Honda 70

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Honda 70
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Honda CD70
ManufacturerAtlas Honda, Pakistan
Also calledCD 70
Parent companyHonda Motor Company
AssemblyJapan (1970–1991)
Sheikhupura, Pakistan (1991–present)
Karachi, Pakistan (1991–present)
Engine72 cc (4.4 cu in) 4-Stroke, OHC, air cooled, single
Ignition typeContact breaker (later models upgraded to capacitor discharge electronic ignition)[when?]
TransmissionFour speed manual
BrakesDrum, front and rear
Fuel capacity9 l (2.0 imp gal; 2.4 US gal)

The Honda 70 (later rebadged as the Honda CD70) is a four stroke motorcycle produced by Honda of Japan from 1970 to 1991. Production moved to Atlas Honda of Pakistan, in 1991.

Introduced to compete against rival two-stroke small capacity motorcycles, the Honda 70 had a Four stroke engine with an displacement of 72 cc (4.4 cu in). Models from 1970 to 1983 were called the Honda 70, with a Honda 70 logo on the side covers.

The Honda 70 had a rectangular speedometer with gear range markings and a maximum calibration of 60 mph (97 km/h). The claimed top speed was 58 mph (93 km/h).[citation needed] The engine was constantly upgraded and modified. In 1984, the bike was released as the Honda CD70. It had a variety of changing logo stickers, and in 2012, there were changes in the shape of engine, carburettor and rear indicators which were moved lower, near the rear light.[citation needed]

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