About Us

The Pascoe's: 3 generations of car men.

Jays Motors was established in 1940. Located in Victoria Street Richmond by John Pascoe Seniors father, known as Jay Pascoe. He was also one of the original directors and share holder of Calder Race Way.

John Pascoe Senior established John Pascoe Motors in 1970, first in White Horse Road Blackburn and a second branch in Warrigal Road Chadstone selling select used cars. John Snr went on to develop and own City Saab, City Hyundai, City Chrysler Jeep and City Automobiles specialists in British Sports cars - Aston Martin, Lotus and TVR Caterham. John Snr sold the business in 1997 to the Sumitomo Corporation but retained City Automobiles for his sons John Junior and Benjamin.

In April 2000 City Automobiles relocated the sales of Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz and other prestige vehicles to a brand new showroom at 198 Burnley Street Richmond.

John Pascoe joined forces with Mitchell Porritt who has established an excellent reputation in the motor industry for repairs and servicing of Mercedes Benz. Mitchell Porritt is a fully trained Mercedes technician with many years of experience working on this wonderful product. He has also worked with Mercedes Benz in Germany.

City automobiles offer an excellent range of hand picked late model Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Lotus, & TVR for sale. Many of these vehicles are still covered by factory new car warranty and come with first rate after sales care provided by Mitchell Porritt and his team of fully trained Mercedes Benz technicians.

In July 2007 City Automobiles became the official ELFIN dealer for Victoria and Tasmania.

City Automobiles can offer personalised finance packages through ALPHERA Finance a division of BMW Finance - Contact our Authorised Representative Grant Harrison on 0411 723 418.

The Pascoes, three generations of car men - over 70 years in business.

 “Cars are not just our business - they are our way of life.”