Originally Posted by JNRobert
Who knows how true or even what that means. They could have changed 60 fasteners or consolidated a myriad number of parts from other production lines to save costs. There may be no tooling costs at all.
P.s. based on the initial ride reports it sounds exactly the bike I'm looking for
Maybe, but sport-tourers are kinda dying, as a category.
This bike doesn't have a lot of gizmos, but does have some practical changes that make it a good choice for some, eg. better pillion provision, revised gear-box, higher bhp, better mpg, new swingarm, revised suspension.