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Beautiful 850R For Sale

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Beautiful 850R For Sale

Post by shaker_chi » Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:55 pm

I saw this today on craigslist and thought I would share it. Not often one sees an 850R with 82,000 miles.

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/ctd/5957933491.html

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Re: Beautiful 850R For Sale

Post by rguzz » Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:15 pm

Wonder what it looks like close up. Using a little imagination, looks like salt residue underneath and on the tires. City living, and Illinois yet. Wear and tear effect make the mileage irrelevant, sadly, assuming miles are accurate to begin with. Like buying a NYC vehicle, where 50k miles are equivalent to 120k miles on a SoCal car.

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Re: Beautiful 850R For Sale

Post by matthew1 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 2:06 pm

I texted them for a price. Didn't see one on that page.
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Re: Beautiful 850R For Sale

Post by benpineapple » Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:57 am

My little brother (Diesel-tech mechanic in Chicago area) was going to buy a car from that dealer a few months back, he ended up walking away because of some crazy hidden fees in the paperwork. Something like 40% compound interest on cars not immediately paid for in full.
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Re: Beautiful 850R For Sale

Post by abscate » Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:10 pm

These kind of dealerships don't get the cherry wholesale cars - those get picked off by the good people in the trade.

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Re: Beautiful 850R For Sale

Post by matthew1 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:24 pm

$4995
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Re: Beautiful 850R For Sale

Post by bmdubya1198 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:59 pm

Not a bad cash price if it's as nice as it looks. I'd still talk them down. :mrgreen:
2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 195k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 166k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
1992 245 Base White/Beige 249k
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2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k

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