This type of car dealership involves the ownership of both the floor and sales stock by a finance company, with the Rapier Motor Car Company directly underwriting the liability with the finance provider. Payment for vehicles is made upon delivery to the dealership, with Rapier setting the selling price. The premises are owned by Rapier, and the costs of branding and marketing are covered by Rapier. The dealer acts as an agent for the Rapier Motor Car Company, managing overheads, including rent, stock finance, and wages. The dealer exclusively sells Rapier-branded cars and vans, providing dedicated showroom space and an authorized service center for Rapier vehicles. Commissions for vehicle sales are paid at the point of sale to the end-user customer. Second-hand car sales and stock financing are the direct responsibilities of the dealer.
In this type of car dealership, the stock is either owned by the dealership or financed directly by the dealer. It exclusively sells Rapier cars and vans, providing dedicated showroom space and an authorized service center for Rapier vehicles. The cost of branding and marketing is borne by the dealership, purchased from Rapier. Payment for vehicles to Rapier is made at the point of delivery to the dealership.
This category involves a car dealership that sells Rapier cars and vans alongside other brands. It provides showroom space for Rapier vehicles and shares a service center within an existing garage repair service center, authorized by Rapier for warranty work, servicing, and repairs. The cost of branding and marketing is covered by the dealership, purchased from Rapier. Payment for vehicles is made to Rapier at the point of delivery to the dealership.
A Fleet Sales Agent is a salesperson appointed directly by Rapier, dealing with direct website inquiries for vehicles and selling them on a commission basis paid by Rapier. The Sales Agent is assigned a Main Dealer, responsible for providing the vehicle, managing registration, dealing with warranty issues, and providing after-service. The assigned Main Dealer is compensated with a fixed management fee for the services rendered.
This type involves a salesperson appointed directly by Rapier, purchasing a demonstration vehicle and selling vehicles directly on a commission basis paid by Rapier. Similar to the Fleet Sales Agent, the Sales Agent is assigned a Main Dealer responsible for providing the vehicle, managing registration, handling warranty issues, and providing after-service. The assigned Main Dealer receives a fixed management fee for their services.
This refers to an independent garage whose technicians have undergone training on Rapier-branded vehicles and are competent to handle all warranty issues, repairs, and servicing. The garage is branded as a Rapier Authorised Service Centre, adhering to the same operational standards expected of a Main Dealer.