This is my first time buying a car in Singapore and it would have been a disastrous experience if not for trustworthy guys like Rashidi and Adrian from Star Deals Gallery.
Initially I went to a different PI and was nearly cheated and was literally ignored by the salesman after signing the dotted line. Fortunately, after much stress and struggle, I was able to get my deposit back.
In my second attempt, I shopped around more and decided to purchase from Star Deals Gallery, honestly because they had the best deal. I was still nervous as you never know how the after sales service was going to be and whether they will meet their promise.
To my delight, Rashidi continues to be extremely responsive to all my questions and lets me know exactly where we are in the process (when to expect the car to ship, when it will arrive, when it is going to LTA, etc). They promised that I will receive the car some time in October, and sure enough, the car cleared inspections and was registered on Sept 30 and they were able to quickly install the leather seats in time for me to pick it up before the weekend on Oct 2! That took about a month and a half in total! Other dealers were quoting delivery earliest in Nov, Dec and even January as Vezel is a very popular model. Most dealers would probably over promise and under deliver, but these guys are the opposite! I am very pleased with the car, the leather interior is beautiful and everything was in order.
The most important thing when buying from a PI is to find someone you can trust and Rashidi and Adrian has certainly earned mine. They are also really cool dudes and very enjoyable to chat with.
Thank you again Rashidi & Adrian for the great experience and wish you the best in your business!
Mr. ZHONG (HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
Finally after gotten the car for 3 days , I got time to write a review.
Full praise of my PI's Star Deals Gallery and the owner Adrian. From Day 1 he has been really helpful and keeps me updated on my vezel whereabout and give advise if you are in doubt. If anyone would like to get a Vezel, you may try to look for him. Thank you for a smooth delivery as promised :D
*Bonus delivered earlier than promise :D
Mrs Lee (HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
Mr Lee (HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
Mdm Yat Sing(HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
''Happy New Year to the team at Star Deals! Many thanks for recommending this car and going the extra mile to have it registered in time for New Year count down. Cheers!"
Mr Tho(HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
Mr Leow (HONDA VEZEL 1.5X HYBRID)
Excellent and speedy service. Got my car delivered 48hrs from the moment bidding for COE closed on Wednesday! In time for CNY! Huat ah!
Mr & Mrs Soon (HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
Just collected my Silver Vezel 1.5 X from Star Deals Gallery at Amtech Building, Sin Ming. A valentine gift for my wife. An overall very pleasant experience dealing with the PI Adrian Ang and Rashidi.
This is my first time dealing with PI and I started with a bit of concerns with all the horror stories I heard. But really like the look of Vezel so decided to try it out.
After doing a bit of research on the web on who are the better PI and who are the really bad ones, I shortlisted a few and visited them. After a call to Adrian and visited his showroom, I like the straight forward manner he explained and handle things and trusted him to deliver. Adrian was very patient and actually sat through with me to go through my 20+ points checklist, hahahaha. So I placed my order and got the car probably in record time.
We visited Star Deals Gallery on the 13th Feb and decided to place an order from them on 15th Feb. Signed the paper works on 16th Feb and paid the deposit. Adrian bided and obtained the COE on 17th Feb (one bid guaranteed), I paid up, and the car was registered on the 18th Feb and is ready today on the 19th Feb. All the accessories were installed and done, the car is spanking clean, shining and ready to go. 3 days from making the order to car delivery. Really excellence service.
Of course this is possible as Adrian has ready stock and the car has just got VITAS approved. But I think overall Star Deals is efficient, straight forward and honest to make this happened. I would recommend Adrian to anyone. I am not related to Adrian or Star Deals.
Mr Chong(LAND ROVER DEFENDER 110)
Thank you adrian and rashidi for excellent service you've rendered to me. All along i was very skeptical when it come to parallel importers but when my cousin introduced me to you guys, i was more than happy to know i've met both trustworthyand no pushy guys. Both adrian & rashidi was very patient to wait for me to get back to them for confirmation and deposit unlike other experiences i have met. Anyone would to look for any cars and don't mind giving PI a try, going with star deals will nv be wrong. Look for adrian or rashidi-very cool and kind chaps! Lastly, i would like to wish you all the best in your business. Thank you so much! Owner of Land Rover Defender 110
Mr & Mrs Goh (HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
Testimonial for Star Deals Gallery (Honda Vezel 1.5 (Ruse Black)
It was a pleasant and fantastics experience with these guys as they are professional and would not delay the transaction just because the COE is on the raise, absolutely no nonsense (of toping-up COE) from them. (I signed the deal 3 months ago when the COE is at it’s low as my dream car need to be shipped from overseas). Throughout the wait, I’m constantly updated on the progress of the shipment and when it is ready for registration, COE was obtained on the first attempt and within the same week, my car was ready for collection (Thumbs up for the responsiveness).
The car price may not be the lowest among the PIs but it is still comparable with the “market”. The assurance that you will get the car (even if the COE price shoot up, as in my case) is something that you will not get from some PIs that just “blindly” lower their price when COE is down (and later failed to deliver).
Highly recommended for anyone that is looking for PI to get their new car. The service demonstrated is simply Awesome.
Thank you again Rashidi & Adrian for the great experience and wish you the best in your business!
Goh C G
Mr Liaw(HONDA CIVIC 2.0 TYPE R GT)
A big Thank you to Mr Liaw for your support and giving us a chance to honour our commitment to deliver your dream car within a week from the date of confirmation.
This has definitely encouraged us to strive further, surpassing all our valued customers expectations.
Hope to catch you for coffee soon...
*In the mean time, do tame the "beast" and drive safe always.
(HONDA VEZEL 1.5X)
Mr Yap(MERCEDES BENZ GLC250)
After 3 Japanese make cars purchased from authorized distributors, Borneo Motors (Toyota Corolla, Picnic) followed by Kah Motors (Honda Odysessy) over a span of 16-yrs, I was skeptical at first in opting to purchase my next new vehicle (Mercedes GLC250) from a PI. Especially after hearing some horror stories involving errant PIs in the market.
Upon checking with Cycle on their std specs and 1-year lead-time required for their new GLC250, I hv decided to approach SDG for the enquire. Adrian, part owner/salesman of SDG was neither pushy in his approach nor was he impatient in advising me on my next auto purchase, some of the conversation/my straight direct queries were as easy and friendly via SMSs. A testament to his style and ease of dealing, plus service level.
Upon confirmation of GLC250 specs and availability from his supplier, I signed the sales agreement w SDG on 24Nov16, with a targeted delivery pre-CNY in end Jan '17.
The entire process with smooth despite my ongoing worry, if I've gotten a good deal and if things will turn out well.
But through the entire execution of SA, to actual delivery of my GLC250 4MATIC Designo white colour with stylist dark brown interior leather seats, it was a pleasantly smooth experience. Any worries would be easier addressed with a call or a SMS to Adrian. Most important of all, my new car was delivered on time, on 25Jan17 (2 days b4 CNY) with SDG constant followed with authorities and myself to ensure loans/insurance, even my new no plate, etc was settled b4 the delivery date.
I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to Adrian and his staff for exceeding my expectation in terms of service and in ensuring I'm totally satisfied with my new Mercedes purchased through his Company.
I have been enjoying my new GLC250 for the past few weeks and it's definitely a great choice to purchase this car from SDG and it's an awesome ride.
Thanks Adrian to U & your SDG Team �
Mr Lee(MERCEDES BENZ C350E)
Adrian, My wife and I are very pleased with the Mercedes Benz C350e Plug-in Hybrid Estate and would like to compliment that your Company provided great honest service. The vehicle performance is as expected and all the committed features were delivered. Thank you. Patrick Lee
Mr Tong (BMW 218I)
A review of the shopping experience with SDG:
Most people may concerns on the credibility of PI and thus they rather pay higher to get the cars from agent. I had the same concern before but Adrian, one of the owners, demonstrated his sincerity and proof to us that SDG is trust worthy company. He addressed my every single concern/question timely. He can really deliver his promise and for me, he gave more than what I expected.
Talk about the car itself, all specs are communicated clearly and are written. From the moment I signed on the dotted line, until the actual collection of cars, regular updates are received from Adrian when each step is done (loan, insurance, COE bidding, etc).
One suggestion: I think it will be good to explain on/go through the features of the car during collection. It is not critical but will enhance the experience for sure. However, Adrian answered my queries by WhatsApp whenever I post to him, even during weekend.
It was a very good shopping experience with SDG and I will for sure come back for another purchase. Cheers!
Mr Gan(Toyota Harrier)
Mr Andrew (Merc Benz C200)
Mrs M (Tesla Model S )
Thank you M for your support!
Mr Tan WT (MERC BENZ C350E)(DESIGNO SELENITE GREY)
The guys at Star Deals Gallery are the real deal. There are no gimmicks. Adrian is very patient in explaining all the steps involved in getting a car via a PI. He is always available to discuss and solve issues. He is very sincere in making sure that you get your car. Even after the car is delivered, he is still contactable to sort out any issues encountered. I am glad that I got my car through Star Deals.
Mr Low & Mrs Low (Toyota Harrier Premium)
Thank You very much For your trust and support, hope your family will enjoy the new ride.
"Every member in the showroom enjoyed your goodies, we really appreciate your kind gesture."
我们非常满意你的推销服务。第一次买PI CAR而且这一次买车是最开心的。从看车到出车，只需要短短的一个星期，一流的专业推销服务！一手包办，从看车到买车，我只需要给予意见，你就帮我Settle了。每天还update我，买车到出车的消息。非常感谢,你的用心，让顾客买得安心，开心。员工们为人友善，平易近人，而且非常的有效率！老板 Mr. Adrian Ang 为人老实，而且不骄傲，价钱公道。他不但教了我很多汽车知识，而且会找最低的贷款给我，让我减轻负担的同时可以拥有自己喜欢的车子。有兴趣买车的朋友，极力推荐大家Star Deals Gallery PTE LTD, 可以找Mr. Adrian Ang ！谢谢你们的帮忙！感恩,有兴趣者可以联络Adrian Ang ，HP :+65 96950086 绝对物超所值！一个字形容：赞
Mr & Mrs Toh(Toyota Harrier 2.0 Premium)
Thank you Mr & Mrs Toh for your trust and support!
����������(how come my emoticons won't come thru... meant to be stars here)!! 10 Gold�s
This what Adrian and his team at Star Deals Gallery should deservedly get but I had only a choice of 5�here in FB. Professional, transparent and keeping to their words, these sum up my recent experience of buying a "best deal in the market" car from them. Big Kudos and Thank You!!���
Mr & Mrs Selvakumar (Porsche 718 Boxster 2.0 SMT)
Thank you very much for your trust & support Mr & Mrs Selvakumar.Enjoy this beauty & safe driving!
Mr Yong (Toyota Voxy)
Thank you for your support n encouraging review Mr Yong, appreciate your patience allowing us to deliver the best service we could offer. Coffee anytime whenever you are near ya!
Larry & Chyn (Mazda Roadster)
Thank you very much Larry & Chyn for your trust and support.
Hope you guys are enjoying every moment with this new beauty!Kopi anytime ya!
Mr Greg (BMW X1 xdrive 20D)
Thank you Greg for your patience & support!!! Hope you are enjoying every moment of the DIESEL power!!!
"SDG is fantastic. And in particular Rashidi. I took a long time deciding on the car and specification that i wanted for my BMW X1 xdrive 20D. I was very exacting in what i wanted in the car which PML did not have in terms of specifications and did not show any interest in entertaining it. Frankly PML specifications really CMI. And besides ,PML prices were ridiculous especially so when you look at the LTA monthly published car cost and you can see their margins. This is my third BMW in 18 years. SDG pricing is transparent and fair. I went through almost 10 configurations and in every one of them Rashidi was patient in working out the individual pricing and whats the best combination and the lowest cost i could get my car for. And Rashidi kept me informed every step of the way. They even got me a car to use in the meanwhile between the scrapping of my existing car and the delivery of the new car. And the X1 was exactly what i wanted and more so at a significant price savings as compared to PML and much much better specs .The peronalised service Rashidi rendered is exemplary. While deciding on the car, Rashidi helped me to compare different makes as well. This was very helpful in making sure i get an objective assessment in getting the features i wanted in the new car. I commend both Adrian and Rashidi for running a great outfit and highly recommend to anyone looking to buy a car to consider them.
What i thought was amazing is that i just stumbled upon them by accident. They had advertised a MB plug in hybrid estate, which i thought was very interesting. As i used to have a BMW touring and thought i would just take a look at it as well as i was looking to replace my existing car which was about to be scrapped. So SDG can really get some very interesting and unique cars."
Mr & Mrs Amin (C200 AMG)
Thank you Mr & Mrs Amin for your support. Hope you guys will enjoy the new addition in ur lovely family, safe driving!!!
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