Lookers has unified its Land Rover and Jaguar franchises in Glasgow at its Hillington Park dealership.
The newly fashioned Lookers Jaguar Land Rover retailer will now serve prospects from in a location between Glasgow metropolis centre and Glasgow Worldwide Airport.
Lookers opened Scotland’s largest Jaguar dealership in 2018 after a £7 million funding and the 29,000 sq. foot facility has 70 exterior show areas and a showroom over two flooring.
Whereas the Hillington Park location will now characteristic Land Rover in addition to Jaguar, Lookers has additionally chosen to retain its Land Rover web site on Maryhill Highway in Glasgow, beforehand beneath Taggarts.
The situation was acquired by Lookers as a part of its Scottish enterprise enlargement in 2003 and the placement will proceed to assist the native Jaguar Land Rover operations.
Lookers’ Jaguar enterprise had beforehand been positioned at Maryhill Highway earlier than the brand new area at Hillington Park opened in June 2018.
Duncan McPhee, Lookers’ chief operations officer, mentioned: “We’re delighted to be unifying the enduring Land Rover and Jaguar British manufacturers inside a particular, purpose-built and devoted area. “
McPhee mentioned the relocation of Land Rover from Lookers Glasgow North “naturally enhances the distinctive choices in an expansive and fashionable area” which encompasses a drive-through servicing facility, extra buyer parking bays, workshop ramps and showroom area.
Along with a model heritage and devoted merchandise space, Lookers’ Land Rover shoppers may have entry to a barista bar, seating areas, interactive color and trim shows, enhanced parking amenities and a devoted automobile handover space.
Not too long ago, Jaguar Land Rover introduced its title change to JLR, unveiling a brand new company identification and emblem as a part of the corporate’s Reimagine technique.
JLR will rework Jaguar right into a purely electrical automobile (EV) model by 2025 and expects 60% of recent Land Rovers to be zero-emissions succesful by 2030.
Nonetheless, the Land Rover heritage mark will stay “an important factor, prominently displayed on autos, on-line platforms, and retail websites”.
JLR can be remodeling the enterprise to grow to be carbon web zero throughout its provide chain, merchandise, and operations by 2039.
Central to this technique is electrification, with plans to introduce pure electrical fashions to the Vary Rover, Discovery, and Defender collections by the tip of this decade.
Moreover, Jaguar will transition to a completely electrical line-up.
Lookers’ presence in Scotland extends past the Hillington Park retailer, encompassing Lookers Volkswagen Van Centre in Bailieston, Glasgow, and Lookers Audi in Glasgow, Stirling, Edinburgh, Hamilton, and Ayr.