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Vertu opens £2m Macklin showroom in Glasgow

Macklin Motors has opened a new £2 million Nissan dealership in south Glasgow creating over 30 new jobs.

The dealership is in Kennishead Road, Darnley between its existing Ford and Mazda dealerships and the Shields Land Rover outlet.

The new site will have the complete range of Nissan cars including the electric Leaf as well as having the Sports Performance Centre offering the Nissan GTR and 370Z coupe and cabriolet. The dealership will also be a 4x4 centre and van centre.

Macklin Motors, which operates nine outlets across Scotland is owned by Vertu Motors.

Robert Forrester, Vertu Motors' chief executive, said: “We are proud to open our new Nissan dealership in Glasgow which incorporates our first Nissan Sports Performance Centre.

"It is also the third Nissan franchise we have launched in the UK in the last 12 months and we are delighted to have a strong association with the brand.

“The dealership on Kennishead Road complements our Ford and Mazda dealerships and shows we are committed to investing in Glasgow, seeing the potential for economic growth.

“Macklin Motors is becoming a significant player in the Scottish motor retail sector with a growing customer base built on trust in the quality service we offer.”


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