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Written by Aaron Brigatti  
Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Well I had previously been looking at Audi's, specifically the A3 model, for some time, and was keen to see whether I could find a good bargain.  This started around January time this year, just when I was getting my house purchase sorted, and when the "credit crunch" was kicking in.  As I didn't know how much money I had spare post-house-acquisition, I decided to wait a while. 

I was thinking things would settle down around June/July time, and advised Audi Crawley that I would be available to discuss then.  They contacted me around August and I knew it was still touch-and-go whether I had enough money to cover it.  Though, I was keen to get a good APR rate, possibly for a hire-purchase loan over the 2 years.  The challenge as well (that was a real put-off) was that Audi didn't seem that pushed to sell a car at that time (for March 2009' new reg).  They started talking about back-orders, and that it would be June/July before the car would be delivered etc.  Anyway, we left it there and I was considering whether to defer a new car purchase into 2010. 

Then I received a mailing in mid-August, outlining a VIP (well really just people who had left their details!) 'Sales' event with Audi Crawley.  It was a 3 day event from Friday, 18th to Sunday, 20th Sept.  I decided to go with my mother for the Saturday and booked a particular slot to discuss matters with them.

It was a good start, we relaxed, and we spoke about my situation and that I was keen to look for a new car now or soon.  They offered a test drive of the A3, cos I don't actually believe I actually went out on one.  It was a 59 demonstration car, only having about 900 miles in the clock, and actually was very nice.  Light Blue metallic paint - a nice colour for this car, and the model was really quite classy.  It was the Audi A3 1.4T S-Line.  Which is one of the highest featured range they offered - just below the Black Edition and S3.  In short, it basically had the highest features with "S-Line" printed everywhere.  Nothing to sing too much praises, but it was nice.

Anyway, we then discussed options, and the sales rep was really looking to push this car.  The Pros and Cons were going through my mind. It was a "used" car, only had 900 miles on the clock, was an ex-Demo, but the good points were that it was a pretty nice car with all of the features.  It ticked all of the boxes and more!  Considerations, considerations!!!  The challenge was the price of the it was quite pricey.  But they did offer me £5k for my car, even though six or so months ago, it was only worth £3,700.  Maybe the used car prices have gone up - who knows?

My mother then noticed another car on the forecourt, it was properly new (not used or ex-demo), was a nice Black car - and was a good price, with the Sales Event discount included.  We discussed the model and price, and it turned out to be a A3 1.4T Sports model - a model line just below the S-Line.  And it was £3k cheaper than I was outlined previously for the ex-Demo car.  Bargain - hmmm!  I think I was getting very close to a sale now - and no lead-time to physically get my hands on the car!

We discussed further and I committed to get the car.  It was a good sale, and I will sure to be happy to collect it!

Now just need to wait for the paperwork to go through the system, insurance, registration and handover.  Luvly!

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