1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791

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Lot 109
1988 BMW K75S
Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791

Sold for US$ 2,645 inc. premium
1988 BMW K75S

Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255
Engine no. 174045L4288740791

Quite a departure from BMW norm, the K-bikes. First came the K100 in 1985, powered by a liquid-cooled, fuel-injected four-cylinder laid on its side, a.k.a. 'The Flying Brick.' Next the K75 series, which lopped one cylinder off the K100 to arrive at a modern, sporting 740cc triple. Both were more than a little shocking to Beemer-types accustomed to the venerable opposed-twin 'Airhead' motors.

With a frame-mounted half-fairing, the K75S, as seen here, was sportiest of the new 750s. Cycle World magazine liked the S-model's handling, noting, "The K75S makes light work of fast, sweeping corners...this is a bike that rewards smoothness in the twisties, so it's best – and on the K75S easy – to settle into a fast, silky rhythm on backroads."

This Marrakesh Red K75S has covered less than 20,000 miles from new, has been fastidiously maintained to factory recommendations, and remains in stock trim with the exception of a Corbin black leather saddle stitched in color-matched red. The bike received major servicing from a BMW technician six months ago, at which time a fresh set of Dunlop tires was mounted and a new BMW battery was installed. The bike is equipped with factory luggage rack and saddlebag brackets, and all tools, books and manuals on hand will be included in the sale.

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1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
1988 BMW K75S Frame no. WB105720XJ0151255 Engine no. 174045L4288740791
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