Honda Benly 50 Series 1999 (50S, CL50 & CD50)

Specs & Photos of Honda Benly 50 series (50S, CL50 & CD50) Model Year 1999 with Minor Changes

Honda released Benly 50 series with minor model changes such as the body color and refine the details. The moped sports bikes Benly 50S and Benly CL50", and the business bike Benly CD50 models have newly adopted a blow-by gas reduction device and optimized the carburetor to meet the new emission regulations in Japan.  
Other changes include:

Honda Benly 50S

Honda Benly 50S 1999
1999 Honda Benly 50S photo.
Cafe racer style sportbike.
  • A new muffler guard is installed.
  • The body color is Max Silver Metallic. The frame color is Monza red, which gives a vivid image.

Honda CL50

Honda Benly CL50 1999
Image of Honda Benly CL50 model year 1999.
Scrambler style motorbike.
  • New tough-up tube. This tire tube has already been used in the 50S, CD50, Super Cub series, etc. and has been well received, reducing anxiety about punctures and improving usability.
  • The body color is Max Silver Metallic. The frame color adopts black with a fearless image.

Honda CD50 - Japstyle

Honda Benly CD50 1999
1999 Honda Benly CD50 picture.
Colour:black. Classic motorcycle with Japanese style (Japstyle).
  • A new muffler guard is installed. Body color (black) is unchanged.

Honda Benly 50 Series Pricelist

Planned sales volume (domestic/annual) Series Total : 7,000 units.
Manufacturer's suggested retail price at that time :

  • Benly 50S : 189,000 yen
  • Benly CL50 : 199,000 yen
  • Benly CD50 : 184,000 yen

(Example of regional suggested retail price: Hokkaido is 8,000 yen higher, Okinawa is 5,000 yen higher. Excluding some other areas.) 
(Reference price. Consumption tax not included.)

1999 Honda Benly 50 Series Main Specifications

NicknameBenly 50SBenly CL50Benly CD50
Car name/modelHonda BA-CD50
Length×Width×Height (m)1.805×0.645×0.9501.820×0.725×1.0351.805×0.700×1.020
Length (m)1.1701.1901.170
Minimum ground clearance (m)0.1700.2000.130
Seat height (m)0.7480.7700.740
Vehicle weight (kg)788081
Dry weight (kg)737576
Capacity (persons)1
Minimum turning radius (m)1.9
Engine modelCD50E (air-cooled, 4-stroke, OHC, single cylinder)
Total Displacement(cm 3  )49
Inner Diameter x Stroke (mm)39.0×41.4
Compression Ratio10.0
Max output (PS/rpm)3.8/7,000
Max torque (kgm/rpm)0.42/6,000
Fuel consumption rate (km/L) (30km/h level running test value)120.0100.0120.0
Carburetor modelPB3GPB3APB3G
Starting methodKick method
Ignition methodCDI magnet ignition
Lubrication methodCombined pumping and splashing method
Lubricant capacity (L)0.8
Fuel tank capacity (L)
Clutch typeWet type single plate coil spring
Transmission typeConstant mesh 4-speed rotary
Transmission ratio1st gear3.272
2 speed1.937
3 speed1.350
4 speed1.043
Reduction ratio (primary/secondary) caster (degrees)/trail (mm)4.312/3.23026°00′/70</ td>4.312/3.30727°35′/794.312/3.23026°00′/70
Tire sizeFront2.25-17 33L2.75-17 41P2.25-17 33L
Rear2.50-17 38L2.75-17 41P2.50-17 38L
Brake typeFrontMechanical leading trailing
RearMechanical leading trailing
Suspension systemFrontTelescopic
RearSwing Arm
Frame FormatBackbone


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