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New, Used Cars & Servicing Isle of Wight, Leslies Motors


Leslies Motors has now been going strong since 1949 on the Isle of Wight. Leslies Motors is now the largest New & Used car motor dealer on the Isle of Wight with one in five new cars coming from one of are five franchises.

The business was initially started in 1949 by Leslie Vanassche, in Ventnor, and has grown ever since originally the site in Ventnor was just a Used Car site and workshop. Since then it has gone from strength to strength now with Graham Vanassche, Leslie’s son, running the four sites. Graham who is based at the Northwood Mazda site has now been in the motor trade for 37 years and still enjoying it.

The used car area of the business is now run by another family member Brian Sampson who is based at Compass Trade Centre in Newport. He is responsible for the preparation for all the new and used cars so they are looking there best when they are delivered to you the customer. Brian has been working in the Motor trade now for 31 years so he has a full knowledge of what the customer expect from there new or used car from Leslies Motors.

Hale Common Suzuki is now run by one of the longest serving members of the Leslies Motors staff team, Keith Ashdown. Keith has worked within Leslies Motors, for 25 years and has worked in all the areas of the business, so he knows exactly what you want from your new Suzuki.

The newest site within the company is the purpose built Honda showroom in Northwood. The site was redeveloped to Honda standards in 2009. The sales department is now looked after by sales manager Ian Elliot, who knows the Honda product back to front. The aftersales department is run by Colin Kill who has been working for Leslies Motors for 21 Years, from an apprentice to where he is know

The recently redesigned Kia showroom is now run by the third generation in the family, Louis Vanassche. Louis has been running the Kia showroom for 2 years and has been gaining experience from the wealth of experience at Northwood. Current aftersales manager at Northwood Trevor Parkman has 30 years of experience in the motor trade, so he is sure to be able to answer any question you may have about your vehicle.