Motorline, the Kent-based dealer group, has taken on the Maserati franchise in Maidstone.
Motorline Maserati will initially operate from a temporary showroom and workshop facility in Bircholt Road, Maidstone, from mid-January 2014.
The group has already started building work for a solus five car Maserati dealership.
Glen Obee, Motorline chairman, said: “We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to represent Maserati in the Kent territory and at such an exciting time when Maserati’s new model announcements will result in significant growth in volume and build on the brand’s widening appeal.
“Our investment in dedicated new facilities at Maidstone will allow us to offer the very best motor retail experience to Maserati drivers and reflects our confidence in the brand’s future business model.”
David Aldcroft, Maserati North Europe Network Development Manager said: “It is a great pleasure to bring Maserati back to Kent and in partnership with Motorline. They have an excellent reputation for offering great customer care and know the local area very well. Their business has shown an ability to grow extensively with some exceptional results and this is testament to the Motorline ethos.”
The Motorline Group was founded in 1972 and continues as a family-owned business throughout Kent, West Sussex, Surrey, Bristol and South Wales.
Motorline represents Volkswagen , Toyota , Lexus , Hyundai , Renault , Dacia , Skoda , Nissan and Peugeot as main car dealers with both new, used and aftersales activities located in Ashford, Canterbury, Crawley, Dartford, Horsham, Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells, Coulsdon, Bristol, Newport and Cardiff.