16 Feb 2021: Honda CB350RS motorbike launched in India at Rs. 1.96 lakh
Honda has unveiled the cafe racer version of its H'ness CB350 motorbike in India, namely the CB350RS. It carries a price-tag of Rs. 1.96 lakh.
The CB350RS shares its engine and platform with the H'ness CB350 while offering a sportier design and riding experience. It has a semi-digital instrument console, all LED lighting, dual-channel ABS, and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC).
Here's our roundup.
At a glance: Honda CB350RS: Design and features
The Honda CB350RS offers a sporty-looking naked design, featuring a single-piece flat seat, a dual-tone fuel tank, an upswept exhaust, and circular rear-view mirrors.
For lighting, it has a rounded LED headlamp with eye-shaped LED winkers and a sleek LED taillight.
It also packs a semi-digital instrument console and offers 19-inch front alloy wheels and 18-inch rear alloy wheels.
Fact: Honda CB350RS: Power and performance
The Honda CB350RS draws power from a BS6-compliant 348.36cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine that produces 21hp of maximum power and 30Nm of peak torque. The motor is linked to a 5-speed gearbox along with an assist-slipper clutch.
Safety: Honda CB350RS: Safety and suspension setup
The Honda CB350RS is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with dual-channel ABS and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC) system that helps in maintaining rear-wheel traction.
Suspension duties on the motorbike are taken care of by telescopic forks on the front side and twin shock absorbers on the rear.
Fact: Honda CB350RS: Pricing and availability
In India, the new Honda CB350RS bears a price-tag of Rs. 1.96 lakh, making it Rs. 10,000 costlier than the H'ness CB350. The bike will be sold via the company's BigWing dealerships and is currently available for bookings.