1991 Yamaha FZ 750


  • Lovely third-generation FZ 750
  • Matching numbers
  • Completely original condition
  • Great working order


Introduced in 1985, Yamaha’s FZ 750 was the first of the Japanese manufacturer’s bikes to feature its ‘Genesis’ design concept. 
This involved an advanced liquid-cooled multi-valve engine and perimeter type steel chassis laid out in such a way as to optimise weight distribution 50:50 front and rear. It used an advanced in-line four-cylinder engine with five valves per cylinder and a six-speed sequential transmission, and was considered one of the most technologically advanced bikes of its day. 

This one is a third generation FZ 750, of a specification introduced in 1989 and withdrawn at the end of 1991, which was the year in which this bike was manufactured. 

The vendor is a lifelong biker with a collection including a few classic Triumphs alongside the FZ, but is reducing the size of his collection as he gets older. A matching numbers bike, the Yamaha is presented in very good order throughout.

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  • Current V5
  • MOT March 2024
  • Previous keeper for over 20 years
  • Matching engine and chassis numbers
  • Original Yamaha owner’s handbook
  • Old HPI and vehicle data reports
  • Historic MOT certificates


  • Excellent overall condition
  • Original, unmodified and unrestored
  • Unrestored frame, still in original paint
  • Excellent saddle 
  • Wheels, lights and badges all original and in great condition
  • Very small amount of heat damage to lower side panel


  • 749cc in-line four
  • Advanced 20v twin cam construction
  • Disc brakes front and rear
  • Alternator charging system
  • 103bhp with six-speed sequential transmission
  • 140mph top speed
  • Well-maintained and regularly serviced
  • Micron sports exhaust
  • Vendor reports that the bike runs beautifully and is very smooth and responsive to ride


This is a cracking example of one of the most technologically interesting bikes of its era – the 20v engine and Genesis layout becoming the footprint for generations of Yamahas that followed. 

It’s in excellent condition, completely original and very honest, with a genuine low mileage. A true classic sports bike of its era, and one that is sure to appreciate in value as nostalgia for the 1980s and 1990s continues to grow. 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1991
  • Make Yamaha
  • Model FZ750
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 24,193 Miles
  • Engine size 749
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Flitwick
  • Location Bedfordshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
1 bid
  • Tony Ge•••• £1,200 27/05/23

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