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We understand that you have a choice and we have to earn your business. Our pricing is not only competitive but very transparent, we will always be happy to explain how we calculate the price we charge so that you know that we are fair.

Looking at the comments from some of our customers over the years, it is not just price that has impressed them and kept them coming back. It has been our knowledge of what is available, our honesty in advising them on specs and options, our communication throughout the process and, critically, our after sales service.

We operate by appointment only for one very good reason – so we can spend as long as is absolutely necessary to get a feel for what any prospective customer wants and needs. With over 13 years in business, you can feel confident that whatever car you choose will be delivered safely, securely and in a timely fashion.

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About 51st State Autos


The company was started in 2004 by Charles Partos, following a 20 year career in the City. The aim of the business was to improve how American cars were supplied in the UK - not just in terms of pricing but also focusing on service and delivery.

At that time the few UK based American car dealers really only offered what they had in stock and were not interested in tailoring vehicles to individuals requirements. Charles took a totally different approach and very quickly established 51st State as the leading destination for anyone wanting an American vehicle.

The approach today is exactly the same as back in 2004. Prospective clients are encouraged to come in and go through the multitude of options available to make sure that they get exactly what they want and need - however long it takes. There's even a hotel next door!

Take a look at the testimonials - you will see that we have managed to keep to our ideals!


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