1982 Honda MB-5


1982 Honda MB-5 Pictures

Comstar wheels, also used on Honda's big bikes, lent some visual substance to the otherwise spare-looking MB-5 .
Comstar wheels, also used on Honda's big bikes, lent some visual substance to the otherwise spare-looking MB-5 .

The 1982 Honda MB-5 motorcycle was an experiment unique to Honda. Other manufacturers didn't even attempt to blend a scooter and a motorbike, and within a few years Honda itself abandoned the concept.

The MB-5 ran a 50-cc two-stroke single engine that didn't use much fuel, but didn't produce much power. The MB-5 ran a 50-cc two-stroke single engine that didn't use much fuel, but didn't produce much power.
The MB-5 ran a 50-cc two-stroke single engine that didn't use much fuel, but didn't produce much power.
Despite its low-speed nature, the MB-5 was fitted with a confidence-inspiring front-disc brake.power. Despite its low-speed nature, the MB-5 was fitted with a confidence-inspiring front-disc brake.power.
Despite its low-speed nature, the MB-5 was fitted with a confidence-inspiring front-disc brake.power.
The MB-5 had a two-place saddle, but was even slower with a pair aboard.power. The MB-5 had a two-place saddle, but was even slower with a pair aboard.power.
The MB-5 had a two-place saddle, but was even slower with a pair aboard.power.
The little engine redlined at an impressive 10,500 rpm. The little engine redlined at an impressive 10,500 rpm.
The little engine redlined at an impressive 10,500 rpm.

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