Honda Benly SL125S 1970

1970 Honda Benly SL125S Motosport Original Specs, Features, Photos Collection

Honda Benly SL125S 1970
1970 Honda Benly SL125S picture.
A classic scrambler-style motorbike in new original condition.

In Septeber 22th 1970, Honda Motor Company released the Honda Benly 125S Shihire's Leeds equipped with a 4-cycle 122cc single-cylinder engine together with CB125S & CD125S in Japan.

This Honda Benly 125S Series is a new type of series equipped with a 122cc upright single-cylinder engine, has output characteristics at medium and low speeds, and has further safety measures.

Main Features

  • Light and powerful single-cylinder engine
    A simple and light 122cc engine is mounted on the well-established 4-cycle OHC mechanism. It has excellent combustion and cooling effect.
  • Precise safety equipment
    Stop lamps that light up when braking both front and rear, side reflectors that make it easy to see from the sides, and tires with patterns that improve steering stability are further enhanced. It has been. In addition, the SL type incorporates a high level of safety design, such as adopting Honda's unique ignition kill switch that can immediately stop the engine under all off-road conditions.
  • A new type of 125 series that you can easily enjoy
    Already on sale are the full-fledged motosport machine SL 125S full of wildness, the nimble road machine CB125S, and the business model CD125S that can be driven lightly in urban areas. A wide range of models are available to match the heavy 2-cylinder 125 series.
Honda SL125S
Honda SL125S photo. Model year 1970-09-22. Color: Blue.
Inspiration for old Motorsport restoration project.

Main equipment of each model

Honda SL125S

Wide range 5-speed transmission
Double cradle pipe frame
Large diameter off-road tires

Honda CB125S

Closed ratio 5 stage transmission
Diamond type frame

Honda CD125S

4-stage rotary change
Diamond type frame

Appearance four-sided view

Main uses

  • SL125S Motosport
  • CB125S Road Touring
  • CD125S Business

1970 Honda SL125S Main Specifications

Type grade nameBENLY SL125S
Release month9
Destination/specificationsDomestic model
Total length (mm)1905
Width (mm)810
Total height (mm)1070
Wheelbase (mm)1250
Minimum ground clearance (mm)195
Dry weight (kg)91
Vehicle weight (kg)97
Minimum turning radius (m)1.9
Ride capacity (persons)2
Fuel consumption rate (1) (km/L)60.0
Metric (1)At 30km/h
Motor type4-stroke
Number of cylinders1
Cylinder arrangementSingle cylinder
Cooling methodAir cooling
Displacement (cc)122
Cam valve drive systemOHC (SOHC)
Inner diameter (cylinder bore) (mm)56
Piston stroke (mm)49.5
Compression ratio (:1)9.5
Max Power (PS)12
Max output speed (rpm)9000
Maximum torque (kgf・m)1
Max Torque Speed ​​(rpm)8000
Fuel supply systemCarburetor
Fuel tank capacity (L)7.5
Cruising range with full tank (approximate/reference value)450.0
Engine starting methodKickstarter
Equipped battery / model6N6-3B
Engine lubrication methodWet sump method
Engine oil capacity*Total capacity (L)1.0
Clutch typeWet, multi-plate
Transmission typeReturn type, 5 speeds
Transmission and operation methodFoot shift
Primary reduction ratio4.055
Secondary reduction ratio3.067
Transmission ratio1st gear 2.769/2nd gear 1.722/3rd gear 1.271/4th gear 1.000/5th gear 0.851
Power Transmission SystemChain
Frame typeDouble cradle
Caster angle61°
Trail amount (mm)95
Brake type (front)Mechanical leading trailing
Brake type (rear)Mechanical leading trailing
Suspension system (front)Telescopic fork
Suspension system (rear)Swing arm type
Tire (Front)2.75-19
Tire (front) structure nameBias
Tire (front) ply rating4PR
Tire (front) typeTube tire
Tire (rear)3.25-17
Tire (rear) structure nameBias
Tire (rear) ply rating4PR
Tire (rear) typeTube tire
Wheel rim width (front)1.4
Wheel Rim Width (Rear)1.85
Standard specified tire pressure (at passenger capacity/front)1.80
Standard designated tire pressure (at passenger capacity/after)2.00
Headlight Rating (Hi)25W/25W
Tail light rating (braking/tail light)10W/3W
Meter Display: Engine TachometerYes

■1.905 (total length) x 0.810 (total width) x 1.070 (total height) (m)
●Total displacement 122cc ●Maximum output 12 horsepower / 9,000 rpm
●Maximum torque 1.0kgm/8,000rpm ●Maximum speed 105km/h ●Climbing ability 30° ●Fuel consumption rate 60km/l (30km/h) ●Weight 91kg (dry) ●5 speeds forward Return type -Tire: (front) 2.75-19-4PR (rear) 3.25-17-4PR

Honda Benly SL125S 1970 Price

Release Date: September 22, Nationwide.
National Standard Cash Net Price

  • SL125S ¥139,000
  • CB125S ¥129,000
  • CD125S ¥125,000

Monthly production plan: 6,000 units in the series (including exports)


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