Former Billy Fuccillo Kia dealerships selling again in Cape Coral, Port Charlotte

Author: David Dorsey, Gulfshore Business

What for almost a decade had been Billy Fuccillo and Kia’s best-selling dealership in the world, off Pine Island Road in Cape Coral, is being sold for the second time in two years.

The late Billy Fuccillo’s company sold his dealerships in Cape Coral and Port Charlotte for a combined $36 million in 2021. LMP Automotive Holdings, based in West Palm Beach, announced Monday it will be liquidating and dissolving assets of between $115 million and $126 million to its shareholders, CEO Sam Tawfik said in a news release. He could not be reached for comment.

These assets include the Kia dealerships at 404 NE Pine Island Road in Cape Coral and 202 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte. Those dealerships will be getting new owners once again, likely by October, Tawfik said. They will remain open in the interim.

Fuccillo, who died at age 65 in June 2021, opened the Cape Coral dealership in 2011, resurrecting it from an out-of-business Saturn location.

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