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14th December 2020

The Evolution of Japanese Motorcycles display is all about celebrating feats of engineering and innovations in design and technology – and this bike has that in spades.

Sold by Honda between 1981 and 1983, the Motocompo is a remarkable example of Japanese innovation, design and engineering: meet Honda’s little folding scooter. Included in our Evolution of Japanese Motorcycles display – here until 28 February – courtesy of owners the Veitch family, this nifty little number was introduced as a ‘trunk bike’ to fit inside subcompact cars produced by the automotive giant.

The scooter’s handlebars, seat and foopegs fold into its plastic body: forming a compact package measuring an astounding 1,185mm x 240mm x 540mm. Check out the demo video here.