Return of the Honda Motocompo

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Return of the Honda Motocompo

back, after being launched 30 years ago

THESE photos show a prototype scooter which looks it’s ready to be officially any moment now. It seems to be a of one of the strangest machines the firm made, the Motocompo.

Launched 30 ago in 1981, the original Motocompo was specifically to fit into the boot of then-new City, the smallest car in the range. Its bars and seat away to leave a suitcase-sized on wheels which sat perfectly in the of the car, and Honda imagined it would be a must-have option for numbers of the cars, projecting it would sell as many as of them every month.

In reality, it never caught on. The was a huge success, but most decided they really need a matching scooter and 53,369 were made 1981 and 1983 when it was dropped from the range.

Honda has revisited the idea a of times since then concepts for folding bikes, the electric-powered e-Dax and e-NSR in but they haven’t been put production.

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This machine rather more serious. bigger than the original it looks like it follows the theme � there’s certainly a centre section that the could fold down and a knurled knob at the base of the which looks like is release them. The instruments are into an iPhone-style removable that clips onto the and the foot boards appear to be to fold up.

Powered by a normal petrol that’s incorporated into the in conventional scooter style, this might only be a it’s clearly well Honda’s ability to put such a into production. Its size a 125cc four-… engine the original Motocompo used a two-….

Since the original Motocompo was alongside the City car, and the two launched simultaneously, it’s possible that this new will appear at a car show The biggest of the year � the Geneva � opens its doors in early Alternatively, it could wait the Tokyo Motor Show both cars and bikes) October, which would mark the 30th anniversary of the Motocompo’s launch.

The original was heavily advertised in complete with its own special by Madness (see the period I wonder if Suggs has been about the new one. [

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