Originally Posted by richde
BMW's have always carried a huge price premium, let's not pretend they were ever "affordable"...and why they don't offer a sporty boxer probably has something to do with the market for them disappearing along with being inferior to an inline-4 or even V-twin.
I added a brand new Concours 14 to the fleet a couple of months ago (absolutely love it BTW).
I looked at a new BMW before I bought the Kawasaki, but could not justify the STUPID price difference and arguably less reliability. Plus the C14 looks nice next to my Z1000... .