BMW heads a one-two-three of German manufacturers who have the best-designed car showrooms in Britain, according to a recent poll.
The research, carried out for automotive property developer Gilbran, found that 24% of British drivers thought that BMW showrooms were the best, ahead of Mercedes, which had 20% of the vote, and Audi with 11%.
Ford, VW, Renault and Peugeot each got 5% of the poll, with Vauxhall, Citroen and Nissan getting 4%, 3% and 2% respectively.
Justin Button, development director for Gilbran said: 'BMW, Mercedes and Audi are probably spending on average 10 to 15% more than the likes of Ford and Renault on their showrooms, mainly on a high-quality finish and lighting.'
Money well spent?
Mercedes has recently opened Mercedes World in Surrey. The showroom can display up to 100 Mercedes, and there is a 1.5-mile handling circuit and an off-road circuit. Audi has also started work on its biggest ever showroom - a five-storey building in west London. BMW has no plans to build anything similar.
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