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Richard230

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on: November 21, 2017, 04:47:23 pm
Royal Enfield showed off the Himalayan and the two new 650 models at the Long Beach M/C show.  Here is what Motorcycle.com has to say about the new RE bikes. They even list (hoped for?) retail prices.  $5,000 for the Himalayan and a target price of under $7,000 for the Interceptor.  Seems fair for the U.S. market: http://blog.motorcycle.com/2017/11/20/manufacturers/royal-enfield/royal-enfield-showcases-three-new-motorcycles-for-north-america/
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Kevin Mahoney

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Reply #1 on: November 22, 2017, 02:25:52 pm
Many Friends of mine in the industry and the press think that RE had the most refreshing and exciting offers at the IMS show.
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Reply #2 on: November 23, 2017, 08:26:33 pm
The Himalaya was at Motoblot in Chicago last June. I was very impressed. I was giving the RE guys crap about the lack of twins and asking when were we going to get a new Interceptor. I suspect they already knew one was coming. I can't wait to see it, although it needs the great classic leather seat that you guys sell. I had that on my Bullet and it was super comfortable and looked fantastic.

Kevin, I'm glad to see you posting here. I hadn't been to the forum since before RE remade the dealer network and it took me a while to find the new location (I had it book marked). You guys kept RE alive here in the US and I would have hated to see that you weren't a part of the US network now that RE seems to really be firing on all (both!) cylinders.
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