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Thank You & Farewell For Now ...

ST09 Nov 1, 2011

  1. ST09

    ST09 Member

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    Hi All,

    Was looking forward to getting an A3 last week but dealer at the last minute reduced the valuation of my 59 plate A3 which i was trading in .. (excuse being underwriter wont pay more than this blah blah) even though when everything was agreed and all that was left to do was to sign papers and do deposit .. i was well pissed so i walked away .. Ended up getting a C250 today 2.1l twin turbo charged edrive back home on m62 was awesome .. Would like to thank all the members for their help and support .. Will definately keep in touch as this forum is full of innovative ideas and members here are very helpful :D



    Few pics of my new motor:

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  2. FranA3

    FranA3 events moderator Regional Rep Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    sad to see you go buddy , i do like the new c class hope they are built better than the last effort lol it is a nice looking car tho and quick too I've driven one not long ago a auto 250D sport was impressive very smooth power delivery
     
  3. L80EWY

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    New car looks lovely
     
  4. ST09

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    Thanks mate .. was really fun to drive .. going to take it easy for now as it only done 2000 miles :)
     
  5. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to hear about your issue with the dealers sal. Lol you don't have luck when it comes to audi's! congratz on the new car :) looks lovely! Enjoy :happy:
     
  6. nally

    nally MPG the new BPH

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    cool as hell think you will be back to audi soon tho lol good luck
     
  7. ST09

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    Thanks Ash .. Ive been loyal to the brand (audi) for few years now but i guess they dont like me lol :)
     
  8. FranA3

    FranA3 events moderator Regional Rep Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    they don't call them main stealers for nothing matey lol
     
  9. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    :sob:
     
  10. ST09

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    LOL .. actually i was going to ring you today as i was in manchester to check if you had time to de badge the rear .. but got busy with few other things :(
     
  11. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    Good luck mate. No law that says you have to stick to one make. When i bought the new S3 it was a choice of a nearly new SL or the Audi, it was only running cost that tipped me audi's way. Merc's are class inside IMHO :)
     
  12. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Funny you should raise this issue, but I suffered the same.

    I was furious as they had a lower spec car on the forecourt at nearly 50% over my trade in value. After a week spent negotiating I managed to get GAP insurance, Paint and interior protection, alloy wheel and tyre protection, a swap of trim including installation, an improved APR and a few quid back to stop me walking away / providing bad feedback (hits their commission).

    My car had been hit £3k in 6 months, but it's shouldn't be all my fault they take far too long to build a car.

    It meant not getting angry, challenging them hard against the prices of their own stock, but I get the feeling I was lucky as my sales guy has quite a good conscience.
     
  13. ST09

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    Thanks paddy :sm4:

    The one i was getting was a demo car so didnt loose much sleep over it but was defo pissed off plus i bought my previous a3 from the same dealer .. Im chuffed to be honest as i got Merc almost at the same price plus with every option available (excluding the rear view camera).
     
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2011
  14. N8

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    Wasn't around yesterday anyway.
     

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