About Us

In 2012 we have were awarded the Kia Platinum Dealer of the Year award for Sales, Service and Parts excellence beating over 1250 dealers across the whole of Europe. We also won the Kia Dealer Excellence award for 2013. The industry recognised Motor Trader awarded us the Highly Commended Certification for the Most Improved Dealership of the Year category at the 2013 Motor Trader Awards. Come along and find out how we strive to deliver such exceptional service to each and every customer of ours. Humming Bird Motors, let our family look after your family.

What matters to you?


You’ve come to the right place!

Humming Bird Motors is a family run business that REALLY cares.

For over 81 years, we have been in the business of providing excellent Customer Service to each and every customer. From Major Philip’s vision in 1935 to the present day, our commitment to you has never wavered and our vision to keep doing what works for you remains as strong today as ever.

Over a wide range of products, no matter how big or small, we achieve fantastic value for money and, with years of experience under our belts, finding the right car for you comes as second nature.

Our Open Door policy means that you can speak to the Boss at any time, and we promise that you’ll feel welcomed whenever you fancy dropping in or speaking to us on the phone.


Our history...

  • Through war
  • Olympic Games in 1948
  • The Queen’s Coronation
  • Leslie Wood’s Racing History and other great sporting moments including the 1966 Football World Cup.
  • Leslie bringing Honda Motorcycles to the UK, subsequently selling the first Honda Cars here in 1975 as if that wasn’t enough, going on to bring Mitsubishi cars to the UK in 1977
  • In 1989 Larry Wood took over as MD (and we’re pleased to say he is still going strong), all with the backdrop of the 1980s and 90s, and went on to greater expansion in 2000.
  • His daughter Lucie (4th generation) joined in 2004 and Kia came too.
  • In 2012 Larry opened the purpose-built new Kia showrooms on the Edgware Road.
  • In 2013 we were awarded the Kia Platinum status and the Kia dealer excellence award.

At Humming Bird Motors we have years of experience please see below the length of service served by each department:

Sales – 74 years 

Service – 46 years 

Accounts – 25 years 

Workshop – 80 years 

Directors – 45 years 

Valeters / Drivers – 34 years 

Parts – 16 years 

Admin and Reception – 39 years

This is a combined total of 359 years of service with Humming Bird Motors. Have confidence buying with us with our extensive experience and knowledge. 

Why Choose Us?

We are a family owned business that has been trading for over 81 years. Our aims and objectives to deliver the highest levels of care throughout the customer experience directly align with Kia's 'Family-Like Care'.

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Servicing & MOTs

As a Kia and Mitsubishi Authorized Dealer we have qualified trained technicians and access to all the latest Kia and Mitsubishi technology, diagnostic systems, tooling, information and genuine parts so we know how to look after your vehicle.

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Parts & Accessories

With over 132 years combined parts experience and operating from the largest Kia and Mitsubishi Parts Department in the UK, Humming Bird Motors is a one stop shop for everything Kia and Mitsubishi.

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