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This moped inspired a new trend of "family scooters" in the moped market and stands out as an distinctive bike among those aimed at female riders.
Its easy-to-handle design appealed to women, and included a backbone frame, 14-inch wheels, footrests, a front basket, and a tap starter. Gaining widespread popularity under the nickname of Rattatta, this model was the harbinger of the scooter era that followed.
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Storage location:HONDA COLLECTION HALL (Twin Ring Motegi, 120・1, Hiyama, Motegi・machi, Haga・gun, Tochigi・ken 321・3597)
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Year manufactured:1976
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Manufacturer:Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
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Classification:Mass-production vehicle
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Current status:On public display: operational
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Vehicle name / Manufacture
Vehicle name:Honda Road Pal
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Model:Road Pal
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Company name:Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
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Vehicle type/usage:Class 1 motor bicycle
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Location of actual vehicle/replica:Honda Collection Hall
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Year manufactured:1976
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Model / Weight
Style:Step-through
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Passenger capacity:1
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Weight:44 kg
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Points of interest, topicality:Gained widespread popularity under the nickname of Rattatta
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Body / Size
Overall length:1545
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Overall width:600
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Overall height:985
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Headlamp type:Bulb
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Tire size (front):2.00×14
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Tire size (rear):2.00×14
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Body / Axle / Driving / Others
Frame:Back bone
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Suspension type (front):Telescopic
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Suspension type (rear):Swing arm
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Steering:Bar handle
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Brakes (front):Leading trailing drum
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Brakes (rear):Leading trailing drum
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Damper (front):None
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Damper (rear):None
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Engine/ Size / Power
Type:Forced-air cooled 2-stroke gasoline
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Cylinder arrangement:Single cylinder horizontal
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Carburetor:1
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Bore x stroke:40.0×39.6
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Displacement:49
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Max. power/r.p.m.:2.2/5500
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Exhaust emissions treatment:Noise reduction muffler
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Lubrication method:Separate lubrication
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Start method:Tap
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Drive-train
Transmission:Automatic
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Power transmission method:Oil bath chain
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Performance
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