Selling cars is typically about selling, more than cars.
Many dealerships don't get too excited about something that they don't yet have in inventory, after all, it's difficult to sell something you don't have.
And the true enthusiast is going to know far more than the average floor salesperson typically, so the dealers and manufacturers often don't bother training them on the upcoming limited production cars.
Yeah, it sucks, but that is the reality of the business, from my opinion. I have worked in various aspects of the motorsports, car, motorcycle, and ATV industries. Maybe it's changed since, but not too likely.
A smart salesperson should know all the current and future product offerings, it's just good sales. But a salesperson that is not an enthusiast can also do well, since the sales aspect...