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optional extra

a product which can be added to a basic product to enhance its performance or style, for example a sun roof or a radio cassette which may be added to a basic model of car. Optional extras are used by a seller to increase the market appeal of the basic product. See OPTIONAL EXTRAS PRICING, PRODUCT RANGE.
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Meanwhile, new LED headlights are available as optional extras on all models and as standard on high-spec Limited and Trailhawk models.
The new products and features presented in 1958 in the passenger cars from Mercedes-Benz once again underlined the brand's innovative power: in the 300 SL Roadster (W 198) the company offered seat belts for the first time, launched a power steering system and air conditioning as optional extras in the 300 (W 189) model and in the 220 SE self-supporting chassis-body structure (W 128) it established petrol injection in volume production.
Research by car-selling site Wizzle has found that northern buyers opt for fewer optional extras, while southerners pile on the luxuries.
When optional extras are added the 530d xDrive M Sport costs more than the result of my first foray into the property market - a three-bed semi purchased in the 1990s - but the latest 5 Series will undoubtedly prove a much better investment.
The estate will be available with a third row of folding seats for kids and plenty of optional extras as usual.
Their spokesman said: "Mr Cormack signed up for additional optional extras, which resulted in additional charges.
Nissan has not revealed detailed pricing data, including information about trim levels and other optional extras for the vehicle.
They should also be broken down to specify the cost of signing up as well as any "optional extras".
Available as a Saloon, Touring or Gran Turismo, the car is supplied in a choice of grades - SE, Modern, Luxury and M Sport and as is typical with most premium cars these days, there is a host of optional extras and packages available to personalise the cars.
In-flight meals and luggage transport could become optional extras for airline passengers in Russia In-flight meals and luggage transport could become optional extras for airline passengers as the authorities think up ways to create low-budget airlines in Russia.
investigated 10 car hire and broker websites for a week-long car rental in Spain and tried to establish the full costs, including for insurance and fuel, as well as optional extras like additional drivers.
This is welcome news considering some premium cars are supplied with optional extras costing more than PS5,000.