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2008-05-23 14:19
With its contemporary new facility at the corner of Witkoppen and Wroxham in Johannesburg, South African now boasts the largest Porsche Centre in the world.

A key part of ensuring seamless servicing and growth to appease their loyal customer base locally, the new Porsche Centre Johannesburg covers 18 781 square meters and houses 334 parking bays.

No expense spared

A R110 million investment, the Centre is seen as a commitment to the Porsche brand in South Africa, which has been around locally since 1952.

Local Porsche boss Toby Venter regards it as money well spent. "The Centre's construction seeks to reinvest in and demonstrate commitment to our customers and to the Porsche brand and is the first in a series of developments we are undertaking around the country."

Beyond Gauteng Porsche is ensuring it has brings similar levels of service to its customers at the coast too. "We have already broken ground in Umhlanga Ridge, Durban, and Porsche customers in Cape Town can look forward to modern facilities as construction commences at a new site in Century City during September this year," Venter said.

Full customer experience

Featuring a state of the art workshop, including body shop and separate pre-delivery centre, Porsche customers are set for a hassle free servicing experience.

The large parts warehouse supplies both the dealership and distribution channels around South Africa, endeavouring to swiftly dispatch even the most bespoke parts for delivery.

Porsche customers can work up a sweat whilst their vehicles are being fettled in the on-site gym, or relax in the either the adjacent environmental wetland area or coffee shop.

A comprehensively quipped 72-seater auditorium will host training seminars for Porsche personnel and technicians from accross the country whilst dovetailing as a new model launch centre and Porsche Club events venue.

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