In the competitive Indian motorcycle market, Honda, a renowned auto company, is set to make a significant impact with the launch of its new bike, the Honda CB350. This launch is expected to create a buzz in the market, particularly impacting the sales of Royal Enfield.
Features of Honda CB350
The Honda CB350 boasts a 348.36cc single-cylinder engine, generating 20.8 BHP of power at 8,500rpm and 29.4 Nm of torque at 6,000rpm. It comes with a 5-speed gearbox featuring a slipper and assist clutch.
The bike is designed with a classic 350-like exhaust note, aiming to provide a distinct and appealing sound. Some notable features include Bluetooth support, smartphone voice control system, Honda selectable torque control, control switches, and a dual-channel ABS for safety.
Round LED headlamps
LED tail lamps
Split seat option
Digital analog instrument cluster
Honda smartphone voice control system
Assist and slipper clutch
19-inch rear tire
Variants and Pricing
Honda is set to offer the CB350 in two variants – the base model, CB350, priced at INR 1,99,900, and the Deluxe Pro, priced at INR 2,17,800. Deliveries are expected to commence soon.
The Honda CB350 will compete directly with Royal Enfield’s Classic 350. It is anticipated to challenge models like Hunter 350 and Bullet 350, aiming to create a substantial impact on Royal Enfield’s market share.
The features, performance, and competitive pricing of the Honda CB350 position it as a strong contender in the mid-size motorcycle segment, potentially reshaping the dynamics of the market.