Honda recently launched the H’Ness CB 350 in India. It has announced that the motorcycle will be available in two variants with a starting price of around Rs 1.90 lakh, it will reveal the exact pricing soon. And in terms of competition, it will go up against the Royal Enfield, Jawa and Benelli. So here we bring to you details of the Honda H’Ness CB 350 through this image gallery.
The H’Ness CB 350 draws styling inspiration from Honda’s classic CB series and sports a round headlamp, a simple teardrop-shaped fuel-tank, a single-piece seat and loads of chrome on various components. However, adding to its modern side are the LED lighting, blacked-out wheels, mirrors and handlebar.
And apart from the LED lighting, Honda has equipped the CB 350 with a decent list of features like an instrument cluster that features a small LCD screen. It shows real-time fuel-efficiency, gear position, clock, distance to empty and battery voltage. This Bluetooth enabled console gets voice control which gives access to music control, navigation, phone calls as well as messages.
It retro bodywork sits on a steel double-cradle frame which houses a 348cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces 20.5bhp at 5,500rpm and 30Nm at 3,000rpm. The motor comes paired to a five-speed gearbox and slipper clutch.
As for cycle parts, the Honda H’Ness CB 350 rides on 19-inch front and 18-inch rear wheels. Suspension duties are done by telescopic forks and dual-springs whereas braking is handled by a 310mm disc upfront and a 240mm disc at the rear with dual-channel ABS. Moreover, Honda is also offering the bike with Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC).
The Honda CB 350 is offered in a choice of three colours per variant. The DLX version gets a Pearl Night Star Black, Precious Red Metallic, and Matte Marshal Green Metallic with the latter two also featuring a tan brown seat. Meanwhile, the DLX Pro sports Pearl Night Black and Matte Steel Black Metallic with Silver stripes and an Athletic Blue Metallic paint that features white stripes on the tank.