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Honda CB1300 Prototype

Prototype

THE CB750 SANDCAST

THE HISTORY

Many know the of the first Superbike: when Mr. Honda started a 4 cylinder back in 1969, with his of Motorcycles”. It was the bike that motorcycling.

That CB750 a transverse in-line 4 cylinder engine, that produced 67 and a top speed of 125 miles per hour. It came with an electric and a disc brake!

The first or so CB750s that came off the assembly line in Japan in 1969, had engine cases were cast in sand.

scarce early sandcast now regularly command high amongst collectors around the

THE PROTOTYPE

What only sandcast aficionados know, is before the now rare sandcast were produced in 1969, determined that they needed to build a set of “preproduction” to market their “The of Motorcycles” to the American public. So in they decided to build of this new ground breaking to unveil at their annual Las Motorcycle Dealer Show, as as to provide eye-candy for the various magazines, and for promotional photography, etc.

What Honda sent to the U.S. were 4 preproduction

A Candy Red prototype

A Candy prototype

A Candy Dark Metallic prototype

And the feature of special auction, the Candy prototype

These 4 special bikes were literally by Honda technicians, using hundreds of unique one-off parts, to promote their new line of motorcycles.

The unique of these rare preproduction is readily noticeable when each and every component For example:

One-off sandcast covers, featuring an external step” on the Alternator cover

A shaped transmission cover, UNDER the Alternator cover

unusual clutch and valve (both appearing nothing the street bike counterparts, and are rough cast)

A one of a kind Crankshaft (meaning it was turned and from one solid chunk of steel bar)

Chrome showing (under the chrome engineer’s scribe marks to off where holes should be

Hand hammered/welded exhaust

One-off special cast by 26mm carb assemblies

white plastic parts the motorcycle (while street bikes have all black

Sandcast “hollow” fuel emblems

Cast gas cap and latch

And hundreds more of distinctly parts than standard, of which are illustrated in the enclosed (Note: ALL vintage American photos and flyers seen are of the exact bike in this

What ever happened to rare first four built bikes?

The Red bike was to the crushers in Iowa back in the 1990s (I know, as we got there days too late, coming with only a small of parts from it).

The bike made its way to Europe, to be completely disassembled by its owner has no intention of selling) and it has remained in state for the last 25 years or so.

The Green bike has never heard from, thus this (Blue/Green) bike of the four.

The Blue/Green prototype motorcycle in this auction just to also be the (only) one American used for all of its initial promotional flyers, and sales literature. photos of these early items can be seen here, and easily identified by the bike’s unusual front brake

I located this Prototype through a friend some ago, and quickly decided it in fact did not need “restoration”, but just needed to be cleaned up and put together, as the original paint and condition was quite nice. It is a strong running motorcycle.

Honda CB1300 Prototype

view the attached photographs to see about this extraordinary Note: Where you see similar shown in the same photo, it is a comparison between the part this prototype, vs. a stock part.

ABOUT THE SELLER:

Vic has a passion for Honda CB750s; revolutionary motorcycle that the industry on it’s ear back in the of ’69. His particular area of is in the restoration of the rare early bikes, that were the to roll off Honda’s Hamamatsu back in early ’69. His plus years of relentless on this motorcycle, has earned him the of “Mr.

CB750.” Vic is widely acknowledged as the restorer of these rare and he has been written about in trade publications, including a article by Mitch Boehm in Retro. His restorations are highly after and have been by museums, including a featured in Honda’s own Collection Hall in Japan. American Honda a Vic World restoration, as does the Museum in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr.

resides in San Francisco, where he World Motorcycles, a shop specializes in the restoration of sandcast

BIDDING:

Regarding current of sandcast 750s:

As a point of fully restored sandcasts a normal 4 digit frame are currently selling at just 40,000 dollars, with 3 bikes (Frame numbers 999 and fetching a 20% premium on top of that, and 2 bikes fetching more.

As a couple years ago, I a very low number (under #20) unrestored sandcast to a for $75,000. This bike was from assembly line using mass produced

This auction is a unique, in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of history. The CB750 Honda had more impact on motorcycling any other motorcycle. And this is easily what would be to as the Holy Grail of CB750s.

The piece of any world class of motorcycles.

If you are the lucky winner of auction, you will own something nobody else in the world There has been some pre-auction buzz about bike from collectors the world. So, if you really want to own bike, please bid accordingly.

CONDITIONS:

The winning bidder be required to provide a $2,000 via Paypal within 24 hours of end. The remainder balance of the bid price is due within 3 business of close of auction, payable via: wire transfer, or CERTIFIED check. Winning must contact me within 24 of auction’s end, to make for final payment at that

If no contact is made within 24 I reserve the right to re-list the sell it to the next high or sell it otherwise.

Please do not bid on auction unless you are serious owning this vehicle. be clear that the winning is entering a legal contract to this vehicle. Any non-paying bidder will be reported to

Most banks and credit do not finance vehicles older 1995. Make sure if that your financial accepts the year and miles of vehicle before bidding. arrange financing prior to


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