Is this promo a good idea?

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

  1. wolfman

    wolfman New Member

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    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

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  3. wildspirit97

    wildspirit97 Senior Member

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    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

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