2500, same price as the 70-200 IS II when that first came out. But the IQ would have to be similar to or better than the 24-70 II.
Lucky guys you in the US. In my country lenses are expensive by 30% across the board. The current MRP of the 24-70 II is the equivalent of USD 2,700 - no discounted deals usually.
1DX, 5D3, 600D, RX100
16-35L, 24-70L II, 70-200L II, 100-400L II, 50L, 85L II, 135L, 17TSE, 24TSE, 40, 100 macro, 18-55 II, 55-250 II, 1.4x III, 2x III, 600RT x 4
When it comes to gear, it is better to vote with your wallet. Bitching on online forums like a lunatic doesn't get you anywhere!