Honda has launched the 2023 Hness CB350 in India recently. The motorcycle comes with a few changes that set it apart from the previous model. While we have listed out its specs, pricing and colours in another article, here we tell you specifically what’s new and different on the 2023 iteration.
New colour schemes
While design of the Honda Hness CB350 remains the same as before, the company has now added two new colour scheme to the palette. This comprises of a blue with grey stripes on the fuel tank and matte green with black stripes on the tank. Apart from these colours, the brand is offering upto seven paint schemes with the Hness CB350.
To add some value to the package, the Hness CB350 gets a few additions to its fitment for 2023. Hence, it is now fitted with fork gaiters as standard that lend a rugged look to the motorcycle. Then there is the split seat setup that replaced the single seat on the previous version. This seat is also said to be comfier than before and features a different pattern too. In addition to this, the Hness CB350’s chrome mirrors also are slightly different with the head of the stalk sporting black.
The biggest update for 2023 to the entire CB350 range has to be the new customization options. Honda is offering four kits for the Hness that can transform the motorcycle into a café racer or a comfortable touring package too. These kits and parts can be bought separately or as a whole as well.
Now, the minor updates have bumped up the pricing of the Hness CB350 by Rs 11,000. It now costs Rs 2.09 lakh for the DLX model. If you choose the DLX Pro, it would cost you Rs 2.12 lakh. On the other hand, the DLX Pro Chrom will set you back by Rs 2.14 lakh, ex-showroom.
No changes to hardware
That said, Honda has not changed much on the hardware or drivetrain front. The Hness CB350 continues with a 348.6cc, air-cooled engine that churns out 20.78bhp and 30Nm and is mated to a five-speed gearbox. It rides on a 19-18-inch alloy wheel combination with suspension are handled by telescopic forks and dual shocks. Meanwhile braking is taken care of by a single disc at both ends with a dual-channel ABS as standard.