100 Million Units of Honda's Super Cub!

Honda's Super Cub has reached 100 million units globally. That's not a bad effort right? Here's a brief history:

1958

Sales of the Super Cub C100 begin, based on an air-cooled single cylinder 49cc engine, producing 4.5bhp:

Honda Super Cub C100

1961

After exports to the USA begin in 1959, cumulative global production of the Super Cub series reaches 1 million units and the first overseas production begins in Taiwan.

1964

Sales of Super Cub C65 with the first OHC engine begin.

1966

Sales of Super Cub C50 with an OHC engine begin:

Honda Super Cub C50

1967

Cumulative production of the Super Cub series reaches 5 million units.

1974

Cumulative production of the Super Cub series reaches 10 million unit.

1983

Sales of Super Cub 50 Super Custom begin with ground breaking economy figures.

1988

Sales of Press Cub begin.

1992

Cumulative global production of the Super Cub series reaches 20 million unit.

1997

Sales of Little Cub begin.

2005

Cumulative global production of the Super Cub series reaches 50 million units.

2007

Honda’s PGM-FI electronically controlled fuel injection system is installed on the Super Cub 50, Press Cub 50 and Little Cub.

2008

Cumulative global production of the Super Cub series reaches 60 million units and it's the 50th anniversary of Super Cub series.

2009

Sales of Super Cub 110 and Super Cub 110 Pro begin:

Honda Super Cub C110

2013

Sales of Cross Cub begin.

2014

The shape of Super Cub becomes the first vehicle to obtain a three-dimensional trademark registration in Japan and Honda’s cumulative global motorcycle production reaches 300 million unit.

2017

Cumulative global production reaches a rather impressive 100 million units.