H.R. Owen has been appointed the official UK retailer to Puritalia Automobili, makers of the hand-crafted ‘Super Hybrid’ Berlinetta. This 965hp high-tech Italian sports car is limited to only 150 units, each inspired by the golden age of Italian automobile design.
Puritalia Automobili is the third new brand to now fall under the H.R. Owen umbrella this year, joining all-electric performance car brands Rimac and Automobili Pininfarina. H.R. Owen will be supporting all three brands with their presence at the prestigious Salon Privé event, taking place at Blenheim Palace from 5-7 September.
H.R. Owen is one of the UK’s leading luxury motor dealer group, representing some of the world’s most sought-after brands; Bugatti, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini and BAC. The addition of Puritalia Automobili consolidates H.R. Owen’s position at the very highest level in the automotive sector.
H.R. Owen’s reputation for exemplary customer service makes it the ideal fit for the Puritalia Berlinetta, which necessitates a different sales and ownership experience to most traditional sports cars.
Ken Choo, H.R. Owen CEO, said: “We are delighted to add Puritalia Automobili to the H.R. Owen portfolio of the world’s leading premium sports and luxury automotive brands. The Puritalia Berlinetta is an elegant and hugely hi-tech supercar, blending the worlds of history and innovation like never before, from its retro-inspired design, constructed from ultra-modern materials, to its blend of traditional engine and electric motors.
“The addition of Puritalia further reinforces the vision of our owner and Berjaya Group founder, Vincent Tan, in placing H.R. Owen at the forefront of the electric revolution underway in the hypercar segment.”
Paolo Parente, Founder of Puritalia, said: “We are delighted to add H.R. Owen to our exclusive network of selected dealers representing our company brand worldwide. When I visited H.R. Owen I could never have imagined such a level of organization and dedication to sales and service of premium luxury cars, in every aspect.
“What Mr. Ken Choo and Mr. Vincent Tan achieved with H.R Owen in the last years is truly impressive in every respect; despite its wide organization H.R Owen is still a passionate family of car enthusiasts and real car connoisseurs driven by the same passion that inspires our company and philosophy to revive the best from the past and blending it with the best of the modern technologies. The collaboration with H.R. Owen for the introduction of our Berlinetta in the UK market was a natural choice.
“Our bespoke manufacturing approach necessitates to find retailing partners that shares our vision and are able to shift from a product-driven to a customer-centric approach to drive customer loyalty and to create value propositions making each car a truly unique piece of art intended for a selected elite of demanding and competent clients. With the help of H.R Owen’s team we will enable a seamless brand experience for our UK customers in order to transform each customer from a buyer to a Puritalia’s brand ambassadors.”