Nah. Totally fine pricing. If you want a bike right now that spec and price is ok. Got a dropper, a set of renthal bars and suspension that is easily serviced. And that is the time when sram drivetrains were incredible! And decent wheels. If it was a small id get it for my kid!
I've always found the whole S-works thing so baffling. I'd probably get more satisfaction from setting $5k on fire in a paddock (povo KLF style https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K_Foundation_Burn_a_Million_Quid), which inevitably is exactly new s-works bike buyers do, just without the excitement and...
My old man somehow inherited a shed full of 20+ AUs. Long story. But I was hand me downed an AU fairmont a couple of years ago and it was bloody amazing for a 20 year old car. That lazy straight six can do no wrong in my mind.
Haven't pulled the trigger on the dissector yet. Been flirting with the exo+ 2.4 for a rear but they are bullshit pricey and stock doesn't seem to exist. I'm a bit reluctant to run the DH casing dissector as its 100g more than the aggressor (which already is sluggish AF in the 2.5)