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Re: Aprilia V-twin off-roaders now in SA
« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2007, 07:24:37 am »
Its a beautiful but 2 expensive  ::)
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Re: Aprilia V-twin off-roaders now in SA
« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2007, 07:55:09 am »
I will bet R100 they won't sell more than 10 in SA for the next 15 years. R81k thats fucking crazy :o

I'll take you up on that bet.

It's like Ducati, crazy prices for a high spec, high performance bike but they still a lot of bikes.

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Re: Aprilia V-twin off-roaders now in SA
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2007, 08:47:04 am »
I will bet R100 they won't sell more than 10 in SA for the next 15 years. R81k thats fucking crazy :o

One assumes daft importers who just see $$$$$ signs and golf estates..

OIIIIII!!!!!  Easy tiger!!!!  Daft importers... DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?!?!  ;D ;)

Seriously though, as the reverend says, like Ducatis, these bikes are extremely high-specced, no compromise on component quality, you are buying a ready-to-race enduro/moto, and the bikes have shown results already, winning championships all over the place.  Unfortunately, like Ducati, I don't expect these to be supremely reliable for everyday use, not that the average joe would be able to afford the initial cost and/or maintenance, but I can guarantee you that the importers' mark up is the same as their other marques.
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Re: Aprilia V-twin off-roaders now in SA
« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2007, 11:37:12 am »
A 450 or 550 v-twin really excites me, and quality components throughout - but not at that price :'(
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