Residuals, Man Maths and a 540C

Residuals, Man Maths and a 540C

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fridaypassion

4,624 posts

176 months

Monday 25th November
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Yeah going round Edinburgh in rush hour it's not ideal bit nothing quite like them. I just got myself an Elise Sport 190 instead of a 570 Deposit lol sensible head on!

JohnG123

519 posts

78 months

Friday 29th November
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Well finally got around to getting a 540C.

Pick up tomorrow morning from Mclaren Hatfield. Managed to get a 2 year Mclaren warranty that hopefully I wont be needing.

Really enjoyed reading this thread over the past months and always check for updates.

BlackR8

253 posts

25 months

Friday 29th November
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JohnG123 said:
Well finally got around to getting a 540C.

Pick up tomorrow morning from Mclaren Hatfield. Managed to get a 2 year Mclaren warranty that hopefully I wont be needing.

Really enjoyed reading this thread over the past months and always check for updates.
Congrats, look forward to some pics...

They have/had a tasty looking 540C with plenty of carbon with a rear spoiler too. Was that the one you went for?

JohnG123

519 posts

78 months

Friday 29th November
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Hi
Yes that’s the one.
Silver with the rear carbon spoiler on. Carbon extended sills.
Two owners from new 16,000 miles, looks a good spec with most things on I would have wanted.

Hope it’s not to busy on the 200 mile trip home in the morning.

Am43

59 posts

31 months

Friday 29th November
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Congrats mate, I have looked at it a few time’s online myself.

justin220

Original Poster:

4,241 posts

152 months

Friday 29th November
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JohnG123 said:
Well finally got around to getting a 540C.

Pick up tomorrow morning from Mclaren Hatfield. Managed to get a 2 year Mclaren warranty that hopefully I wont be needing.

Really enjoyed reading this thread over the past months and always check for updates.
Excellent! Congratulations. Would love to hear your thoughts on it once you've had it for a few miles.

BlackR8

253 posts

25 months

Friday 29th November
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JohnG123 said:
Hi
Yes that’s the one.
Silver with the rear carbon spoiler on. Carbon extended sills.
Two owners from new 16,000 miles, looks a good spec with most things on I would have wanted.

Hope it’s not to busy on the 200 mile trip home in the morning.
Congrats amazing choice. I am not sure I have ever seen a 540C with so many options and unique touches, and at the price it was listed at with a 2yr warranty I think it was a steal.

Enjoy in good health.

fridaypassion

4,624 posts

176 months

Friday 29th November
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Was two year warranty an offer just on that particular car?

Enjoy!

JohnG123

519 posts

78 months

Friday 29th November
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No I specified that as part of doing a deal I wanted a 2 year Mclaren warranty.
We did a bit of back and forth on the part exchange value but we got there in the end.


justin220

Original Poster:

4,241 posts

152 months

Saturday 30th November
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JohnG123 said:
No I specified that as part of doing a deal I wanted a 2 year Mclaren warranty.
We did a bit of back and forth on the part exchange value but we got there in the end.
What are you trading up/down from?

Am43

59 posts

31 months

Saturday 30th November
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JohnG123 said:
No I specified that as part of doing a deal I wanted a 2 year Mclaren warranty.
We did a bit of back and forth on the part exchange value but we got there in the end.
I have sent you an email

JohnG123

519 posts

78 months

Saturday 30th November
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Not a good start............

Half way home engine warning light on ......... tried clearing it just keeps coming back on. Then when listening to the Radio or bluetooth music it works fine then suddenly keeps pausing for a second then the Iris System keeps bleeping in a low tone about 10 beeps then gets higher pitched for another approx 10 beeps then all the music or radio plays fine for about half an hour then it does it again ?????????


Am I missing something ?.

JohnG123

519 posts

78 months

Saturday 30th November
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justin220 said:
What are you trading up/down from?
I traded in a 2016 Jaguar F type 5.0 AWD

JohnG123

519 posts

78 months

Saturday 30th November
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Am43 said:
I have sent you an email
Not received an email yet.........

Am43

59 posts

31 months

Saturday 30th November
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JohnG123 said:
Not a good start............

Half way home engine warning light on ......... tried clearing it just keeps coming back on. Then when listening to the Radio or bluetooth music it works fine then suddenly keeps pausing for a second then the Iris System keeps bleeping in a low tone about 10 beeps then gets higher pitched for another approx 10 beeps then all the music or radio plays fine for about half an hour then it does it again ?????????


Am I missing something ?.
Oh no, not a great start, have you rang them yet ?
Granted you have warranty and I presume it will be absolutely sorted. But still not a great feeling so early.

I have re sent another just as a test, maybe it’s went to junk mail.

Wlr

53 posts

50 months

Saturday 30th November
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JohnG123 said:
Not a good start............

Half way home engine warning light on ......... tried clearing it just keeps coming back on. Then when listening to the Radio or bluetooth music it works fine then suddenly keeps pausing for a second then the Iris System keeps bleeping in a low tone about 10 beeps then gets higher pitched for another approx 10 beeps then all the music or radio plays fine for about half an hour then it does it again ?????????


Am I missing something ?.
Maybe the speed camera warning with voice announcement volume not set on ?

Edited by Wlr on Saturday 30th November 16:14

JohnG123

519 posts

78 months

Saturday 30th November
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Wlr said:
Maybe the speed camera warning with voice announcement volume not set on ?

Edited by Wlr on Saturday 30th November 16:14
Yes thought that but wasn’t using the sat nav and I turned speed warning off when I stopped halfway at the services. Will try a reset of the iris system in the morning.

justin220

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4,241 posts

152 months

Saturday 30th November
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That is odd. It's not the parking sensors beeping is it?

Good call on the speed warning it could also be that but I thought it was only when using sat nav.