Honda Dream C71, CA71, CE71, C72, CA72 Motorcycles


1959-60 Honda Dream Touring 250 C71

Engine

Engine Type Air-cooled, parallel twin with a dry sump and SOHC
Displacement 247.3cc
Bore and Stroke 54 x 54 mm
Compression Ratio 6.2:1
Ignition 6-volt magnetic flywheel
Starter Kick start
Max Power 13.3 KW/ 18 hp @ 7400 rpm

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 4-speed
Clutch Wet multi-plates
Final Drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Hydra lick forksRear Suspension
Rear Brakes Dual shocks
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 3.25-16
Rear Tire 3.25-16

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Color
  • White
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Scarlet Red
  • The CA71 had chrome tubular handlebars while the C71 had pressed steel handlebars
  • The bike had solid chrome tank panels with no rubber knee pads
  • The headlight was square
  • The serial number began C71-100001 or CA71-100001
  • It was also called the CA71

1959-60 CE71 Dream Sport 250

Engine

Engine Type 247cc OHC dry sump parallel twin
Carburetor Single

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 4-speed

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Color
  • Silver with Black
  • Silver with Maroon
  • The headlight was square with an integrated speedometer
  • The Gas tank was silver with a black rubber pad
  • The fenders, frame, side cover, fork, and headlight were either black or maroon
  • The early models had 18″ wheels while the late models had 16″ wheels
  • The serial number began CE71-10001

1961 C72 Dream Touring 250

Engine

Engine Type Air cooled, four stroke, parallel twin cylinder SOHC, wet sump
Displacement 247.3
Bore and Stroke 54 x 54 mm
Compression Ratio 8.3:1
Ignition 6 Volt Magnetic flywheel
Starter Kickstart
Carburetor Single
Max Power 14.6 KW 20 hp @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque 18.3 NM @ 5700 rpm

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 4-speed
Clutch Wet multi-plates
Final Drive Chain

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Front Suspension Hydra lick forks
Rear Suspension Dual shocks
Rear Brakes Dual shocks
Front Brakes Drum
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Tire 2.75-16
Rear Tire 3.00-16

DIMENSION

Dry-Weight 169 Kg (372 lb.)
Fuel Capacity 11.8 Litres (3.1 Gal.)

OTHER

Color
  • White
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Scarlet Red
  • The headlight was square with an integrated speedometer
  • The gas tank had a large chrome panel and large rubber pads
  • The handlebars were pressed steel
  • The serial number began C72-100001

1960-63 CA72 Dream Touring 250

  • ENGINE
    • N/A
  • DRIVETRAIN
    • N/A
  • CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
    • N/A
  • DIMENSION
    • N/A
  • OTHER
    • It was released in two editions
    • The Early model was sold from 1960 to 1963
    • The Late model (shown in next listing) was sold from 1963 to 1966
    • Early model colors:
      • White
      • Black
      • Blue
      • Scarlet Red
    • The headlight was square with an integrated speedometer
    • The gas tank shape was the same as the C71 without the rubber pad
    • The gas tank was smaller than the early CA77
    • Engine Type: 247cc OHC wet sump parallel twin with a single carburetor and a 4-speed transmission
    • The serial number began CA72-100001

1963-66 CA72 Dream Touring 250 “Late”

Engine

Engine Type OHC wet sump parallel twin cylinder
Displacement 247cc
Fuel delivery single carburetor

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission 4-speed

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Color
  • White
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Scarlet Red
  • The gas tank was englarged to the size of the late CA77
  • The serial number began CA72-100001

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