The Honda Wave arrives, the Honda Super Cub of the 21st century
The Honda Wave arrives, the Honda Super Cub of the 21st century

From the hand of the Honda NC700S with Dual Clutch Transmission, the new one also begins to be marketed Honda Wave, which derives directly from the mythical Super Cup Cub since in its lines it bears a great resemblance to the best-selling motorcycle in the world and that began its journey back in 1958.

The Honda Wave follows the philosophy that its founder, Soichiro Honda, started, and which was none other than managing to manufacture a cheap and efficient means of transport that could be used by everyone. Thus, it equips a 110cc four-stroke air-cooled, with very low emissions (it has an oxygen sensor in the exhaust) and a power of 8.5 hp and 8.65 Nm of torque maximum. Its maintenance interval is every 4,000 kilometers

Honda Wave

its consumption it is very low, of only 1.76 l / 100, which together with its 3.7 liter tank allow you to obtain a autonomy superior to 200 kilometers. The gearbox is four-speed semi-automatic, without a clutch lever, with the chain protected within a casing, which reduces maintenance. The starter is electric without choke. Under the seat has a hole for a jet helmet.

For the cycle part, the Honda Wave relies on both 17-inch wheels covered with 70 / 90-17M / C 38P and 80 / 90-17M / C 50P tires at the front and rear respectively. The front suspension is of the telescopic type with 26mm bars and its total weight in running order is less than 100 kilos.

Honda Wave

Regarding the brakes, in front he rides a 220mm disc while behind it uses a simple 110mm drum to stop the whole. The price of the Honda Wave is 1,799 euros and it is only available in one color, the one we see in the photo, a combination of Candy Red and Silver.

  • Motor:
    • Type: Single cylinder 4-stroke, SOHC, 2v, air-cooled
    • Displacement: 109.1 cm³
    • Power max. dec.: 6.28 kW at 7,500 rpm
    • Torque max. dec: 8.65 Nm at 5,500 rpm
  • Transmission:
    • Clutch: Dry multi-shoe type with centrifugal start
    • Change: 4 speeds
    • Drive: 420 link chain
  • Suspensions:
    • Front: Telescopic fork with 26mm stanchions
    • Rear: N / A
  • Brakes:
    • Front: 220mm hydraulic disc
    • Rear: 110mm drum
  • Wheels:
    • Front: 17 × 1.40 - 70 / 90-17M / C 38P
    • Rear: 17 × 1.60 - 80 / 90-17M / C 50P
  • Dimensions:
    • Total length: 1,870 mm
    • Wheelbase: 1,227 mm
    • Seat height: 760 mm
    • Fuel tank: 3.7 liters
    • Average declared consumption: 1.76 liters
    • Dry weight: 99.1 kg
  • Price: 1.799 €

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