The Honda DN-01 is a cruising motorcycle made by Honda from 2008 to 2010. It was unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2005. The Honda DN-01 is one of the few motorcycles offered by a major motorcycle manufacturer with an automatic transmission. Moreover, the DN-01 isn't a problematic motorcycle to work on, but ensuring you have a Honda DN-01 owner’s manual will make sure that you don't encounter any hiccups along the way.
Reviewer complaints focused on ergonomics. Complaints included on long rides the seat would become uncomfortable, and lack of wind protection. The storage space is minimal. The DN-01 has a catalyst system compliant with EURO-3, California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA emissions standards.
The DN-01 uses a continuously variable transmission, sold by Honda as the Human-Friendly Transmission. Allowing either manual selection of a ""gear"" or automatic operation much like a CVT scooter, with continuously variable transmission ratios selected automatically by the system's controller for optimal performance. If you ever find yourself working on one of these motorcycles, having a Honda DN-01 service manual ensures the job will go more smoothly.