We knew that forcing dealers to invest $15 million to build huge, extravagant dealerships that included a drive-in theater and a test track would never work. The plan called for huge plots of land and ordinances that many communities would never let pass. Bricklin has agreed to let dealers sell the cars through their current dealerships, needing only $2 million down and a $2 million letter of credit. In what sounds like face-saving spin, Bricklin said the $15 million figure was "false information that I allowed to get out" to scare off the merely curious. Um… sure.
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