Many people, depending on the dealer, have found that they can negotiate down as low as MSRP ;-)!
Its all a matter of supply and demand. You can get a car for MSRP, but it might not be quick, and it might not come from the dealer in your neighborhood.
I can see how it might be possible to get certain cars below MSRP. Some dealers cannot sell the cars and are reselling to other dealers, for instance. You can be sure they are not selling at MSRP. Seems like a few dealers have cars in stock at MSRP, too. You just have to find them, and you can't be choosy about what you want.
I paid the book price for mine.
I had originally ordered the satellite black interior, but when the car was delivered it was lapis blue, which I think looks much better.
However as far as the dealer was concerned I was soooo upset that they had got the interior colour wrong. So I managed to squeeze an extra £300 for my part ex and I got a CD changer installed for free
I know someone who bought a lot of TEN Cooper Ss from Denmark and sold them in Switzerland as grey imports below Swiss list price. What is going on in Scandinavia? They must be awash with MCSs....
Cooper S BRG/B, Chili, DSC, Overheated seats, auto A/C, OBC, heated mirrors/jets, Boost + CD. delivered 24.09.02 (ordered 11.09.01). MAX tint on back 3 windows. 17" S-Lites with Dunlop summer run-flats. 16" X-Lites with Goodyear Ultra Grip run-flats for winter. Remus exhaust (LOUD !).
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