Here are the price, launch details and official specifications of the new Honda Highness CB350, also known as Honda H’ness CB350.
On September 30, 2020, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. announced the global introduction of the Honda H’ness CB350. The new Honda CB350, also known as Highness / H’ness, is the third BSVI model offered in Honda India’s BigWing portfolio. Ahead of the official launch, we thought an entirely new cruiser was on the way via Honda India’s “Highness” YouTube teaser videos. However, we didn’t know it would be something from Honda’s CB lineup.
Mr. Atsushi Ogata, CEO, President and CEO, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Limited. saying, “Worldwide, the CB series of motorcycles symbolizes Honda’s history of challenges. For more than 60 years, Honda has always given the prefix “CB” to models that represent sports on the road. Furthermore, the pilots have always been the focus in the evolution of the CB. It was once again the Indian pilots who motivated the development of H’ness – CB350. To this end, the latest technologies are generously reflected in its 9 new patent applications. Today, we are proud to usher in a new motorcycling culture in the midsize segment with this global introduction of H’ness – CB350 “.
Mr. Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Director – Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Limited. saying, “The core value of H’ness is in its majesty that enriches the rider’s experience to“ go further with a free spirit, ”finding new roads and landscapes with unmatched Honda reliability. With its authentic roar, its upright road presence and a wide range of new values, the H’ness – CB350 offers unmatched driving performance. H’ness – CB350, proudly carries forward the rich legacy of Honda’s CB DNA and brings the joy of driving through a wide range of situations, such as everyday use in the city or long road trips. Get ready for a true companion who radiates royalty and evokes emotions. “
Honda H’ness CB350 Specifications
Joining Honda’s CB lineup, the new CB350 Highness combines Honda’s iconic CB design with modern technology. From the chrome headlights to the handlebars, side mirrors and exhaust; The CB350 reflects the unique design features of the CB series that Honda has never stopped following since the launch of the first Honda CB of the 1960s.
Starting at the front, the round chrome-finish LED headlight blends modern technology with CB’s love of chrome. Aside from the headlight, the CB350 also comes with LED lighting throughout.
Adding to the list, the dual leather seat, cruiser-style handlebars and chrome Honda emblem give the CB350 a heritage-inspired look. Mix with the design; 7-spoke Y-spoke alloy wheels that wrap around the 19-inch front tire and 18-inch rear tire (130 sections) give the Highness cruising stance, grip and cruising ride quality.
The new Honda H’ness CB350 features a 350cc air-cooled 4-stroke OHC single cylinder engine with Honda’s PGM-FI technology. Coupled to a five-speed gearbox, the CB350 drives class-leading maximum torque of 30Nm at 3000rpm and a maximum net power of 15.5kW at 5500rpm. Thanks to this powerful but fuel efficient engine, the CB350 is ready for daily commutes and long weekend trips.
Honda says the coaxial mainshaft balancer inside the cylinder eliminates vibrations for a smooth ride.
The position of the compensation cylinder inside the CB350 grinder reduces sliding friction. While the asymmetric connecting rod and closed crankcase guarantee minimal energy loss. Apart from this, the piston cooling jet in the CB350’s mill further improves thermal efficiency and in turn improves fuel efficiency. Since the Honda Highness also comes with a large 15-liter fuel tank, you won’t have to worry much about fuel stations during long drives.
Combined with a large 45mm chrome exhaust, the CB350 would not fail to turn heads. Honda says the single-chamber structure helps deliver a rich exhaust note. In addition, the tailpipes are double-layered to prevent fading, ensuring long-term visual appeal.
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