1980 Vogel (QB50)
(1980 / Production Model)
The "Vogel," meaning "bird" in German, was an outdoor leisure bike that packed a lot of playful fun into a small body. Its 8-inch block pattern tires, fuel tank, front and rear carriers and more were designed to create a compact and tough look. It had unique functions and equipment like an engine with the Torque Induction (piston reed valve) system, a 4-speed transmission and handlebars that were collapsible to make it easier to load the bike into cars.
- Overall length × width × height: 1,485mm × 690mm × 950mm
- Weight: 57kg
- Engine type: Air-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 49cm³
- Maximum power output: 2.2kW (3.0PS) / 5,500r/min
- Maximum torque: 4.1N･m (0.42kgf･m) / 4,000r/min
- Price: ¥119,000
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