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1979 YAMAHA TZ750F RACING MOTORCYCLE (LOT 692) SOLD by Auction

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  • £28,000 Auction Estimate
  • 1979
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Price £28,000 Auction Estimate
Ad Type For Sale by Auction
Category Motorcycles
Make Yamaha
Model TZ750F
Year 1979
Country UK
Region Oxfordshire
Telephone 020 8963 2817
Status Trade
Date 28-Jul-2020
Ref C1250862
This motorcycle is to be auctioned at our Live and Online Summer Sale, Hanger 113, Bicester Heritage, OX26 5HA.

SALE TIMES
Friday 14 August Spares & Memorabilia (Lot 1 - 212) 10am
Saturday 15 August Motorcycles (Lot 301 - 462) 10am
Sunday 16 August Motorcycles (Morbidelli Collection) (Lot 501 - 704) 10am

VIEWING
In light of the current government guidelines and relaxed measures we are delighted to welcome viewing, strictly by appointment. All the lots will be on view at Bicester Heritage in our traditional Hangar 113. We will ensure social distancing measures are in place, with gloves and sanitiser available for clients wishing to view motorcycle history files.

Please contact Bonhams Motorcycles with your preferred date, time and vehicle registration number to book an appointment.

VIEWING TIMES
Wednesday 12 August 1pm to 5pm
Thursday 13 August 9am to 5pm
Friday 14 August 9am to 5pm
Saturday 15 August 9am to 5pm (Lots 501-704 only)

LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION
Please note that whilst public viewing is available by appointment, the auction itself will be conducted from a remote saleroom, behind closed doors without public access, in accordance with the current government guidelines. All bidding will be conducted via Online, Telephone and Absentee Bidding. Please contact our Bids Department to register.

AUCTION ADDRESS
Hangar 113
Bicester Heritage
Buckingham Road
Bicester
Oxfordshire
OX26 5HA


1979 YAMAHA TZ750F RACING MOTORCYCLE (LOT 692)
FRAME NO. the details below
ENGINE NO. the details below
• Iconic Formula 750 racer
• Matching numbers
• Already restored when purchased

Although Formula 750 had been intended as a class for modified production road bikes, Yamaha managed to get its TZ750 racer homologated provided that at least 200 were built. Yamaha's new F750 contender drew on the Japanese firm's tried-and-tested two-stroke technology, its engine looking like two TZ350 twins on a common crankcase, although in actual fact few components were shared. The TZ350's 64x54mm bore/stroke dimensions were retained, giving the first TZ750 model (retrospectively re-designated TZ750A) a capacity of 694cc. Together with the contemporary YZR500 Grand Prix machine, the TZ750 was the first Yamaha road-racing motorcycle to feature reed valve induction, a measure considered necessary to broaden what would otherwise have been an unacceptably peaky power delivery. The TZ750 engine was built in unit with a six-speed gearbox and went into an entirely new, twin-shock frame that looked reminiscent of the Rob North-designed chassis used by the racing BSA-Triumph 750 triples. Despite the 'TZ750' moniker, displacement remained at 694cc until October 1974 when the second batch of TZ750Bs was released featuring a full-size (747cc) engine.

Like Yamaha's smaller TZ twins, the TZ750 was an enormous success, providing privateers the world over with the means to compete against the factory teams in Formula 750. Packed grids of near-identical bikes made for close racing, and no-one who witnessed these demanding machines being wrestled around UK short circuits, the Isle of Man TT course or Daytona's bumpy banking will ever forget the sight. Various authorities have suggested a manufacturing total for the TZ750 at somewhere in the 500-600 range, though more recent research suggests that Yamaha eventually made a little under 800. Today these spectacular machines are highly sought after by collectors and classic racers alike.

This TZ750F was purchased in restored condition but will require re-commissioning before use. A wonderful opportunity to acquire one of the most charismatic racing motorcycles of modern times.

£28,000 - 38,000
€31,000 - 42,000
To be sold without reserve

As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.

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