No Reserve: 1985 Honda V65 Sabre VF1100S

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This 1985 Honda V65 Sabre VF1100S comes from the model’s final year of production and is powered by a 1,098cc DOHC V4 paired with a 6-speed transmission and shaft drive. The selling dealer recently acquired the bike from the reported second owner in Wisconsin, who added about 7k of the indicated 28k miles in recent years. Service over the last two years is said to have included replacing the rear end gear oil, spark plugs, tires, and battery, rebuilding and synchronizing the carburetors, and more detailed in the listing. This Sabre is now offered by the selling dealer at no reserve with an owner’s manual, tool kit, two keys, and a Wisconsin title.

No Reserve: 1985 Honda V65 Sabre VF1100S

The Sabre was part Honda’s V4-powered family of bikes including the Interceptor and Magna, and was set up as the sport-touring oriented standard of the range. This example is finished in two-tone black and silver separated with red stripes, and is equipped with Honda’s Trac anti-dive front suspension system. The seller notes nicks in the clearcoat on the top of the fuel tank, and corrosion on the center stand.

No Reserve: 1985 Honda V65 Sabre VF1100S

The previous owner fitted a new tire to the 17″ rear wheel about 500 miles ago, and the selling dealer fitted a new tire to the 18″ front wheel in preparation for sale. The seller reports that the previous owner replaced the steering head bearings and fork seals within the last two years.

No Reserve: 1985 Honda V65 Sabre VF1100S

Handlebars are adjustable for height, spread, and reach, and the selling dealer fitted a new set of replica factory grips. Instrumentation includes a 160-mph speedometer, an 11k-rpm tachometer, and a central LCD display housing the fuel, temperature, and gear position indicators. 28k miles are shown, about 7k of which were reportedly added by the previous owner in the last two years.

No Reserve: 1985 Honda V65 Sabre VF1100S

The 1,098cc V-4 features liquid cooling, double overhead cams, and four valves per cylinder, giving a factory-rated output of 121 horsepower. Drive is sent to the rear wheel via a 6-speed transmission with shaft drive. The selling dealer reports that within the last two years the prior owner replaced the spark plugs and battery, changed the rear-end gear oil, rebuilt and synchronized the carburetors, and rebuilt the brake and clutch master cylinders and the clutch slave cylinder.

No Reserve: 1985 Honda V65 Sabre VF1100S

The tool set is included in a Honda-branded pouch, and the owner’s manual is shown in the gallery. A cold-start and walk-around video is viewable below.

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