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1993 Honda NR (RC40)

Price £89,995
Call us 01420 544300
Call us 01420 544300


Honda NR (RC40)


If you are reading this, then you likely already know all about the Honda NR, but indulge us as we are very pleased to have one of these amazing machines to offer to the market………

Often thought of as the ultimate superbike, the Honda NR still holds an iconic place in the minds of many motorcycle enthusiasts. Despite not being the fastest or the best it is the high technology that it boasts that make it so special – and also that only about 700 were built in total.

The NR has so many clever features but it’s the engine that is the headline maker. The V4 uses oval pistons, eight valves per cylinder and a very sophisticated fuel injection system. The 125bhp output achieved by the road bike was a high output at the time achieved by all this technology – the race bike version achieved approximately 160bhp.

As amazing as the engine technology is, it certainly didn’t end there with the NR. It uses a fabulous alloy chassis and employs the best suspension money could buy including Honda’s single sided swing arm developed with endurance racing in mind. The bodywork cost more than the total price of any other mass produced bike of the time and employed a mix of carbon fibre and fibreglass the achieve the breath taking looks. Even the windscreen was titanium coated.

Our bike is a full power road version NR (or RC40) and was delivered new in 1993 to Switzerland where it was registered to the owner of a motorcycle dealership, it was then displayed like the work of art it still is today.

It finally came time to part with the machine in 2008 and it made its way at this time to the south of France where it has lived since. It has now covered just 1,680 miles and is presented in truly immaculate condition. It is complete with its track stand, owners handbook and full tool kit and is ready to grace any discerning collectors stable should it be for display or (hopefully) also for riding.

Any inspection is welcomed and encouraged, why not watch the video we have linked in above to see what MCN thought when they had the opportunity to ride an NR!
Registration TBA
Previous Owners N/A
Fuel Consumption N/A
Tax Band N/A
Tax Cost N/A
Colour Red
Interior Trim N/A
Exterior Colour Red
Doors 1
Fuel Type Petrol
Bodystyle Motorcycle
Mileage 1,700 miles
Engine Size 750 cc
Transmission Manual
MPG figures are obtained from laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. They are unlikely to represent real world efficiency.

Vehicle Features

Fitted Options

One of just 700 built
Only 1680 miles

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