Tagged: Turbo

1982 Yamaha Seca XJ650 Turbo

1982 Yamaha Seca XJ650 Turbo

Here’s another Yamaha Seca Turbo, looking like something straight out of a old Battlestar Galactica episode…  You know, the one of the 1980’s, where they actually [spoiler alert!] get to Earth, and ride around...

1982 Yamaha Seca Turbo for Sale

1982 Yamaha Seca Turbo for Sale

The Yamaha Seca Turbo was a result of the Japanese manufacturers’ brief flirtation with boost in the 1980’s.  The forgotten Kawasaki Z1RTC began the trend at the end of the 70’s, but it was...

1978 Kawasaki Z1RTC 1000 Original Turbo Bike

1978 Kawasaki Z1RTC 1000 Original Turbo Bike

With all of the weird and quirky turbo bikes that were running around in the early 80’s, it’s easy to forget the bike that started the craze: Kawasaki’s Z1RTC.  Basically a way for Kawasaki...

1977 Rickman Kawasaki 1400 Turbo for Sale

1977 Rickman Kawasaki 1400 Turbo for Sale

Hm, what’s this?  A Rickman Kawasaki 1400 CRT Turbo Cafe Racer.  Read that again.  A Rickman Kawasaki 1400 CRT Turbo Cafe Racer? So this one’s pretty wild.  What started out as a pretty garden-variety...

1982 Yamaha Seca Turbo for Sale

1982 Yamaha Seca Turbo for Sale

The Yamaha Seca Turbo was a result of the Japanese manufacturers’ brief flirtation with boost in the 1980’s.  Honda CX500 Turbo came first in 1982, followed by the Yamaha.  Powered by a significantly reworked...

I’m Your Turbo Lover:  Kawasaki Z1R Turbo

I’m Your Turbo Lover: Kawasaki Z1R Turbo

“Then we race together. We can ride forever. Wrapped in horse-power, driving into fury. Changing gear I pull you tighter to me.”  Is it just me or does it sound like Rob Halford was singing about...

1975 Rickman Kawasaki Z1 Turbo

1975 Rickman Kawasaki Z1 Turbo

With a title like this, you can imagine that there will be a few different groups of people following the auction of this 1975 Kawasaki Z1 Turbo. Those who covet any Rickman frame will...

Rarest of the Factory Turbos: 1983 Suzuki XN-85 Turbo

Rarest of the Factory Turbos: 1983 Suzuki XN-85 Turbo

For Sale: 1983 Suzuki XN-85 Turbo In 1982 Honda won a technological battle by launching the CX500 Turbo. Bristling with cutting-edge componentry, the turbocharged v-twin launched a very intense, yet very short arms race....

1983 Honda CX650T with 56 miles!

1983 Honda CX650T with 56 miles!

For Sale: 1983 Honda CX650T with only 56 miles There is something about a seller who parks his bikes in the living room that makes you feel somewhat guilty about parking your bike in...