1973 Zippy (LB50IC)
(1973 / Production Model)
True to its “Zippy” (active, energetic) name, this model was developed as a new type of sporty, fashionable motorcycle. Its features included a 50cc engine with automatic centrifugal clutch, extra-fat 5.00-8 size rear tire, a long seat and up-flared handlebars to enable great freedom of riding position for a variety of uses, from around-town to light dirt riding. There was also a manual clutch LB50IH and an 80cc LB80IC/IH variation.
- Overall length × width × height: 1,560mm × 655mm × 985mm
- Weight: 74kg
- Engine type: Air-cooled, 2-stroke, single-cylinder, 49cm³
- Maximum power output: 3.3kW (4.5PS) / 6,500r/min
- Maximum torque: 5.2N･m (0.53kgf･m) / 5,000r/min
- Price: ¥83,000
*All figures, etc. in a model's description or specifications are from when the model was originally released.