1974 Yamaha DT100 Frame no. 437-008851 Engine no. 437-008851
Lot 339
1974 Yamaha DT100
Frame no. 437-008851 Engine no. 437-008851
Sold for £1,380 (US$ 1,844) inc. premium

Lot Details
1974 Yamaha DT100 Frame no. 437-008851 Engine no. 437-008851 1974 Yamaha DT100 Frame no. 437-008851 Engine no. 437-008851 1974 Yamaha DT100 Frame no. 437-008851 Engine no. 437-008851
1974 Yamaha DT100
Frame no. 437-008851
Engine no. 437-008851
North America's wide-open spaces are the perfect playground for off-road motorcycles and the importance of this leisure-orientated sector has long been recognised by European and Japanese manufacturers. Yamaha began contesting this market in the 1960s, offering a range of two-stroke single-cylinder trail bikes and purpose-built moto-crossers as well as twin-cylinder 'street scramblers'. Powered by a single-cylinder, air-cooled, two-stroke engine equipped with reed valve induction, the trail-styled DT100 enduro was one of Yamaha's most successful models of this type during the 1970s. Small Yamaha enduros from the 1970s are rarely found in better condition than this matching-numbers example, which formed part of a private collection in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania together with numerous other motorcycles and priceless cars until the owner decided to thin out his collection. Imported into the UK in March 2015 and described by the vendor as in 'A1' condition, it comes with US title, customs document and NOVA declaration to facilitate an application to register it as an imported vehicle. A total of only 3,512 miles is currently displayed on the odometer.

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  • The NOVA declaration will be forwarded after the sale.

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  • The NOVA declaration will be forwarded after the sale.
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