Declaring Entry in the Isle of Man TT Races (1953)

In January 1954, HONDA’s Juno K-Type made its debut. This was the most advanced scooter so far, making the most of many innovations in its mechanism. At that time the scooter industry was dominated by Fuji Heavy Industries with its Rabbit and Shin Mitsubishi Heavy Industries with its Silver Pigeon, Read more ...

An advertisement for the Juno K-Type placed by the Japan Bike Industry Co. in the January 1955 issue of the company public relations newsletter Friends of Honda: “It feels like flying!” The Juno K-Type turned out to be a failure due to its excessive innovation, but it resulted in research on a new material-plastic-that brought a large pay-off later with the Super Cub.”
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