I’d love to know when this picture was taken, it’d probably be safe to guess mid to late 1950s but if you happen to know when, where or why, shoot us a message on Twitter here or Facebook here. It’s quite likely that it was on a promotional shoot before its introduction to the American market but as with many of these older images, it’s impossible to know for certain.
The CB750 was originally built to fulfill the requests of US and European Honda dealers who saw the potential for a larger capacity motorcycle to take on the likes of Harley-Davidson, Norton and Triumph.
Invicta was a pre-WWII British automobile company that didn’t survive the turmoil of the mid-20th century, it was a keen competitor with companies like Bentley and Rolls-Royce – and the Invicta S-Type you see here was possibly their finest creation. The secret to the world-beating performance capabilities of Invicta’s 4½-Litre S-Type was the low-slung body….
This week saw the return to eBay of one of the best looking Harley cafe racers we’ve seen in recent memory, it failed to sell last time it was listed so it’s now back to try again though with less than a day remaining and no bids at the time of writing, it looks like…