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Discussion in 'Spotted on eBay!' started by Palfrem, Jul 2, 2012.

  1. Palfrem

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    I will have it at that price
     
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    You could probably bargain them down on that. ;)
     
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    They have priced is as a 3 year old example :devil:
     
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    I heard the depreciation was pretty scary, but still ...
     
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    however you look at it, that is a **** load of car for not a lot of money, have they missed a zero off!!!!!!
     
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    Did their finger slip from 4 to 1 on the key pad?
     
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    Wonder what the insurance would be ...
     
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    Just gave them a call to place a deposit:D price is £33K plus. Shame, could have bought one for the Mrs and one for the lad at that price.
     
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    thats prob 11k depo price ;)
     
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    I'll have two please.
     
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    :eek: I'm sure with some help from the advertising standards agency and local press a deal could be done to save a court case when they refuse to sell it for the advertised price. Isn't it what's normally known as con ? :D
     
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    I wish.
    I imagine their online price is an "invitation to treat" and as such, you have no grounds to do anything about it.

    If I was cynical, one might suggest it was deliberately priced that way to ensure maximum Interweb forum coverageage.
     
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    They can quite legally refuse to sell.

    The advertising standards commission leaves room for E&OE.

    In so much as, you are not legally obliged to sell an item at a price if it's a genuine error.
     
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    I would doubt they will clear 30k for a c63 with no comand.....
     
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    Which is sort of the point, as said by someone else above, a cynic would say it was an advertising "con" to up the online exposure of their dealership and products. Personally I'm not a cynic, I'm convinced they're taking the P*** ;)
     
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    The difficulty you have is proving it's not an error. QED
     
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    Absolutely but I'd wager it wouldn't take too long to find a pattern of similar ads over a period if it was the underlying tactic.

    All Hypothetically speaking you understand, a car dealership would never do anything so underhand as misleading it's customers, that's like accusing a bank of adjusting interest rates on certain deals for it's own commercial advantage ;)
     
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    Yep, one of THOSE !!!
    Surely it's their problem to prove.
     
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    Not really, as someone said earlier, advertisements are usually invitations to treat, which allows sellers to refuse to sell products at prices mistakenly marked. The main cases being Carlill v Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, Fisher v Bell and Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain v Boots Cash Chemists.
     
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