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Old 01-01-2006, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Malibubimmer
You say "double." In the US we don't pay for metallic paint or the optional leathers and woods. So, what is it in the UK. I hope you don't mean double the price of the entire car!
500 for metallic paint, or 1,000 for Individual. Same in Euros, more or less - 700 for metallic, and something like 1,350 for Individual, depending on which market you're talking about, as it can vary hugely with the VAT rate.

In the US most options are either half-price or free because of specific market economics and requirements. But Individual does not play the same rules, as it has no real substitutes - so if you do find a dealer who can order it for you, you pay a highly inflated rate.

If and when Individual is offered (and it surely would not be at current prices) you can probably use the previous price of $500 for metallic or 1,000 for leather, and double it. Which would still be half the price
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