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Old 09-24-2008, 08:25 PM
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Dealers caught drag racing New GTR's

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Old 09-24-2008, 08:28 PM
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and THAT is why you never buy a car with more than 5-10 miles on it.
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:33 PM
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That's as ridiculous as it gets.. They're wasting a GTR by drag racing it.

So is that a SA or a sales guy?
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:39 PM
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I'd have the sales dude who raced my new car pay the $20,000 markup.

Ever hear of this thing called a gentle break in?
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:41 PM
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You would be amazed how many people pull up next to techs on the streets while we're test driving a customers M3/M5 etc. and want to race it with their honda civic... all I can do is laugh. My favorite thing to do is give them the quick revs of false hope, making them think they got a race... then take off sooo slooow that granny passes me in her crown vic while honda boy is driving off smoking the tires like he has the proverbial "fast civic" What tools!
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Old 09-24-2008, 08:44 PM
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LoL,

The board members where that post comes from have independently launched an investigation to identify the salespeople who were dragging the car..

In an effort to report it to Nissan so the dealer loses the GT-R franchise.
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Old 09-24-2008, 09:06 PM
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I realize that Nissan is the current drool/new hope but
those pics from the rear make it look like ol'George Barris
re-did a couple of Impalas.
http://www.barris.com/gallery_cars/K...ery_prius.html

That guy, (car salesman of the month? ), is sadly
checking out his crummy run time or, his puny paycheck.

I'm with LabGuy on those punques paying the "market
adjustment" ripoff pricing.
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Old 09-24-2008, 09:29 PM
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I think the GTR is okay looking. Not thrilling, just okay..
But for a $30k premium... NO WAY, NO HOW...
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Old 09-24-2008, 10:21 PM
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I just finished chatting online with a "live representative" from Rosen Nissan in Milwaukee, because that is where the cars came from. Here is a DIRECT QUOTE FROM THE INTERNET SALES MANAGER:
"hey idiots...these cars are the same color rosen
had two different colors, and yes one of these
is one of the cars rosen had, the other is from
a chicago dealer. both are bought and paid for
all you posers that can't afford a gt-r get your
story straight or stop by rosen to see the one
that they still have there. both cars were pur-
chased by one person and they drove them at the
raceway with a friend. plastic still on the seats
for transport....your story is over sorry!!!"

I confirmed this when I asked if anybody by the name of "Scott Foote" worked at the dealer, and they said "yes".
Here is his comment in context:
http://www.gtrblog.com/index.php/200...-?blog=4#c1238

I love this online detective stuff....
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Old 09-24-2008, 11:19 PM
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hahaha !
I buy my bmw's from the same seller guy he is kind of a friend now cuz I always give him some tip couple a weeks ago , I went to him, asked him to test drive the 50i x6, he said that the test car is out, I said ok let me test on of the cars here :p He gave me a key for a new car !!! tell me ok take a ride in our parking lot !! and it is a big parking lot ! I reached 100km/h speed !! with full throttle 5 or 6 times !! he didn't say any thing ! he was laughing !!

another mercedes benz seller !! let me test drive the maybach 62s (I thik that is the name of it,not the 57) with full throttle and ESP off !! And that was really fun ! (wasn't a test drive car)
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