Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India launched the new H’ness CB350 with two variants starting at a price of Rs 1.9 lakh.
Honda’s answer to Royal Enfield Classic 350 is here: Honda H’ness CB 350. The new motorcycle has marked Honda’s foray into the mid range motorcycle segment and Honda is bringing in H’ness in two variants- DLX and DLX Pro. DLX variant is priced at Rs. 1.9 lakh where as DLX Pro is yet announce it price. The new 350 cc bike can be booked at Honda Bigwing dealerships.
The new Honda H’ness CB350 is powered by a 348.36cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 20.8hp at 5,500rpm and 30Nm of torque at 3,000rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
The H’ness CB 350 has been exclusively made for India. Based on a half-duplex double-cradle chassis, it weighs just 181 kilograms. It has dual -channel ABS for safety. It will be available in markets from mid October.
H’ness CB350 has many first-in-segment features like Honda Smartphone Voice Control System (HSVCS), Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) and an assist and slipper clutch. With HSVCS, you can connect your smartphone to the motorcycle and access features such as navigation, music on the go and incoming phone calls.
Other interesting design details are round-shaped headlamp, circular instrument cluster, chrome embellishment, retro-styled chromed exhaust pipe on the right-hand side, sturdy fuel tank, classic looking fenders and tail lamp with retro turn indicators do make for an appealing overall styling.
H’ness boasts of tubeless tyres, alloy wheels, telescopic front forks, twin shock rear suspension, dual-channel ABS system and dual disc brake setup (310 mm front and 240 mm rear) ,… It will be available in DLX and DLX Pro options with the latter getting two-tone colour schemes and Honda Smartphone Voice Control System.