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Honda CX500Z

Date Published:
04 Apr 2018
Cheshire, United Kingdom

Honda CX500 Z very rare model with black radiator, silver Comstar wheels and true 50bhp at the time. There are fewer and fewer CX500's remaining in standard condition these days as many have been turned in to cafe racers and early models where a favourite bike with dispatch riders and after covering as much as 300,000 miles (something you will not achieve on a modern day bike) many of these have sadly passed away and sold for parts, you may see the A, B Custom and euro sport models still coming up every so often but not the original Z model. MOT until September 2018 Tax is exempt but currently SORN Original tool box with tools Workshop manual plus both keys A fair amount of paperwork/documents/receipts etc Serviced and runs like a 3-year-old bike. Fact is it is pretty much a 3-year-old bike, it was manufactured in 1979, registered in Europe in 1980 used for almost 3 years before being brought over to the UK, which is where it has been stored and looked after until I added the bike to my private collection in 2016. The plan was to produce another cafe racer but it would be a shame to do so as this model is becoming very rare now, hence I have decided to sell the bike as it is. I have now registered the bike as UK model and it has a date related plate ending 966S which makes it 40 years old, even though it is a 1979 model. There are minor cosmetic issues with the bike slight dent in the tank hardly stands out on the photo with the tank, also tiny rip in the seat and the ends of the exh