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Offline fredgroves

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #20 on: 02 February 2021, 11:55 »
I would go for an R if under the £40k tax bracket, but I actually think the CS looks better, I think R's are going to suffer second hand values because how many people will want to pay £450 per year on for just 320HP?

I think you will see most R's with zero options - or maybe just one that keeps it under the tax threshold (eg a colour)

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #21 on: 02 February 2021, 12:04 »
Give it a few months, once supply of these cars picks up maybe favourable lease deals will appear again?
That may decide which is the better short term ownership proposition?

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #22 on: 02 February 2021, 12:12 »
Well, if you are leasing then road tax is included in the lease price, so will be invisible. I doubt if anyone will care about the road tax price but only because they don't explicitly write a cheque for it.

Its the second hand market where people will maybe shy away from owning a "luxury" car.
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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #23 on: 02 February 2021, 12:15 »
The additional tax for vehicles over £40k is only payable in years 2 to 6, so the older it is the less it matters.
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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #24 on: 02 February 2021, 12:16 »
The additional tax for vehicles over £40k is only payable in years 2 to 6, so the older it is the less it matters.

Huh?, it’s payable for the first 5 years

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #25 on: 02 February 2021, 12:23 »
I guess he means if you buy one secondhand at 3 years old, you are only paying the extra 300 quid a year road tax for 3 of them... if its 4 years old its only twice and so on.

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #26 on: 02 February 2021, 12:27 »
I guess he means if you buy one secondhand at 3 years old, you are only paying the extra 300 quid a year road tax for 3 of them... if its 4 years old its only twice and so on.

Oh yeah guess so, but most people will be buying one 1-2 years old?

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #27 on: 02 February 2021, 12:53 »
Some people pay that for an R32  :wink:
I always laff when people go on about road tax.
Most tge ones that complain then go buy an expensive takeaway coffee or something similar a day which is more a waste.

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #28 on: 02 February 2021, 12:55 »
Some people pay that for an R32  :wink:
I always laff when people go on about road tax.

Road tax isn’t a laughing matter for me, we only do about 3k per year, I think it should be put on fuel instead, more you drive the more you pollute the more you pay

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Re: Clubsport or R, your choice?
« Reply #29 on: 02 February 2021, 12:57 »
Some people pay that for an R32  :wink:
I always laff when people go on about road tax.

Road tax isn’t a laughing matter for me, we only do about 3k per year, I think it should be put on fuel instead, more you drive the more you pollute the more you pay
so fully electric cars don't pay anything which in turn will put the price up for everyone else? All cars on the road should be paying something and the money generated should go into road upkeep, something that doesn't happen now.
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