1982 Honda CT50 Motra

Looking at the Internet from time to time gives us the ability to find motorcycle models as special and iconic as this one for sale. Honda CT50 Motra 1982. Specifically on the famous Ebay ad portal where its current owner, resident in North Hollywood, California, is looking for a new home for this staff “Trail Cub”.

We could consider the model itself as the grandfather of the current Zoomer. Broadly speaking, they share the same philosophy, although we could consider this CT50 Motra… Something rougher? In fact, its name is an acronym resulting from Motorcycle and the Japanese word for “Truck,” “Torakku”.

Honda CT50 Motra in detail

It is clear that the greatest distinctive feature of the CT50 Motra It is its peculiar image. But Honda also made sure that it is in line with its operation, turning the model into a true Offroad, providing it with everything necessary to be able to tackle any route that its lucky owner proposed.

For this, the CT50 Motra It had a 49 cc 4-stroke single-cylinder engine associated with a 3-speed transmission and high/low stages, with three short and three long gears. Their 4.5 HP of final power at 7,500 rpm and 4.5 Nm of maximum torque at 5,500 revolutions They managed to move with ease the 76 kilograms in running order declared by the Japanese firm.

Dream bikes for sale: 1982 Honda CT50 Motra

At the chassis level, its visible tubular chassis, 10-inch wheels shod with balloon-type tires or drum brakes on both axles stand out. For its part, the suspension had a conventional fork at the front and a pair of lateral shock absorbers at the rear.

On the other hand, and in line with the use for which the CT50 MotraHonda provided it with separate storage racks located in front of the handlebars and behind the seat, in which we could practically load almost anything.

Dream bikes for sale: 1982 Honda CT50 Motra

If we add to this an average consumption of just 1 l/100 km at about 30 km/h, we can safely say that this peculiar mount could take us to the end of the world. The CT50 Motra It was only marketed in the 1982 and 1983 seasons, in yellow or green and exclusively for the Japanese market.

The specimen that we show you today is from the first batch and is barely 11,300 km on your odometer. Imported to the US by its current owner, it is in good general condition, although some elements such as the lighting should be reviewed.

Dream bikes for sale: 1982 Honda CT50 Motra

This CT50 Motra is currently available in North Hollywood, California for a flat price of $5,750, a little less than 5,300 euros at the exchange rate. If you are interested in purchasing it, or simply want to take a closer look at this specimen, you can do so by clicking on this link.

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