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Motorcycles | Since 1948
Auxiliary engine for bicycles (1946)

Auxiliary engine for bicycles (1946)

To bring everyone the joy and freedom of mobility


After World War II, the use of auxiliary engines mounted on bicycles spread quickly in Japan, making it easier for people to move around and transport goods. This was the starting point of manufacturing for Honda. Ever since, Honda has given shape to wide-ranging joys and the fun of riding on two wheels, through such products as the Super Cub, which went on to become the standard in commuter models, and the Dream CB750 Four, which triggered an unprecedented sports bike boom across Japan. Making motorcycles with the basic goal of bringing joy and satisfaction to people serves as the starting point of Honda.

NC700X <ABS>

NC700X <ABS>

[Product history]

  1. 19461946Auxiliary engine for bicycles introduced (two years before the establishment of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.)
  2. 19581958Super Cub C100 released
  3. 19691969Dream CB750 Four released
  4. 19921992NR (750cc) released
  5. 20122012New Mid Concept series released
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