John Clark Chairman & Managing Director of The John Clark Motor Group
John Clark John Clark started his business in Edinburgh in 1968 as
Our businesses are based all across the East coast of Scotland with major
Lothian Sports Cars. This business expanded into Aberdeen over 30 years
developments in Aberdeen, Dundee, Kirkcaldy and Edinburgh. From these
ago. Since this date the business has grown to represent many major,
bases we supply over 15,000 vehicles every year to every type of customer
prestige franchises in Scotland.
throughout Scotland and the UK.
The business has always had a distinctive family-feel to it with John Clark
The John Clark Motor Group is a name synonymous with outstanding
maintaining a hands-on approach alongside members of his team, many
customer service, having won more than 20 national awards and accolades
of whom have been with the company for a great number of years. Johnâ€™s
for customer service and outstanding levels of business performance over
children are also now both actively involved in the company, continuing the
the last 15 years. The group continues to invest in its people and premises
passion and family-feel that many of our customers have come to know
to ensure that these levels of service will continue for many years to come.
and enjoy. The John Clark Motor Group now proudly represents Audi, BMW, BMW Motorcycles, Land Rover, MINI, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen and Volkswagen Vans, alongside our independent businesses such as Clark Commercials and John Clark Leasing.
BMW Aberdeen and Dundee are home to both our impressive BMW showrooms where our wide and varied selection of highly specified new and Approved Used BMWs is available to view.
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We understand the pressure on businesses from all angles including the need to bring down fuel costs as well as lowering your carbon footprint. BMW EfficientDynamics gives you the best of everything: the ultimate BMW driving pleasure and the reduction of fuel consumption and emission levels. This multi-award winning technology coupled with a comprehensive After Sales Package and unyielding residual values at the time of de-fleeting means the John Clark BMW corporate offering is a competitive one.
The BMW 1 Series has Auto Start Stop, Brake Energy Regeneration and Electric Power Steering built in as standard and very low fuel consumption. The BMW 3 Series offers excellent build quality, an undoubted sporty edge and the luxury of space and comfort. The BMW 5 Series oozes style and sophistication inside and out. Its top of the range interior ensures high impact and it is also a great example of the use of BMW EfficientDynamics with fuel efficiency improving by around 15%-20% in comparison to its predecessor. We offer servicing, MOTs and repairs in our extensive workshops, operated by fully trained BMW technicians who have the complete range of authentic BMW parts and accessories at their fingertips.
MINI If itâ€™s a car with a personality you are after then the MINI is the obvious choice. The MINI First is the entry point MINI allowing you to get behind the wheel of this iconic car for a very reasonable price. The MINI Hatch has a British-built engine and features a six speed manual transmission. Its punchy engine and lively acceleration is great for nipping through the town and brings you lots of motoring fun. With its original and unique appearance the MINI Clubman makes it easily recognisable. As with the MINI Hatch its punchy engine makes this little car a joy to drive. The MINI Convertible is one stylish little car. Available in a range of new
exciting colours and contrasting roof options you can style your MINI as you see fit. The MINI John Cooper Works range is MINI with a distinct racing edge with its glossy black interior as standard and an exterior that really makes it stand out from the crowd. As a result of the introduction of EfficientDynamics technologies, there are now MINI models under the new 160g/km CO2 limit. Saving the Business User fuel costs and income tax as well as helping the environment.Our MINI sales experts know and appreciate all things MINI and are only too pleased to help with any questions you may have about the model range.
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Dominant, versatile, sleek and stylish. The Land Rover is a car with a distinct personality which is why it is often a business userâ€™s car of choice.
of choice for many emergency services, which need capable, strong and reliable vehicles.
Based in Edinburgh our Pentland Land Rover corporate sales team is an authority on this big personality car and is able to offer specialist advice on the model range. The latest one includes the flagship Range Rover 5.0, the most powerful Range Rover ever built and the 3.6 TDV8 both with supercharged engines. The Range Rover Sport now has a more powerful, supercharged yet economical engine and the Freelander 2 helps deliver fuel efficiency with its Start Stop Technology.
Land Rover is responsible for producing some of the most cutting edge engineering known. Advances in technology and practicality have resulted in asymmetric tailgates for easier loading, Bluetooth pairing that lets you work while driving, and Terrain Response for tackling almost every surface under the sun.
Business drivers can afford the indulgence of ample stowage space and the trademark security features. The Land Rover is often the fleet vehicle
Fuse together this forward thinking technology with our ability to custommake vehicles for a particular task and you will see why Pentland Rover is the most prolific Land Rover dealer in Scotland.
Audi Strong brand identity, proven award-winning technology and unparalleled popularity are just some of the reasons why an Audi is the textbook choice for fleet and business requirements. Aberdeen and Dundee Audi have showrooms which fittingly mirror the brand’s strong position in the market while also housing 31 cost-effective yet desirable business models. Our customer focused approach is prevalent amongst our Local Business Development Managers who possess unrivaled product knowledge, be it the know-how on low running costs, strong residual values or fuel efficiency technologies.
The Start Stop technology exemplifies the focus Audi has on its efficiency drive offering dramatic improvements in CO2 emissions while also offering tax advantages to both fleets and drivers: emissions now start from129g/ km on the Audi A4 2.0Tdi and 134g’km on the new Audi A5 Sportback 2.0Tdi. Audi is proud to be recent winners of the ‘Fleet World Manufacturer of the Year Award’ ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ and Aberdeen and Dundee Audi is equally proud to be continuing this run of success for local businesses.
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With Specialist Cars SEAT it really is possible to have it all for your business: high end specification models, exceptional performance, a residual value to rival all other brands and a driving experience that will only confirm your decision to use a SEAT as your fleet of choice. We appreciate that businesses come in all shapes and sizes which is why we make it a priority to fit in with the typical busy schedule of a business owner or executive.
Our flexibility means that we can fit in with you. You say the time and your SEAT Business Sales Specialist will be there; whether this is for a meeting at your office, home, or local SEAT Business Sales Centre in Aberdeen. Any platform will allow our specialist to show off the SEAT business range which has an array of models including the boundary pushing SEAT Exeo and the head turning SEAT Leon. All feature low CO2 emissions, low pence per mile, and low insurance groups making SEAT the affordable, ecofriendly and low-depreciating option.
SKODA At Specialist Cars Skoda in Aberdeen we follow firmly in the footsteps of our respected manufacturer, Skoda who continue to notch up awards for customer service excellence and high performing vehicles. Our sales specialists are keen to continue the success of Skoda and with an impressive model range including the unique and robust YETI, the multi award-winning Octavia and the low CO2 emitting Fabia it makes their job much easier. Fleet Managers can relish the benefits of whole life costs, reliability and peace of mind that the cars they have stand the test of time, perhaps one of
the reasons the Emergency Services deploy Skoda vehicles. In addition, every new Skoda comes with comprehensive cover for all aspects of ownership; including a 3 year warranty, breakdown cover, Skoda Asset Protection and payment protection. Similar advantages apply to company car drivers who value Skoda’s high specification, comfort and reliability. With an extensive range of models with clean engines you can ensure the ‘green’ box is ticked and our sales experts will also show you how you can lower your tax bills.
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With dealerships in Aberdeen, Kirkcaldy and Dunfermline, we pride ourselves on client facing relations, product knowledge and excellent customer service, ensuring the quality of our products is matched by the quality of our people.
As well as our much-loved classics like the Polo, Golf, Passat and Beetle we’ve extended our range to include the more sporty models including the Scirocco coupé and the streamlined Passat CC. We also offer luxury models like Phaeton and Touareg.
Our team of expert corporate sales staff echoes the superior brand image of Volkswagen with the level of service it offers to both fleet managers and company car drivers. Being one of the few companies able to offer car drivers a vehicle from every sector, gives us a competitive edge on our existing corporate offering.
If you ask a Fleet Manager what makes a good company car, many would cite cost efficiency, reliability and high resale value. However, ask the drivers themselves and they’ll probably lean more towards style, quality, performance, safety, and comfort. Luckily, our range of cars, with the latest designs, energy saving BlueMotion Technologies, DSG Dual-Clutch Gearbox and award winning industry leading engines, satisfy both parties.
VOLKSWAGEN VANS With a network of Volkswagen Van Centres across the East Coast of Scotland, we understand that the needs of the fleet buyer differ from those of the retail customer. Thatâ€™s why we can tailor our extensive range of vehicles to fit the needs of fleets of all sizes. Vans often need to be tailor-made to suit requirements, which is when our bespoke conversions come to the forefront. However specific your requirement is we are certain at Volkswagen Vans that we have a conversion that will suit you.
Alongside attractive and accommodating finance options and competitive service costs, all fleets can be catered for and ensured an equitable deal. Volkswagen is aware that in any vehicle purchase, whole-life costs are of paramount importance in the decision making process. From long service intervals to Fixed Cost Maintenance through to high residual values we aim to provide a fully integrated service that gives you the best possible long-term value.
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Clark Commercials At Clark Commercials we do not underestimate the importance of having the right vehicle for your business and the way this can ultimately impact on your companyâ€™s profit which is why we offer such a wide selection to our business customers.
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Whether it is one van or a fleet of commercial vehicles, we can provide a variety of makes, models and sizes including minibuses and 4x4s. We also undertake servicing, MOTs and repairs. Our experienced Clark Commercials team is readily available to show you the choice of vans and minibuses we stock in our Aberdeen-based
showroom. The team will also talk you through finance options for your fleet and help you select the best vehicle large or small, for the job. To keep your business running, we also offer courtesy vans when yours is off the road, so your business never need stop.
John Clark Leasing Competitively priced finance options, an experienced sales team and flexible finance packages make John Clark Leasing the first choice for businesses large and small.
replacement, MOTs and general car maintenance. Whichever package you decide on, our close links with large financial organisations will result in getting you the best deal.
Our experience of 30 years in the industry and approximately 16,000 cars and light commercial vehicles being supplied to private and business customers across the UK per year mean we are difficult to compete with.
Our Aberdeen-based team is able to organise delivery of your vehicle to you anywhere in the UK free of charge or if you would prefer a personal handover you can collect your vehicle from any of our dealerships. Unlike other automotive companies we own our own car dealerships and can therefore cut out the middle man, so you will be dealing directly with the John Clark Group.
The simple nature of business means requirements are all different which is why we have a number of flexible finance packages available, for example, there is a full maintenance plan available covering servicing, tyre
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‘A range of finance possibilities’ We understand that fixed cost motoring can make budgeting easier and our range of financial solutions are tailor-made to your business demands and needs. Our financial solutions are simple and impartial with something to suit every business. As part of our fleet managers remit, finding the best finance package for your company is right up there. We work closely with each of the manufacturers’ finance houses as well as all the major finance houses to ensure you the best deal. Business Contract Hire (BCH) a flexible plan which can be tailored to suit your individual needs Business Contract Purchase (BCP) a popular plan that can allow you to reclaim some of the VAT which is payable on rental vehicles Hire Purchase Ideal if you want long-term ownership of the vehicle. Simply put, you put down a deposit and the rest of the payment is divided equally over the term of the loan. Or even Outright Purchase
Contract Hire or PCP Contract Hire/ Personal Contract Hire A popular plan designed primarily for business users, contract hire cannot only cut down on paperwork, expense and time, it may also allow customers to reclaim some of the VAT payable on the rentals:
• Low monthly rentals
• Protects against unforeseen depreciation
• Proportions of the rentals may be claimed as an expense against taxable profits (dependant on CO2 emissions)
• Fixed-cost motoring can make budgeting easier
And let us not forget GAP* Insuring your car with GAP goes a long way in helping you to protect your assets. If your car has been declared a write off then John Clark will pay the difference between the motor insurer’s payout and the settlement amount on your vehicle finance or contract hire agreement. * Subject to terms and conditions
‘Anyone can take your car apart – it takes someone special to put it back together’.
The John Clark Motor Group Service Teams are just the people for the job. We believe that there is no better place to take your car – each of our manufacturer trained technicians knows your car inside and out. Which is why we believe we are the ideal destination for all your vehicles servicing and aftercare needs.
We undertake all warranty work, including paint and body repairs, routine servicing, MOT and maintenance. Ask about the John Clark Tyre Programme.
Our aim, is to ensure your vehicle is maintained to the highest manufacturer standard, keeping it running smoothly and efficiently.
For convenience you can book a ‘service while you wait’ appointment so you can relax in our showroom which is fully installed with Wi-Fi internet access. You can also enjoy some complimentary refreshments while your vehicle is being seen too.
We equip each of our state-of-the-art service centres with the latest tools and equipment for every brand be it a BMW right the way through to a light commercial vehicle. Our technicians are on hand to diagnose any fault using the latest diagnostic equipment. Every brand offers complete peace of mind and after care packages to suit all business needs.
While You Wait
Never be Stuck For Transport If you need to be mobile while your car is being maintained why not take advantage of our courtesy car or collection and delivery service.