1972 Suzuki GT750 Project

SOLD FOR: $4,066

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on July 8, 2022

Winner: Slowrover

Winning Bid: $3,800
Buyer Fee: $266
Total: $4,066

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Additional photos of this Suzuki GT750 Project are available here for your perusal.

When Honda released the CB750, other Japanese manufacturers had no other choice but to respond. Kawasaki made the choice to develop a little bit more power than the CB750 with the Z1, but Suzuki chose to stay with their specialty of two-strokes and in 1972 they released the GT750.

The prototype Suzuki GT750 was shown at the 17th Tokyo Motor Show in October of 1970 and launched in Japan in September 1971 as a sports tourer. Developed from the Suzuki T500 with an extra cylinder and liquid cooling, it was marketed as the Le Mans in the US and Canada. Looking at the success of the 4-cylinder 4-stroke engine, it was actually pretty bold from Suzuki to keep their 2-stroke engine. But the major innovation Suzuki added to their machine was liquid cooling, which lent itself to the international nickname of “Water Buffalo”. Indeed, the GT750 was the first mass production bike from Japan that featured it.

This example is VIN: GT75021821, Engine #: GT750-21825.

The odometer shows 16,079 miles.

The seller acquired it from a NPA auction in Portland, Oregon eight months ago. It does not currently run.

This GT750 appears to be completely stock.

The sale includes the carbs, airbox, mirrors, and some misc parts.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on tires that have aged out.

The sale includes two keys.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Suzuki is offered on a clean Washington title.

Have any GT750 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

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Total Bids Placed: 13

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: Slowrover

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
Slowrover July 8, 2022 10:00 am PDT $3,800 Auto
Americarter July 8, 2022 10:00 am PDT $3,700
Slowrover July 8, 2022 9:59 am PDT $3,600
Yorkie July 8, 2022 9:59 am PDT $3,500 Auto
Yorkie July 7, 2022 9:57 pm PDT $2,975 Auto
Slowrover July 7, 2022 9:57 pm PDT $2,875
Yorkie July 5, 2022 10:38 am PDT $2,775 Reserve
Irwnn July 5, 2022 7:58 am PDT $1,500
Slowrover July 3, 2022 3:15 pm PDT $1,400
raresportbikes July 3, 2022 3:15 pm PDT $1,300 Auto
Slowrover July 3, 2022 3:15 pm PDT $1,200
raresportbikes July 1, 2022 10:47 pm PDT $1,100
otobaikichigai July 1, 2022 6:49 pm PDT $1,000
Auction started July 1, 2022 7:03 am PDT
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