Honda 50cc Moped: P50, PA50, & PC50 Motorcycles


1967-68 Honda P50

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC single cylinder four-stroke, mounted to the rear wheel
Starter pedal start (you pedal like a bicycle to get started)
Spark plug CR7HSA
Plug gap .024

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Scarlet Red
  • Sky Blue
Fenders Ivory White plastic
Serial number began P50-100001

1969-70 Honda PC50 “Little Honda”

Engine

Engine 49cc OHC single cylinder four-stroke
Starter pedal start
Spark plug C6HSA
Plug gap .024

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

Colors
  • Bright Red
  • Sky Blue
Fuel tank stripes red and blue
Serial number began PC50-1060413

978 Honda PA50 Moped in two available models

Engine

Engine 49cc two-stoke single cylinder
Starter pedal start
Spark plug BP6HS
Plug gap .028
Ignition breaker points

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

  • Limited to 20 mph (32 kph)
  • Designated with a single letter “I” (e.g., PA50I)
  • Available color: red
  • Fuel tank and shocks were white
  • Drive belt cover was gray
  • Serial number began PA50M-1100001

Fast model

Engine

Engine 49cc two-stoke single cylinder
Starter pedal start
Spark plug BP6HS
Plug gap .028
Ignition breaker points

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

  • Limited to 30 mph (48 kph)
  • Designated by a double letter “I” (e.g., PA50II)
  • Available color: yellow
  • Fuel tank and shocks were white
  • Drive belt cover was gray
  • Serial number began: PA50-1200001

1979 Honda PA50 Moped in two available models

Slow model

Engine

Engine 49cc two-stoke single cylinder
Starter pedal start
Spark plug BP6HS
Plug gap .028
Ignition breaker points

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

  • Limited to 20 mph (32 kph)
  • Designated with a single letter “I” (e.g., PA50I)
  • Available color: red
  • Fuel tank and shocks were red with black stripes
  • Drive belt cover was black
  • Seat was longer than in 1978
  • Serial number began PA50M-2100001

Fast model

Engine

Engine 49cc two-stoke single cylinder
Starter pedal start
Spark plug BP6HS
Plug gap .028
Ignition breaker points

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

  • Limited to 30 mph (48 kph)
  • Designated by a double letter “I” (e.g., PA50II)
  • Available color: yellow
  • Fuel tank and shocks were yellow with black stripes
  • Drive belt cover was black
  • Seat was longer than in 1978
  • Serial number began: PA50-2200001

1980 Honda PA50II

Engine

Engine
  • 49cc two-stoke single cylinder
  • The engine was lubricated by pre-mixing the fuel with two-stroke oil
Starter pedal start
Spark plug BP6HS
Plug gap .028
Ignition breaker points

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

  • The slow 20 mph (32 kph) model was discontinued
  • Only the 30 mph (48 kph) model remained
  • Available color: yellow
  • Fuel tank and shocks were colored the same as the body and had brown stripes
  • Drive belt cover was black
  • The seat was longer than in 1978
  • Serial number began PA50-3200001.

1981 Honda PA50II’81

Engine

Engine
  • 49cc two-stoke single cylinder
  • The engine was lubricated by pre-mixing the fuel with two-stroke oil
Battery Battery was now standard equipment
Spark plug BP6HS
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD (replacing the breaker points system)

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

  • Available color: Red (finally replaced yellow)
  • Fuel tank stripe was now chrome
  • Serial number began: YC1AB0900BB100001

1982 Honda PA50II’82

Engine

Engine
  • 49cc two-stoke single cylinder
  • The engine was lubricated by pre-mixing the fuel with two-stroke oil
Battery standard equipment
Spark plug BP6HS
Plug gap .028
Ignition CD (replacing the breaker points system)

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission automatic

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

N/A

DIMENSION

N/A

OTHER

 

  • Available color: Coral Red (Different from the red of 1981)
  • Fuel tank stripe: orange/red
  • Serial number began: YC1AB0905CB200001

1983 Honda PA50’83

OVERVIEW

  • “Introducing the 1983 PA50 Moped, a zippy little two-stroke that’ll take you all over town without taking you to the cleaners at the fuel pumps. For ’83, we’ve added some snazzy new striping and hot new colours. So this year our PA50 is as easy on the eye as it is on the gas.”

 

Engine

Engine two-stroke
Displacement 49cc
Bore & Stroke 40×39.3mm
Compression ratio 6.5:1
Spark plug BPR6HS
Plug gap .028
Fuel Delivery 12mm butterfly valve type
Fuel Gasoline with automatic oil injection system
Lubrication pre-mixing the fuel and two-stroke oil
Exhaust system Single muffler
Battery standard equipment
Ignition Solid state CD with flywheel magneto
Starting system Pedal starter
Electricals Turn signals

DRIVETRAIN

Transmission Honda V-maticTM variablle ratio
Clutch Dry centrifugal automatic
Drive Fully-enclosed drive system

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES

Brakes Front and rear drum
Front suspension Telescoic fork
Rear suspension Swing arm
Tire size 2.25-17
Wheels Wire spoke type

DIMENSION

Wheelbase 1064mm (41.9 in.)
Dry weight 50.5 kg (111.5 lb)
Overall length 1670mm (65.7 in.)
Overall width 620mm (24.4 in.)
Seat height 780mm (30.7 in.)
Fuel capacity 3 liter (0.8 US gal.) (.66 Imp gal.)

OTHER

Colors
  • Silver Metallic
  • Black
  • White
Fuel tank stripe red/silver
Serial number began YC1AB090XDB300001

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