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Is it a good idea to buy a pre-registered BMW 1 Series?

Is it a good idea to buy a pre-registered BMW 1 Series?

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I spotted a transporter-full of them yesterday. All on 66 plates (not March 17 plates). They were pre-registered to avoid paying the higher showroom tax from April 2017. No sinister reason.

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