Don't jump to conclusions on guzzi pricing based on straight conversions of UK prices because bikes are significantly more expensive this side of the Atlantic as others have noted, and it looks like the Norge is listing in the UK well below the RT and the Pan European with the Norge ranging between £8667 and £10199 depending on spec while both the RT and Pan start at about £10800 and you can spend a lot more once you get into the options list.
My question is: how can such a cool company as MG have such a crap support system in the US after Piaggio bought everything? Wasn't the Piaggio buyout suppose to improve all aspects of MG and Aprilia's dealer network? Why buy a bike if you can't get parts? Really wish they'd tighten that up. I'd get a Griso if I thought they'd actually sent parts for the things.
Ahhh, to ride to Valhalla on the bike of the Kitchen Appliance God!
Methinks the Kook did not hear about what was going on as oil peaked: every rustbucket scow on earth that'd hold some oil w/o leaking too much was slap full as the speculators bought and bought 'errrl...and the producers pumped and pumped.