1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615

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Lot 102
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike
Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615

Sold for € 5,175 (US$ 6,005) inc. premium
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike
Frame no. Z50J-2404906
Engine no. AB27E-1018615

Footnotes

  • With the launch of the Z100 in 1961, Honda created the class of motorcycle known as 'Monkey Bikes', so called because of their diminutive stature. They were originally intended for children to ride at amusement parks, and only later did Honda develop a road-going version CZ100. The engine was the C100 step-thru moped's reliable four-stroke single, while an ultra-short wheelbase, 5" wheels and a lack of suspension were all features of a machine which, in the case of the folding handlebar version, could be fitted into the boot of a car. An important milestone in Monkey Bike development was reached in 1974 with the introduction of the Honda Z50J (as seen here), which featured front and rear suspension like a 'proper' motorcycle.

    Thirty years on from the launch of the Z50M, the first road model to be sold in Japan, Honda introduced the limited edition Z50J 30th Anniversary model for the Japanese market only.

    Showing zero kilometres on the odometer, this excellent example benefits from an 'A+' restoration and is ready to use, having been rebuilt using only NOS and OEM Honda parts (it still retains its original and rare tartan seat). Offered with Belgian registration papers.
Contacts
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615
1997 Honda Z50J '30th Anniversary' Monkey Bike Frame no. Z50J-2404906 Engine no. AB27E-1018615
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