1992 Honda RVF400R NC35 Racing Motorcycle Frame no. NC35-1003414 Engine no. NC13E-1503421

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Lot 447
1992 Honda RVF400R NC35 Racing Motorcycle
Frame no. NC35-1003414 Engine no. NC13E-1503421

£ 4,000 - 6,000
US$ 5,200 - 7,800
1992 Honda RVF400R NC35 Racing Motorcycle
Frame no. NC35-1003414
Engine no. NC13E-1503421
Following the arrival of the VFR750R (RC30) race replica in the late 1980s, it was only to be expected that some of its style and technology would rub off on Honda's smaller V4s. When the RC30's replacement – the RC45 – was introduced in 1994, the 400cc supersports RVF400R was similarly upgraded, to NC35 specification. Owner Paddy Reid bought this Honda NC35 in 2010 from its previous owner, who had prepared the machine for the Manx Grand Prix but not used it. Paddy had the Honda's TYGA bodywork repainted in Yamaha's traditional racing colours of white/red, the same as those of his 1973 Manx GP-winning TZ, and rode it in the Past Winners Parade at the 2013 MGP. Since then the Honda has been ridden in a few other parades and the occasional track day. Last run in earlier this year, the machine is described as in good condition throughout.

Footnotes

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1992 Honda RVF400R NC35 Racing Motorcycle Frame no. NC35-1003414 Engine no. NC13E-1503421
1992 Honda RVF400R NC35 Racing Motorcycle Frame no. NC35-1003414 Engine no. NC13E-1503421
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