What we do ...

We find and negotiate better deals in less time, at no extra cost to you, saving you thousands.

Simply tell us what you're after.

Once we understand your needs we submit requests to dealers prompting the best price and terms of sale.

Sit back, pay less,
get more.

At no direct cost to you we find the best price and take care of all the details, including delivery and aftermarket needs.

Did we mention
you get more?

Our industry knowledge and experience are on your side, resulting in a tailored service and a superior purchasing experience.

We source new and used cars for individuals and organisations, by dealing with an established network of car dealerships across Australia.

While many people assume that including a third party in the transaction adds costs, the reality is that we are able to negotiate far better deals, because dealers compete against each other for the sale.
This competition means better value for you,
at no extra cost.

We don't find you a car, we find you the car.

Our services

Personal Cars

We have the ability to work on your behalf across all brands in the market, regardless of whether it is a high end luxury car, city run-about, family sedan, work utility or commercial van, our unique dealer network stretches across virtually all brands.

If your preference is a used car we are also able to source this for you. Holding our own dealers licence enables us access to preloved trade-ins and used cars from many sources.

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Corporate Cars

Our Corporate facility enables us to take control of the purchasing of large quantities of vehicles. We facilitate the entire process up to and including delivery, even if your cars are to be distributed to different drivers in different states. We follow the process of each and every car ensuring they are delivered correctly and on time.

Red Plum Automotive has also successfully partnered with some large corporate financial and insurance institutions. As a result we act on their behalf to source best price cars for their customers, insurance replacement cars and staff cars alike.

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Finance and Insurance

Our business and insurance managers have a wealth of finance experience and a genuine commitment to customer service. We have at our disposal a vast range of respected finance providers to compete for your business, meaning we can provide you the most competitive results the marketplace can offer.

There are a range of financing options and leasing arrangements available. We also provide Insurance and Extended Warranties. Once we have the key details necessary to act on your behalf, we leave you to go about your business, and come back to you with the results of conducting ours. Easy.

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We have partnered with Australia’s industry leaders in aftermarket products, MotorOne and AutoXtreme. With over 800 outlets nationwide, we supply and fit a vast range of vehicle care products, tinting and electronic vehicle options for your car, swiftly, professionally and without interruption to you.

We utilise the latest ACTIVE technology products available. ACTIVE products come with an extensive lifetime warranty and are regarded as the premium product on the market today.

Ask about our vehicle entertainment, navigation, safety systems and our drive camera recording devices.

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Trade-in valuation

We have valuers nationally that compete to offer best market price for your trade-in. We research these offers, compare and negotiate using industry best practice standards to achieve the best results for you.

If you’d like to sell your car privately we can offer our expertise by providing advice ranging from how best to photograph your vehicle, key terminology to use, where your car is positioned in the market place, and pitfalls to look out for – all to maximise your selling opportunities.

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Car Servicing

In Queensland we are proudly aligned with Rencal Motors. Rencal Motors was established in 2008, and utilises the highest standard of trained technicians and equipment to provide a level of vehicle servicing and customer care unrivalled in the industry. Rencal has built an enviable reputation within the prestige market as being the service agent for some of the most desirable cars on the planet and is now available to customers of Red Plum Automotive.

With a very competitive industry pricing policy, all work is done with complete transparency, honesty, and in strict accordance with manufacturers guidelines.

Complimentary loan cars are available while your car service is completed upon request.

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Car Detailing

Maintaining the quality of the interior & exterior of your car is vitally important to retaining value. There are many external influences that will deteriorate that new car finish. The harsh Australian environment is not your cars friend; acidic bird & bat droppings. sea salt air, & tree sap are just a few of the damaging elements creating untold damage to your vehicle. Keeping your car clean & protected is the key.

As part of RPA's unique service we offer our customers a detailing service to ensure that new car finish is maintained. Our detailing partner brings many years experience working with prestige vehicles like Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, as well as Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati & Bentley. Pride & passion is what has established this business as one of the best detailing services in the industry. We have created a range of value packages that will suit all your car detailing needs. All vehicle types welcome.

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Red Plum Automotive is,
and always will be, at your service.

Why use a broker?

Buying through a professional car broker delivers major advantages.

Created with you in mind

We've created Red Plum Automotive with the client in mind. Every step of our process serves to improve your car purchase experience and ensure the end product exceeds your expectations.

Save time, save money

We take care of all the details, up to and including delivery. We offer a range of helpful services including finance, insurance and aftermarket, ensuring easy access to anything you may need throughout the purchase process and beyond for your new or used car.

Customer service

We’ve set our sights high when it comes to customer service. We take pride in understanding not only what is required to service our clients, but to also represent all our partners and associations with the same level of care and regard. This creates value which is passed on to you, the client.

Extensive, acquired knowledge

Our extensive knowledge and understanding of the car industry is at your disposal, as we work hard to find the right vehicle. This experience is reflected not only in the price, but in the ongoing service you’ll receive throughout the process.

Red Plum Automotive gained a great deal on a new car for us while we were overseas. Chris & Katie provided full & speedy communication at all times. We appreciated their knowledge & professionalism throughout the purchasing process.

Tony Murray

Jaguar XE / NSW

Thanks to Terry for making the process of purchasing a new car all the more easier! It was a smooth, hassle-free process and I didn’t have to do anything to get the car I wanted, except tell them which car it was. Will definitely deal with Red Plum again and recommend to all.

Jenna Hansen

Mazda CX-3 / QLD

Huge thank you to the amazing team at Red Plum Automotive. This is our second time utilising their service and again they have exceeded our expectations!! Can not recommend them more highly! They sourced our new car within 2 days and the offer they had for us was a no brainer. They take the stress and hassle of looking for a new car out of your hands. Making it an enjoyable, exciting experience instead of a tiring one. We were also recommended to a financial broker who made life so much easier. Amazing, reliable, efficient, professional and highly knowledgeable in everything they do. See you again in another few years.

Abbey Beattie-Nagas

Kia Carnival / QLD

Red Plum Automotive was great in helping find which car I wanted and at the right price. I had little time for researching the car that I wanted due to my job commitments, but Terry at Red Plum Automotive helped in every way. I am truly happy with the service and professionalism that was shown to me during my search. Thank you Terry and Red Plum Automotive, you found the car that I wanted

Benjamin Muckert

Toyota Camry Hybrid / QLD

We highly recommend Chris and Red Plum Automotive. We outlined our requirements to Chris and within 2 days he had successfully negotiated a great trade-in price for our current vehicle, and had organised the purchase of our new vehicle with the dealer. Chris went above and beyond with all our requests and nothing was too much for him. We will be returning to RPA when it is time to purchase another vehicle. Thank you Chris for making our experience buying a new car an enjoyable one.

Corey & Laura Burrell

Hyundai Ix35 / QLD

I purchased a new Mercedes ML350 from Red Plum Automotive and I couldn’t be happier. They were a breeze to deal with and I would not hesitate to recommend their services.

Larraine Sweeney

Mercedes-Benz ML350 / QLD

I would like to say a huge thank you to Terry Kerr of Red Plum Automotive. My wife has supported me for a very long time & particularly a hard 5yrs. Working extensive hours & a very tough financial position, throughout this time the only wish from her was that when things were better we could look at her dream car a Lexus IS250. Today her dream came true.

Terry thank you so much for all your help. Your professionalism, service & follow-up has been unquestionably the best we have experienced. We have no hesitation in referring you to family, friends & clients. Thank you for being part of a dream & making it a reality!

Brent Blackman

Lexus IS250 / QLD

I had not used a brokering service to purchase or sell a vehicle….but after dealing with Christopher Lee at Red Plum Automotive I will only go this way in the future! Chris was efficient, knowledgeable, and friendly; he got me a terrific deal on a new car and sold my old car for way more than I had imagined. And best of all for me - the whole process took a few phone calls and a handful of emails. Our old car collected, new car delivered - done!

Helen Weston

LandCruiser Prado / QLD

Dear Chris & Terry, Thank you so so much for organising my new car. It took out all the worry and hassle of doing it myself, and was such a joy to simply have a new car delivered without lifting a finger…I could enjoy going for a surf while you guys did the hard yards! I have recommended your services to all my friends if they happen to be in the market for a car.

Thanks again for my new surf mobile.

Kate Perkins

Toyota Yaris YRS / NSW

When we looked at finding another vehicle it was somewhat overwhelming with the vast amount of vehicles on the market, & it is impossible to get to them all so we contacted 2 brokers. You were the one that made contact…we are still waiting on the other! We are more than happy with the vehicle. There were a few small hitches with the dealer that you overcame on our behalf, your communication was as good as good ever gets. You also found an independant buyer for our trade-in vehicle that assisted us greatly. We have no hesitation in recommending you to save the time & expense of travelling around the country to inspect first hand.

Ian & Vivienne Simmons - Sth Gladstone

Toyota Landcruiser / QLD

Dear Chris,

Steve & I just want to thank you for finding our Porsche! We really appreciate your help finding it and arranging the mechanical inspection etc. on our behalf. It made looking for a car so easy. We will definitely use your services again in the future.

Many thanks again.

Julie & Steven Lawrie

Porsche Cayenne / QLD

We were amazed with the service. Within 24 hours Terry had sourced vehicles which were our desired cars, but subject to trade-in and we were only expecting to be able to order one and settle for a smaller second vehicle. Terry organised a better trade-in than any dealer had offered before and we ended up with better cars than we could ever want. The whole process of buying a car was made so easy, I am amazed the majority of car buyers are not using them. The company name could not be more accurate of the service they provide: It was SWEET!

Alex & Mary-Anne Browning

Hyundai i30 / NSW

I have recently had the pleasure of purchasing a vehicle using the services of Chris Lee of Red Plum. Along with operating a corporate fleet of 6 luxury vehicles I am a car enthusiast and had been searching for a special vehicle for a period of time. After contacting Red Plum and giving Chris specific details on the vehicle I was seeking, Chris had identified two examples within 48 hrs, one in WA & one in QLD at prices much sharper than I had been able to obtain for other vehicles that I had previously viewed. I ultimately selected the vehicle located in WA and Red Plum arranged for inspections on the vehicle, supplied photos, managed the freighting of the vehicle and registration in Queensland. I was kept up to date with regular contact on the vehicle’s progress.

I have since received delivery of the vehicle and to say that I am happy with the car would be an understatement. I recommend the services of Red Plum for anyone seeking a quality vehicle, good service at a sharp price.

Hank de Jonge

ML63 / QLD

Dear Chris (and Katie), Thanks for the wonderful service you provided to source my new car. Great price and smooth, easy process. Big thanks also for going above and beyond to get the car delivered to Ipswich. That really made my week!

Dr Scott Kirton

Subaru Outback / QLD

I spent weeks searching for prices on my Mercedes-Benz ML and thought I had done well with the pricing. My brother-in- law recommended Chris and his team at Red Plum Automotive. The results were way better than I had accomplished on my own. Whilst the financial results were impressive, the courtesy and professionalism in which they provided their services, and how they kept me informed throughout the entire process was standout. The Red Plum team displayed a sincere and genuine desire to do everything possible to make the experience a great one for me. I have referred so many of my own friends back to Red Plum Automotive already. Highly recommend.

David Harris

Mercedes-Benz ML250 / NSW

Red Plum = AMAZING,
Recommendations to friends = WHENEVER WE CAN!!! Thank you sooo much!!!

Judy Smith

Jeep Cherokee / QLD

I picked up the car yesterday & it is beautiful to drive. Once again, I would like to thank you for finding the car, doing all the negotiations & providing me the best deal. I commend you for your excellent customer service & professionalism. I have already started to recommend you to my friends, family and online forums…I hope you don’t mind me doing this. I wish you all the best & keep up the good work. Thanks again Chris!

Deepansh Kwarta

Mazda CX-5 / NSW

I would like to personally thank you for your assistance with the purchase of my new BMW 520D with M Sport package today and your support through the process in the past week.

A good friend of mine recommended you to me based on his past experiences and I will be sure to recommend you to my family, friends and business associates. Your professional and prompt service is to be recognised as the best I have encountered within the car industry, you were open, honest, and reliable and in my opinion delivered a great result.

Lloyd Kozlovskis

BMW 520d / QLD


About us

Red Plum Automotive aims to bridge a gap in car brokering by focusing on the buyer experience, providing a new level of professional, efficient customer focused service which will save you both time and money.

Red Plum Automotive is a significant addition to the car brokering landscape and is backed by a team of experienced automotive professionals.

Managing Director, Christopher Lee, has worked in the prestige motor trade for AUDI, BMW and Mercedes-Benz for over 15 years. He began his career in the motor industry in sales and quickly became one of the top ten salespeople in the country. This success afforded him the opportunity to study management through Deloittes, one of the most recognised qualifications within the car industry. Chris has held Sales Management positions with all three German brands during the last decade. He has a genuine desire for the business to deliver quality, attention to detail, and a level of service that not only exceeds expectation but one that you will want to share with your family and friends.