Exploring the Honda CB350: 5 important details about its India launch
Honda said a few months ago that they were developing a new 350cc motorcycle. While the company has not yet announced the new motorcycle's introduction, it had started to provide teasers of the vehicle. Honda has now officially introduced it to the Indian market. It goes under the name CB350. These are five aspects regarding the new Honda CB350 that people should be aware of.
Colours and exterior of the Honda CB350
A few parts of the motorbike have been changed by Honda to give it a more vintage appearance. That means the metal fenders are longer today. The fork covers are metallic, and the seats are divided. The motorcycle's exhaust system is likewise updated and has a more vintage appearance. Precious Red Metallic, Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Crust Metallic, Matte Marshal Green Metallic, and Matte Dune Brown are the five color options available.
Engine of the Honda CB350
The CB350's engine is the same one that powers the CB350 and CB350RS from H'ness. It is an air-cooled 348.36 cc engine with a maximum power output of 20.78 bhp at 5,500 rpm and a peak torque output of 29.4 Nm at 3,000 rpm. It has a 5-speed gearbox with a slip-and-assist clutch attached to it.
Hardware of the Honda CB350
The CB350's hardware consists of dual gas-charged shock absorbers at the back and telescopic forks up front. A 240 mm disc at the back and a 310 mm disc at the front are responsible for providing brakes. Dual-channel ABS is available.
Features of the Honda CB350
Features-wise, the CB350 has a digi-analogue instrument cluster with a Honda Smartphone Voice Control system (HSVCS) and complete LED illumination. In addition, the manufacturer offers an emergency stop signal and traction control that they refer to as Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC).
Cost, options, and competitors for the Honda CB350
There will be two CB350 models available from Honda. The price of the DLX is ₹1,99,900, while the DLX Pro is ₹2,17,800. Ex-showroom pricing apply to both. Benelli Imperiale 400, Royal Enfield Classic 350, and Jawa will all be up against the Honda CB 350.