100 Million Units of Honda's Super Cub!
19th October 2017
Honda's Super Cub has reached 100 million units globally. That's not a bad effort right? Here's a brief history:
Sales of the Super Cub C100 begin, based on an air-cooled single cylinder 49cc engine, producing 4.5bhp:
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.
Sales of Super Cub C65 with the first OHC engine begin.
Sales of Super Cub C50 with an OHC engine begin:
Cumulative production of the Super Cub series reaches 5 million units.
Cumulative production of the Super Cub series reaches 10 million unit.
Sales of Super Cub 50 Super Custom begin with ground breaking economy figures.
Sales of Press Cub begin.
Cumulative global production of the Super Cub series reaches 20 million unit.
Sales of Little Cub begin.
Cumulative global production of the Super Cub series reaches 50 million units.
Honda’s PGM-FI electronically controlled fuel injection system is installed on the Super Cub 50, Press Cub 50 and Little Cub.
Cumulative global production of the Super Cub series reaches 60 million units and it's the 50th anniversary of Super Cub series.
Sales of Super Cub 110 and Super Cub 110 Pro begin:
Sales of Cross Cub begin.
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.
Cumulative global production reaches a rather impressive 100 million units.