3rd Jul, 2024 12:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 223
 

1973 Honda CB750 Café Racer

Sold for £1,725

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: BBK 370M
Frame No: CB75002300085
MOT: Exempt

  • Built as a café racer in the States
  • Purchased by the owner in 2018
  • UK registered
  • Current V5C

The introduction of Honda's seminal CB750 at the Tokyo Show in October 1968 single-handedly elevated motorcyclists’ expectations to a higher level. The model did not break new ground in terms of individual components but taken as whole package, its specification was truly innovative Four-cylinder powerplants, electric starting, 12v electrical systems and disc brakes had all been seen before, as had 120 mph performance and oil tight engines but no machine prior to the CB750 had incorporated them all. Many found their way into the possession of customisers wishing to marry the technology to more radical design and imagination.


The current owner found this Honda CB750 café racer whilst in the United States and had it shipped back to the UK. Completely different to the other machines in his collection the Honda has primarily been used for ‘going to local pub meets and bobbing around’. Based on a 1973 CB750, it is not known what mechanical modifications, if any, ‘BBK 370M’ underwent as part of its customisation. Some light recommissioning is advised before use. It comes complete with a current V5C and DVLA correspondence

For more information, please contact:
Mike Davis
mike.davis@handh.co.uk
07718 584217

 

Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 3rd Jul, 2024

An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands.

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