Motocompo: moto pliante en 1981

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Motocompo was mad by honda since 1981 It usually comes together with a honda city The Motocompo is probably best known as the bike used by Natsumi Tsujimoto on You’re Under Arrest. It was released as a Bandai Model kit. The Honda Motocompo is a tiny folding scooter sold by Honda 1981-1983 The Motocompo was introduced as a “Trunk Bike” to fit inside subcompact cars like the Honda Today and the then new Honda City. The City’s baggage compartment was actually developed around the Motocompo. The handlebars, seat, and foot-pegs fold into the scooter’s rectangular plastic body to present a clean, box-shaped package of 1185 mm L × 240 mm W x 540 mm H. Honda’s initial monthly sales projection for the domestic market was 8,000 City and 10,000 Motocompo. The City surpassed its targets, but in all only 53,369 Motocompos were sold by the end of production in 1983 (no more than 3,000 per month). It was marketed in conjunction with the City in television ads featuring British ska/2-tone band Madness Honda Motocompo Specs: Manufacturer Honda Motor Company Also called AB12, Trunk Bike Production 1981-1983 Engine AB12E 49 cc air-cooled two-stroke Power 2.5 hp @ 5,000 rpm Torque 0.38 kg-m @ 4,500rpm Transmission single-speed, automatic clutch Tires 2.50-8-4PR Dimensions L 1.185 m W 0.535 m H 0.910 m Weight 42 kg (dry) 45 kg (wet) Fuel capacity 2.2 l Oil capacity 1.0 l Fuel consumption 70.0 km/l @ 30km/h Turning radius 1.3 m