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Introduced in 1970 to compete against rival [[two stroke]] small capacity [[motorcycles]], Honda 70 was one of the first [[4 stroke]] small capacity [[motorcycle]] of its time with an engine displacement of only 72 [[Cubic centimetre|cm³]]. This [[motorcycle]] was in fact a '''"Honda CD 70"''' but the models introduced from 1970 to 1983 were released and known as '''“Honda 70”''' as the
[[logo ]] '''“Honda 70”''' [http://www.bikepics.com/pictures/520735/] appeared on the side covers of the bike.
Amazingly cheap, a genuine 40 [[miles]] (64 [[km]]) per [[liter]]. Solid as a rock, extremely reliable and a very practical [[commuter]], no maintenance required whatsoever, this [[motorcycle| bike]] offered a 50 [[Cubic centimetre|cm³]] [[Motorcycle| bike]] economy with the power of a 70 [[Cubic centimetre|cm³]] [[Motorcycle| bike]] , In
[[Belgium ]] and Brazil this model made [[Honda]] very popular, in Asia (Specially [[Pakistan ]]) [[Honda]] owes its huge success to this model.
[[Pakistan ]] it earned the nick name “Rocket” for its ability to climb very steep roads with considerable loads despite its very small [[engine]] [[capacity]] (only 72[[Cubic centimetre|cm³]]) where rival [[two stroke]] usually failed. This [[motorcycle]] came fitted with a [[triangular]] [[speedometer]][http://www.bikepics.com/pictures/517094/] with gear range markings and a maximum calibration of 60 [[mph]] (96 [[km/h]]). An interesting feature of this [[motorcycle]] was its ability to reach speeds of 60 [[mph]] (96 [[km/h]]), providing the rider psychological thrill of watching the needle pointing at maximum [[calibration]] on the [[speedometer]] even though the claimed top speed was 53 [[mph]] (85 [[km/h]]). The [[engine]] was constantly upgraded and modified, in 1984 it was released as Honda CD70.