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      09-29-2013, 11:50 AM   #23
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Domestic dealers can be the worst. The only time I was ever denied a test drive was for a Corvette.
Nissan has same issue. Problem is that Chevy and Nissan dealers have too many low income buyers coming through who like to test drive but are really there for a cheap mid size. They really should just put those cars through their premium channels (Infiniti and Cadillac) to solve this problem.
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right after I sold my RS I drove to this same dealership as they had a 60th anniversary white Z06 with all the right options, car had 800 miles.
Wanted to drive it ... DENIED.
2 days later I bought the GT2. The old fart that 'helped' me kept on calling, and I told him if he was a little bit more helpful or not so nasty to deal with I would've probably bought the car, but at that point I had the GT2 in my garage, all in all I thanked him for not letting me drive the car.
I would have driven there in the GT2, take the test drive, and thank him for helping you choose.
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Subaru denied me a test drive in a BRZ. I showed up in my GT500, clearly a more expensive car, they said it was policy.

I just thought it was odd how someone could buy a car they'd never driven and I was actually considering one as a DD at the time.
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      09-29-2013, 10:08 PM   #26
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I just thought it was odd how someone could buy a car they'd never driven and I was actually considering one as a DD at the time.
I've bought three cars without ever driving them first, and I'll do the same with the 435i (don't care to even drive an F30 to gauge it). If the decision has already been made, a 20 minute drive with a salesman next to me won't reveal any glaring surprises to stop me from buying the car.
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