Honda H’Ness CB 350 vs Rivals: Specifications Comparison

 

Honda Bike and Scooter India unveiled the brand new H’Ness CB 350 in India. It’s a fashionable basic roadster with a pleasant design and a good checklist of options as nicely. We let you know how the brand new Honda H’ness CB 350 fares in opposition to its rivals – Royal Enfield Basic 350, Jawa 300 and Benelli Imperiale 400.

Deliveries for the Honda H'Ness CB 350 will begin mid-October onwards
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Deliveries for the Honda H’Ness CB 350 will start mid-October onwards

Honda Bike and Scooter India (HMSI) revealed its latest motorbike, the Honda H’Ness CB 350. Whereas the precise variant-wise pricing can be introduced later, the corporate says that the pricing will begin at ₹ 1.90 lakh (ex-showroom). The H’Ness CB 350 is a retro roadster with a basic, old-school design and can tackle rivals such because the Royal Enfield Basic 350, Benelli Imperiale 400 and the Jawa bikes as nicely. That is the primary time that HMSI launched a retro motorbike within the 300 – 500 cc phase in India and the corporate has a motorbike that may do nicely too. We let you know how the Honda H’Ness CB 350 squares up in opposition to its rivals. Do notice that Royal Enfield too will launch the Meteor 350 very quickly.

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Honda H’Ness CB 350 vs Royal Enfield Basic 350

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(The CB 350 gives extra energy and torque, is lighter too and gives a complete lot of options. However the Basic 350 is extra inexpensive)

The largest rival to the Honda H’Ness CB 350 would be the Basic 350 from Royal Enfield. The Basic 350 continues to be one of many highest promoting fashions within the phase and for the corporate as nicely. On paper, the Honda appears to be the higher possibility, with extra energy and torque (marginally) and a full 10 kg lighter too. The torque on the Honda is available in totally at 3,000 rpm, which ought to translate into strong backside finish and mid-range too. Plus, the H’Ness has a 31 mm benefit by way of floor clearance too. What goes Basic 350’s means is the beginning value, which is ₹ 30,000 lower than the Honda. Each fashions get dual-channel ABS and the Basic has the choice of a single-channel ABS mannequin too.

SpecsHonda H’Ness CB 350Royal Enfield Basic 350
Displacement348.36 cc346 cc
Max Output20.78 bhp @ 5,500 rpm19.1 bhp @ 5,250 rpm
Peak Torque30 Nm @ 3,000 rpm28 Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission5-speed gearbox5-speed gearbox
Floor Clearance166 mm135 mm
Kerb Weight181 kg191 kg
Gasoline Tank Capability15 litres13.5 litres
Beginning Value₹ 1.90 lakh₹ 1.60 lakh
ABSTwin-channelSingle/Twin-channel

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Honda H’Ness CB 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400

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(The Benelli Imperiale 400 is heavier than the Honda H’Ness CB 350. Energy and torque on each bikes are related)

The Benelli Imperiale 400 is yet one more rival for the Honda H’Ness CB 350. By way of energy and torque, each fashions are close to an identical and get a 5-speed gearbox too. However the large distinction right here is the burden. At 181 kg, the Honda is 24 kg lighter than the Benelli and which means the efficiency is more likely to higher too. Plus, the Honda will get an even bigger gasoline tank too, which suggests extra vary. If we contemplate the pricing, then Honda undercuts the Benelli too. Each bikes get dual-channel ABS as normal.

SpecsHonda H’Ness CB 350Benelli Imperiale 400
Displacement348.36 cc374 cc
Max Output20.78 bhp @ 5,500 rpm20.71 bhp @ 6,000 rpm
Peak Torque30 Nm @ 3,000 rpm29 Nm @ 3,500 rpm
Transmission5-speed gearbox5-speed gearbox
Floor Clearance166 mm165 mm
Kerb Weight181 kg205 kg
Gasoline Tank Capability15 litres12 litres
Beginning Value₹ 1.90 lakh₹ 1.99 lakh
ABSTwin-channelTwin-channel

Honda H’Ness CB 350 vs Jawa 300

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(The Jawa 300 gives extra energy and is lighter than the H’Ness CB 350. Plus it will get a 6-speed gearbox as nicely)

Lastly, we come to the Jawa 300, which may very well be a giant rival to the Honda. The Jawa makes 5.36 bhp greater than the Honda H’Ness CB 350 however makes about Three Nm of much less torque too. Plus it will get a 6-speed gearbox in comparison with the 5-speed unit on the Honda. The Jawa can be 9 kg lighter than the H’Ness and will get an elective dual-channel ABS. Perhaps Honda may supply a single-channel ABS variant of the H’Ness CB 350 and decrease the worth level additional to match Royal Enfield and Jawa. Then, it will likely be sport on! Within the true sense of the section! Though by way of availability, gross sales and repair, Honda is more likely to trump Jawa. That may very well be a giant issue within the shopping for determination for a lot of clients.

SpecsHonda H’Ness CB 350Jawa Customary
Displacement348.36 cc293 cc
Max Output20.78 bhp @ 5,500 rpm26.14 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
Peak Torque30 Nm @ 3,000 rpm27.05 Nm @ 5,000 rpm
Transmission5-speed gearbox6-speed gearbox
Floor Clearance166 mm165 mm
Kerb Weight181 kg172 kg
Gasoline Tank Capability15 litres14 litres
Beginning Value₹ 1.90 lakh₹ 1.74 lakh
ABSTwin-channelTwin-channel (O)

Its rivals could have related specs and/or perhaps undercut the Honda H’Ness CB 350, the bike does get a bunch of phase first options like all-LED lighting, Smartphone Voice Management, Selectable Torque Management and extra importantly an help and slipper clutch as nicely. Plus, it will get counter-balancer too, which suggests there was an try to maintain the going clean as nicely. And when you think about these, the Honda H’Ness CB 350 does appear to make sense. At the very least on paper! Do maintain on the lookout for a complete evaluation of the brand new Honda H’Ness CB 350 coming quickly.

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