Mission Statement

Driven by principles and fuelled by passion, Vantage is committed to quality and excellence. Maintaining the highest standards in everything we do is simply the Vantage way.

At Vantage we understand that where you choose to buy and maintain your car isn't a decision you make lightly and therefore it's not a responsibility we take for granted. Our passion to provide the highest quality of service ensures every customer of Vantage drives away satisfied, safe and happy on every journey.

Vantage...A Passion to Please
Vantage Facts Vantage Motor Group have a passion to please, we achieve this through encouraging a one team approach and providing high class customer service across all of our Vantage Centres.
5 Franchises
14 Dealerships
650 Used Cars in Stock
381 Team Members
Car Timeline
The Vantage History Timeline Established in 2003 in Yorkshire, Vantage Motor Group has worked hard to achieve impressive success, much like the brands we represent
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    2003 The company is founded as Meridian Motor Group in the heart of Yorkshire with Toyota Knaresborough and York, then later acquiring Bridlington.
    2007 With the addition of three more Toyota sites in Lancashire. Meridian Motor Group now gains its trading name, Vantage Motor Group.
    2010 The Vantage Toyota Centre located in Bridlington relocates to it's current location in Scarborough with more space for expansion.
    2013 Vantage celebrates its 10 year Anniversary.
    July 2013 The Vantage family expanded again with the exciting addition of Kia in Scarborough. Plus we acquired Toyota in Grange-Over-Sands in Cumbria.
    2015 In March 2015 we were proud to welcome our first ŠKODA branch in Morecambe.
    Jan 2016 We started the year with a bang, acquiring with two new Toyota centres; Leeds and Wakefield. Plus the addition of Lexus Leeds.
    Oct 2016 Ending 2016 in style, Vantage welcomed Citroën Blackpool.
    Jan 2019 2019 saw us open another Lexus Centre in Preston. This gave Vantage the opportunity to introduce the Lexus Brand within the Lancashire area.
    Meet our Team Learn more about the people behind Vantage Motor Group
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    Phil White CBE Chairman Phil White is Chairman of Vantage Motor Group and brings a significant amount of knowledge, board-level experience and financial acumen to the Vantage Group.
    Tim Swindin Finance Director Tim Swindin joined Vantage in 2009 as Finance Director, with responsibility for the sound financial performance of the group and business planning and strategy.
    Andrew Mallory Operations Director Andrew joined Vantage in 2004 as Centre Principal at Vantage Toyota York, becoming the Group's Operations Director in 2008 going on to join the Board of Directors in early 2011.
    Ian Graham Regional Director Ian joined Vantage in 2010 and was promoted in 2019 to Regional Director of the North West market area, overseeing Blackburn, Blackpool, Colne, Morecambe & Preston.
    Glen RamskillRegional Director Glen, Regional Director of the Yorkshire market area, has been with Vantage for over 20 years. Glen oversees Knaresborough, Leeds, Scarborough, Wakefield & York.
    Dale BakerGroup Aftersales Director Dale started as Aftersales Director in 2015, ensuring our workshops and Service departments run efficiently across the group.
    Toyota We have nine Toyota dealerships across the Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire.
    Lexus We have Lexus Dealerships in Leeds and Preston. All of our teams are passionate about delivering an amazing experience for their customers.
    Kia Our Kia team in Scarborough would love to introduce you to their extensive range and with the 7 Year Warranty a Kia vehicle is clearly a great choice.
    Citroën Our Citroën centre in Blackpool is making sure that Vantage are the name for Citroën in Lancashire. As well as the great passenger car range we have a thriving Business Centres ready to fulfill your business needs.
    ŠKODA Our ŠKODA Morecambe team are passionate about their great range of vehicles. With ŠKODA's 'Simply Clever' features and our friendly team on hand is it time for you to see why ŠKODA say they are driven by something different?
    Vantage Select Vantage Select is your go-to place for pre-owned cars. With our 'Passion to Please' and dedication to finding the best quality vehicles look no further than our friendly team here in Morecambe.
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