Sold for £6,440
(including buyers premium)
Registration No: WMX 28M
Frame No: 4072595
Engine No: 4072595
With their solid BMW design and legendary reliability, mid 1970s ‘Airheads’ have become the most popular bike for modifying into ‘Brat Bikes’ or ‘Cafe Racers’ in recent years so it's rare to find one in standard original condition. The R90S with its distinctive black fading to silver paint scheme was one of the most desirable, and expensive, bikes in the 1970s costing almost twice as much as a Japanese bike in the day.
This R90S, probably the most sought after BMW from the 1970s, has been part of an enthusiast private collection of classic bikes spanning the decades from the 1950s to the early 2000s. Unfortunately, due to ill health, he can no longer ride and maintain the bikes, so he reluctantly has to let them find new homes. Not run for a number of years, they have been carefully stored in a dry building but will all need recommissioning before use. The bike looks to have had some restoration work and is presented in good condition, fitted with chrome plated carrier/pannier framework. A simple bike to maintain with a bulletproof motor, this R90S will make a very useable bike in modern day road conditions that is still appreciating in value. It comes supplied with a current V5C.
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Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 15th Nov, 2023
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