1978 Passola (SA50)
(1978 / Production Model)
The Passola was developed to answer the expanding and diversifying needs of the “soft bike” market created by the success of the Passol model launched the previous year. It adopted the same popular step-through design and fully covered body exterior, but on a larger body with a 50cc, 2-speed automatic transmission power unit that delivered an extra 0.5 hp. This increased its hill-climbing performance and carrying capacity. For added convenience it also came with a fuel gauge, automatic choke and oil-level warning lamp.
- Overall length × width × height: 1,570mm × 615mm × 940mm
- Weight: 51kg
- Engine type: Air-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 49cm³
- Maximum power output: 2.1kW (2.8PS) / 6,000r/min
- Maximum torque: 3.8N･m (0.39kgf･m) / 4,000r/min
- Price: ¥89,800
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