Honda is bringing again its 80s folding scooter

Honda is updating an icon of the 80s for 2023 with a brand new folding scooter – and this time its gone all-electric.

If you happen to have been round within the 80s, you would possibly recall the Honda Motocompo – a scooter briefly accessible in Japan and in a position to fold away into an easily-portable rectangle.

Now, Honda is bringing the Motocompo into the 2020s, with a brand new, all-electric model – the Honda Motocompacto.

The little scooter accommodates a 6.8Ah battery, permitting for round a 12-mile vary and a high velocity of simply 15mph. Honda say it would cost again up in three-and-a-half hours.

However its not what it does on the street that makes the Motocompacto stand out – its what occurs if you attain your vacation spot. Right here, the scooter can fold away, turning from a scooter to a suitcase which weighs in at round 19kg.

See it in motion under:

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Honda introduced final week that the brand new scooter might be accessible within the US from November 2023. No phrase but on when or if we’ll see it on the roads of the UK. Within the US, it’ll go for $995 (or round £800).

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