1976 Honda CB750F

Current bid: $1,700

Reserve price has not been met.

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Ends At: June 18, 2024 11:00 am PDT

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2024-06-18 10:50:00 2024-06-18 11:00:00 America/Los_Angeles 1976 Honda CB750F Covina, California - A rider-ready CB750 adorned in Candy Antares Red that's begging for a new owner to take her out. https://iconicmotorbikeauctions.com/auction/1976-honda-cb750f/ Iconic Motorbike Auctions concierge@iconicmotorbikes.com

Description

Click here for an VINData Motorcycle History Report on this 1976 Honda CB750F. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

Honda had already established themselves as a premier manufacturer of small bikes in the US by the mid 60s thanks to their stellar reliability and ease of use – the “you meet the nicest people on a Honda” slogan didn’t hurt, either. But the biggest bike they made was the 450, and that wasn’t selling as well as Honda had hoped. A senior engineer named Yoshiro Harada toured the US in 1967 with the intent of getting dealers to shift more CB450s, but he soon learned that American riders were clamoring for more displacement. So he went back home and the Japanese firm started working on “the king of motorcycles.”

The following year, Honda introduced the world to the four-cylinder CB750 at the Tokyo Motor Show in October of 1968. Considered by many to be the first “superbike”, it was an absolute game-changer of a motorcycle.

Best of all, the CB750 didn’t cost an arm and a leg. Despite features like a 296mm front hydraulic disc brake, five-speed gearbox, quality lighting, electric starter, and industry-defining reliability, it was a shockingly economical bike. The CB also got a compact five-speed transmission with a wet multi-plate clutch, hydraulic fork, dual rear shocks, and a rear drum brake. Weighing in at 495 lbs, the CB750 and its tubular steel duplex frame wasn’t exactly light, but the powerful engine put down 67 hp at 8,500 rpm and was capable of reaching speeds of up to 125 mph.

When challenged by the Kawasaki Z1, Honda released the 750F featuring a sportier 4-into-1 exhaust, slimmer yet larger gas tank, and rear disc brake. This new exhaust system brought minor adjustments to valve timing and carburetion which increased the ponies on the Super Sport despite the 12 pound weight gain.

Manufactured July 1975, this example is VIN: CB750F2017622; Engine: CB750E2434398. The seller purchased the bike from a private party one year ago and states, “It rides beautifully. I hate to see it just sitting hence the reason for sale.”


During his ownership the seller has covered approximately 100 miles. The odometer shows 18,759 miles.

Maintenance:
The seller states, “Fully restored by previous owner. Everything works as its suppose to except for horn (never looked into it). Needed nothing so I didn’t do any maintenance. Just few rides to keep everything running.”

Modifications:
Aftermarket exhaust with Ton-Up Performance badge.

Marshall pressure gauge. Crash bars.

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Kenda Challenger tires with date codes of 0123 and 1323.

The sale includes two sets of keys, servicing manual, original exhaust.

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



Currently located in Covina, California, this Honda is offered on a clean California title with Planned Nonoperation registration (PNO). Have any CB750F stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Covina, California

Year

1976

Make

Honda

Model

CB750F

Mileage

18,759

VIN

CB750F2017622

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

California

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

VIN Report

https://www.vindata.com/report/pdf/1a4dc903-0eb0-41f8-a7e9-8a89cc0023b4?glossary=true&inline=true&wholesaleValues=true

Total Bids Placed:

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
t***2 June 13, 2024 10:10 am PDT $1,700 Auto
h**********9 June 13, 2024 10:10 am PDT $1,600
t***2 June 13, 2024 10:09 am PDT $1,500 Auto
h**********9 June 13, 2024 10:09 am PDT $1,400
t***2 June 13, 2024 10:09 am PDT $1,300 Auto
h**********9 June 13, 2024 10:09 am PDT $1,200
t***2 June 12, 2024 10:21 am PDT $1,099 Auto
r****x June 12, 2024 10:21 am PDT $999
t***2 June 12, 2024 8:21 am PDT $1
Auction started June 11, 2024 9:41 am PDT
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