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Old 25th June 2007, 11:38   #31
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not 14.. was thinkin and this thing came to my mind :
just an approx calculation:

the crv 4wd AT costs usd 24000 in us, which is 9.6lacs and it sells double the amount here.
the r1 costs 4.6Lacs in US and it should cost around 10-10.5 here

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Old 25th June 2007, 14:24   #32
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import duty for bikes is around 20% lesser than that of cars, if I remember right.

dont remember the actual figures. will try and get them though.
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Old 25th June 2007, 14:50   #33
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20% but as per my knowledge its 105-110% for new bikes and 140% for old ones after revision from 170%.
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Old 26th June 2007, 12:14   #34
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Default Yamaha R1 & MT-01 Ad

good news who are waiting for these logging on after 2 days shocked to see that no news about this so here goes. yamaha has started the advert to mt01 and the r1. just saw the ads about 5 times in one hour. no names included though just 2 bikes sporting what they do best. and then yamaha logo comes. so its all set to launch.
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Threads merged.

Yamaha has been showing us ad's since last year!
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Old 26th June 2007, 14:49   #36
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Yamaha has been showing us ad's since last year!
in those ads there was a cheap 150cc bike in the end with john, in this its not close to even an indian made ad at all
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Old 26th June 2007, 15:03   #37
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Yamaha is showing the frazar [the naked version]ad also, that new with no indian built bikes at the end of it. Yamaha is trying to get people talking about YAMAHA, before any new bike...... good marketing...
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in those ads there was a cheap 150cc bike in the end with john, in this its not close to even an indian made ad at all
I'm talking about the ad with the R1 and other bikes (and water crafts) shown during the F1 and moto GP races. The Alba ad is
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Old 27th June 2007, 12:41   #39
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I'm talking about the ad with the R1 and other bikes (and water crafts) shown during the F1 and moto GP races. The Alba ad is
ok then i have missed that never seen. not a very avid biker so hence...
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And we get a bit closer!

"Two very cool bikes — Yamaha’s 1000 cc YZF–R1 and the 1670 cc MT-01 — will be zooming into India next month."

Complete article can be read on mid-day.com
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They say in US the R1 costs USD 5500.. Yeah right!! even the MT's pricing is all wrong
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lol. Yea. Trust these reporters to get basic facts wrong as usual!
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They say in US the R1 costs USD 5500.. Yeah right!! even the MT's pricing is all wrong
True, was about post about this. The R1 retails for about 11,xxx I guess?
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USD 11599. The MT01 is for USD 15999
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Those are MSRP. R1 will sell for below 10K US. Maybe they are giving India a special "John" discount
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