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13 plates, industry gossip and rumours?

Discussion in 'RS3 Forum (8P Chassis)' started by elton121272, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. elton121272

    elton121272 Active Member

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    Curious as to owners thoughts?

    I've read that various manufacturers have reported an unexpected spike in Nov - Feb sales sales as many new car purchasers are preferring 62 and 63 plates to deliberately avoid the lucky 13?
     
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  3. CarrG

    CarrG Active Member

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    Yes its true.
    Sales guys I know in Ford, Volvo and even Aston M have reported the same.

    Nout funny as folk..
     
  4. 45bvtc

    45bvtc Well-Known Member
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    The easy answer:

    5058 H reg.jpg


    Advantages are: (1) no one knows how old the car is, always leaves them wondering, (2) it can be investment - I've never known them depreciate, (3) apparently makes the car less nickable - so PC Plod tells me (and to date he's not been wrong), and (4) available (LOL) - see audi-sport.net Misc Sales...
     
  5. Brett Butler

    Brett Butler Member

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    hmm I love 13, I would for sure not worry about it:) So I bet huge diuscount then for a 13 plate :)
     
  6. MBK

    MBK Well-Known Member

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    If the dealers are really worried I'd be quite happy to drive around in a 13 plate R8 S-tronic for 6 months to show others it's safe... any interested dealers pm me lol
     
  7. elton121272

    elton121272 Active Member

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    On speaking with Audi today, I believe the RS3 is now officially discontinued and no new orders can be placed.....got to be good for residuals.
     
  8. quattro81

    quattro81 All the gear.. No idea

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    I must be the odd one out then , as I was hoping mine'd be delayed until 2013 so I could get the reg "RS13 RED"

    .. On second thoughts, would that just guarantee the car ending up as a ditch ornament?
     

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