Toyota Wants to Get to Know Potential GR Super Sport Customers Before They Buy

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. PJTierney

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    Meanwhile over at Glickenhaus:

     
  3. Is his company in a position to make such requests though? I doubt it.
     
  4. McLaren

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    Weird discussion for Glickenhaus to jump into. Folks are still asking how the SCG003 production is coming along 6 years later. Can't really have a waiting list if you appear to take whatever you can get to begin with.
     
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    I can absolutely write a check for five million Euros.



    Just wait to cash it until I get the car.
     
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    I can respect the whole concept of picking your customers the way Ferrari and several other manufacturers do it.

    I’d be pretty annoyed too if the super-limited car I spent years developing into the perfect driving experience got turned into glorified stocks the moment it drove off the factory lot. Car companies want to sell their super exclusive products to people who they know really want them and aren’t just there to make a profit and nothing else.
     
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    The profit makers are still there, they're just the more patient owners who work their way up into the early-mid production run of cars who use the 18-month minimum hold to their advantage. After that time, the production run is still going, other owners are still held the 18-rule, & those early owners can sell for an even bigger profit because Ferrari doesn't want the market saturated.
     
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    They should put "must be a GR Supra owner" on the rules lol
     
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    Makes sense. Ford did the same thing with the GT and if it was somebody other than Toyota the GR Super Sport is exactly the kind of low end seven figure supercar you'd have to be on "the list" for.
     
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    Is Toyota? It's kind of telling that the questionnaire only asks if you've owned two specific cars in the past - the 2000GT (which dates back to 1967) and the Lexus LF-A. Even Toyota doesn't associate the Toyota brand with this kind of car. I'm sure they'll sell all of the GR Super Sports they'll build, though - to collectors, solely because they'll be rare.
     
  11. SestoScudo

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    Glickenhaus is not putting any strings attached to their car unlike other car manufacturers.

    I gotta respect that.