Honda CB350 H’Ness: First detailed walkaround video of Royal Enfield rival

Honda Motorcycle India launched their all new cruiser motorcycle H’Ness or Highness in the market recently. It as we all know is a new entrant in the 350-cc segment and competes with the likes of Royal Enfield Classic 350 and Jawa 42 motorcycles. Honda CB350 is a retro styled modern motorcycle that will sold via Honda Big Wing dealerships. The bike was launched recently and we have seen number of studio images of the bikes since then. Here we have a detailed walkaround video of the bike that shows all about this new bike.

The video has been uploaded by Power On Wheel on their youtube channel. The video starts by showing both the trims of Honda H’Ness CB350. It is available in DLX and DLX Pro variants. The video starts by showing the front of the bike. It gets a chrome plated front mudguard that gives it a retro feel. The front gets telescopic suspension and Y-shaped alloy wheels, LED turn indicators and the all LED headlamps with DRLs in them.

Honda CB350 H’Ness: First detailed walkaround video of Royal Enfield rival

The DLX version gets a single tone colour whereas the DLX Pro version gets dual tone scheme. Honda has concentrated a lot on giving this motorcycle a retro look with modern features. As per the video presenter, the bike gets a very comfortable riding position for long rides. The handle bar gets toggle switches on one end engine start stop and Hazard lamp switches on the right side. The instrument cluster is a single pod unit with a digital meter integrated in it.

The instrument cluster shows number of information and supports bluetooth connectivity showing turn by turn navigation, music control and call managing. It also has indicator lights for side stand, ABS, selectable torque control and so on. The engine itself gets a mix of black and chrome that goes well with the overall look and feel of the motorcycle.

Moving towards the rear, it gets saree guard, chrome plated rear mudguard with LED tail lights and turn indicators placed on it. The presenter even starts the motorcycle to show how the bike actually sounds. It is actually not that loud but feels grunty enough. It is powered by a 348-cc, single cylinder, fuel injected engine that generates 20.8 Bhp and 30 Nm of torque and is mated to a 5-speed gearbox with slipper clutch. The DLX version of the Hond Highness is priced at Rs 1.9 lakh, ex-showroom.

Ajeesh Kuttan

Ajeesh, started 6 years ago with as an eager journalist passionate about bikes. His skills now encompass both bikes and cars, producing timely news reports spanning the auto sector. Beyond writing, Ajeesh excels in video production. Together with Shantonil, he participates in first drives and test drives for new car launches. (Full bio)