I'm buying an A4!

Franco Barber franco.barber at gmail.com
Sun Apr 6 09:01:18 PDT 2014

I have not been posting a lot on the list, but old timers may remember me.
My '95 A6q 5-speed is still running well but I've decided it's time for me
to get a new car.
I've ordered a new 2014 A4q; it should be delivered in early May.

I'm still trying to figure out whether I should just trade the '95 in to
the dealer for "wholesale", or make some attempt to try to sell it
privately via the marketplace or some other place.
How much are these cars going for, what can I expect realistically to get
for it in a private sale?
95 A6q 5-speed green/ecru
154k miles
german market sport springs and bilstein HD shocks
all up to date on service (major service at 153k, timing belt at 148k)
I've got two sets of wheels for it: 15" stock with snows and 16" Avus with
summers (but the summer tires are very worn now and one summer tire just
got a nail in it, right on the shoulder, in the fall, darn it.)

And how do people arrange to sell a car if they can't really get rid of it
until after the new car arrives?
I don't relish the idea of being stuck with the old car for months after I
get the new one, and I can't sell it now because I still need a daily
driver.  What do people do in these cases, just trade it in and forget
about it?


Franco Barber
franco.barber at gmail.com

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