Buying a bike in Mexico to bring back to canada

Discussion in 'Latin America' started by crunchiespg, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. crunchiespg

    crunchiespg Long timer

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    I'm looking at buying a 660 tenere. I'm researching from Europe but logically Mexico could be easier.

    Does anyone have any suggestions for how to get started? My Spanish is non existent.
    I was thinking if I could find a dealer close to the USA border. Fly down. Ride back. I have a company who can do the import into canada stuff for me.

    So any suggestions? Is this possible?
    Thanks
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  2. tejano

    tejano Adventurer

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    I have a 2005 xt 660 for 3500 dollrs in mexico city
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  3. Kiko

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    There is a Canadian who is a car/motorcycle dealer in my area. He offers a service to purchase new vehicles for expats who do not speak Spanish. Give him a call and he will help you for a fee.

    I've seen the XT660 on the showroom floor in Guadalajara at the Yamaha dealer on Avenida Vallarta. It is about 146,000 MXN, so at current exchange rate about 11,400/USD. You are about 10 hours to the Texas border from Guadalajara.

    http://www.ssauto.com.mx/contact.html

    Con dinero baila el perro!
    Buena suerte.
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  4. crunchiespg

    crunchiespg Long timer

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    Thanks.
    I'll give them an email and see what they say.
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  5. Kiko

    Kiko Long timer

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    Yamaha Motorcycles of Mexico new financing program is now available>

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  6. pax maac

    pax maac Been here awhile

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    There's a brand new 2012 model on the floor at the Toluca dealer, they're asking 125,000 pesos but sometimes you can get a nice discount for paying cash.

    The current offer for current model bikes that I've seen is 146,000 if you finance and 130,000 if you pay cash.
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  7. kantuckid

    kantuckid Long timer

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    What you propose is a good way to pay too much for the MC. It only makes sense based on the fly down, ride back notion, otherwise buy a MC in TX,NM,AZ or CA(or wherever else the deals are) and ride down and back. More MC's & cheaper too. Whats a couple of days when you want to ride there in Mexico anyway?
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  9. crunchiespg

    crunchiespg Long timer

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    The problem is none of them sell the 660 tenere as it's not sold in the USA or Canada. If it was I'd have one in my garage already.
    I don't particularly want to ride in Mexico. I just want that bike.
    I'm also exploring just getting one shipped from Europe.
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  10. crunchiespg

    crunchiespg Long timer

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    Yeh I want the tenere because of the way it is set up. The r isn't.
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