15th Nov, 2023 13:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 209
 

c.2010 Honda Z50 PGM F1
Rare fuel-injected Monkey Bike


Lot details

Registration No: Unregistered
Frame No: AB27-1901502
Engine No: AB28E-1001511
CC:
50
MOT: None

  • JDM limited edition Z50 Monkey
  • End of the line fuel injection model
  • Supplied with a NOVA number and a dating letter

The Honda Motor Company was founded by Soichiro Honda in 1937, initially producing piston rings for Toyota. They made their first motorcycle in 1949 and within 10 years had become the biggest motorcycle manufacturer in the world and have gone on to produce over 400 million two-wheelers as well as millions of other power products. One of their most distinctive and best loved designs is the Z series of small wheeled minibikes that came to be known as Monkey bikes because those riding them "looked like Monkeys". The first version of the Honda Z-series was the 1961 prototype Honda Z100, originally produced as a children's ride at the Tama Tech Japanese amusement park and was eventually refined and put into mass production in 1964. The early models are now extremely collectible with the Z50 PGM Fuel Injected version being the last one produced before strict emission regulations finally killed off the venerable old design.

The Z50 PGM was a limited edition model only sold on the Japanese domestic market, fitted with fuel injection and a catalytic converter claims of 250mpg have been made. With only 327km on the clock, it was imported from Japan early this year and will be supplied with a dating letter, a NOVA number and the vendor is going to get it MOT’d before the auction. A rare bike in Japan, let alone in the UK, it will make a fascinating addition to any collection.

For more information, please contact:
Ian Cunningham
ian.cunningham@handh.co.uk
07415871189

 

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Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 15th Nov, 2023

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