GST is 10% on wholesale price or one eleventh of the purchase price so at $15490 the Govt take is $1408.
I'm betting Ford wouldn't make all that much from a Ka; after you take out revenue to pay for warranty, selling/freight costs, marketing, currency differential (the Ka is made in Spain but probably paid for in English pounds; the $A is worth 35 pence or so) and then of course the cost plus profit margin for the originating factory.
I think if you shopped around you could get a base Ka for something like $14500 to 15000 drive away.
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