1973 Kawasaki Z1 903cc

Lot Number: 537

1973 Kawasaki Z1 903cc

A fully restored example of the legendary Z1.


LIVE AUCTION: This lot was auctioned on Sunday 30th July, 2023 at 11.00am BST at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Beds, SG18 9EP

  • Registration Number

    EVN 255L


A fully restored example of the legendary Z1.


  • Finished in Candy Orange over brown with a perfect metallic flake
  • Imported in 2016 and underwent a full nut and bolt restoration using NOS factory parts where possible
  • Odometer shows 23,221 miles which was verified while checking engine wear and tolerances during the rebuild. The clocks have been reconditioned and mileage kept original
  • Features the correct '903'-stamped crankcase and rear hub without the adjuster
  • Supplied with restoration invoices as well as its original tool kit, warranty handbook, a restoration book and original Owners Manual
  • A new wiring loom is in place with a modern solid-state rectifier behind the side pane. It also comes with its original switch gear and oil regulator for originality purposes
  • Full engine and carburettor overhaul with notes indicating perfect compression and pages with valve shim data
  • Presented as a ready to ride bike, UK-registered with V5C and a dating certificate from the VJMC


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EVN 255L
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For further information regarding this lot please contact Rowan.





Please note that, due to restrictions, we need to be clear of the venue by 2pm on Monday 31st July.

Motorcycles are available to collect after the auction until 6pm, and then from 10am until 2pm on Monday 31st July from: The Discovery Hub, The Shuttleworth Collection, Alder Drive, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP (please use the gate off Hill Lane).

Full payment must be received before any item is available to be released.

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Any motorcycles not collected by 2pm on Monday 31st July will be taken to our transport partners facility in Northamptonshire for a fee of £110 plus VAT, including 3 days storage. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day thereafter.

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