1975 Honda CB400F
Registration no. 75-WW-531 (ROI)
Frame no. CB400F-1004193
Engine no. CB400FE-1004212
Now regarded as one of the classics of the 1970s, the Honda 400 Four first 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. Boasting a stylish 4-into-1 exhaust, six gears and rear-set footrests, it was every boy-racer's dream and a huge commercial success. With a top speed of around 105mph, the CB400F was as quick as the rival two-strokes and handled better, yet was significantly more economical, especially when ridden hard. Well-preserved original examples are highly prized today. Purchased in the USA in 1991, this example has covered 11,705 miles from new and is described as in good un-restored condition. The machine is offered with bill of sale (1991) and Vehicle Registration Certificate.