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Add me to the prebookers list please - although I confess I'm having a serious case of the wobbles with all the delay/software rumours flying around. I'll be paying more for this car than all the previous ones I've owned put together, and I'm not here to be a guinea pig for rushed software! Model 3 beginning to look v tempting...
 

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Add me to the prebookers list please - although I confess I'm having a serious case of the wobbles with all the delay/software rumours flying around. I'll be paying more for this car than all the previous ones I've owned put together, and I'm not here to be a guinea pig for rushed software! Model 3 beginning to look v tempting...
It was stated back in sept/Oct that we would have a lot more details on UK specs and price 'in the New Year'. Finding it too, a bit of concern, now we are on 1st week of March....and we're still a little in the dark. When do we get to see the UK detail on spec' (after VW noted at the Jan' London event) that some items still needed to be formed up. Trouble is, it's left me browsing other EV cars, whilst waiting around for VW communications. Last email was ,26th November from them...
 

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I have a booking number, and my account with VW uses my usual email address, but haven't heard a word from them since May of last year :(

I'm now driving a M3P and not interested in a 1st Edition (as it doesn't look likely to be full spec or long range) but I'll keep the reservation open in case it gets me to the front of the queue for a personalised build once I have seen rave reviews and driven one myself :)
 

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I have a booking number, and my account with VW uses my usual email address, but haven't heard a word from them since May of last year :(

I'm now driving a M3P and not interested in a 1st Edition (as it doesn't look likely to be full spec or long range) but I'll keep the reservation open in case it gets me to the front of the queue for a personalised build once I have seen rave reviews and driven one myself :)
The reservation is for the 1st Edition only. It won't help you with an order for the standard model. It's in the FAQ somewhere, and I cancelled for that reason.
 

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The reservation is for the 1st Edition only. It won't help you with an order for the standard model. It's in the FAQ somewhere, and I cancelled for that reason.
The rumour (and it is only a rumour) is that a 1st reservation might get you a priority slot for a series car if you decide not to go for a 1st. That's the only reason I've kept my reservation open.
 

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When the pre booking started VW definitely said that it was for first edition ONLY, any any pre orders that weren't taken up would cancelled and deposits refunded. Whether it was specifically stated it couldn't be turned into a standard edition cars order or just implied that was certainly the impression given.
I decided not to put a deposit down as I didn't want the 1st edition. At that point I wanted the larger battery and that wasn't an option so pointless lending money to VW.
Now we have seen the interior and have driven the Niro for a year I can't see any point changing cars again.
 

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I have cancelled my pre-order.

Main reason is the 1st Edition isn't the right spec for me, battery size being the biggest issue.

I also wouldn't buy a car I had not driven, and if I wait until dealerships have demo cars I can try for a day or two, I reckon it will be long past the point of gaining from being a reservation holder.
 

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At the pre-bookers event in London VW stated in the presentation that if you didn't want a 1st model keeping your deposit running would ensure a priority place to order a series model.
...the problem being that VW only invited a subset of the pre-bookers to the London presentation. They compounded the sense of indignation of those who were omitted by failing to even send a summary of the points from the presentation to those who were left off the invite.
So maybe it is only the privileged people who were invited get the option to roll over their deposit?
 

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1.E-Gizmo Kent UK (Max only) (cancelled 11/10/19)
2. GordonP, Lincoln, UK
3. Jeremy Harris, Wiltshire, UK
4. ROJ, Staffordshire, UK
5. 5erge, London, UK
6. ianatkin, Cheshire, UK (Max*)
7. Prof, Hertfordshire, UK
8. shikoku14, West Yorkshire, UK
9. psikey, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled 21/5/19)
10. John D, Milton Keynes, UK
11. John T, Cambridge, UK
12. Cantonalegod, Devon, UK (Max*)
13. Riz_Neo, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled)
14. Steve Ashton, Somerset, UK
15. POB_FBR, Hampshire, UK (Max)
16. Panda, East Yorkshire, UK
17. GTE Imp, Kent, UK (Plus but Base would be o.k. too)
18. Alan Highet, Nottinghamshire, UK
19. NorthernLeaf, Lancashire, UK
20. Todor, Derbyshire, UK
21. Blurb, Londinium, UK
22. Tim Ostler, Worcester Park, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
23. Jeremy P, Surrey, UK
24. mhiggs2000, Essex, UK
25. hmy7k, Shrewsbury, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
26. Richard A, Worcestershire, UK
27. kcrane, Gloucestershire, UK (Max)
28. zerotosixty2, Warwickshire, UK (Max*)
29. steve_d, Suffolk, UK (cancelled 14/09/19)
30. Rich Fitz, South Yorks, UK
31. Alex Haldane, Warwickshire, UK
32. Coda, Gloucestershire, UK
33. Warren cooper Cheshire, UK (Max*) only (cancelled 19/06/19)
34. Jon Chalk, Milton Keynes, UK
35. Polar57, Aberdeen, Scotland
36. Robin Miller, North Lancashire, UK
37. Phproxy, S. Yorks, UK (cancelled 5/6/19)
38. vsmith1, Lancashire, UK
39. Bruce P, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
40. Burnt_crisps2, Oxfordshire, UK (Max*)
41. azcn2503, Gloucestershire, UK
42. Jools, Devon, UK
43. MrPaulus, Bedfordshire, UK (Plus) (cancelled 24.9.19)
44. Tony Goodwin, Hampshire, UK
45. msimega, Essex, UK (Max*)
46. Dean Hamer, Rhondda Cynon Taff, UK (cancelled)
47. TKD, Kent, UK (Plus) (cancelled 22/10/19)
48. Barmybuckle, Warwickshire, UK (cancelled 17/07/19)
49. DCN, Surrey, UK (Plus)
50. Adiebigdog, Oxford, UK (Max*) (Cancelled 6/11/19)
51. LostAgain, Glasgow UK (Max only)
52. ScottyUK, Hampshire, UK (Plus)
53. Leccy, Yorkshire
54. Mermoo, West Yorkshire (Max - I need a sunroof!)
55. urpert, London, UK (cancelled)
56. JohnK, Norfolk, UK (Plus)
57. RobHermans, Derry, UK (Plus)
 

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1.E-Gizmo Kent UK (Max only) (cancelled 11/10/19)
2. GordonP, Lincoln, UK
3. Jeremy Harris, Wiltshire, UK
4. ROJ, Staffordshire, UK
5. 5erge, London, UK
6. ianatkin, Cheshire, UK (Max*)
7. Prof, Hertfordshire, UK
8. shikoku14, West Yorkshire, UK
9. psikey, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled 21/5/19)
10. John D, Milton Keynes, UK
11. John T, Cambridge, UK
12. Cantonalegod, Devon, UK (Max*)
13. Riz_Neo, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled)
14. Steve Ashton, Somerset, UK
15. POB_FBR, Hampshire, UK (Max)
16. Panda, East Yorkshire, UK
17. GTE Imp, Kent, UK (Plus but Base would be o.k. too)
18. Alan Highet, Nottinghamshire, UK
19. NorthernLeaf, Lancashire, UK
20. Todor, Derbyshire, UK
21. Blurb, Londinium, UK
22. Tim Ostler, Worcester Park, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
23. Jeremy P, Surrey, UK
24. mhiggs2000, Essex, UK
25. hmy7k, Shrewsbury, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
26. Richard A, Worcestershire, UK
27. kcrane, Gloucestershire, UK (Max)
28. zerotosixty2, Warwickshire, UK (Max*)
29. steve_d, Suffolk, UK (cancelled 14/09/19)
30. Rich Fitz, South Yorks, UK
31. Alex Haldane, Warwickshire, UK
32. Coda, Gloucestershire, UK
33. Warren cooper Cheshire, UK (Max*) only (cancelled 19/06/19)
34. Jon Chalk, Milton Keynes, UK
35. Polar57, Aberdeen, Scotland
36. Robin Miller, North Lancashire, UK
37. Phproxy, S. Yorks, UK (cancelled 5/6/19)
38. vsmith1, Lancashire, UK
39. Bruce P, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
40. Burnt_crisps2, Oxfordshire, UK (Max*)
41. azcn2503, Gloucestershire, UK
42. Jools, Devon, UK
43. MrPaulus, Bedfordshire, UK (Plus) (cancelled 24.9.19)
44. Tony Goodwin, Hampshire, UK
45. msimega, Essex, UK (Max*)
46. Dean Hamer, Rhondda Cynon Taff, UK (cancelled)
47. TKD, Kent, UK (Plus) (cancelled 22/10/19)
48. Barmybuckle, Warwickshire, UK (cancelled 17/07/19)
49. DCN, Surrey, UK (Plus)
50. Adiebigdog, Oxford, UK (Max*) (Cancelled 6/11/19)
51. LostAgain, Glasgow UK (Max only)
52. ScottyUK, Hampshire, UK (Plus)
53. Leccy, Yorkshire
54. Mermoo, West Yorkshire (Max - I need a sunroof!)
55. urpert, London, UK (cancelled)
56. JohnK, Norfolk, UK (Plus)
57. RobHermans, Derry, UK (Plus)
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Can't see how to strikethrough? kcrane, number 27.

1.E-Gizmo Kent UK (Max only) (cancelled 11/10/19)
2. GordonP, Lincoln, UK
3. Jeremy Harris, Wiltshire, UK
4. ROJ, Staffordshire, UK
5. 5erge, London, UK
6. ianatkin, Cheshire, UK (Max*)
7. Prof, Hertfordshire, UK
8. shikoku14, West Yorkshire, UK
9. psikey, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled 21/5/19)
10. John D, Milton Keynes, UK
11. John T, Cambridge, UK
12. Cantonalegod, Devon, UK (Max*)
13. Riz_Neo, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled)
14. Steve Ashton, Somerset, UK
15. POB_FBR, Hampshire, UK (Max)
16. Panda, East Yorkshire, UK
17. GTE Imp, Kent, UK (Plus but Base would be o.k. too)
18. Alan Highet, Nottinghamshire, UK
19. NorthernLeaf, Lancashire, UK
20. Todor, Derbyshire, UK
21. Blurb, Londinium, UK
22. Tim Ostler, Worcester Park, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
23. Jeremy P, Surrey, UK
24. mhiggs2000, Essex, UK
25. hmy7k, Shrewsbury, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
26. Richard A, Worcestershire, UK
27. kcrane, Gloucestershire, UK (Max) (Cancelled 4/3/20)
28. zerotosixty2, Warwickshire, UK (Max*)
29. steve_d, Suffolk, UK (cancelled 14/09/19)
30. Rich Fitz, South Yorks, UK
31. Alex Haldane, Warwickshire, UK
32. Coda, Gloucestershire, UK
33. Warren cooper Cheshire, UK (Max*) only (cancelled 19/06/19)
34. Jon Chalk, Milton Keynes, UK
35. Polar57, Aberdeen, Scotland
36. Robin Miller, North Lancashire, UK
37. Phproxy, S. Yorks, UK (cancelled 5/6/19)
38. vsmith1, Lancashire, UK
39. Bruce P, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
40. Burnt_crisps2, Oxfordshire, UK (Max*)
41. azcn2503, Gloucestershire, UK
42. Jools, Devon, UK
43. MrPaulus, Bedfordshire, UK (Plus) (cancelled 24.9.19)
44. Tony Goodwin, Hampshire, UK
45. msimega, Essex, UK (Max*)
46. Dean Hamer, Rhondda Cynon Taff, UK (cancelled)
47. TKD, Kent, UK (Plus) (cancelled 22/10/19)
48. Barmybuckle, Warwickshire, UK (cancelled 17/07/19)
49. DCN, Surrey, UK (Plus)
50. Adiebigdog, Oxford, UK (Max*) (Cancelled 6/11/19)
51. LostAgain, Glasgow UK (Max only)
52. ScottyUK, Hampshire, UK (Plus)
53. Leccy, Yorkshire
54. Mermoo, West Yorkshire (Max - I need a sunroof!)
55. urpert, London, UK (cancelled)
56. JohnK, Norfolk, UK (Plus)
57. RobHermans, Derry, UK (Plus)
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Can't see how to strikethrough? kcrane, number 27.

1.E-Gizmo Kent UK (Max only) (cancelled 11/10/19)
2. GordonP, Lincoln, UK
3. Jeremy Harris, Wiltshire, UK
4. ROJ, Staffordshire, UK
5. 5erge, London, UK
6. ianatkin, Cheshire, UK (Max*)
7. Prof, Hertfordshire, UK
8. shikoku14, West Yorkshire, UK
9. psikey, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled 21/5/19)
10. John D, Milton Keynes, UK
11. John T, Cambridge, UK
12. Cantonalegod, Devon, UK (Max*)
13. Riz_Neo, South Yorkshire, UK (Max*) (cancelled)
14. Steve Ashton, Somerset, UK
15. POB_FBR, Hampshire, UK (Max)
16. Panda, East Yorkshire, UK
17. GTE Imp, Kent, UK (Plus but Base would be o.k. too)
18. Alan Highet, Nottinghamshire, UK
19. NorthernLeaf, Lancashire, UK
20. Todor, Derbyshire, UK
21. Blurb, Londinium, UK
22. Tim Ostler, Worcester Park, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
23. Jeremy P, Surrey, UK
24. mhiggs2000, Essex, UK
25. hmy7k, Shrewsbury, UK (cancelled 27/9/19)
26. Richard A, Worcestershire, UK
27. kcrane, Gloucestershire, UK (Max) (Cancelled 4/3/20)
28. zerotosixty2, Warwickshire, UK (Max*)
29. steve_d, Suffolk, UK (cancelled 14/09/19)
30. Rich Fitz, South Yorks, UK
31. Alex Haldane, Warwickshire, UK
32. Coda, Gloucestershire, UK
33. Warren cooper Cheshire, UK (Max*) only (cancelled 19/06/19)
34. Jon Chalk, Milton Keynes, UK
35. Polar57, Aberdeen, Scotland
36. Robin Miller, North Lancashire, UK
37. Phproxy, S. Yorks, UK (cancelled 5/6/19)
38. vsmith1, Lancashire, UK
39. Bruce P, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
40. Burnt_crisps2, Oxfordshire, UK (Max*)
41. azcn2503, Gloucestershire, UK
42. Jools, Devon, UK
43. MrPaulus, Bedfordshire, UK (Plus) (cancelled 24.9.19)
44. Tony Goodwin, Hampshire, UK
45. msimega, Essex, UK (Max*)
46. Dean Hamer, Rhondda Cynon Taff, UK (cancelled)
47. TKD, Kent, UK (Plus) (cancelled 22/10/19)
48. Barmybuckle, Warwickshire, UK (cancelled 17/07/19)
49. DCN, Surrey, UK (Plus)
50. Adiebigdog, Oxford, UK (Max*) (Cancelled 6/11/19)
51. LostAgain, Glasgow UK (Max only)
52. ScottyUK, Hampshire, UK (Plus)
53. Leccy, Yorkshire
54. Mermoo, West Yorkshire (Max - I need a sunroof!)
55. urpert, London, UK (cancelled)
56. JohnK, Norfolk, UK (Plus)
57. RobHermans, Derry, UK (Plus)
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...the problem being that VW only invited a subset of the pre-bookers to the London presentation. They compounded the sense of indignation of those who were omitted by failing to even send a summary of the points from the presentation to those who were left off the invite.
So maybe it is only the privileged people who were invited get the option to roll over their deposit?
Hi Chris, I was one of the 'subset' invited. Not sure why I was included in that subset mind. Not a Youtuber or 'social media influencer. Anyway I couldn't make the January Event and asked if I could be sent a copy of the Event literature, slides. Didn't receive a reply back or a copy of the Event literature. So it was great that others who did attend, blogged photo's etc onto this community website. Me, I'm still hanging on - by a thread! Come on VW UK,. it's 4th March and we definitely need more details please!
 

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I'm a prebooker, forgot to add that to this thread. Stoke-on-Trent based. I'm hanging on by a thread too, the lack of details from Volkswagen about their testing methodology and potential issues that they're overcoming is less than transparent. Lots of media rumours and rumbling but nothing really solid from the manufacturer, yet they come out with a "Coming Soon" slogan for the ID.4 :rolleyes:. I also fear the end of the Government Plug in Grant and a car that sits close to £40k that really did not feel like a £40k car when I saw it at the show in London. Glossy plastic boot and roof, decals, hard plastics everywhere and the embarrassing issue of it not working on the day. I asked a few questions to which they said they would get answers for me but no one has ever got back to me.

I expect that when the clocks go forward it will be Spring and we will be invited to place an order and choose our colours according to what was said at the event but I'm not holding my breath. I think the UK will be lucky to see this car before November. I hope I'm wrong as the lure of an Audi S3 or Golf GTI Mk8 might just be too hard to resist. Proven design philosophy with an evolutionary improvement over their predocessors.
 

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I'm a prebooker, forgot to add that to this thread. Stoke-on-Trent based. I'm hanging on by a thread too, the lack of details from Volkswagen about their testing methodology and potential issues that they're overcoming is less than transparent. Lots of media rumours and rumbling but nothing really solid from the manufacturer, yet they come out with a "Coming Soon" slogan for the ID.4 :rolleyes:. I also fear the end of the Government Plug in Grant and a car that sits close to £40k that really did not feel like a £40k car when I saw it at the show in London. Glossy plastic boot and roof, decals, hard plastics everywhere and the embarrassing issue of it not working on the day. I asked a few questions to which they said they would get answers for me but no one has ever got back to me.

I expect that when the clocks go forward it will be Spring and we will be invited to place an order and choose our colours according to what was said at the event but I'm not holding my breath. I think the UK will be lucky to see this car before November. I hope I'm wrong as the lure of an Audi S3 or Golf GTI Mk8 might just be too hard to resist. Proven design philosophy with an evolutionary improvement over their predocessors.
How about an e-tron? There have been some cheaper lease deals out the last few days. It's nothing like the ID.3 but headline rates are from £300 a month + vat with a large deposit and low miles.
 

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...the problem being that VW only invited a subset of the pre-bookers to the London presentation. They compounded the sense of indignation of those who were omitted by failing to even send a summary of the points from the presentation to those who were left off the invite.
So maybe it is only the privileged people who were invited get the option to roll over their deposit?
Don't take it too personally ?

I have absolutely no idea why I had an invite!

(Apart from the obvious) *
 
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