A selection of print advertisements from the Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, starting in 1964. How many can you remember? We'll add to the gallery over the forthcoming weeks, so pop back for the latest selection.
Ad focus: Honda CB92 1964
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.