Widespread discounting and special offers to get rid of Euro-3 spec bikes are gathering pace, affecting both the trade and some manufacturers, writes BDN financial editor Roger Willis. Here are just two examples:
Many KTM dealers are advertising a mixture of derogated new stock and underogated pre-registrations with no mileage at discounts typically more than 20% off list. Bikes involved range from the RC125, 390 Duke, 1050 and 1190 Adventure, and 1290 Super Adventure and 1290 Super Duke R.
Derogated Ducati Euro-3 Scrambler models have just benefited from a big TriOptions PCP finance minimum deposit reduction, cutting it in half to only £500.