Fw: INTERESTING CAR FOUND
Roger M. Woodbury
rmwoodbury at downeast.net
Sat Jun 14 20:02:07 EDT 2003
> > Well, I thought so.
> > I was at the Audi dealer this morning to drop off my V8 for new brakes
> > driver's window regulator. Got into a conversation with the owner, as I
> > usually do. I have known the owner and this dealership for more than 20
> > years at this point, so I feel very comfortable there. This is a small
> > dealer, as you would expect in a college town in Maine, but sometimes
> > inventory will really surprise. Such was the case this morning, and I
> > wanted to pass the word along to everyone who might have an interest, or
> > KNOW of someone who might have an interest.
> > Seems like the dealership has an interesting and fairly unique "piece",
> > anyone interested in Audi Quattros. You see it is this way. The owner
> > ordered this car personally, figuring that it would go out the door like
> > hotcakes. Here's what it is:
> > Audi S4 Avant. Pearlescent White with silver leather. Tiptronic five
> > speed, with Premium Package (sunroof, homelink, Auto dimming mirrors in
> > out), Bose system, heated seats. Silk Nappa Leather Interior. MSRP:
> > $44575.00
> > The car is brand new.
> > Oh, yeah: here's the good part: It is a 2001.
> > Yup. A leftover. Seems that the combination didn't go over real well
> > rural Maine, and is definitely not your basic "soccer mom's" car, which
> > what the car was originally ordered for.
> > If I was in the market, I would not be writing about this, but the S4 is
> > simply out of my reach at this point, although the idea of having that
> > gave me a moment's pause. Long enough to inquire how much the car could
> > bought for....well, not EXACTLY how much, but a rough idea.
> > How about "around $39000?".....
> > Anyone interested should call Mark Thompson at Thompson Imports in
> > Waterville, Maine. 207-873-0777. Make a deal....they would like to see
> > car gone.
> > Oh, yes. You can tell them that you read about it on Audifans.com. You
> > mention my name, but I have NO interest in this car, will not receive
> > compensation for its sale, and am only passing on what I think is a
> > opportunity for some Audifan who would want this car.
> > Good luck! Someone is gonna get a prize. It's gorgeous! And the big
reason that this is so interesting, to Audi Quattro folks, anyway, is that
there are no other, "left over" S4's in the country, and the S4 wasn't
produced after 2001....no more until 2004's hit the streets.
> > Roger
> > P.S. Oh, yes. When I say "new", it's new as in around 200 miles on the
> > odometer, with full Audi Factory, NEW CAR warranty.
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