John Barker from Ilfracombe just loves Mitsubishi and the aftercare he gets from his local dealer

One of John's earlier Mitsubishi carsOne of John's earlier Mitsubishi cars

A Mitsubishi super-fan has bought his eighth vehicle from Barnstaple's Devonshire Motors in 16 years.

John Barker, 50, from Ilfracombe, says he loves the quality of the brand and the aftercare service he receives at Devonshire and the friendliness of staff.

John, who works as a fibreglass laminator in Barnstaple, rewards himself every two years with a brand-new Mitsubishi and has just picked up the revised ASX from the Braunton Road dealership.

The new ASX, released in November, has had a design overhaul to incorporate the brand's 'Dynamic Shield' front-end and bring it in line with the rest of the Mitsubishi range.

For every single one of John's purchases, he has dealt with Devonshire Motors' sales executive Peter Starbuck.

His first car from Devonshire was the Colt C17 1.5 turbo. His latest purchase is his third ASX, having also previously owned a Lancer Juro Diesel, Lancer Ralliart GSR, Lancer Ralliart GS, Colt Ralliart Turbo, and an Evo VIII.

Peter said: "John is a lovely chap and one of our favourite customers, always popping in with a smile and treats for the team!

"He is a Mitsubishi man through and through, and we're delighted he has remained so loyal to us and to the brand."

John said: "I love Mitsubishi as a brand, their cars are second-to-none and the ASX is my favourite by 
far. When the revised model came out, with all its new features, I had no hesitation in placing an 

"The team at Devonshire Motors are absolutely fantastic, especially Peter, who has been there every step of the way really.

"He and the team always make me feel so welcome and I couldn't recommend them enough."

To find out more about the new-look Mitsubishi ASX and the rest of the Mitsubishi range, visit Devonshire Motors on Braunton Road, Barnstaple, EX31 1LQ, or call 01271 342600.

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