Japanese advertisements

Honda CB92 motorcycle advertisement from the Sicties
Ad focus: Honda CB92
Start comparing machines and you'll find yourself owning a Honda

The price of the Honda 125 Super Sport is £199.19.0. tax paid. All the "extras" on it are fitted as standard. Among the ones we've listed here, you'll soon notice items you'd have to lay out a good deal extra for on most machines. They're "all-in", and so is the performance that nothing but Honda can give you. Save this advertisement as a check list against any other machine on tho market —it'll lead you right onto a Honda.

Speedometer - Rev counter drive fitting - Rough track steering damper - Fingertip brake and clutch cable adjusters - Anti-theft lock - Shaped knee-grip petrol tank - Rear view Mirrors-Electric starter and kick starter. Specifications: Engine twin cylinder o.h.c. 4-stroke. Max. output 15 b.h.p. at 10.500 r.p.m. Max. torque 1.06 kgm at 9,000 r.p.m. Capacity 124 cc. Bore x stroke 44 mm x 41 mm. Compression ratio 10 1. Ignition h.t. coil and battery. Generator A.C. Clutch multiplate running in oil bath. Gears 4-speed positive stop. Overall ratios top 8.98:1, 3rd 11.12:1. 2nd 15:76:1, bottom 26.83: I. Oil filter centrifugal type. Tyres 2.50 x 18 front. 2.75 x 18 rear. Brakes twin leading shoe front only, leading shoe. trailing shoe rear, internal expanding. Front suspension short leading link. Rear suspension pivoted fork. Fuel capacity 1¾ gallons. Frame pressed steel. electrically welded. backbone type. Max. speed around 80 m.p.h. Fuel consumption with normal usage over 100 m.p.g. Weight 220 lbs.

See also
Pre war advertisements
Post war British bike advertisements
Any old iron advertisements

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