Honda CL100

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Honda CL100
Honda cl100.jpg
1973 CL100S
Engine99 cc (6.0 cu in) four-stroke, single
Ignition typeKick start
Transmission5-speed chain drive manual
BrakesFront drum / Rear drum

The Honda CL100 was a four stroke single cylinder overhead cam motorcycle made by Honda, and sold in the US from 1970 to 1973. The CL designation indicated this model to be the "Scrambler" or dual sport version.

Specifications and features[edit]

The machine had a high mount chrome exhaust with heat-shield, a 6-volt electrical system and instrumention consisted of a speedometer with neutral indicator, high-beam warning, and odometer.


The 99 cc (6.0 cu in) engine produced 11.5 HP according to Honda.[citation needed] This was sufficient to propel the bike with a small rider to about 55 mph (89 km/h).[citation needed] The CL100 was also available in a model designated CL100S (1971–1973), which had a governor to reduce power to 5 HP to meet some state restrictions for younger operators. In this mode, top speed was about 50 mph.