Honda CB350 H’Ness: TVC of Royal Enfield rival out

Honda Motorcycles India launched the all new cruiser motorcycle H’Ness CB350 in the market. It is a retro styled modern motorcycle that will compete with the likes of Royal Enfield and Jawa 42 in the segment. It is available in two trims of DLX and DLX Pro. Prices for the Honda H’Ness or Highness start at Rs 1.9 lakh, ex-showroom and the prices for the DLX Pro version have not been announced so far. Honda has now released an official TV commercial for the new Highness motorcycle which will rival with Royal Enfield Classic 350.

The video has been shared by Honda BigWing India on their official youtube channel. The reason why they have shared it is because it will be exclusively sold via Honda Big Wing dealerships. The video basically shows all the features that the bike offers. It starts by showing front where it has telescopic front suspension, Y-shaped alloy wheels, chrome mudguards, LED headlamps, DRLs, LED turn indicators and other elements.

The handle bar provides a typical cruiser bike like stance. It has features like Engine start stop switch, hazard lamps, toggle switches for the instrument cluster on it. The instrument cluster is again a mix of both analog and digital meters. The digital meter shows several information like Fuel economy, Distance to empty, trip, odometer and also supports Bluetooth connectivity that shows turn by turn navigation, helps control music and also the calls. These can be controlled using the navigation switches on the handlebar.

Moving to the side profile, the sturdy looking fuel tank that can hold upto 15 litres of fuel gets a Honda logo on it. The bike gets a single piece seat with a grab rail for pillion. The side panel gets the H’Ness badge and the bike is available in single and dual tone options depending up on the variants.

The rear of the bike gets retro looking shiny rear fender with LED tail lamps and turn indicators. The bike gets a chunky rear tyre with the same alloy wheels. It gets a shiny metal silencer with bit of a grunt to it. The engine is all blacked out with silver accents at places. The Honda badge gets a chrome plate around it. Honda Highness is powered by a 348-cc, single cylinder, air cooled, fuel injected engine that generates 20.8 Bhp and 30 Nm of torque mated to a 5-speed gearbox.