd.) announced the opening of the “Porsche Approved Centre Yangjae” at the Seoul Auto Gallery in Yangjae-dong, Seoul. It is operated by Autostadt Ltd. (CEO Lee Kwang-ho), an authorized Porsche dealer of Porsche Korea.
“Porsche Approved Pre-Owned Car Centre Yangjae” is the second Porsche approved pre-owned centre after the showroom in Bundang. It is located in a used-car complex in the proximity of main roads of Gangnam, Seoul and Northern Gyeonggi, to increase accessibility for customers.
The “Porsche Approved Centre Yangjae” is located on the 2F of Gold Hall at the Seoul Auto Gallery, where 13 vehicles are displayed. The centre includes a Porsche Tequipment corner, where the customer has the opportunity to upgrade its interior and exterior of the vehicle. And it has a customer lounge and consultation rooms.
Porsche approved pre-owned car business is Porsche’s own business that manages and sells approved pre-owned vehicles based on reliability, professionalism and guarantees best quality. Professional technicians and consultants manage all the process with Porsche’s own global standard; thoroughly inspects 111 items including interior/exterior status, mileage and vehicle repair/accident history to manage the process from the purchase, renewal of the car, which increases its quality and value, to appropriate purchase pricing.
Besides, lease takeover and financial services programs are being operated for customers’ smooth purchase and selling of vehicles alongside new car re-purchase programs for existing customers. The Porsche “Trade in program” is a special service by providing additional benefits to the Porsche customers when they sell previous cars and buy new cars.
With this service, customers can sell their cars by having the sales price calculated and having them inspected and evaluated by experts in the approved centre and purchase a new car at one place. Eligible vehicles are Porsche’s official imported vehicles up to a maximum of 9 years from the date of delivery and mileage up to 200,000 km.
Meanwhile, Porsche’s approved pre-owned car business has been achieving continuous growth with their expertise and excellence. The number of sold units of approved pre-owned vehicles in 2019 was 320 units, up by 28% compared to the same period of previous year, and grown about 5.7 times since the first Porsche Approved Centre was established in 2012.