The very first Honda CB750s with the sandcast engine cases are the ones everyone wants, but they’re getting a lot harder to find. This one is unrestored, with only necessary cosmetic work as needed. It was repainted in the original blue and the tank is a NOS replacement.
The NOS tank emblems come from noted sandcast restorer Vic World, the seat was reupholstered with an original Honda cover and foam. Normal maintenance was kept up to date. It was properly stored without fluids for the past six years and recently refreshed and restarted, which it did without fuss.
This looks like a nice example to consider if you’re in the market for a sandcast CB750 and if you’re looking for one, you probably already know all of the things to watch for and the questions to ask.
What a great bike! I have a 1971 cb750 that I’m working on now. I bought it in 2006 and it has been my daily rider for a few different stretches. It’s the bike that turned me into a Honda nut. Every piece of the bike seems to be more finished and refined than the other Japanese manufacturers’ bikes from the era.