James May: Honda Cub Is The Greatest Machine Of All Time We already know that James May thinks the Triumph Mayflower is the ugliest car ever made , and now he's declared the Honda Super Cub motorcycle to be the Greatest Vehicle Ever Made. In fact, he believes Soichiro's 50cc bike- now in its sixth decade of production- to be "the single most influential product of humankind’s creativity." We won't go quite that far, but the Super Cub may well be the all-time king of motor vehicles in terms of man-miles driven… or would that honor go to the Volkswagen Beetle or Model A T Ford?

And here's the Discovery Channel piece that got Mr. May going on the topic: