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1971 Honda SL70

In Dual-Sport, Japan, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

One of Honda’s many popular small displacement trail bikes of the 70s, the SL70 features a 72cc engine and a four-speed transmission. It was very successful with young riders who were learning how to ride dirt and motocross. It was introduced in 1970 but in 1974 it evolved into the XL70 as the ’73 XR75 was a better option for …

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Off-Road-Spec – 1973 Honda QA50 K1

In Japan, Less than 5k, Off-Road, Small Displacement by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Released in 1970 on the heels of the wildly successful Z50A, Honda’s QA50 was an off-road version of the popular minibike with bigger tires, some different cosmetic elements, and none of the road-going bits. The first generation of the QA50 was dubbed the “K0”, followed by the second gen “K1” in ’73. In addition to being offered in different colors, …

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1968 Honda SS125A

In Japan, Small Displacement, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Honda was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. 5-28-2019 Update: The seller has let me know that SS125A has now made its way onto eBay with no reserve, so it’ll find a new owner. Find it with bidding up to $500 here on eBay. The SS125A is one of the hardest Hondas to find …

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Export Model – 1967 Honda P50

In Japan, Scooter, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This P50 sold for $2,200 after 47 bids on eBay. Honda has an extensive history with small displacement scooters and mopeds, but the P50 stands out as it was the last time the firm utilized a motor-wheel design (in which the drivetrain is all housed within the hub of the drive wheel). Most motor-wheel designs across the …