1972-Honda-N600

1972 Honda N600

The N600 was introduced in 1969 and was the very first Honda automobile imported to the US. The “N” stands for the Japanese word “noromino,” which means “vehicle” in English. This was to separate Honda’s cars from their motorcycles. The N600 was fitted with 401 cc and 598 cc engines, which were much larger than…

1969-Honda-N600

1969 Honda N600

The N600 was introduced in 1969 and was the very first Honda automobile imported to the US. The “N” stands for the Japanese word “noromino,” which means “vehicle” in English. This was to separate Honda’s cars from their motorcycles. The N600 was fitted with 401 cc and 598 cc engines, which were much larger than…

1966-Honda-S600

1966 Honda S600

Honda’s first “mass marketed” car was the S600, coming in two different styles: a convertible and a fastback coupe. During the three-year production from 1964 to 1966, changes were slight. Minor body restyling and a few perks were added along the way, but nothing major. Right hand steering was available first, but soon after they created…

1964-Honda-S500

1964 Honda S500

The S500 was Honda’s first production car, making its debut in 1963. Weighing in at just 1,500 pounds, it was in production for just two years, making this very rare vehicle special to the museum. The S500 has a 9,500 rpm redline with peak power of 44 horsepower at 8,000 rpm. It has a 4-speed…

Honda CX500 Turbo

Honda CX500 Turbo

Honda CX500 Turbo The Honda CX500 Turbo is a futuristic looking motorcycle with a turbocharged V-twin engine. It has a top speed of 121mph and its claimed power is 82hp at 8,000rpm. Honda was fighting to stay relevant in the early 1980s, and showed that they were capable of engineering a bike that had never…

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1982 Honda CBX

Six cylinders. 24 valves. Six carburetors. The Honda CBX was legendary and memorable as Honda’s first production six cylinder road bike. The CBX gets up to 135 mph and is only 606 lbs, but still keeps a conventional stature: straight handlebars, twin rear shocks, and a tubular frame. It’s a cross between a full-touring bike and…

1973 Honda CB175

The Honda CB175 was made between 1969 and 1973. The CB175 had a twin-cylinder four-stroke air cooled engine, dual carburetors, dual exhausts, kick and electric start, drum brakes on both the front and rear. Updates to the 1972 model brought a more rounded gas tank, a tachometer, and some small changes to the trim. In 1974,…

1974 Honda MR50K0 49CC

The Honda MR50 is a mini version of the Elsinore, an off-road cycle manufactured in Japan. It was first imported to Australia before making its way to the United States in 1974. Production only lasted until 1975. This bike has a 49cc air-cooled two-stroke engine with a 3 speed manual transmission. All 1974 models had…