Honda Katana is very special and cheaper than you think, but you won’t be able to buy it no matter how much money you have.

Honda Katana is very special and cheaper than you think, but you won’t be able to buy it no matter how much money you have.


The classic motorcycle hobby is still in very good health, so the interest remains for special and special models like this Katana, although not the Katana you expect…

Yes, you read that right, it’s a Honda Katana and we weren’t wrong. In the picture you can see that it has a Katana style, Katana strings and even a Katana seat, but it is not a real Suzuki Katana, and here is the trick.

A certain American worker has created his own Katana, but not as you think but the size of Lilliput. The basis of this creation is a small 1996 Honda Monkey Z50J, which has been heavily modified into what you see.

It doesn’t look bad…

Mecum

The first thing that stands out is the hand strings, very well done and copying the beauty of the Katana., albeit on a smaller scale. The cowl, rectangular lamp, tail and seat are a faithful replica of the original Katana, very well proportioned, but adapted for a small Monkey.


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Honda Katana is very special and cheaper than you think, but you won't be able to buy it no matter how much money you have.

But its owner has gone further and given it new 8” wheels with asphalt tires.inverted fork, and high-quality rear shock absorbers and travel.

The base is a 1996 Honda Z50J Monkey.

The base is a 1996 Honda Z50J Monkey.

Mecum

To top it off, it has added a front disc brake and a rear disc brake with Brembo calipers.Also, a big improvement since the original Monkey had drum brakes.

It's really annoying.

It’s really annoying.

Mecum

Since it could not be otherwise, Honda small cylinder engine -4T, air, 2V, SOHC– The 49 cc has also received touches such as Takegawa boosters and, to top it all off, a Yoshimura exhaust.


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Honda Katana is very special and cheaper than you think, but you won't be able to buy it no matter how much money you have.

There are more additions like a rectangular section swingarm, a new style starter lever, footrests, armrests, inserts, inserts and new accessories with an analog speedometer with a white dial. That is, almost everything new except the chassis and engine.

After this change there is a lot of work.

After this change there is a lot of work.

Mecum

It was put up for auction last month at Mecum, and sold for just $2,200., about 2,000 euros. A curiosity that wouldn’t look bad in your collection either, right?