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Mystery Motorcycle 1: The Answer

  Posted at 08:00:00 AM
  File under  Entertainment
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Normandy, France

A lot of people took a guess at what the mystery motorcycle was yesterday, and guess what? Apart from 1 person, everyone was wrong, totally wrong!

Here's the photo I posted yesterday (Article Open link in a new window):

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Most of you thought this was a 500-650cc motorcycle, probably a Chinese knock-off, or possibly a Derbi or something. Some of you went down to a 200cc, maybe even a 125cc.

But as I said, only one person guessed the model, manufacturer and displacement (don't worry, the reason I took the photo was that I was amazed when I discovered the truth... I thought it was a 500cc Honda).

... and the answer is......

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It's a Peugeot XR6. And hold on to your hats... it's a 50cc! Yup, a moped! The XR6 is no longer being made, replaced by the XR7. Click here to see the Peugeot XR7 Open link in a new window. Above is the photo without the removal of the logos:

Isn't it incredible how 50cc motorcycles have evolved? Come across that on the road, and you'd think it was a big motorcycle... you'd even wave.

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