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3 things to remember after purchasing a brand new Porsche

It may sound a bit cliché but one cannot help stating that the first and foremost thing that you have to check after you have purchased a new Porsche is that it is covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. Since you will be spending almost a fortune in procuring the vehicle, you surely need the assurance that the manufacturer will be holding your hand all the while during the warranty period. 

The halo of warranty gives the brand more credibility which in turn makes you more confident. You must have done extensive home work during the process of selection. You must be aware about the finer details related to the purchase, but still it is worth to concentrate on all aspects of car purchase so that you are aware of your rights and responsibilities. Besides warranty, there are some other aspects also that you have to ensure after you have purchased the new vehicle.

Warranty terms and conditions

How good a car warranty is can be determined by the terms and conditions that accompany it. Therefore, have a close look at the terms and conditions which might be in fine print. Overlooking the finer details can catch you unaware and defeat the purpose of the warranty. Know about the tenure of warranty and how much and what are covered by it. There are some exclusion always which you have to be aware of so that you are cautious about its care and protection. Tyres, windscreen wipers, brakes are prone to wear and tear and not covered by warranty. 

Vehicle registration

As soon as you purchase the car it has to be registered with DVLA or Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Agency. The dealer from whom you buy the car will help you fill the necessary forms and send it to DVLA. An inspection might be done by the authorities if deemed necessary prior to registration. Within 6 weeks of applying, you are issued a V5C registration certificate. You can also get the vehicle registered directly without going through the dealer. But make sure that the vehicle is registered before it hits the road.

Car insurance

Like vehicle registration, having car insurance is mandatory by law. The moment you drive out of the show room, the vehicle should be registered and also have the basic minimum cover of car warranty for your new Porsche. The dealer who sells the car can arrange for the insurance policy or you can also buy it directly from any insurance company of your choice. 

Third party insurance is the minimum requirement but you can select better coverage through comprehensive insurance policy that takes care of almost all kinds of extreme situations when the car may get damaged. Whether it is accident, theft, riots or storm and flood, you stand to get compensated for the vehicle damage. More add on covers can be added to extend the risk coverage and it can include breakdown car, legal costs, courtesy cars and no claim discount protection. 

How much you spend on insurance will depend on how much protection you want to give to your car.

It may sound a bit cliché but one cannot help stating that the first and foremost thing that you have to check after you have purchased a new Porsche is that it is covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. Since you will be spending almost a fortune in procuring the vehicle, you surely need the assurance that the manufacturer will be holding your hand all the while during the warranty period. 

The halo of warranty gives the brand more credibility which in turn makes you more confident. You must have done extensive home work during the process of selection. You must be aware about the finer details related to the purchase, but still it is worth to concentrate on all aspects of car purchase so that you are aware of your rights and responsibilities. Besides warranty, there are some other aspects also that you have to ensure after you have purchased the new vehicle.

Warranty terms and conditions

How good a car warranty is can be determined by the terms and conditions that accompany it. Therefore, have a close look at the terms and conditions which might be in fine print. Overlooking the finer details can catch you unaware and defeat the purpose of the warranty. Know about the tenure of warranty and how much and what are covered by it. There are some exclusion always which you have to be aware of so that you are cautious about its care and protection. Tyres, windscreen wipers, brakes are prone to wear and tear and not covered by warranty. 

Vehicle registration

As soon as you purchase the car it has to be registered with DVLA or Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Agency. The dealer from whom you buy the car will help you fill the necessary forms and send it to DVLA. An inspection might be done by the authorities if deemed necessary prior to registration. Within 6 weeks of applying, you are issued a V5C registration certificate. You can also get the vehicle registered directly without going through the dealer. But make sure that the vehicle is registered before it hits the road.

Car insurance

Like vehicle registration, having car insurance is mandatory by law. The moment you drive out of the show room, the vehicle should be registered and also have the basic minimum cover of car warranty for your new Porsche. The dealer who sells the car can arrange for the insurance policy or you can also buy it directly from any insurance company of your choice. 

Third party insurance is the minimum requirement but you can select better coverage through comprehensive insurance policy that takes care of almost all kinds of extreme situations when the car may get damaged. Whether it is accident, theft, riots or storm and flood, you stand to get compensated for the vehicle damage. More add on covers can be added to extend the risk coverage and it can include breakdown car, legal costs, courtesy cars and no claim discount protection. 

How much you spend on insurance will depend on how much protection you want to give to your car.