1977 Honda CB400F  Frame no. CB400F2100936 Engine no. CB400FE2101004
Lot 410
1977 Honda CB400F Frame no. CB400F2100936 Engine no. CB400FE2101004
Sold for £638 (US$ 998) inc. premium

Lot Details
1977 Honda CB400F  Frame no. CB400F2100936 Engine no. CB400FE2101004
1977 Honda CB400F
Frame no. CB400F2100936
Engine no. CB400FE2101004
Now regarded as one of the classics of the 1970s, the Honda 400 Four appeared in 1974. Described as ‘the poor boy’s musclebike’, its combination of a four-cylinder, overhead-camshaft engine in a 250-sized package endowed it a performance better than many 500s. With a stylish four-into-one exhaust, six gears and rear-set footrests, it was every boy-racer’s dream and a huge commercial success. Comparing it to the opposition, Bike magazine reckoned the CB400 ‘represents a brilliantly engineered concept. It retains its appeal on several fronts: it’s a four-stroke, and an awful lot of people are biased towards four-strokes; it’s as quick as the two-strokes, yet on average road use will give considerably better fuel consumption; its handling is noticeably better than the two-strokes; and who can dispute that it’s easily the best sounding 400?’ This CB400F is presented in generally good, running condition. It is hoped that the machine will posses a Swansea V5C document by time of sale.
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