Stopped by the local dealer today and they are advertising 09 Versys for $6199 plus $450 for fees. At the same deal august of 09 i purchased my 09 for $5999 otd. I assume the price rise is due to the new ones being $8k, and a lower total amount of new Versys (most manufacturers arent building anywhere close to the same amount from 08 09 model years). On a happier note, they are selling 09 klr650's for $3999 plus $450 in fees. Not a bad price at all.