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Feast your eyes upon the first Honda ever sold in the US

After a lengthy restoration, this Honda N600 is finally ready for the limelight once more.

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Serial One is literally the first Honda ever sold in the US.

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Its official model name is N600.

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The N600 arrived in the US in 1969 as a 1970 model.

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Its 0.6-liter, two-cylinder engine could reach 9,000 revolutions per minute as it hustled its way up to a top speed of 81 mph.

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Output was between 36 and 45 horsepower. Yowza.

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This specific N600 lived in a pretty sad state for the better part of a half-century.

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Of the 50 first N600s brought to the US, only three remain.

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Eventually, the car made its way to Tim Mings, a man who specializes in restoring Honda vehicles like this one.

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Over the course of more than a year, Mings set about to bring the car back to its former glory.

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Thumb through the remaining gallery pictures to watch the restoration take place.

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