We had a friend over for a drink last night, a 'TYROS' owner. However his version of the events mentioned seems to make sense.
If a certain, not so nice, dealer was to start this rumour that the KN series is about to be buried, it would obviously make for a very big increase in the value of second-hand KNs. Even Scrooge could work that one out. Our local dealer, quite nice, now sells second-hand 6000s for 999GBp. We wonder what the second-hand price of a 7000 will be in, say, two years time.
Back to basics though, to quote an old saying; 'There's no smoke without fire'.