2021 KTM prices... ouch

Discussion in 'Australia' started by B1, Sep 13, 2020.

  1. B1

    B1 Carbon-based bipedal

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    I haven't seen prices for adventure bikes but going by the dirt bike models it could hurt. Check out the 300EXC Erzbergrodeo for AUD $19,500 on the road.

    The pricing on the adventure bikes should be interesting as Chinese production of certain models started back in June, so I figure quite a few of the 2021 models will be Chinese. Will this be reflected in the price too?

    There's been a fair bit of debate about recent price hikes, and to what extent it's because KTM headquarters took over the importing into Australia and New Zealand in 2019. It's such a huge company now with its Indian and Chinese partners there is debate about whether the focus on profit has overtaken everything else.

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    $19500 for a 300cc two stroke?

    Tell em they're dreaming.
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  3. Hoots

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    Not only KTM and Husky

    Check out the price for a new WRF

    It's a sellers' market at present - once that corrects, prices should become more realistic again ...
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    Look at what happened to those weird Husky road bikes with the 390 donk.

    Reduced by 4 grand.
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  5. CJL00

    CJL00 Who said top boxes are useless?

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    It costs an awful lot to win MotoGP races. Guess where the money has to come from? It is always the customer who pays eventually
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    Ill keep my Husabergs a while longer yet!

    Put some new plastics on your ol girl to satisfy the urge for a new bike.
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  7. richo360

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    No plans to buy any more bikes, next 5 years anyway. (OK, theres ONE more Im hunting)
    If anything, I might sell a few in the next 2 years, so I'm happy 2nd hand prices are also up.
    Bikes, like all things, keep increasing in price. Whats the point of the thread?
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  8. Dukehunt

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    Is that you or the girlfriend talking Richo ? :hide
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  9. benzo

    benzo Been here awhile

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    Id buy one but i'd expect a refund if a group of SWMs or DRZs rode past me.
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  10. Hoots

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    These are interesting times - on all sorts of levels - things happening all over the place that we never thought we'd see

    A year ago no-one could have imagined that it would ever be virtually impossible to buy a new (brand new) bike

    Or that prices would be as they now are

    I've at least got a bike to ride, but want another and frustrated that this will have to wait 6-12 months - but there are worse things to be unhappy about ...
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  11. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    they’ll pay it, its a religion
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  12. richo360

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    LOL, she wants me to go riding....
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    Honeymoon period :D
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    LOL, do i detect a hint of cynicism?
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    You better believe it mate.

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  16. GodSilla

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    Actually it's a bargain. My 500 EXC-F was $300 cheaper than a WR450. I declined the $1,000 KTM hard parts cash offer and that reduced the price by $1000, making it cheaper than the comparable Japanese competition.

    You could now argue that money is a religion (and be on far more solid ground...).
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  17. Hoots

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    Wish I'd known about the run-out deal on 500 EXCs

    Current price is circa $2000 more than a WR450F

    And doubt many WRFs will sell at that price - although the reviewers can't seem to say enough good things about the current model
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    That's why they sell so many WRFs.

    Doesn't answer why a small 2 stroke trail bike would cost over $19,000 though. Or why anyone would pay that.
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    After watching that vid and following a link I just want an XL185 now.
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    19K for a 300 smoker...madness.
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