1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450
Lot 300N
1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy
Registration no. not UK registered Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450
£ 4,000 - 5,000
US$ 5,000 - 6,300

Lot Details
1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450 1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102 Engine no. PC16E-2002450
1992 Honda GB500 Tourist Trophy
Registration no. not UK registered
Frame no. JH2PC1603KK002102
Engine no. PC16E-2002450
With the increasing importance of the North American off-road market - where the single-cylinder engine reigned supreme - Honda and its Japanese rivals began to manufacture single-cylinder models in capacities of 500cc and upwards, a state of affairs that led to the development of a succession of purely road-going derivatives. One of the most interesting of these was the XBR500 of 1985, the styling of which was unashamedly 'retro', and Honda took this concept a stage further almost immediately, launching the GB500 Tourist Trophy the following year. A factory 'café racer', the GB500 looked very British, boasting coachlined paintwork, clip-on handlebars, rear-set footrests, chromed headlamp shell, matching speedometer and rev counter, and alloy-rimmed, wire-spoked wheels instead of the XBR's Comstars. The dry-sumped, radial four-valve motor featured electric starting and delivered its 42bhp via a six-speed gearbox, while the entire ensemble weighed in at a little under 340lbs. 'It blends a touch of the past with the best of today's technology,' declared Honda of a model that struck a chord with mature riders who hankered after the past but disliked the associated oil leaks, dodgy electrics, and general unreliability.

Representing a rare opportunity to acquire one of these collectible 'cult' models, the example offered here is in good condition and comes with German Fahrzeugbrief.

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