Difference between revisions of "Honda PC50"

Line 1: Line 1:
The '''Honda PC50''', also known as the "Little Honda," was in production from 1965 to 1970 and was only imported to Canada for a single year in 1969. The PC50 replaced the Honda P50, which was imported into North America from 1966-1968.
The PC50's design was actually based on the Belgian C310, with a pedal-equipped stepless-transmission modelled closely on the [[Honda P25]]. It was sold in Japan, Europe, Canada and the United States.
The engine is an air-cooled, four-stroke, single [[OHV]], with a 49cc displacement. "The PC50 engine featured an overhead camshaft motor derived from the [[Honda P50]] motorwheel which ran from December 1966 to April 1968, being replaced by the PC50 ([[OHC]]), which continued up to April 1970 when the [[OHC]] engine gave way to the [[OHV]] (pushrod) motor in the same cycle frame, and the new model being re-designated as the [[Honda PC50K1]]."[http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~pattle/nacc/arc0456.htm 1]
The Honda PC50's [[four-stroke]] engine has an output rate of 1.8bhp at 5,700rpm, and an 8.5:1 compression ratio. The top speed of a PC50 is approximately 35 miles per hour, or 56 kilometers per hour.
[[Honda PC50]] [[image:Honda PC50 1968.jpg|thumb|Honda PC50, 1968]]
== See Also ==
* [[Honda PC50K1]]
* [[Honda PA50 II]]
* [[Honda PS50]]
== External Links ==
*[http://www.jacksscootershop.com/maintenance/Honda_PC50_PS50.html Honda PC50 Maintenance Schedule]
[[Category:Moped Models]]

Revision as of 14:50, 20 February 2012