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Re: Heavy Motorcycles

Postby SlowRain » 05 Mar 2012, 11:56

I was initially considering a Suzuki V-Strom DL650, but it looks like the Kawasaki Versys is shorter and would fit the scooter parking spaces in our apartment building better. I went to a Kawasaki dealership yesterday and sat on one. Fugly, but otherwise not bad. Does anyone have any experience with the Versys? What kind of a discount off of the 418,000TWD selling price can I reasonably expect?
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Re: Heavy Motorcycles

Postby Mordeth » 29 Mar 2012, 21:11

SlowRain wrote:I was initially considering a Suzuki V-Strom DL650, but it looks like the Kawasaki Versys is shorter and would fit the scooter parking spaces in our apartment building better. I went to a Kawasaki dealership yesterday and sat on one. Fugly, but otherwise not bad. Does anyone have any experience with the Versys? What kind of a discount off of the 418,000TWD selling price can I reasonably expect?


Get one second hand. Friend of mine is buying one with 2000km on it for only 310k. That's 100k cheaper and it's still pretty darn new.
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Re: Heavy Motorcycles

Postby omerojs » 29 May 2012, 13:01

Mordeth wrote:
SlowRain wrote:I was initially considering a Suzuki V-Strom DL650, but it looks like the Kawasaki Versys is shorter and would fit the scooter parking spaces in our apartment building better. I went to a Kawasaki dealership yesterday and sat on one. Fugly, but otherwise not bad. Does anyone have any experience with the Versys? What kind of a discount off of the 418,000TWD selling price can I reasonably expect?


Get one second hand. Friend of mine is buying one with 2000km on it for only 310k. That's 100k cheaper and it's still pretty darn new.


I have never been a fan of brand new vehicles... I think that its overrated to buy a brand new car/bike.... you have to waste several weeks/months before you break in the engine and do lots of oil changes on the early weeks/months.... and for that pleasure you just lost around 100k of the comercial valua...
if you get a 1 or 2 years old car you get it at a better price and its in very good condition as Taiwan is so small that even if you drive every day i wont be that much...

so as M13 said, get a 2nd hand one..
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