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At XL Responsive Vehicle Leasing things are done differently. From the way in which the organisation has manoeuvred itself into a power position with key dealerships and manufacturers so early in its existence to the unique leasing proposition upon which it trades, this isn’t an outfit constrained by the usual way of doing things. There are a million car leasing companies out there, some professional, others less so and when it comes to dealing with them one takes one’s chances. With XL, one thing is certain: what you see is what you get.

And what you see is pretty impressive. Apart from manufacturers, how many other automotive sector players put their money where their mouth is so obviously when it comes to their visual identity?

Be part of the story

You could be forgiven for thinking that when you see an image on the XL site that the photography supporting the brand has come directly from the press departments of Maranello, Stuttgart, Munich or Coventry.

But you’d be wrong – almost every image you see is an image of an actual XL car shot either in the studio or on one of the now-legendary annual product shoots on location.

Last year’s shoot in Glasgow and Glencoe produced such a feast for the eyes that XL went on to produce a book showing some of the best images as well as a couple of specially commissioned articles detailing the view from the inside. The driving was breathtaking, the days were long and the evenings were once in a lifetime. If you like what you see and if you feel that driving supercars around all day before enjoying the local hospitality at night is your sort of thing, then we have just the ticket.

What are you waiting for?

XL are inviting one lucky customer the opportunity to join them on the 2018 shoot on Ireland’s West Coast Wild Atlantic Highway. You must be of strong constitution and free for 7 days at the end of May – the Craic will be fun but intense. If you’ve got what it takes, send your name and age to a@xlltd.com with a fifty word explanation of why you should be there.

How we're responding to COVID-19.

At XL we've introduced several measures to ensure the safety of our customers and staff. Our head office is open for drop-offs and collections and all our vehicles are fully valeted and sterilised. Collections and drop-off staff all have full PPE including face masks, sanitising spray and hand cleaning fluid.

Our procedures for customers collecting vehicles:
  • New vehicles will be cleaned, sanitised and disinfected by our staff member, who will then place the keys on the windscreen and then go 2 metres away whilst the client goes to the vehicle to inspect it. Once our customer has checked and is happy with the vehicle a copy of the inspection report is emailed straight to them.
  • The handover is complete, and no contact is made between the customer and staff member. Spare gloves and sanitising wipes are available for our customers to use should they be required.
Our procedures for customers returning vehicles:
  • When a customer arrives with the vehicle our staff member will direct you to park the vehicle in a dedicated parking area and ask you to leave the vehicle, locking it and placing the keys on the windscreen. Once our customer has done this and is the required 2 metres away our staff member will approach the vehicle to disperse the sanitising/disinfecting fluid on the keys unlock and enter the vehicle sanitising the dashboard, steering wheel, handbrake, door and window controls, seat adjustment controls. Our staff member will then perform the initial visual checks inside the vehicle, such as mileage, servicing and fuel levels. A full external check of the vehicle is performed, along with tyres, under to bonnet and boot. Any new damage is noted. Once the inspection is complete a copy of the inspection will be emailed straight to the client.

Keep on keeping on... and stay safe!