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Offline toddhaven

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Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« on: January 30, 2013, 06:20:12 PM »
This just in...





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Re: Cal 1400 News
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2013, 06:44:58 PM »
Holy Crap!

Those Prices!

They should sell like hotcakes!

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Re: Cal 1400 News
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2013, 06:48:50 PM »
Holy Crap!

Those Prices!

They should sell like hotcakes!

 ;-T

I agree, quite reasonable.

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2013, 06:51:49 PM »
Yes!  My Kawasaki Concours is now officially for sale.  This looks excellent.

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2013, 06:53:56 PM »
The price point is stunning!  MG must be counting on high volume to make this profitable.  Maybe the success of the V7 line and the Stelvio NTX have shown the way.  Since I was expecting the price to be around $20K the reality is refreshing.  Between this and the 'hinted at' V7 Special I think MG should be getting lots of attention.  Heck, maybe even some new dealers who will appreciate the brand.

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2013, 07:10:36 PM »
These will sell fast at that price point. I'm stunned. Isn't the euro price different?

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2013, 07:14:12 PM »
Isn't the euro price different?

John

Yes.

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #7 on: January 30, 2013, 07:41:13 PM »
Right on what I predicted due to the market  ;-T

And exactly as Rocker and I kept saying, the EU market prices meant basically nothing.
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2013, 07:44:49 PM »
My white Yamaha Roadstar 1700 is for sale. I'd like a Guzzi California 1400 Touring in Eldorado White...


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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2013, 07:48:26 PM »
paint, Ambassador Black and Eldorado White? what a laugh!

can I just say, they look like barges, then shut up and duck?
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2013, 07:55:53 PM »
paint, Ambassador Black and Eldorado White? what a laugh!

can I just say, they look like barges, then shut up and duck?

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2013, 08:13:32 PM »
A demo program a la the Stone unveiling is planned.
Demos due to arrive in April at pre-ordering dealers.
These units will be blocked from retail sale for 120 days.
Retail units are due to ship in May.

We have been told that no bikes will be shipped to dealers without a
tech who has attended the Cal 1400 class in Ca.
Larry goes April 15-17.
I hope they hold to this demand.
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2013, 08:18:11 PM »
Right on what I predicted due to the market  ;-T

And exactly as Rocker and I kept saying, the EU market prices meant basically nothing.

Precisely.... !!!!

It's a great pricing strategy. !! The white will be stunning... and yes they will use Ambo and Eldo. .they own the Marque just as Dodge owns Dart...

Brilliant!!!

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2013, 09:34:25 PM »
Thanks for the info, Todd.  Hope you are feeling well.
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2013, 09:58:41 PM »
Oh this sucks, this really sucks. How could I possibly convince my wife all three motorcycles were stolen and the insurance company settled up with a new California 1400 Touring with the trunk.

I'm thinking the Moto Guzzi Classifieds are about about to swell.

Thank you Todd Haven!!!

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2013, 10:39:32 PM »
Thanks for the update info,those are very good prices so lets hope it'll help dealers sell a bunch of them
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2013, 11:59:33 PM »
That price point is great. I really hope they sell a shirtload!

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2013, 02:29:00 AM »
We are being ripped off again here in Australia $24990 AUD. for the Touring and $21990 for the custom still good value but I would buy one tomorrow at the US price, considering the exchange rate at $1.045 US to the AUD.  ::(

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2013, 02:35:27 AM »
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I would buy one tomorrow at the US price, considering the exchange rate at $1.045 US to the AUD.

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #19 on: January 31, 2013, 03:53:19 AM »
Oz pricing is pretty close to the Griso and Griso SE. Good value I reckon if cruisers are your thing - especially when compared to equivelant HDs.
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #20 on: January 31, 2013, 06:24:15 AM »
Dang, thems is some good prices. :o

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #21 on: January 31, 2013, 06:38:00 AM »
From my perspective, I think MG is showing they understand the US market pretty well.  Large cruisers are the lionshare of bikes sold in the US, as demonstrated by Kev M's posts, and by coming in at a very competitive price, could well boost sales and take quite a bit of buisiness from the Japanese chasers of Harley.  I can see the thought process, buyers would be getting something unique and different from a Far East copy, but at a discount to a Harley.

The CARC's, V7's, and now this.  Hope it works well for them, but service and dealer network is still a major concern in limiting their success.
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #22 on: January 31, 2013, 08:14:43 AM »
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We have been told that no bikes will be shipped to dealers without a
tech who has attended the Cal 1400 class in Ca.
Larry goes April 15-17.
I hope they hold to this demand.

Whats up with that? Everybody knows all the dealer has to do is put the key in and say "There ya go.." ;D
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #23 on: January 31, 2013, 09:44:01 AM »
Hmm, how much can I get for the Griso? :o
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #24 on: January 31, 2013, 10:40:52 AM »
Right on what I predicted due to the market  ;-T

And exactly as Rocker and I kept saying, the EU market prices meant basically nothing.
Aha!
I NEW you two were joined at the hip! (what a sight that would make) ;D
Good call on pricing. Great surprise all around. Looks like my ambo has an offspring...
And as another has observed, might free up some more used griso's when the time comes!!
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #25 on: January 31, 2013, 10:46:50 AM »
paint, Ambassador Black and Eldorado White? what a laugh!

can I just say, they look like barges, then shut up and duck?

And weigh like barges .... they could be $12,999 and I still wouldn't be interested.

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #26 on: January 31, 2013, 10:47:11 AM »
If they would just lose the skunk seat. Same one I had on my 1985 Cal 2 auto.

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #27 on: January 31, 2013, 10:47:39 AM »
Aha!
I NEW you two were joined at the hip! (what a sight that would make) ;D

I'm NOT riding Bitch - he would SCARE ME...  :o  :BEER:


Looks like my ambo has an offspring...

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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #28 on: January 31, 2013, 12:20:01 PM »
 I definitely wouldn't trade my CalVin for one of these things.
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Re: Cal 1400 News - USA Press Release, with pricing!
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2013, 12:26:09 PM »
Poised to write a deposit check.  Has anyone in Europe or Oz seen pictures of or actual top boxes mounted on a bike, or a price list for same?
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