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Old 12-24-2013, 04:56 PM
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Curious, which dealer.

Can't be Hennessy.

Ellis was charging up to $20k over.
Hennessy

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Old 12-24-2013, 05:01 PM
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Hennessy

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I would be very shocked by that. Best of my knowledge Hennessy had more buyers than anticipated cars, hence were sold out before the release; Geneva 2013. They received a lot of allocations (I think they are top 5 in the country), maybe 7-8 iircc; all are sold. They have another 10 deep buyers if they had more cars.

Some dealers show cars listed for sale, but are under contract.
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Old 12-24-2013, 05:14 PM
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I would be very shocked by that. Best of my knowledge Hennessy had more buyers than anticipated cars, hence were sold out before the release; Geneva 2013. They received a lot of allocations (I think they are top 5 in the country), maybe 7-8 iircc; all are sold. They have another 10 deep buyers if they had more cars.

Some dealers show cars listed for sale, but are under contract.
Just because they temporarily appear in inventory, doesn't mean that the car is available - could be an ordered car that is already sold.

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Old 12-24-2013, 05:15 PM
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My dealer has two arriving in Feb, and then not even an allocation until 3rd quarter.
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Old 12-24-2013, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by reidry View Post
Just because they temporarily appear in inventory, doesn't mean that the car is available - could be an ordered car that is already sold.

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that's what I was saying above. All good...
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Old 12-24-2013, 05:29 PM
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letter from saturday:

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Hello Jim,

We just purchased a GT3 allocation from another dealer! It is a March production/April delivery car, and can be configured to your specification. Because we had to pay a premium to get the car, we will be selling it for $20k over the configured MSRP. It will go very quickly, so please contact me or my partner Scott Hamilton if you are interested.

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HennessyPorsche

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Old 12-24-2013, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by jimmermd View Post
letter from saturday:

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Hello Jim,

We just purchased a GT3 allocation from another dealer! It is a March production/April delivery car, and can be configured to your specification. Because we had to pay a premium to get the car, we will be selling it for $20k over the configured MSRP. It will go very quickly, so please contact me or my partner Scott Hamilton if you are interested.

Thanks,


Mike McPherson
Internet Sales Manager
Certified Porsche Brand Ambassador

HennessyPorsche

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That's unfortunate.
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Old 12-24-2013, 07:06 PM
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Not really. It will make an allocation available to someone who otherwise wouldn't get one.
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Old 12-24-2013, 07:47 PM
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Not really. It will make an allocation available to someone who otherwise wouldn't get one.
Yep.. Market decides.. Late mover pays $ extra for his indecision. Nothing wrong with that. Now, if there was gouging even for those of us who signed up a year ago, that would be a different story
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Old 12-24-2013, 08:54 PM
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Hennessy is posting GT3s on Cars.com that are "client cars/sold" to troll for new customers for Turbos, etc.
FAIL!
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Old 12-24-2013, 09:18 PM
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I heard LBC has two one was left and is at 160k with all the goodies, but could be another scam to get people in the door.
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Old 12-24-2013, 11:04 PM
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I purchased a car from Hennessey once. It was by far my worst ever new car purchase experience.
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Old 12-24-2013, 11:24 PM
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I have purchased many from Hennessy and have received the best service of any dealer I have dealt with.
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Old 12-25-2013, 01:37 AM
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.. So we have consensus then.

Good, Merry Christmas.

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Old 12-25-2013, 10:42 AM
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Not every dealer is charging a premium, I think it depends upon your relationship with your dealer and how much business you've done with them over the years. I had an opportunity to buy a car that is available next week from a dealer I've done business with for many years but turned it down; it just wasn't equipped that way I would like it. For the MSRP price they are charging I will wait for my allocation; I am next in line so it may be easier for me to wait than others. Hope I am not making a mistake, but I am assured that the next allocation will be available "shortly."

I am surprised that PCNA is allowing this type of pricing practice, I have always thought that they are pretty strict with the dealers - but I guess if dealers are looking at each transaction as a one time event, then the long term relationship is not important.
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