The 2023 Honda CB350: A New Contender
Pricing and Variants:
The CB350 is introduced at a starting price of Rs 1,99,900, offering two variants - the standard CB350 DLX and the premium CB350 DLX Pro, priced at Rs 2,17,800.
Design and Technology:
Featuring an all-LED lighting system and a digital-analogue instrument cluster, the CB350 blends classic design with modern technology. The addition of the Honda Smartphone Voice Control system offers an enhanced user experience.
The motorcycle is available in an array of colors, including Precious Red Metallic, Pearl Igneous Black, Matte Crust Metallic, Matte Marshal Green Metallic, and Matte Dune Brown.
At its core, the 2023 Honda CB350 houses a 348.36cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, single-cylinder, PGM-FI engine. It generates a robust 21.1PS of power and 29.4Nm of torque, paired with a 5-speed transmission.
The model is equipped with telescopic front forks and nitrogen-charged rear suspension for optimum comfort. Its safety features include a 310mm front disc and a 240mm rear disc brake, along with dual-channel ABS.
Warranty and Service
A standout feature is the 10-year warranty package offered by HMSI, underscoring their commitment to reliability and customer satisfaction.
Rivalry with Royal Enfield Classic 350:
The 2023 Honda CB350 is set to challenge the dominance of the Royal Enfield Classic 350 in India, offering a compelling alternative in terms of features and value.
With the launch of the 2023 Honda CB350, HMSI is all set to redefine the dynamics of the mid-size motorcycle segment in India. Combining advanced features, a range of color options, and a powerful engine, the CB350 is a strong contender against the established Royal Enfield Classic 350.