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“Scrap heap”: Man sells Audi on Ebay – unusually honest ad thrilled on the net
02.11.2021 updated: 13:05
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- Author Anna-Lena Schuchtle
On Ebay classifieds a man from Baden-Wurttemberg offered his Audi for sale. Its unusual announcement provides in the net for numerous laughter.
Giengen an der Brenz – Actually it is often said that the Car The German’s favorite child is. Especially in Baden-Wurttemberg, where well-known manufacturers like Daimler AG or Porsche AG have their headquarters, people seem to have a particularly deep connection to their cars. However, its current owner is obviously anything but enthusiastic about the following vehicle.
His Audi A4, which the man from Giengen on the Brenz (about 90 kilometers east of Stuttgart) in the fall of 2020 for sale on Ebay Classifieds offered, he called there not quite so affectionately as a „Scrap heap”. „Separate me from this masterpiece of bad engineers before I get more gray hair”, he explains in the description text, and continues: “You can buy the car without hesitation, since it has already been tested in the last 50 years.000 kilometers was pretty much everything broken that can be broken.“
„Everything” closes in the case of this particular Audi like the expansion tank, the turbocharger, the Ad Blue feed pump and “all the other sick shit” which the man from Baden-Wuerttemberg on Ebay classifieds but I don’t want to list them “because otherwise I’ll cry.
Ebay classifieds: Baden-Wurttemberger is unusually honest in his ad for Audi
A stately 12.300 euros demanded the man from the district Heidenheim with a mileage of 215.000 for the “Dreckshobel. However, he is open to offers “but not for outrageous prices”. Finally, at least the state of care of the Audi so far quite good: “It was always washed regularly, so that it at least shines nicely on the lift”, it says in the description on Ebay Classifieds.
For interested parties on Ebay Classifieds the current owner makes the purchase of the Cars with the following information: “At the moment I’m putting a new heat exchanger in the bucket of dirt, because he said it could burst after 5 years like a mangy appendix.“ After that Audi according to advertisement however free from lack. Nevertheless, the man can’t promise anything, but: “If you want, I’ll be happy to show it to a priest to drive out the demons before I sell it.“
Best of classifieds: Facebook page provides with advertisement of Baden-Wurttemberger for laughter
With his creative, albeit spiteful, descriptive text, the Audi seller from Baden-Wuerttemberg even in the contributions of the popular Facebook-Page „Best of Classifieds, the more than 680.000 subscribers. Almost 15.500 times, users have already clicked on the Like button for the post, and just under 20.000 comments underneath – and some of them are almost as amusing as the ad on Ebay classifieds himself.
„Roses are red, I’m going to steal them, make cash and buy the Audi dirt bucket!“, writes a user quite in the tradition of the popular “Roses are red”-Rhymes by”Best of Classifieds“. Another user with similarly solid rhyming skills adds one more and comments: “Roses are red, the Audi stay quiet, I’ll soon ride an e-bike, if no one wants it.
Facebook users celebrate Baden-Wurttemberg’s ad about its “scrap heap”
Others seem to be taking the pain out of Ad of the Baden-Wurttembergers to be able to really feel it out: “I’d like to buy the Seller really like to press”, writes one Facebook user. „I feel these emotions in each of his words”, comments another. Many more also describe their mostly negative experiences they had with cars from Audi, but also made by Mercedes-Benz, for example.
„I think this one has experience with my A-Class made”, it says there for instance on Facebook under the post. „Standstill through technology – it’s getting worse”, another user comments and changes the Audi-Advertising slogan “Vorsprung durch Technik to the negative. Many also rightly ask themselves whether the price at the horror stories that the seller about the Car tells, serious is: “12.300 Euro for the bucket? Is there anything to this? White not, 4 weeks on a beautiful island for example?“