Is this promo a good idea?

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by wolfman, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. wolfman

    wolfman New Member

    Hi all,

    HD has a promotion where one can purchase a new sportster and be able to trade up in one year.

    What are your thoughts about the promo? :eam

    Details below from web site.

    Purchasers of new MY 2008 or 2009 Sportsters 883 or 1200:

    * The consumer ("purchaser") must purchase a new previously untitled MY 2008 or 2009 Sportster 883 or 1200, excluding XR1200, ("qualifying new motorcycle") between December 26, 2008 and March 31, 2009 ("offer period").
    * The purchaser who purchases a qualifying new motorcycle during the offer period has the option to trade in the qualifying new motorcycle at its original MSRP value towards the purchase of a Harley Big Twin motorcycle. Only one claim per VIN is eligible & participant must be the original owner of that vehicle.
    * The trade-in must occur no later than one year after the date of purchase of the qualifying new motorcycle as reflected in the official purchase contract.
    * The purchaser must have the original bill of sale and titled in the original owner's name as valid proof of purchase of the qualifying new motorcycle at time of trade-in to qualify for this offer.
    * The MSRP value used for trade-in will be the factory-delivered MSRP (including factory installed options) of the qualifying new motorcycle excluding parts and accessories, taxes, titles, licenses, set-up/prep charges, Extended Service Plan, GAP coverage and any dealer add-ons, and regardless of the amount actually paid.

    * The trade-in can only be used for Harley Big Twin motorcycles, which includes all Touring, Softail, Dyna, VRSC models. Excludes XR1200 & Police Models.
    * The purchaser is responsible for the difference between the trade-in value of the qualifying new motorcycle and the purchase price of the Harley Big Twin.
    * Trade-in must be a stock vehicle in good condition and good working order. Tires, suspension, engine, and transmission must all be within factory specifications and are subject to inspection by the participating H-D dealer. Vehicle exterior cannot reflect neglect or abuse. The participating H-D dealer will make the sole determination regarding whether the trade-in is in good working condition and good working order.
    * The purchaser is responsible for all costs of operating and maintaining the qualifying new motorcycle prior to trade-in.
    * This offer may not be combined with any other promotions, offers or discounts.
    * This offer is not transferable and is not redeemable in cash.
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

  3. wildspirit97

    wildspirit97 Senior Member

    I suppose if your paying cash it's a good deal, but if you financing interest rate come into play, and all your really doing is leasing the first bike.
  4. drake

    drake Senior Member

    Like wildspirit said, if you're financing it,it's just like leasing the sporster.