1982 Honda CX 500 Turbo

Highlights


  • Low miles
  • Mint condition 
  • Huge retro appeal 

The Appeal 


An absolute delight to behold, this fantastic retro 80’s machine oozes style, packing a very special and fantastic sounding turbo-charged 500cc V-twin engine. It uses a complex computer to smooth out turbo response and control fuel delivery making this a very easy turbo bike to ride, with the fuel economy of a 500cc, but the power of a 1000cc bike of its day. This delightful example is stunning condition, a real collectable and certain to turn heads with its brilliant throw-back looks and great sound.




The History and Paperwork


  • Irish registration document present
  • No further paperwork present
  • Clearly this machine has barely been used since its production in 1982
  • Very well preserved over the years by its keepers to become a stunning collectable all these years later 




The Condition


  • Sublime overall condition
  • Lush pearl shell white paint with a wonderful deep grey secondary colour and black and orange accents.
  • Gold wheels and forks
  • Plenty of large “Turbo” emblems keep the observer aware of this fine motorcycle’s special nature
  • Stunningly clean with almost no blemishes to be found
  • Clearly a well loved and maintained machine 
  • Spacious twin saddle in brilliant condition with lovely white pinstripe and Honda badge around the lower edge
  • Very unique registration number
  • Excellent 80’s lights standout from the crowd 
  • ncredible example, a very collectible machine 




The Mechanics


  • Fantastic Turbo-charged, inline V-twin design
  • Shaft-drive for excellent reliability and power delivery
  • Liquid cooled, electronic injection
  • Suspension damping by Showa
  • Twin 280mm front discs
  • Clearly very well maintained, this wonderful bike wants for nothing 
  • Tyres in good shape 




Summary 


About as good as retro motorcycle appeal gets, this stunning Honda CX500 Turbo is in mint condition with barely any miles on the clock, and has been brilliantly preserved all these years to become a true time-capsule motorcycle. Don’t miss this opportunity to own one of the best examples of the marque out there!

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1982
  • Make Honda
  • Model CX 500 Turbo
  • Colour Pearl White
  • Odometer 12,500 Miles
  • Engine size 497
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Saleway
  • Location Worcestershire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
35 bids
  • gray.aa•••• £8,800 18/11/22
  • chris-h•••• £8,500 18/11/22
  • gray.aa•••• £8,300 18/11/22
  • chris-h•••• £8,000 18/11/22
  • liam.da•••• £7,700 18/11/22
  • chris-h•••• £7,500 18/11/22
  • gray.aa•••• £7,200 18/11/22
  • chris-h•••• £7,000 18/11/22
  • liam.da•••• £6,800 18/11/22
  • chris-h•••• £6,500 18/11/22

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