|Tokyo, January 22, 2001
-- Honda today introduced a new series of "fashion scooters" powered
by clean, silent, fuel-efficient liquid-cooled 4-cycle 50cc engines. The basic
model, the Crea Scoopy, will be released nationwide on January 23, followed by
a second model with added features, the Crea Scoopyi, on January 26.
The key development goal for the Crea Scoopy series was to create a clean, economical,
silent and durable vehicle. The result is a "fashion scooter" that is
both environmentally friendly and a pleasure to drive.
Based on a modular assembly engine first introduced in June 1999 for Honda's Giorno
Crea, the new series' engine is lighter and more compact, providing even better
Based on the easy-to-recycle Giorno Crea's modular assembled die-cast aluminum
frame, the Crea Scoopy models are lighter and easier to handle.
The series also features a new anti-theft system that concentrates the main switch,
seat opener and handle lock in a single location that can be concealed with a
shutter-like cover that locks.
Special features on the Crea Scoopyi include a multifunctional digital display
that has been named the "communication meter", which provides information
such as fuel level in words and illustrations.
||More environment friendly, high-performance liquid-cooled 50cc 4-cycle engine
Based on the previously released Giorno
Crea's modular assembly engine, which enjoys a reputation for good fuel economy
and quiet operation, the new engine is 4kg lighter and more compact because of
modifications to its bore and stroke. It also features improved fuel consumption
of 75.0km/liter (measured at a stable 30km/h), 3.7km/liter better than Giorno
||Easy-to-recycle and easy to produce aluminum frame
Based on Giorno Crea 's modular aluminum
frame, the Crea Scoopy's dry weight is 6 kg lighter, providing easier handling.
The entire body has a rounded form. The headlight and meters are also round-shaped
in keeping with the overall design aim of creating a fashionable urban scooter.
||Improved anti-theft system
This new system guarantees higher security, concentrating the main switch, seat
opener, and handle lock in a single location, which can be concealed with a lockable
The fuel cap is equipped with a lockable inner iron cap.
Combined with Honda's original center stand locking system, the new models provide
In addition, a sensor-based alarm system is offered as a dealer option.
||Other main features
A secure-feel, easy-to-use front/rear
"combi-brake" system, which allows the braking of both front and rear
wheels together using the left lever.
A large, 22-liter storage space with room enough for a full-face helmet or A4-size
A 40W halogen headlight, which provides improved driver vision as well as making
the scooter easily visible to other vehicles or pedestrians at night.
Exclusive Crea Scoopyi features
A multifunctional digital display greets
the rider with the word "Hello!!" when you turn on the main switch,
and "Bye-bye!!" when you turn it off, as well as providing information such
as speed, fuel level, oil change timing and mileage.
The user also can input personal information such as a birthday or anniversary
reminder using illustrations or letters.
||Advanced idle stop system
Crea Scoopyi also will feature an idling system that saves fuel and eliminates
idling noise by automatically stopping the engine at red lights and in traffic
jams, and automatically re-starting the engine as soon as the rider opens the
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Specifications (Please note that this product is only available in Japan)
||Crea Scoopy / Crea Scoopyi
||Honda BA AF 55
|L x W x H (m)
||1.695 x 0.625 x 1.000
|Ground Clearance (m)
|Seat Height (m)
|Curb Weight (kg)
|Dry Weight (kg)
|Turning Radius (m)
||AF55E(liquid cooled 4-stroke OHC single cylinder)
|Engine Capacity (cc)
|Bore x Stroke (mm)
||38.0 x 44.0
|Max. Power (kW[PS]/rpm)
||3.6 [4.9] / 8,000
|Max. Torque (Nm[kgm]/rpm)
||4.5 [0.46] /7,000
|Fuel Consumption (km/liter)
||75.0 (at a stable 30 km/h)
||Kick type as well as starter button
||Forced pressure wet sump
|Fuel Tank Capacity (liter)
||Dry, multi-plate, shoe-type
||Continuously variable (V-matic)
||2.800 to 0.860
|Castor Angle (degree)
|| Mechanical with leading shoes
|| Mechanical with leading shoes
||Unit swing arm-type