1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696

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Lot 405N
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition
Registration no. not UK registered Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696

Sold for £ 7,590 (US$ 9,933) inc. premium
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition
Registration no. not UK registered
Frame no. GR75AD111189
Engine no. R705-25696
Suzuki rewrote the 750-class rulebook when it launched the GSX-R750 on an unsuspecting world back in 1985. Lighter than a 600 and as powerful as a 1000, it made all other super-sports 750s seem flabby and slow. New for 1986 was the Limited Edition, an 'homologation special' that incorporated lots of special parts necessary to make the Suzuki competitive in the World Superbike Championship. These included the entire front end from the GSX-R1100, modified to suit the lighter 750; three-point steering damper; aluminium-bodied shock absorber complete with remote gas-charged reservoir; a dry clutch; and changes to the bodywork to improve cooling.

One of the modern era's few instant classics and the sole surviving Japanese 750cc sports bike, the GSX-R750 has been a huge commercial success for Suzuki and enjoys cult status today. Now more than 30 years old, many early GSX-Rs have suffered at the hands of successive owners, with anodised fastenings, tinted screens and after-market pipes among the commonest modifications, a state of affairs that has resulted in original examples of the first version – such as the ultra-rare Limited Edition model offered here – becoming increasingly sought after by collectors. This machine has covered only 13,990 kilometres from new and represents a not-to-be-missed opportunity to acquire a fine example of the sought-after Limited Edition model. We are advised the machine will have been inspected and run immediately prior to sale.

Footnotes

  • As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.

Saleroom notices

  • The engine number is R705-125696.
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1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
1986 Suzuki GSX-R750 Limited Edition Frame no. GR75AD111189 Engine no. R705-25696
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