1969 Honda Mini Trail motorcycle was designed for off road rough-riding features a three-speed transmission, telescopic front suspension and large knobby tires, it could fold to fit in the trunk of a car. Made buy American Honda Motor Co. for about $250
The “senior” Pontiac’s had restyled bodies, but managed to retain a distinct “Pontiac” flavor. All models were shortened by four inches and narrowed by 21/2 inches, wheelbases got cut from 122 to 119 on the Catalina, and Ventura series, Star Chiefs and Bonnevilles were 123 inches down from 124.
Widening the frame dropped the floors for a better seat height and two inches more headroom, also a two-section driveshaft with double centre universal joint reduced the tunnel height inside. They installed a new front suspension, rear coil spring suspension with four rubber-bushed links.
Ford Maverick New for 1969 sporting a peppy six-cylinder, 105-hp engine. Available with either a three-speed manual gearbox or optional semiautomatic or Cruise-O-Matic transmission. Asking price was about $2000