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<P>hi thinking about buying the 750 have seen one advertized for £5400 for 07 with 1400 miles.is price good,what is bike like etc.All advice would be most grateful.thanks</P>
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If it's a 750, it's likely an 04 or 05 like mine, at least with such low miles. I don't know the full production range of the 750's, so it's possible it could be older. I got mine a year ago for $9000 with a jacket, bike had 1700 mi. and was in great shape.

The 750's from what I hear don't get great fuel economy compared to the 910's (I believe I'm in the 22-27 mpg range.)

The bike itself is fantastic, but it's a relatively technical ride, it prefers a rider who knows what he's doing. (Anybody disagree?)

It really depends what you're looking for in a bike, and what your past riding experience is. Suspension is pretty rough, throttle is a little twitchy sometimes. I'm not complaining though, ride one, you'll fall in love.

Is this bike listed online where we could take a gander?
 

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Look elsewhere - Don't buy a bike from a dealer who either lies about the year, or doesn't know.

Otherwise, any Brutale will bring unlimited smiles to your face.

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Personally I'd recommend buying only from an authorized MV dealer. Then again that may be easier said than done.

If they don't even know what year it is, are you going to trust them to work on it? Considering they have the title (or at least a copy), they DO know what year it is and are probably trying to make you think it's a steal for an '07.
 

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To be fair they say it's on an '07 plate. This often happens with specialised bikes. I'm sure if you speak to them or get the chasis number you can check out the real age and history. I doubt they'd be too interested in servicing it anyway they probably just took it in part ex.
 

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Probably quite overpriced, depending on how much of that is VAT.

In the US you can get a 750 for sub $6000 easy.
 

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I bought a "new" 750 from a dealer in Feb 2007 for 7,600 pounds. Not sure when the bike was actually manufactured but it had done zero miles and as far as I was concerned it was a new bike. The rrp for these bikes in the UK was 8,999 pounds! 5,400 pounds sounds like a reasonable price to me, but try negotiating.

Bikes in the US are generally cheaper than in the UK so you can't go by what they pay over there.

The 750 is a great bike. I have no regrets.
 

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The 750's from what I hear don't get great fuel economy compared to the 910's (I believe I'm in the 22-27 mpg range.)
WTF 910 is a bigger engine than the 750 ... plus the 910 has a smaller tank. Give me the 750 any day.
 

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WTF 910 is a bigger engine than the 750 ... plus the 910 has a smaller tank. Give me the 750 any day.
Smaller tank ???

Fueling is the issue. Fact: 910s get better mpg than 750s.

Well established.
 

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WTF 910 is a bigger engine than the 750 ...
As if I couldn't read. 910 has more power and better fuel economy. Sounds like a win/win to me.

Thx for the save Fzr.
 

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Smaller tank ???

Fueling is the issue. Fact: 910s get better mpg than 750s.

Well established.
Can I please see that "well established" info please.

I've done a search and can only find quotes about how its better fuel economy, but no real testing. Only MV says so, but we all know the hype manufacturers publish.

Top speed:

910 19/23 (6th gear) = 162.7mph @ 11,000rpm (more for less, how?)
750 19/23 (6th gear) = 155.0mph @ 12,500rpm

My calcs:

910 primary drive = 50/79
750 primary drive = 47/81

Gearbox ratios are absolutely identical. 6th gear = 19/23

910 final drive = 15/43
750 final drive = 14/41

By my calcs, the 750 spins the engine 11.7% more than the 910 in 6th at the same speed. Yet the 910 capacity is 21.3% larger

How does it make it more fuel economical with the larger capacity?

Add: 750 (19lt tank) v 910 (15lt tank) = 26.6% more fuel @ 82.5% engine size (compared to 910) means the 750 should go further for those long trips ... which I do often.

:wtf:

Sorry I'm not convinced the 910 is better on fuel.
 

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Any fuel tank capacity difference would have to be based on the internal evaporative emissions charcoal canister on USA bikes. It takes up some space (until you pull it out....don't tell the EPA/CARB guys). The basic fuel tank is same part.

My 910 consistently goes 120 miles before the low fuel light comes on. I consistently calculate 30~35 mpg on every fill up. I hear of 750s doing more like 25~27 mpg. True???
 
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