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2008 Honda Metropolitan

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2008 Honda Metropolitan

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2008 Honda Metropolitan Specifications

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Model Type  Scooter
BASE MSRP(US)  $1,899.00 Find Your Local Honda Dealer
Dealers Honda Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  2
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  38 / 1.49
Stroke (mm/in)  44 / 1.73
Displacement (cc/ci)  49 / 3
Compression Ratio  12:1
Starter  Electric / Kick
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  18
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Continuously Variable (CVT)
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Belt
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Belt
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Steel
Chromed  No
Front Tire Width  90
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Front Wheel Diameter  10
Rear Tire Width  90
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  90
Rear Wheel Diameter  10
Front Tire (Full Spec)  90/90 R10
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  90/90 R10
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Drum
Rear Brake Type  Drum
Linked Brake System Front to Rear  Standard
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Travel (in/mm)  1.9 / 48.3
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Single Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  2.6 / 66
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  No
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  46.9 / 1191.3
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  163 / 73.9
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  176 / 79.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  1.3 / 5
Performance  Standard
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  28.3 / 718.8
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Exterior:  
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Floor Board Location  Driver and Passenger
Hand Grips  Standard
Chain Guard  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Fork Guards  No
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Heel Guards  No
Light Guard  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Center
Handlebars  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Light
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  Scooter
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Parent Company  Honda
Display Name  Metropolitan
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Storage:  
Underseat Storage  Standard
Lockable Storage  Standard
Helmet Storage  Standard
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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By Jeffrey Feldmann(Owner), Nov. 23, 2008
The 2008 Honda Metropolitan is one of the best new scooters I've ridden. Stylish, Retro good looks. Always gets attention, and questions wherever I ride her. As the owner of many small Honda motorbikes, C100,C105,C70,CL70, and a Spree. I can say without reservation, that the Metor Is built to the sa... Read Full Review

 

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By Art(Owner), Feb. 5, 2012
When our 2nd car died I bought a Chinese 50cc scooter. I liked the speed (48-50), but the bike left me stranded several times in the first 6 weeks for annoying didly stuff. I rely on the bike every day, rain or shine, so I sold it and got a used Metropolitan with 1300 miles for $1200. Added the H... Read Full Review

 

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