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HONESTVIKING1

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Good afternoon from my wife and I. After too many months of following threads, hopefully learning and now seriously planning our purchase, we have signed up to this highly informative club. Hopefully members can assist with several questions, apologies in advance if any of them are considered too simple to answer! There may be more pre pressing GO!
1. Has anyone used Motor Source Group to obtain a quote to end result?
2. Benefits of upgrading to £1416 navigation system 'Discover Media'?
3. When configurating, does one include items which one would hope to be 'gifted' as an incentive to purchase?
4. After 30/6/22 when the current offers end, anyone with insider knowledge or best guesstimate of what offers will follow?
Thanks again in anticipation of any replies.
 
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Good afternoon from my wife and I. After too many months of following threads, hopefully learning and now seriously planning our purchase, we have signed up to this highly informative club. Hopefully members can assist with several questions, apologies in advance if any of them are considered too simple to answer! There may be more pre pressing GO!
1. Has anyone used Motor Source Group to obtain a quote to end result?
2. Benefits of upgrading to £1416 navigation system 'Discover Media'?
3. When configurating, does one include items which one would hope to be 'gifted' as an incentive to purchase?
4. After 30/6/22 when the current offers end, anyone with insider knowledge or best guesstimate of what offers will follow?
Thanks again in anticipation of any replies.
:welcome
1) no experience

2. look at this option very very carefull, an awful lot of people have had and continue to have issues with the Media system. The current media systems work on a different platform to the previous T6 and older systems.
it appears VW have not resolved many issues with the new platform. Interestingly I understand the “Pro” system suffers less of the general
issue. DYOR

3) create and save various configuration. What do you hope to be gifted?

4) VW usually replace offers when the existing one runs out, the best offers are usually Baze around taking VW finance (which can be paid off immediatel, maintaining any benefit you achieved by taking out VW finance)

Number one extra = 5 years factory extended warranty (I.e. additional two years, make it a pre requisite part of any deal.

good luck, keep the thread updated
 
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BugglePopples

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Hi,

2. ‘Discover Media’ from memory gives a larger screen, Wireless Apple CarPlay and the inbuilt sat nav.

My Beach camper was ordered in March and I was given a build week of last week so hopefully I’ll receive it later this summer.
 
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R_Sargeant_CH

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T6 Ocean 150 4Motion
Hi,

2. ‘Discover Media’ from memory gives a larger screen, Wireless Apple CarPlay and the inbuilt sat nav.

My Beach camper was ordered in March and I was given a build week of last week so hopefully I’ll receive it later this summer.
2. Yes, Discover Media Pro seems buggy as reported by many others, but this picky software tester has seen only one or two restarts. The user interface is not very nice but CarPlay allows me to listen to Radio Caroline and Radio 4 here in Switzerland.
 
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HONESTVIKING1

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:welcome
1) no experience

2. look at this option very very carefull, an awful lot of people have had and continue to have issues with the Media system. The current media systems work on a different platform to the previous T6 and older systems.
it appears VW have not resolved many issues with the new platform. Interestingly I understand the “Pro” system suffers less of the general
issue. DYOR

3) create and save various configuration. What do you hope to be gifted?

4) VW usually replace offers when the existing one runs out, the best offers are usually Baze around taking VW finance (which can be paid off immediatel, maintaining any benefit you achieved by taking out VW finance)

Number one extra = 5 years factory extended warranty (I.e. additional two years, make it a pre requisite part of any deal.

good luck, keep the thread updated
Thanks for the reply, appreciated. For the cost against benefit, may well not upgrade to 'Media', VW finance a given as well as 5 year warranty.
 
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HONESTVIKING1

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We’ve had our first quote in for the configured Beach Camper. It knocks out at just less than 6% discount.
Is that the best that can be hoped for? Any recent % discount experiences? Thanks
 
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BugglePopples

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I got around 9% discount in March.

Have you tried looking on Drive the deal / Autoebid?

As these websites were showing 9% discount then and I rang around some dealers until one matched it.

I will have to travel across the country to collect but worth it for the discount
 
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HONESTVIKING1

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I got around 9% discount in March.

Have you tried looking on Drive the deal / Autoebid?

As these websites were showing 9% discount then and I rang around some dealers until one matched it.

I will have to travel across the country to collect but worth it for the discount
Thanks, not much choice of dealerships in Northumberland and happy to travel. Drive the deal next on the list.
 
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HONESTVIKING1

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DTD 8.5% so if other requested quotes don’t pan out tomorrow, looking to go with them. It’s already been hinted that they will be the best.
 
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Autoebid website currently 8.7%,

Autoebid, DTD, car Wow etc etc, no need to negotiate with a dealer, order fulfilled by VW main dealer same as if ordered direct !

Cut the Dealer Sales BS and go that route would be my advice
 
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Autoebid website currently 8.7%,

Autoebid, DTD, car Wow etc etc, no need to negotiate with a dealer, order fulfilled by VW main dealer same as if ordered direct !

Cut the Dealer Sales BS and go that route would be my advice
Unless you live near SMG Tonbridge or Breeze Poole
 
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Unless you live near SMG Tonbridge or Breeze Poole
@NessL

:eek: I genuinely forgot about Breeze,

it’s a Damn shame for customers, other dealers don’t match up to Breeze.

Even if you don’t live near Breeze, I would give Breeze first Crack of the whip.
 
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HONESTVIKING1

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Perfectus and all, Breeze has our vote!
:)Matched then bettered DTD, well happy. Sealing the deal today then having a game of patience. In the meantime, will continue to get insight from this forum and hopefully being able to contribute.
When the Beach arrives, we'll have a mini holiday collecting it and meandering back to Northumberland, no worries.
 
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I placed my order end of April (this year) for a Beach. Two weeks later got told my build week had been set for the last week of June already.

So I’m hoping it will be here in the next few weeks!
That’s even faster than the old days pre-Covid!

If lead times are shrinking that may well have an effect on used prices… Thoughts?
 
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