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2006 Honda Ruckus
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2006 Honda Ruckus
2006 Honda Ruckus

2006 Honda Ruckus
2006 Honda Ruckus

 

- 2006 Honda Ruckus

2006 Honda Ruckus

Ruckus

Looking for cool styling, economical performance and all the convenience features you expect from a Honda scooter? Look no further than the Ruckus™.

 

Features & Benefits

New for 2006

- White joins Silver Camo.

 

Engine/Drivetrain

- Lightweight 49cc four-stroke OHC liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine provides ample power for in-town riding.

- Fuel-sipping constant-velocity (CV) carburetor with automatic choke.

- Maintenance-free ignition system.

- Simple push-button electric starter.

- Starter system utilizes the engine's brushless alternator (ACG) for starting, eliminating the need for a separate starter motor. This simple design requires no maintenance and lowers overall weight for even better fuel economy.

- Electronic control unit (ECU) provides control for ignition timing, alternator regulator, ACG starter, electric fuel pump and automatic choke.

- Lightweight, maintenance-free, magnetically driven water pump eliminates the need for mechanical seals.

- Compact engine-mounted radiator has aluminum fins for optimal cooling in all riding conditions.

- Electromagnetic fuel pump is located adjacent to the fuel tank under the Ruckus' floor.

- Automatic cam-chain tensioner requires virtually no maintenance.

- Ultra-quiet exhaust system.

- Automatic Honda V-Matic belt-drive transmission provides spirited acceleration and requires virtually no maintenance.

 

Chassis/Suspension

- Two-piece die cast aluminum front frame with upper steel rear frame.

- Twin-downtube-fork front suspension provides 2.2 inches of plush travel for a well-controlled ride.

- Single-side aluminum swingarm with single-shock rear suspension has 2.6 inches of travel for a compliant, comfortable ride.

- Front and rear drum brakes offer predictable, powerful stopping.

- Oversize tires offer a secure grip on the road.

 

Additional Features

- Well-padded seat boasts a low, 28.9-inch seat height for added confidence at stops.

- Instrumentation includes analog speedometer, odometer, and indicator lights for fuel, coolant temperature and low/high beam. Fuel indicator light comes on with 0.3 gallon remaining.

- Audible turn-signal indicator.

- Parking brake.

- Helmet holder locks helmet in place under seat.

- Backup kickstart lever.

- Dual headlights with two 35-watt bulbs. Low/high beams provide ample nighttime illumination.

- Maintenance-free battery.

- Handlebar switches and controls use internationally approved ISO graphic symbols.

- Transferable one-year, unlimited-mileage limited warranty; extended coverage available with a Honda Protection Plan.

- Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider's Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance, one year of Honda Red Rider™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site (www.hrca.honda.com) and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA. For dealers only, please call (310) 783-3958.

 

Specifications

Model: NPS50

Engine Type: 49cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke

Carburetion: 15mm CV with automatic choke

Ignition: CD

Transmission: Automatic V-Matic belt drive

Suspension
Front: Twin-downtube fork; 2.2 inches travel
Rear: Single shock; 2.6 inches travel

Brakes
Front: Drum
Rear: Drum

Tires
Front: 120/90-10
Rear: 130/90-10

Wheelbase: 49.8 inches

Seat Height: 28.9 inches

Dry Weight: 181 pounds

Fuel Capacity: 1.3 gallons

Colors
White
Silver Camo

Meets current CARB and EPA standards.