King's Court becomes specialist automotive centre

King's Court becomes specialist automotive centre

Spring 2016 sees the announcement and amalgamation of three prestige automotive businesses in Sandycroft. SMC Automotive, a luxury dealer and bespoke vehicle builder has been operating from the new King’s Court site on Prince William Avenue since September 2015 and opening alongside SMC in May 2016 is super car specialists GT Cars, with vehicle wrapping and detailing specialists APM Customs joining in June 2016. 


SMC Automotive has been the home of ‘Over Land’ bespoke Land Rover Defenders for the last few years and has become an internationally recognised motor vehicle builder and customiser. Working alongside brands such as Lumma, Bilstein, Eibach, Brabus, Prior Design and ADV.1 has seen SMC build over 800 new modified Defenders and Range Rovers to date. Additional to bespoke vehicles, super sports cars are very much in the DNA of SMC with their current sales stock including a Ferrari 458 Speciale, a Fiorano Handling Pack equipped Ferrari F355 Berlinetta, a Lamborghini Gallardo ‘Nera’ additional to a plethora of Porsche, Bentley and Land Rover vehicles. Each car goes through a rigorous selection process before being prepared to exacting standards for sale. 


GT Cars is a long established Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati specialist service centre which has been based in Warrington for a number of years and after requiring room to expand, has relocated to King’s Court with the doors opening to the brand new premises for the first time in early May. The new Chester site will be offering full routine service facilities and specialist diagnostic equipment for all three Italian marques for all ages as before but also with the introduction of Porsche for the first time. The impressive new service centre will be offering Quicksilver sports exhaust systems, bespoke high-performance ECU remapping, total engine and gearbox rebuild facilities, Bilstein suspension upgrades, full suspension geometry/wheel alignment, racing car preparation and much more. GT Cars Chester are holding an open day on Sunday 1st of May from 9:30am until 1pm in association with Piston Kings and SMC Automotive where a number of super sports cars and high performance machines will be on show.


APM Customs joins King’s Court in June 2016 with a brand new, bespoke built facility housing Swissvax accredited detailers, a special dust free, climate controlled vehicle wrapping room and vehicle detailing bays. Behind the expansion is Swissvax, Koch Chemie and Reep Group CEO Chris McDonald who joins the APM team along with Andrew Dickens of SMC and GT Cars. APM will continue to offer bespoke car, LGV and HGV wrapping and graphics to both private individuals and businesses alike, window tinting and cosmetic upgrades with the addition of a full Swissvax detailing centre and Xpel and Llumar endorsed paint protection film application facilities. 


King’s Court represents a totally unique experience of having sales, service, customisation and aftercare businesses in the same location. With the emphasis on an ultra premium one-stop-shop, SMC, GT Cars and APM are aiming to be the single point of call for super sports and prestige vehicles in the North West of England and North Wales.

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