1994 Honda RC45

SOLD FOR: $47,187

Reserve price has been met.

Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 1994 Honda RC45. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

The successor to the legendary RC30, Honda’s RC45 (or RVF750R) was a limited run homologation special created to help Honda re-establish supremacy in World Superbike. Like the RC30, the RC45 was powered by a liquid-cooled, 749cc, DOHC, 16V, four-stroke, 90-degree V4, though unlike its carbureted predecessor, the RC45 was bestowed with tunable electronic fuel-injection borrowed from the development of the NR750.

Even though the RC45 was built from 1994 to 1999, it was only officially sold in the US for its first year of production. In order to comply with WSBK homologation rules, 200 examples were produced the first year in ’94, followed by another 500 units made for the Japanese market. In total, just 50 units were built for the US market – today we’ve got #20.

This example is VIN: JH2RC450XRM000020.

The odometer shows 7,620 miles.

Friends of Iconic Motorbikes are familiar with RC45 #20 and have shared some pieces of its history. Based on the feedback we received, we believe that this bike was originally sold to a private party in Texas. It has had a few owners since, including a gentleman who also owned RC45s #2 and #44. The current owner acquired it from a private party in Florida in 2013.

Modifications:
A previous owner noted that this has the HRC PGM rewire modification done, which changes output from 101 for the US market to the full 118 of the European market. It also has a Two Brothers Racing exhaust.

Aftermarket wheels – they have Marchesini stickers on them, but we cannot confirm if that is accurate.

The rear fender has been removed. PLEASE NOTE: We have sourced a NOS rear fender that will be installed prior to shipping!

The sale includes the stock wheels (16″ front/17″ rear) and exhaust.

Cosmetic Blemishes:

There are some very minor rock chips on the front fairing and the front of the fork lowers – our White Glove service would be glad to make this bike perfect for the next owner.

The tires are from 2012 and 2013.

Before the listing, Steve installed OEM turn signals, installed a new fuel pump, and cleaned the fuel injectors.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this RC45 is offered on a clean Montana title. Have any RC45 stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the comments!

Additional Information

Location

Santa Monica, California

Year

1994

Make

Honda

Model

RC45

Mileage

7,620

VIN

JH2RC450XRM000020

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

Montana

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

CycleVIN

https://cyclevin.com/JH2RC450XRM000020.pdf

Total Bids Placed:

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: Rsc

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
Rsc April 13, 2021 12:51 pm $44,100
BMC April 13, 2021 12:51 pm $44,000 Auto
BMC April 13, 2021 12:46 pm $40,150 Auto
Rsc April 13, 2021 12:46 pm $40,050
BMC April 13, 2021 12:45 pm $38,100 Auto
Rsc April 13, 2021 12:45 pm $38,000
BMC April 13, 2021 12:45 pm $35,100 Auto
Rsc April 13, 2021 12:45 pm $35,000
BMC April 13, 2021 12:42 pm $30,100 Auto
Lonestr737 April 13, 2021 12:42 pm $30,000
BMC April 13, 2021 10:32 am $27,400 Auto
MOTLEYFAN April 13, 2021 10:32 am $27,300
BMC April 12, 2021 11:03 am $27,100
Ride129 April 12, 2021 11:03 am $27,000 Auto
Ride129 April 10, 2021 12:44 pm $25,200
Samuel Oliva April 8, 2021 2:28 am $25,100
Rocky72 April 8, 2021 2:28 am $25,000 Auto
Rocky72 April 7, 2021 7:58 pm $21,100
Smartpeople April 7, 2021 7:58 pm $21,000 Auto
Smartpeople April 7, 2021 2:56 pm $20,600
owo1owo2 April 7, 2021 2:56 pm $20,500 Auto
owo1owo2 April 7, 2021 2:56 pm $20,300 Auto
Smartpeople April 7, 2021 2:56 pm $20,200
owo1owo2 April 6, 2021 6:49 pm $20,100
Motolemoto April 6, 2021 6:49 pm $20,000 Auto
Motolemoto April 6, 2021 6:47 pm $15,100 Auto
owo1owo2 April 6, 2021 6:47 pm $15,000
Motolemoto April 6, 2021 6:46 pm $10,100 Auto
owo1owo2 April 6, 2021 6:46 pm $10,000
Motolemoto April 6, 2021 2:02 pm $1,000
Auction started April 2, 2021 10:04 pm
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Shipping Information

Continental US:
Haul Bikes will ship anything sold through Iconic for $660 in the Continental US, and Iconic will handle the paperwork on your behalf. You do not need to crate your bike or drain the gas/disconnect the battery if you go with Haul Bikes. We are glad to work with the shipper of your choice as well, but you will have to arrange it.

Please note:

  • spares/extras will have to be shipped separately via FedEx or similar.
  • the fee includes $15,000 of insurance with a $500 deductible. Additional insurance can be purchased at a cost of $50 per additional $5,000 of value.
  • additional details can be found here

Southern California
On a case-by-case basis, we can transport motorcycles in our van.

We are located in Santa Monica, California 90405.
Local Rates (one way):
0-50 miles: $150
50-150 miles: $300

Alaska/Hawaii:
Please contact concierge@iconicmotorbikes.com for a quote.

Canada:
We recommend TFX

$1,500 for Los Angeles, CA to Canada is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact TFX for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Europe and Asia:
We recommend Shippio

$1,500 for US to Europe/Asia is a VERY ROUGH ballpark, please contact Shippio for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Australia/New Zealand:
We recommend Bikes Abroad

$1,500 for US to Australia is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact Bikes Abroad for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

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