Tagged: 1982

Vintage Grand Prix: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 for Sale

Vintage Grand Prix: 1982 Suzuki RGB500 for Sale

When Suzuki dipped their toe back into Grand Prix competition in the early 1970’s, it was with a production-based, water-cooled two-stroke twin from the T500. But while that bike did see some success, it...

Practical Classic: 1982 Ducati 600SL Pantah for Sale

Practical Classic: 1982 Ducati 600SL Pantah for Sale

After the humiliating failure of the parallel-twin 500GTL project, Ducati was quick to introduce the v-twin Pantah that had been developed in secret by Fabio Taglioni, who was convinced that the parallel-twin wasn’t the...

Budget Italian Racer: 1982 Moto Morini 250

Budget Italian Racer: 1982 Moto Morini 250

Another unusual racebike up for sale this week, this time a very funky Moto Morini 250 with an enormous, wind-blocking fairing. I’m not sure if this would increase or decrease the bike’s top speed,...

One for the Road: 1982 Ducati NCR TT for Sale

One for the Road: 1982 Ducati NCR TT for Sale

Almost literally a one-of-a-kind motorcycle, this Ducati-powered NCR is one of only two bikes built that were originally intended for road use, although several of the racebikes have apparently been converted for street duty....

Boosted Classic: 1982 Honda CX500 Turbo for Sale

Boosted Classic: 1982 Honda CX500 Turbo for Sale

Here’s a bit of an odd duck: a cherished Honda CX500 Turbo! For a period in the early to mid-1980s, all of the major Japanese motorcycle manufacturers flirted with forced-induction, although it seems to...

Tangerine Dream:1982 Laverda Jota for Sale

Tangerine Dream:1982 Laverda Jota for Sale

It’s been positively raining Laverdas this past couple weeks. I normally try to mix things up, but Laverdas, especially ones like this Jota don’t come around all that often, so it’s a case of...

Executive Express: 1982 Honda CBX for Sale

Executive Express: 1982 Honda CBX for Sale

I’ve written a number of times about Honda’s mighty CBX, with its straight-six and cascading wall of exhaust pipes. They’re glorious monuments to excess: relatively heavy, with too many cylinders, too many exhaust pipes,...

Just Add Boost: 1982 Honda CX500 Turbo

Just Add Boost: 1982 Honda CX500 Turbo

The CX500 motorcycles from Honda are pretty strange machines, considering the source: for a company whose calling card had become sophisticated range of four-cylinder motorcycles, it seems strange they would introduce a longitudinally-oriented, shaft...