1979 Honda CB 750K


  • Meticulously restored to "like new" condition using NOS Honda components that are virtually impossible to find today
  • Complete mechanical overhaul carried out
  • Recent high quality paintwork applied in seven coats

The Appeal

Considered by many to be the first 'superbike', the Honda CB750 broke new ground in motorbike engineering and was one of the first motorbikes of its time to reach speeds of 200 km/h in front of the international press. It used a four-cylinder engine with twin overhead camshafts, which provided plenty of power and torque. Now at the top of virtually every classic Japanese motorbike collector's wish list, the CB750 is highly sought-after, and we are delighted to offer a superbly restored example.

The seller states that nearly 95% of the parts on this Honda have been replaced with new, ex-stock components. The paintwork is flawless and identical to the original, applied in no fewer than seven separate coats. The seller also mentions that several parts fitted during the restoration are now almost impossible to find, making this bike potentially unique in its condition. In addition, the bike is sold with a large stock of new parts. Similarly, the mechanical elements have been overhauled with new parts, including the instrumentation complete with speedo.

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The History and Paperwork

  • Acquired by the current owner in 2010
  • Registered in France
  • Engine and frame numbers are shown as matching
  • Instrumentation and speedo replaced by a new model following restoration

The Condition

  • Flawless new paintwork, identical to the original and applied in seven coats
  • Rebuilt with new NOS Honda components, some of which are now almost impossible to find
  • Frame appears straight and free of corrosion
  • The seat and front mudguard have been replaced with new parts
  • Chrome is gleaming and the rims are still looking good

The Mechanics

  • 748cc DOHC four-cylinder engine
  • Five-speed gearbox
  • The engine and gearbox were completely overhauled during the restoration.
  • The engine was overhauled and parts replaced with new ones
  • The 240 kilometres indicated represent the distance travelled since the restoration was completed.

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Auction Details
  • Year 1979
  • Make Honda
  • Model CB 750
  • Colour Dark red
  • Mileage 181 Kilometres
  • Engine size 748
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Val-de-Livenne
  • Country France
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
33 Bids
  • ow•••• €10,000 05/05/24
  • cr•••• €9,750 05/05/24
  • ow•••• €9,500 05/05/24
  • Mo•••• €9,250 05/05/24
  • ow•••• €9,000 05/05/24
  • Mo•••• €8,850 05/05/24
  • ow•••• €8,750 05/05/24
  • Mo•••• €8,600 05/05/24
  • th•••• €8,500 05/05/24
  • ow•••• €8,250 05/05/24

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