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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2006, 2:00 pm Thread Starter
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akrapovic bought by bmw?

strange rumor, bmw will buy ak and sell aftermarket accessories !!!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2006, 2:49 pm
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Akrapovic is a Slovenian company right? I would have thought BMW would want to create an aftermarket or upscale line similar to their M cars. This would normally be done "in house" but hey, what's normal these days??

I welcome either scenario if it means a better product becomes available. I guess it comes down to whether BMW wants to be considered an exotic motorcycle or a mass production motorcycle.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old May 22nd, 2006, 11:57 pm
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It is possible, Mercedes bought AMG.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old May 23rd, 2006, 1:02 am
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OK then....expensive yes.....exotic?....not really...unless expensive means exotic which I see can cause some confusion..

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