This pristine 1974 Honda CB750 Four is selling for P622k

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by Aris Ilagan | May 20, 2020
PHOTO: Classic Driver
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If you grew up loving motorcycles as a kid, then chances are one of two things fueled your passion: Either your father was deep into them and he had an impressive collection of two-wheelers, or perhaps your neighbor rode a bike or two. 

If you come from a not-so-rich family, chances are your experience mirrors the second example. And as we all know, a child’s aspiration can lead to big dreams. Even when you’ve become a successful professional, it’s normal to hallucinate owning that very same stallion you once dreamed about.

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If you grew up in the ’70s and ’80s, we bet the classic Honda CB750 Four remains on your hit list. Actually, we also felt a jaw-dropping reaction when we first saw these photos of the 1974 CB750 posted by Classic Driver, a website specializing in used cars and bikes. Back in the day, a lot of these in-line-four-engined motorbikes became the favorite choice of bikers who live in urban areas. but love to cruise on freeways during weekends to unwind.

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Dubbed by many as ‘The Four,’ this standard naked was then already categorized as a superbike. Unveiled in 1968, the CB750 Four was among the first high-performance big bikes that was not only affordable, but also available in the Philippines, albeit through the grey market.

Powered by a 736cc in-line-four mill producing 67hp and mated to a five-speed gearbox, this iconic bike could hit the 200kph mark and was among the pioneers in having large double-disc brakes up front.

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Even with its sporty character, The Four is highly credited for its riding comfort that suited riding couples on a weekend date. With such multifaceted riding traits, this bike was very instrumental in the record sales of Honda that lasted for about a decade.

We wanted to own one before, and we still dream of owning one up to now. This well-preserved 1974 Honda CB750 Four is listed for sale at $12,264, or roughly P622,000.

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But on top of that, you might need a bit more cash for a plane ticket because the bike is at a showroom in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Oh, and probably a couple more bucks for freight and tax expenses. But hey, love knows no limit, right?

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