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I want a Renault Twizy!

Sintra is very close to Lisbon and if you don' t stop to say hi I will be very offended! :razz:
 
Sintra is very close to Lisbon and if you don' t stop to say hi I will be very offended! :razz:
Oh yeah I knew it was close, it would be great to drop by as it has been years since I saw you at Ringmeet. Just scouting for ideas at the moment, I was supposed to go to Albufeira in 2020 but we know how that went. They have Tuk-tuk tours rather than Twizy. :LOL:
 
damn, the Opel Rocks-e is 73mm longer. :cry:
 
Been at the local Renault dealership today (it's more of a small pop-and-son garage with a few colourful Megane E-Techs lined outside), and we went through the numbers: A snazzy new Twizzy with doors and lockable windows is a frugal 205.- SFR/EUR per month in my case. Not bad. I haven't singed anything so far, but thas was a really easy and informative time.

One negative point of course in the fact that a brand new Twizzy will not just turn up tomorrow afternoon, so it could take quite some time until they have clomped one together for me, but even with that I think going for a new one is a good option.
 
Been at the local Renault dealership today (it's more of a small pop-and-son garage with a few colourful Megane E-Techs lined outside), and we went through the numbers: A snazzy new Twizzy with doors and lockable windows is a frugal 205.- SFR/EUR per month in my case. Not bad. I haven't singed anything so far, but thas was a really easy and informative time.

One negative point of course in the fact that a brand new Twizzy will not just turn up tomorrow afternoon, so it could take quite some time until they have clomped one together for me, but even with that I think going for a new one is a good option.

I assume a delivery date wasn't discussed? Also is that lease price per month or financing?
 
Also maybe consider that twizzy replacement if they can get one
 
Also maybe consider that twizzy replacement if they can get one
How do you mean this? You mean the planned successor?

I assume a delivery date wasn't discussed? Also is that lease price per month or financing?
With the contract option I discussed at Renault I would basicly buy the thing. I would have to pay a initial down payment (at my choice), then the monthly fees of 205.- for 48 months, and in the end I can pay up the leftover balance which wouldn't be much. - Or I could use the equity to go for another new one, or I could just pay up the overall balance at any time and the thing would be mine too.

I kicked all the hidden-cost nonsense off the plan like "special non-payment insurance" and additional (extremely overpriced) "service renovals." You know, stuff that would up the monthly fee and the overall price but doesn't really do anything. Also a reason why I didn't sign on the spot, I wanna read the small print first. It will take months to get a new Twizy anyway so there is no rush. I allowed them to check my credit-worthyness, but no more than that.

These Twizys don't seem to loose much resale worth over a long time, but that's just at the moment, who knows how much the resale price will tank when a successor or a competitior product hits the market?
 
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Ok, I bought the damn thing!
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  • Best case scenario: They release a same-spec zero-km/mi one out of a showroom, and I have it in a few days.
  • Worst case scenario: I have to wait 3 to 4 months until they bolt one together in Korea.
I'm eagerly awaiting a E-Mail.

It was almost too easy to set up the PCP lease on my Tesla, it's no wonder people get into debt they can't afford with them.
That totally baffeld me too: No documents were required, no employment contract or bank statements, at all! :blink:
 
New thread title "I ordered a Renault Twizy"

:D
 
Surely it's calling pillion rather than shotgun? :p

Riding in the back is a fun experience, you get all the wind and it's much bumpier as you're much closer to the rear wheels than the driver is to the front wheels.
 
I feel like I need to schedule a test drive in the summer..
 
Next thread title “I have a Renault Twizy!”
 
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^ There is already a "l wanna drive it" list. But first place on that is me of course. :dance:

Btw, here are the financial numbers (in Swiss Franks, which in todays world it's about 1:1 in EUR or USD) :
  • Base price is 16'900.-, with the options like doors and windows the total went to 18'700.-
  • I make a down payment of 8'000.- in cash
  • After that I pay 48 months times 205.- = 9'840.-
  • Which means after 4 years there is a mere 860.- left I have to pay up to take full possession of the egg.
YesyesIknowIknow!, forking out 18700.- for a decade old design quad with a rollover umbrella is all ways of stupid. But hey, there it is: :mrgreen:
 
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This is the best story of 2023 so far. I'm really excited for you. :D

I'm not sure if this works so well in Swissland but it could be wrapped as a Creme egg. Or as an owl.
 
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