The Honda 600 was the first “mass market” vehicle offered by Honda.N600 the sedan was launched to the US market in 1969, the sportier Z600 coupe followed in 1971.
In keeping with one supply, an entire of 40,586 sedans and coupes were offered in USA for the 1970 by means of 1972 model years, with the majority being sedans. The Honda Fact Book state that there have been 35000 Honda AN600 Sedans and 15500 AZ600 Coupes supplied within the USA. Whatever the actual quantity bought, only a few have survived. Although the precise variety of survivors is unknown, greatest estimates are fewer than one thousand, in all probability extra like 300 or more are in operating state of affairs today.
The 600 sedan and coupe are small vehicles – simply over 10 ft long, and weighing about 1300 pounds. Though not overpowered by any means with the 2 cylinder motorbike engine with 36ci and 36 horsepower, they have been really fairly subtle and extremely effective in contrast with the opposite micro cars of the time. A few of the options that separated the Honda 600 had been entrance vitality disc brakes, 4 tempo all synchro transmission, a tachometer (coupe solely), and a surprisingly spacious interior with reasonably snug seats. All that’s true as compared with Subaru 360, Fiat’s 500 or 600 features. In contrast with the on a regular basis up to date US automotive, the 600 is a small, cramped, underpowered car.
First imported into Hawaii in 1969, the Honda 600 sedan was offered later that very same year.