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LordOfTheManor

Original Poster:

1,097 posts

79 months

Monday 14th June
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Don't ask for a discount as 'Malvern Works' ABRUPTLY yikesyikes tell you NO! yikes

it takes the excitement away totally,

I'm sure they can have someone more telephone friendly on the phone ..
Monday 14th June
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If you haven't found out yet, as well as not understanding the word discount, most of the dealers haven't come across the word "Finance" either & would expect you to pay 100% up front in cash.

Despite having a £35k deposit to put down, I was looked at as if I had just walked in a trail of dog poo when asking what the finance options were....

Also when it comes to servicing its one of those cars where you are expected to drop it off & in a week or so time if you are lucky, they may have got round to doing a service. Don't expect to have it done while you wait.

Edited by Letstryadifferentcareveryyear on Monday 14th June 19:24

webstercivet

374 posts

42 months

Monday 21st June
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I'm shocked (shocked!) to discover that Morgan might not have the most modern attitudes to finance and customer service laugh

sociopath

1,726 posts

34 months

Monday 21st June
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Since people seem to have to wait years to get a Morgan, why would Morgan give discount?

jw673

123 posts

84 months

Monday 21st June
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Letstryadifferentcareveryyear said:
If you haven't found out yet, as well as not understanding the word discount, most of the dealers haven't come across the word "Finance" either & would expect you to pay 100% up front in cash.

Despite having a £35k deposit to put down, I was looked at as if I had just walked in a trail of dog poo when asking what the finance options were....

Also when it comes to servicing its one of those cars where you are expected to drop it off & in a week or so time if you are lucky, they may have got round to doing a service. Don't expect to have it done while you wait.
It wasn't that long ago when Morgan had a couple of adverts/posters up at the factory, possibly on behalf of a dealer, with the finance terms (including PCPs?) clearly shown for each car.

AFAIR the finance was provided by Close Brothers, who at the time appeared to be underwriting anything with four wheels.

apgreco

40 posts

120 months

Monday 21st June
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I got a small discount when ordering my plus 4 in early March. Should be arriving at the dealer in the next week or two. At the time the salesman didn't even ask me how I would be paying for the car!

Wacky Racer

34,392 posts

215 months

Monday 21st June
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I was asked for full payment up front a week before I picked up my special order plus four from John Gills back in 2006.

Having left a £2000 deposit upon ordering, It left a bit of a sour taste, they closed down a year or two after I took delivery.


LordOfTheManor

Original Poster:

1,097 posts

79 months

Monday 21st June
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Morgan's attitude STINKS nono

Hammond soon got shot of his Plus 6

Wacky Racer

34,392 posts

215 months

Monday 21st June
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LordOfTheManor said:
Morgan's attitude STINKS nono

Hammond soon got shot of his Plus 6
Why would you offer any discount when you have a full order book and can sell every car you can make?

When I got my first plus 8 in 1978 they had an eight year waiting list.

craigjm

12,823 posts

168 months

Monday 21st June
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You asked for a discount on the phone and were surprised when they said no?

LordOfTheManor

Original Poster:

1,097 posts

79 months

Saturday 26th June
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craigjm said:
You asked for a discount on the phone and were surprised when they said no?
I'm only 30 minutes away from the factory, I could have gone down on my kneesbow in front of the sales guy and begged

but I thought I'd save the planet by phoning them first, got it wrong again, damn it! banghead


vpr

3,291 posts

206 months

Saturday 3rd July
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craigjm said:
You asked for a discount on the phone and were surprised when they said no?
Exactly, well said.

At any rate, today’s discount is tomorrow’s depreciation.

LordOfTheManor

Original Poster:

1,097 posts

79 months

Saturday 3rd July
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OMG! How do you "all" do business .......

LordOfTheManor

Original Poster:

1,097 posts

79 months

Sunday 4th July
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Wacky Racer said:
I was asked for full payment up front a week before I picked up my special order plus four from John Gills back in 2006.

Having left a £2000 deposit upon ordering, It left a bit of a sour taste, they closed down a year or two after I took delivery.

Their business model as a manufacturer leaves a lot to be desiredbanghead, when they can't answer the phone politely

It's no surprise the dealers are closing yikes