1981 Pasetta (SB50E)
(1981 / Production Model)
The 50cc Pasetta scooter model follows in the footsteps of the Passol and Passola, and was developed to appeal to a younger range of users. The rear suspension used Yamaha's unique centrally positioned shock absorbing mechanism, had excellent riding comfort and footwork and a slim, stylish design. Also, it boasted highly practical functions like a "1-2 Start" feature that helped avoid false starts and a brake pad wear indicator. An SB50 kickstarter-only version was also marketed.
- Overall length × width × height: 1,515mm × 610mm × 935mm
- Weight: 49kg
- Engine type: Air-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 49cm³
- Maximum power output: 1.9kW (2.6PS) / 6,000r/min
- Maximum torque: 3.7N･m (0.38kgf･m) / 4,000r/min
- Price: ¥92,000
*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.