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Old 11-13-2012, 01:17 AM   #3638
Rauven
I like the cold...
 
Joined: Aug 2012
Location: Tønsberg, Norway
Oddometer: 195
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Originally Posted by Bails View Post
Told that australian delivery will be Feb 2013 ! still summer in Australia so it would make some sense to deliver to the Southern Hemisphere first. Fascinates me how BMW is pricing in different countries? I was talking to a Australian mate of mine who owns a Hardly Dealership and he said that Harley is going for world pricing, which means their bikes will be the same price world wide. Different pricing just hurts the dealer , as people do direct imports from cheaper countries .
Well, in case of Norway it isn't really BMWs doing. The policy here is a quite closed market supporting local products and buisneses. So we have a very high income, which results in high prices where human work is required, so for the local dealerships not to die from people importing from abroad where it is twice cheaper
there is an almost 100% import tax. So importing comes out basically the same as buying here. Bit of a self propelling mechanism...
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