American Carriage Company - London

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American Carriage Company - London

Postby ozza » Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:03 pm

From the website:

Stephen Ouvaroff started the American Carriage Company over 35 years ago after
a successful career in motor racing. At a time when the European Car industry was suffering from quality and reliability problems the Americans were delivering consistently high standards of quality and engineering innovation mixed with inimitable US style. This appealed to Stephen and has been at the heart of the success of the business. Although the rest of the world may have caught up American cars still have a unique appeal, wonderful styling and deliver amazing value for money.

Stephen was joined by his son Dominic in1987 and together they have gone from strength to strength. In 2004 they moved from their premises in Kingston-upon-Thames to state-of-the-art premises in Barnes, London SW13. With a large showroom for extensive stocks and fully equipped workshops providing experienced service and maintenance facilities onsite, American Carriage Company is without doubt the most experienced and largest North American Specialist in the United Kingdom .

What We Do / Why We Are Different

* UK Largest stocking of predominantly new North American Vehicles. Always the very latest and rarest high performance models also offered from stock.

* Source any North American vehicle for soonest delivery – unparalleled experience and supply network stateside.

* Reliable importation, transportation and registration.

* Experience highly specialist Single Vehicle Approval Test re-engineering and certification.

* Specialist vehicle distributor of ultra high performance Saleen Mustang and Callaway Corvette.

* State of the art showroom and same site workshops/parts department –
one stop shop for first to last requirement for you vehicle – unlike big
ad/big website/no cars or facilities import agents supply/import/registration/
service/warranty repair/parts and accessories.

* We are a specialist dealer and founder member of The American Import Agents Association.

Why We Are Different / Our Approach And Philosophy

* Family business with thirty-five years experience. We are interested in long term customer satisfaction – not in for the fast buck !

* Personal though efficient service – whether celebrity or not.

* High rate of return business.

* Three year comprehensive warranty - work done in-house and hence warranty of high value.


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Tel: 020 8834 7221

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Re: American Carriage Company - London

Postby 65coupe » Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:36 pm

They are very expensive though...
£25k for a new GT!

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Re: American Carriage Company - London

Postby suecom » Sat Aug 15, 2009 11:03 am

They are a very unprofessional bunch in my experience. Left a van for service for three weeks, and despite telling them multiple time when I was picking it up, and how important it was it was ready, it wasn't. In fact, they'd created a litany of problems in every area they'd attended. I paid them a 1300 pounds before I realized the van wasn't ready, and my wife had to wait (I had an important meeting) 5 hours for them just to stop the brakes pulling (they'd tried to change the pads - hardly complicated!).

The speedometer was broken (I think they'd disconnected it so they could use the van over the three weeks!), the entertainment system was blown (again it could only have been them playing), and the car was filthy (grease all over the seats). I'd avoid this crowd. Business is tough and it's us (the customer) who is being made to pay with over priced, sub-standard service.

BTW, I still spend a few months a year in the U.S. and can tell you it's cheaper to import anything they sell yourself. They're rip-off merchants.

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Re: American Carriage Company - London

Postby Robbed666 » Sat Aug 15, 2009 5:39 pm

er........ nice weather we've being having...........

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Re: American Carriage Company - London

Postby LV51FER » Sat Aug 15, 2009 6:51 pm

Good first post.... :lol: :?

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Re: American Carriage Company - London

Postby hertfordtyres » Sun Aug 16, 2009 7:10 am

shame there very sexiest to female customers and there cutomer care needs a lot of work.

made Gill very upset due to the rudeness when she wanted her car,

there are a lot better companies out there

they get a -z ( z minus) from me and a few other people that have looked into buying a car from them

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