Syakar Trading, the official distributor of Honda motorcycles in Nepal, has started preparations to launch a new classic bike Honda CB350 here in Nepal.
As the market for classic motorcycles has been growing in Nepal since last year, The Company was on the survey of Honda CB350, including their potential customer interest.
If the customer’s feedback is satisfying, the company will launch the new classic Honda H’ness within some months.
- Honda CB350 Major Specification
|Maximum Power||20.78 bhp @ 5500 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||30 Nm @ 3000 rpm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||15 liters|
|Number of Gears||5-speed manual gearbox|
|Brake Type||Both Disc|
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Honda CB350 Aesthetics and Appearance
A special event was planned at the company’s built-up plant in Manesar, Haryana, to launch the H’ness-CB350.
It has a retro look that features a round headlight, giving complete classic vibes to it.
The more significant CB 1100 EX inspires the new Honda CB350.
It comprises a curved fuel tank, chopped fenders, leather tan seat, while alloy wheels and all blacked-out factors also lend it a modern appeal.
It also includes chrome fenders and chrome finish exhaust along with a single pod instrument cluster.
Even though it carries a retro highlighting style, it comprises of some modern features as well.
It has a full LED lighting arrangement, semi-digital instrumental clusters, Bluetooth connectivity, traction control, dual-channel ABS, and a slipper clutch.
After its official launch in Nepal, The Honda H’ness will have to compete directly with Java 42 and Royal Enfield Classic 350.
The battleground is about to get heated up.
Engine and Performance
The Honda CB350 has a 348.36 cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine. The engine generates 20.5 bhp at 5,500 rpm of maximum power and a maximum torque of 30 Nm at 3,000 rpm.
Its motor is grasped by a double-cradle frame, directly related to the shock absorber and telescopic forks.
It is mated with five-speed manual gear transmission.
It also offers you some additional performance assist features like Assist slipper clutch,(HSTC) Honda Selectable Torque Control, Main Shaft Coaxial balancer, and Roaring Exhaust Note.
Variants and Colors
Furthermore, the company has launched H’ness in two different variants.
- DLX PRO: This variant includes a dual-tone paint scheme and features like Honda smartphone voice control system, traction control, and dual-channel ABS.
Now coming to the availability of shades, the Honda H’ness comes in three different color options.
The DLX variant is available in a Pearl Night Star Black, Matte Marshal Green Metallic, and a Precious Red Metallic.
While the DLX Pro variant comes with Pearl Night Black, Matte Steel Black Metallic, along with Silver stripes, and an Athletic Blue Metallic paint featuring white stripes on the tank.
Wheels, Brakes, and Suspension
The new H’ness CB350 comprises Disc brakes on both wheels while the front brake’s size is 310 mm, and the rear is 240 mm, respectively.
It has alloy wheels on both sides. The front wheel size is 19 inches, and the rear is 18 inches.
To add some more detail, here’s the exact size of the front tyre: (100/90-19M/C 57H) while the size of the rear tyre: (130/70-18M/C 63H).
Moving onto suspension, it has a telescopic front suspension and Twin-hydraulic rear suspension.
Chassis and Dimensions
The new Honda cb350 has a Half Duplex Cradle type of chassis.
The overall length of H’ness CB350 is 2163 mm, and the overall width is 800 mm.
The overall height is 1107 mm, whereas its seat height is 800 mm. The wheelbase and the ground clearance are 1441 mm and 166 mm, respectively.
- The kerb weight of this bike is 181 kg.
So, there we have available info about the Honda H’ness till date. Features look great till now; the available color options do compliments its looks and style. But what about its price and the mileage of this bike?
These are some primary concern of buyers in Nepal.
The price of this desirable design motorcycle in India is set at 190,000 Indian rupees. Its value in Nepal is estimated to be around 650,000.
Hopefully, the expected cost remains the same or less is more.
There is no official update about the specific mileage from the company. We still have to wait for some time to know the answer.
We will soon find out after its launch in Nepal.
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