A person on Craigslist was trying to sell his spot in line for a new 2017 Honda Civic Type R for more than double the list price.
Although the ad has since been deleted, website Tire Meets Road managed to get screenshots of it before it was taken down. The listing was on the San Francisco Bay Area Craigslist and it was for a “2018 honda civic type r (fk8) guaranteed delivery.” According to the reseller, they “have a large deposit down at a Honda dealership for a new Type R launching this June.” The person claims they will take delivery of the vehicle on June 15 or sooner and does not know what color the Civic Type R will be — and nor does the dealership.
While his $85,000 asking price seems ridiculous, forum users across the internet are already reporting dealership markups ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 for the Civic Type R. Still, this person is asking $50,000 over the expected $35,000 MSRP.
It doesn’t take much to create a Craigslist ad, so this could just be for the laughs. But considering how much hype is surrounding the Civic Type R and its rarity, we aren’t surprised someone is trying to make a huge chunk of change.
[Source: Tire Meets Road]
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