"A Product That Has Good Appearance is Also Good on the Inside" (1957)



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"A Product That Has Good Appearance is Also Good on the Inside" (1957)

In May 1957, Honda underwent its sixth capital increase, which brought its capitalization to ¥360 million. Then, in August, the company created a revolutionary new product. This was a motorcycle that we should actually say was first imagined and then made. It was the Dream C70, which was put on sale in September of that year. It is slightly reminiscent of the NSU Supermax, made in Germany, which had an influence on it. However, this motorcycle already possessed the distinctive Honda character that Honda was seeking to express. It was the first bike to strongly capture that unique Honda personality.
The Dream C70 proclaimed with its entire being that it was a Honda product. The book titled Honda Engine Development: A Thirty-Year History proudly affirms that everything from the engine to the styling of this, Honda's first 250 cc twin-cylinder OHC, was "filled with original ideas."

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