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Old 06-23-2013, 09:52 PM   #101
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$60K?? A little bit of a markup. I payed $54K for mine, taxes extra.
This was a convertible, they also have / had a coupe at $50K.
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Old 06-24-2013, 11:34 AM   #102
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Was yours a Convertible?
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This was a convertible, they also have / had a coupe at $50K.
Nope mine is a coupe. I just didn't think there was that much of a mark-up difference between the coupe and convertible. Apparently there is! LOL
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:02 PM   #103
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Nope mine is a coupe. I just didn't think there was that much of a mark-up difference between the coupe and convertible. Apparently there is! LOL

Even on the straight SS there is. When I bought my convertible 2 years ago, you couldn't get a Canadian car and dealers were bringing them up from the States. There was over a $10 K difference between the coupe and 'vert then. I am sure you can get one at less difference now, but list is still over $10k diff on a 2SS w/RS package. I know dealers claim there is no money in selling cars, but I think we all know the truth!! (seems to be a lot of dealers building new dealerships or upgrading buildings).

I suspect Layla will be chiming in soon, now that I've stirred the hornet's nest!!
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Old 06-24-2013, 01:30 PM   #104
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The money is made from the parts and service departments. Hell friends of mine at Toyota do over 200,000 in sales a month per person in the department.

There isn't anything in sales. If there was I would be driving a 370Z that would still be more money than the 1LE, and I work for Nissan lol.
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:19 PM   #105
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Saw a silver camaro driving out of mission today along 4th street! No flood damage to the car but the area looks like it went thru hell! Amazing how much cleanup has been done already!
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:45 AM   #106
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There was a Black RS with white stripes and a sunroof heading north on 14t St this morning. Turned North on Deerfoot from McKnight.
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Old 06-25-2013, 08:23 AM   #107
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Even on the straight SS there is. When I bought my convertible 2 years ago, you couldn't get a Canadian car and dealers were bringing them up from the States. There was over a $10 K difference between the coupe and 'vert then. I am sure you can get one at less difference now, but list is still over $10k diff on a 2SS w/RS package. I know dealers claim there is no money in selling cars, but I think we all know the truth!! (seems to be a lot of dealers building new dealerships or upgrading buildings).

I suspect Layla will be chiming in soon, now that I've stirred the hornet's nest!!
How can I not? FYI the average car salesperson in Canada makes between $30k-$45k a year. Those new dealerships being built are normally at the instance of the manufacturer. As in don't build a new dealership=lose you ability to sell our product. I know you don't believe me but next time your at a dealership, drive around to staff parking....if we're all making oodles of money why are so many of the staff driving such old cars?
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How can I not? FYI the average car salesperson in Canada makes between $30k-$45k a year. Those new dealerships being built are normally at the instance of the manufacturer. As in don't build a new dealership=lose you ability to sell our product. I know you don't believe me but next time your at a dealership, drive around to staff parking....if we're all making oodles of money why are so many of the staff driving such old cars?

LOL!! I knew I'd get a reaction!!

BTW, what year is your car???
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:48 AM   #109
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LOL!! I knew I'd get a reaction!!

BTW, what year is your car???
is a 2013, I never claimed to be average
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:52 AM   #110
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:57 AM   #111
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is a 2013, I never claimed to be average

ROTFLMAO!!!!
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:43 PM   #112
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Those new dealerships being built are normally at the instance of the manufacturer. As in don't build a new dealership=lose you ability to sell our product.
This I can confirm. Southgate had to renovate their old building so GM would not shut them down. Then they built a new building 2 years later I think? The dealerships have to meet the manufacturers requirements...or better...or they get shut down. Sure glad that's not MY money. LOL LOL
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:59 AM   #113
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You rock Layla! You go girl! Your car is a reflection of how hard you work. You deserve it! My sales person makes well into the six figure marks per year but he is extremely good at what he does and puts in a boat load of time. The more money he makes the better I feel about buying from him.I much prefer seeing and buying from a professional rather than the stereotypical " car salesperson". Each vehicle I have purchased from him has been perfect at delivery time. Most cars arrive at dealerships with some issues. He goes through it as if it was his own and has always delivered me a perfect product. He drives an awesome ride and has a gorgeous bike. Some people may look at him and think he makes too much money but all I see is a guy who busts his balls and goes above and beyond! He deserves it and works hard to attain it! Your car tells me one thing for sure Layla.. You are great at what you do and you reward yourself with a bitchin 1LE. Don't know about others but when I buy I sure enjoy being treated the way you should be! Keep doin what ur doin! I just had to give praise to your quote! I'm never jealous of people doing well. I applaud the effort! I know what it takes!
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Old 06-26-2013, 09:51 AM   #114
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You rock Layla! You go girl! Your car is a reflection of how hard you work. You deserve it! My sales person makes well into the six figure marks per year but he is extremely good at what he does and puts in a boat load of time. The more money he makes the better I feel about buying from him.I much prefer seeing and buying from a professional rather than the stereotypical " car salesperson". Each vehicle I have purchased from him has been perfect at delivery time. Most cars arrive at dealerships with some issues. He goes through it as if it was his own and has always delivered me a perfect product. He drives an awesome ride and has a gorgeous bike. Some people may look at him and think he makes too much money but all I see is a guy who busts his balls and goes above and beyond! He deserves it and works hard to attain it! Your car tells me one thing for sure Layla.. You are great at what you do and you reward yourself with a bitchin 1LE. Don't know about others but when I buy I sure enjoy being treated the way you should be! Keep doin what ur doin! I just had to give praise to your quote! I'm never jealous of people doing well. I applaud the effort! I know what it takes!
Thanks Tyler nice to hear. Sounds like you have a great guy as well. I'm one of those weird ones, I love my jobmakes it easy to be successful in an industry where success doesn't come easy
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Well Layla you do realize if you show up in a new z28 next cruise. Everything u say might be out the door. Or you are living in it as well. Lol. J/k.
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Hmmmm, going to look at a Z28 in the morning
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Hmmmm, going to look at a Z28 in the morning
what! Where is it?
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Sturgis SD, pulling an all nighter and going to play with some Camaros they got a COPO there too......plus just a whole bunch of cool cars
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Sturgis SD, pulling an all nighter and going to play with some Camaros they got a COPO there too......plus just a whole bunch of cool cars
Awesome. Can't wait for some pics!
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Sturgis SD, pulling an all nighter and going to play with some Camaros they got a COPO there too......plus just a whole bunch of cool cars
How was it Layla? Thinking about this for next year sounds like a lot of fun!
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Was a blast!!! I'll start a thread sometime tomorrow, got about a million pictures
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Sturgis was an absolute blast. Cannot even begin to describe how much fun it all was.

We left at 8 this morning and I just got home at midnight lol. Pretty tired. But here is a sneak peak...
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