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Re: Comments re: A4 1.8t and GSR
On Feb 7, 3:46pm, Mann Law wrote:
> You may remember back in the late 80's, when the dollar was
> down against the yen, if you wanted a Japanese car--but could not
> understand the high prices---the dealer blamed the lowly dollar.
> Now, ... I don't see Hondogs selling for 69% of 1989 prices
> [adjusted for inflation of course]. Bottom-line is: Automakers
> charge whatever the market will stand
As will the dealers! Remember in the mid-80's, when not only
were the adnoH retail prices high, but you were lucky if you
could get one at retail! For a while, dealers were adding
300-500 markups OVER MSRP. They called it something catchy,
can't remember what it was...