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There's an RS sitting outside my local ford dealer. I'm thinking of pulling up in my ST and test driving it for fun. Any ideas on how to go about doing this?
 

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Some dealers will be hesitant to let you drive them to keep miles low, unless you prove to them you are a serious buyer. Just go in and talk to a salesperson and work a deal on it. And then fall in love and buy it, haha!

For the record, if you came to my dealer wanting to drive it I wouldn't let you unless I truly believed you might buy it. Too many people come into dealerships wanting to test drive Mustangs and fast stuff, just be respectful if you do get to drive it and don't act like an idiot flooring it, bringing it to redline and stuff.
 
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Haha. On second thought I may not because I really can't afford the RS and I don't want to end up wanting one. It's 44k, which is exactly double what I payed for my nicely modded ST
 

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There's an RS sitting outside my local ford dealer. I'm thinking of pulling up in my ST and test driving it for fun. Any ideas on how to go about doing this?
Leave the ST home. Borrow a car that is worth more than the RS. Pull up as close as you can to the show room. Maybe even park it like an asshole so the greeter has to ask for the "driver of the S-Class" to move their car. Look the part. They'll be throwing keys at you by the time you reach for the show room door.
 

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Leave the ST home. Borrow a car that is worth more than the RS. Pull up as close as you can to the show room. Maybe even park it like an asshole so the greeter has to ask for the "driver of the S-Class" to move their car. Look the part. They'll be throwing keys at you by the time you reach for the show room door.
Thought he was kidding until the last 2 parts hahaha. Try this ^ make it look like the RS is a disposable expense to you and they might try to sell/let you test drive two? :D
 

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Haha. On second thought I may not because I really can't afford the RS and I don't want to end up wanting one. It's 44k, which is exactly double what I payed for my nicely modded ST
Don't even go near one until Ford figures out a cooling solution for the rear differential. You may fall in love and sell everything you own just to get a car that won't stay in all wheel drive when pushed!
 

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There's an RS sitting outside my local ford dealer. I'm thinking of pulling up in my ST and test driving it for fun. Any ideas on how to go about doing this?
Leave the ST home. Borrow a car that is worth more than the RS. Pull up as close as you can to the show room. Maybe even park it like an asshole so the greeter has to ask for the "driver of the S-Class" to move their car. Look the part. They'll be throwing keys at you by the time you reach for the show room door.
So pull up in my dads S7? Haha
 

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Don't even go near one until Ford figures out a cooling solution for the rear differential. You may fall in love and sell everything you own just to get a car that won't stay in all wheel drive when pushed!
I would but like I said it's not a good idea. I don't need to be wanting an RS lol. The ST is great
If the ST is everything you'd ever need then you're best to stick with it instead of paying the price of TWO STs for a slightly nicer car. Plus keep in mine what ddfred said because it's main issue with the RS right now.
 

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Leave the ST home. Borrow a car that is worth more than the RS. Pull up as close as you can to the show room. Maybe even park it like an asshole so the greeter has to ask for the "driver of the S-Class" to move their car. Look the part. They'll be throwing keys at you by the time you reach for the show room door.
Some dude in my area went to a dodge dealership last year or maybe 2015, can't remember and he wanted to test drive a Viper that the dealer was trying to sell for $20K over MSRP (since at the time, Dodge didn't care).
Anyway, the dude pulled out in the parking log with a Ferrari, nicely dressed and all, but the peeps at the dealership didn't allow him to drive the car anyway :D
I guess it depends on the sales people and the car.
 

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I wonder how long before they back off on the dealer markup? My local has a blue one that is marked up $10K putting the car just over $50. When I was buying my ST, I wanted (and still do) the RS and could have stretched $40ish. Glad $50 was out of reach so that I didn't do anything stupid, lol. They will come down when they stop moving cars. It's a bad ass ride, but it's no GT350. Any brand new hot rod goes through this and they will come down. People act like if you don't get the first one, you won't be able to get one at all...and look...they're already just sitting on showrooms not moving.
 

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I wonder how long before they back off on the dealer markup? My local has a blue one that is marked up $10K putting the car just over $50. When I was buying my ST, I wanted (and still do) the RS and could have stretched $40ish. Glad $50 was out of reach so that I didn't do anything stupid, lol. They will come down when they stop moving cars. It's a bad ass ride, but it's no GT350. Any brand new hot rod goes through this and they will come down. People act like if you don't get the first one, you won't be able to get one at all...and look...they're already just sitting on showrooms not moving.
Basically I expect it to be in very slow increments until some big "END OF YEAR BONANZA" bs where they mark it on sale for MSRP and everyone in the US will buy them like crack.
 

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I'm not paying non-msrp for any color. Luck for me I want that white. I'd probably lose my ass since I've only had my ST since late Oct (and had an extremely small down payment), but I'll trade for a white one tomorrow for msrp.
 

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There's an RS sitting outside my local ford dealer. I'm thinking of pulling up in my ST and test driving it for fun. Any ideas on how to go about doing this?
Just walk in dressed nicely and ask to take it out.
While in the car just BS about how you like the ST, but have considered replacing it. Then when you get back, just ask for general info on it and tell him you need to think and are not ready to buy now and that you dont want to talk numbers.
 
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