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CarsPorsche buyers to pay 10% more in event of hard Brexit

10:40  18 february  2019
10:40  18 february  2019 Source:   autoexpress.co.uk

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Porsche asks buyers to sign document promising to pay 10 per cent over list price if hard Brexit brings fresh import tariffs. In light of this, Porsche has “chosen to inform customers whose cars are likely to arrive after Brexit occurs to warn them that they may be affected by this tariff – allowing them

Porsche is asking British customers to sign contract committing to pay surcharge of 10 % of purchase price if there is a no-deal Brexit . Porsche ’s most popular sports cars in the UK, the 718 Boxster/Cayman models, are listed at between £44,000 and £60,000, but some models of its 911

Porsche buyers to pay 10% more in event of hard Brexit © Auto Express Porsche Macan - rear Porsche badge

Porsche customers are being asked to sign documents that will leave them liable to pay 10 per cent extra for their cars if the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal, and fresh import tariffs are imposed.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) warned as far back as November 2017 that a no-deal Brexit could lead to import tariffs pushing the cost of new cars up significantly, but Porsche’s request to new customers is the first concrete example of potential price hikes being passed directly on to customers.

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If the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal in place, import tariffs of 10 per cent that have hitherto not existed will be applied to cars built in the EU.

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Porsche is warning new customers they might have to pay 10 % extra for their car in the event of a no-deal Brexit . The German manufacturer is asking buyers to sign a The UK is one of Porsche 's biggest markets. The company sold 256,000 cars worldwide last year, with more than 12,500 in Britain.

Porsche buyers to pay 10% more in event of hard Brexit © andreafidone The SMMT warned that such a scenario would increase the cost of a new car by around £1,500 on average, but the list prices of Porches means buyers could be left having to pay as much as £20,000 more, depending model.

Even an entry-level 718 Boxster would increase from around £46,000 to over £50,000, should the tariffs be applied.

Porsche buyers to pay 10% more in event of hard Brexit

A Porsche spokesman said that the company tries to keep customers “informed with as much information as possible”, and that this includes “any changes outside of our control that may affect the price of the car they’re interested in purchasing.”

The company stressed that while the charges are purely hypothetical at present, “there is a possibility that a duty of up to 10 per cent may be applied to cars imported into the UK by us after March 29”.

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Porsche AG’s U.K. unit has told customers they might have to pay as much as 10 percent more than expected for their imported cars if the U.K. makes a hard Brexit and their imported car arrives after March 29, when the country is set to leave the European Union with or without a deal.

Porsche is warning UK customers they might have to pay 10 % extra for cars delivered after Britain leaves the EU. The German firm said its request that buyers sign a The UK is one of Porsche 's biggest markets. The company sold 256,000 cars worldwide last year, with more than 12,500 in Britain.

Porsche buyers to pay 10% more in event of hard Brexit In light of this, Porsche has “chosen to inform customers whose cars are likely to arrive after Brexit occurs to warn them that they may be affected by this tariff – allowing them to be fully informed at the point of sale and, if they wish, to adjust their order accordingly.”

Customers who placed deposits before January 17 2019 will not be affected by the potential new charges.

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