2013 Honda Metropolitan 50 Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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2013 Honda NCH50 Review

The bread and butter of worldwide is the 50cc four-…, and the Honda Metropolitan NCH50 brings the genre into the day with a new fuel-injected four-… that gets a claimed/estimated 117 while meeting EPA and CARB standards.

Riding the 2013 Metropolitan around the streets of suburban Los Angeles, the advantages and of the 50cc class quickly themselves. 

The clearest is maneuverability.

Weighing a mere 179 (with the 1.2-gallon fuel full), you can absolutely flick the around at will. Ten-inch 80/100s front and back-make easy and quick, if not perfectly

Suspension is limited at around two at both ends, but the springy prevents packing, so it can handle street irregularities. The ten-inch aren’t the best for nasty however. Avoid them if you

With a 22-liter (nearly locking storage compartment the seat, the 2013 Honda 50 is perfect for that quick run to Joe’s for some needed Honda Genuine Accessories a Rear Trunk and Rear for additional cargo-carrying capabilities.

You can the Metropolitan 50 anywhere, thanks to its size and maneuverability, so getting and out of clogged parking lots is

Inside the leg fairing, Honda has put in a new storage bin, for added capacity. The shape of the hard is designed to hold most bottles, so you can carry your water bottle along and as you go.

With a top speed of 35 mph, you to carefully choose the routes you Even with a 35 mph speed in Los Angeles–you are going to feel You must keep the throttle to maintain 35 mph, and the Metropolitan’s top can drop to 25 mph on a decent hill.

you only get a couple of extra per hour, as the motor retards when you get over 35. For slowing you have a choice of front only (right hand, and not impressive) or linked front/back (left hand, and quite You’ll quickly learn to with your left and accelerate with your

Acceleration is meager-this is a long-… motor, after all. you can split lanes to get to the front of the at stoplights in LA, be careful. Even the throttle to its stop, you aren’t to leave any cars in the dust.

A with your legs the fully automatic CVT-equipped with helpful assistance you are leading the way from a stop.

 I’m 5′ 9′ and 165 and I felt a little large for the My legs would have a couple of more inches, again, it’s a 50. Honda a range of larger scooters for who require more room and at a higher price, of course.

The Metropolitan runs just two-grand.

Styling on the 2013 Metropolitan 50 scooter is very The new voluptuous head- and tail- don’t bring Asia to in a good way. While t’s not a it still has great panache.

If comfortable riding a scooter, the offers the style you’ll

Good handling, EFI, and styling make the 2013 Metropolitan 50 a formidable foe in the smallest class.

2013 Honda Specifications :

Engine Type…49.4cc four-…

Bore and Stroke…37.8mm x

Compression ratio…10.1:1

Valve two-valve

Induction…PGM-FI with automatic


Transmission…Automatic V-Matic drive


Front…Twin-downtube 2.1 inches travel

Rear…Single 2.3 inches travel


Rear…Drum with CBS


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Wheelbase…46.5 inches


Trail…2.8 inches

Seat inches

Fuel Capacity…1.2

Estimated Fuel Economy…117 mpg

White, Pearl Black, Black/Red

Curb Weight…179 (includes all standard equipment, fluids and full tank of to ride)

Honda Genuine Rear Trunk; Rear Rear Trunk Attachment Outdoor Cover

Riding Style:

Helmet: Jiano EVO TC

Jacket: Fly 8th Street

Gloves: Cortech Accelerator II

Cortech Mod

Shoes: Sidi

Photography by Alfonse Palaima )

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