John Lennon’s Honda Z50A motorcycle sold for £57,000

The Birmingham National Motorcycle Museum has acquired the amazing Honda Z50A owned by John Lennon.

A nice auction

The 1969 Honda Z50A “Mini Monkey”, estimated at £35,000, was finally sold to the museum in Birmingham in England for the amount of £57,000 (approximately €65,000). This transaction took place at an auction organized by H&H Classics.

John Lennon loved this Honda Z50A “Mini Monkey” and loved to drive it around his estate in Tittenhurst, Surrey, where he lived from 1969 to 1971. This bike has been a family property since June 1971, the year John Lennon emigrated to New York.

The Honda Z50A is completely in its original shape (and largely unrestored) with its green log book. The engine runs like clockwork and the chassis and engine numbers match!

Honda Z50A: a mythical motorcycle

In addition to being owned by the legendary John Lennon, the Honda Z50A also has a very unique history. Indeed, this bike is Honda’s biggest commercial success!  It’s not the most powerful and stylish Honda, but the Honda Z50A has seduced bikers all over the world. Initially, it was not even intended to be marketed…

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