Gearheads rejoice – Singapore dealership Envy Motors is making premium vehicle transactions a cinch.
Rotating a supercar collection in Singapore – be it acquiring the latest model or divesting oneself of an increasingly common vintage – just got a whole lot easier. No more of the chagrin that comes with engaging inadequate consignment services, or having to spend valuable time entertaining lowballers. For the first time, even managing the sale – or browsing new sets of wheels – can be done through a dedicated smartphone app.
The app is the product of Envy Motors – a high-end dealership and consignment concierge that’s disrupting the market by pulling out all the stops in the name of convenience for its clients.
Those seeking to get maximum return for their retired rides need only to engage the firm’s professional photography services. These promise to deliver studio-standard shots that will have potential buyers reaching for their chequebooks. Envy Motors also offers premium showroom rental space for upmarket cars – a world apart from larger dealerships that cram even the best-in-show in a crowded parking lot.
Owners who would rather keep their garage full until the delivery of their next purchase can opt for the pick-up service instead. A valet will pick up and drop off the vehicle at the sellers’ convenience, so they don’t have to personally attend viewings. This has the added advantage of affording sellers a modicum of anonymity and privacy.
Among the greatest value-adds of selling with Envy Motors – be it the old trusty Japanese or a Spyder that’s no longer the talk of the town – is the complimentary exposure said car will receive. The listing will be broadcast to a 100,000-strong following of gearheads and potential buyers on Facebook, and a formidable community of 4,000 on Instagram. This trumps the reach of single-brand consignment platforms handily, without even costing sellers a dime. Additionally, every vehicle consigned with the brand will undergo a holistic vehicle health assessment programme, gratis, providing peace of mind for both sellers and prospective buyers.
On top of these options, Envy Motors has launched Singapore’s first mobile application by a used-car dealership, bringing with it a suite of intuitive functions that truly rounds out owning a luxury car. Think snappy, dedicated roadside assistance, a smattering of exclusive F&B offers, and a section updated with new articles that the avid motorhead is going to love. Clients also get access to privileges like complimentary car washes and polishing.
The Envy Motors app also revolutionises the buying game. Take a whirl through the virtual Showrooms, where one can inspect the current offerings (we spotted an Aston Martin DBS Superleggera) without an eager salesman hurrying decisions. Booking test drives has never been this seamless – not only does it skip the need for a phone call, but users will be able to add confirmed bookings to phone calendars immediately.
To top it off, the Envy Motors app promises to be a one-stop docket for managing a stable of cars, with the option to file tax, maintenance and insurance records for multiple vehicles. As far as used-car sales forces go, Envy Motors looks like the dealership to have in your corner – and your back pocket.
Envy Motors, #01-26/27 Link@AMK, S569139 Tel: 6259 7688. Mobile application available on iOS and Android devices.