Honda C100 Cub (1958-67)

The Honda C100 Super Cub was a motorcycle model produced from 1958 to 1967. It featured a 49cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, OHC engine with a maximum power of 3.4 kW at 9500 rpm and maximum torque of 3.2 Nm at 8500 rpm. The cooling system was air-cooled and it had a wet, semi-automatic clutch with a three-speed transmission and chain final drive. The frame was made of pressed steel underbone and it had a leading link front suspension and swingarm rear suspension with drum brakes on both wheels. The wheels were steel with laced wire spokes and had dimensions of 2.25 x 17 inches. The bike had a top speed of 69 km/h and weighed 65 kg with a fuel capacity of 3.0 L. Its dimensions were 1780 mm in length, 570 mm in width, and 610 mm in height with a wheelbase of 1180 mm. The C100 Super Cub was popular for its reliability and ease of use, and it helped to establish Honda as a major player in the motorcycle industry.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda C100 Super Cub

Year: 1958 – 67

Engine: Single cylinder, 4-stroke, OHC
Capacity: 49 cc / 3.0 cu in
Bore x Stroke: 40 x 39 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 8.5:1
Exhaust: One-into one
Ignition: Flywheel magneto
Starting: Kick
Max Power: 3.4 kW / 4.5 hp @ 9500 rpm
Max Torque: 3.2 Nm / 0.33 kgf-m / 2.4 lb-ft @ 8500 rpm
Clutch: Wet, semi-automatic
Transmission: 3-Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Pressed steel underbone
Front Suspension: Leading link

Front Wheel Travel: 56 mm / 2.2 in
Rear Suspension: Swing arm
Rear Wheel Travel: 61 mm / 2.4 in
Front Brakes: Expanding drum, 110 mm
Rear Brakes: Expanding drum, 110 mm
Wheels: Steel, laced wire spokes
Front Wheel: 2.25 x 17 in
Rear Wheel: 2.25 x 17 in
Dimensions: Length: 1780 mm / 70.1 in Width: 570 mm / 22.6 in Height: 610 mm / 24.0 in
Wheelbase: 1180 mm / 46.5 in
Dry Weight: 65 kg / 143 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 3.0 L / 0.79 US gal
Top Speed: 69 km/h / 43 mph

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