40 car buyers look for missing dealer in showroom showdown: 'This is worse than Jover Chew'
An angry crowd of around 30 customers gathered outside a car dealership in MacPherson Road yesterday afternoon to demand their money back.
They believe they had been conned of their downpayments for their new cars - between $20,000 and $40,000 each - by the director of Volks Auto, a parallel importer.
Said Mr Kenny Lim, 36, who paid a $37,000 deposit for a Honda Vezel S meant as a gift for his father: "I almost wanted to smash the glass down to get in."
At $108,000, including a certificate of entitlement for the car, it was a bargain.
The same car usually went for $130,000 at other parallel importers.
Said another angry buyer: "Jover Chew is nothing compared to this."
Read the full report in our print edition on Dec 16.
Subscribe to The New Paper, now available in print and digital, at http://bit.ly/tnpeshop