Bonhams’ Grand Palais Auction: Great Bikes For Sale

On Feb 9th, the famous auction house Bonhams is holding its sixth auction sale in the architecturally stunning surroundings of the Grand Palais in Paris. The Grand Palais held its first Motor Show in 1901 and Bonhams continues this long-standing tradition with no fewer than 120 motor cars. But fear not, motorcycle enthusiast: these two-wheeled highlights will be – among others – for sale as well.

Lot 209: 1974 Ducati Formula 750SS Racing Motorcycle

Frame no. 750834

Engine no. 075226 – DM750.1

• Delivered new to Oscar La Ferla

• Raced in Italy in the 1970s

• Restored with the assistance of Reno Leoni.

Estimated at €60,000-70,000

Lot 212: 1985 Bimota 748cc DB1R

Frame no. 0000212

Engine no. ZDM750L – 7502269

• One of an estimated nine produced

• Raced by Oscar La Ferla and Massimo Matteoni in 1985/1986

• Restored under the supervision of Reno Leoni.

Estimated at €40,000-50,000

Lot 214: 2016 Motul 800cc Onirika 2853 which is sold in aid to the Motul Corazón Foundation

Frame no. *ZCGB320BAEV006221*

Engine no. to be advised

• Unique custom creation

• Based on an MV Agusta 800 Brutale

• Built by Officine GPDesign

• Non-functioning art installation currently, but the artist has agreed to work with the buyer to get it up and running

Estimated at €25,000-30,000

Lot 207: 2009 Ducati 990cc Desmosedici RR

Frame no. ZDM100AA8B001190

Engine no. ZDM990FW4001318

• Limited edition Grand Prix replica

• One of only 1,500 made

• Supplied new in the UK

• One owner from new

• All books and tools.

Estimated at €50,000-60,000


More information about the auction can be found here

Report by glorious motorcycles
Photos by Bonhams

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