Honda CB350 RS Launched, Price Starts At INR 1.96 Lakh

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Honda has finally launched the CB350 RS in India with a starting price tag of Rs.1.96 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The all-new scrambler bike retains almost all the components including the platform as well as engine. Want to know more about the Honda CB350 RS? Here are all the details.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Honda has finally launched the all-new Honda CB350 RS in India.
  • It comes with a price tag of Rs.1.96 Lakh onwards.
  •  It will get almost all the same features that Honda offers on the H’Ness CB350.
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Features

Feature-wise, it comes with an LED lighting setup including the indicators. Meanwhile, other features such as the instrument cluster and switchgear remain almost similar to what we see on the H’Ness CB350. Also, Honda will be offering a single fully-loaded variant of the all-new scrambler motorcycle. Two new color schemes have been introduced on the CB350 RS including Black with Pearl Sports Yellow and Radiant Red metallic.

Engine

At the heart, the Honda CB350 RS comes with a 348cc single-cylinder engine. Well, this same engine powers the H’Ness CB350 and produces a massive 20.8BHP of power @ 5500 RPM and 30Nm of torque @ 3000 RPM. Also, it will be available with a 5-speed gearbox with slip and assist clutch.

Suspension and Braking

Based upon the cradle frame, it is available with a telescopic fork at the front. Meanwhile, at the rear, it comes equipped with twin shock absorbers. For braking duties, the all-new Honda CB350 RS gets a 310mm disc at the front and a 240mm disc at the rear. Also, for the enhanced braking experience it comes well equipped with dual-channel ABS. In terms of weight, the all-new scrambler motorcycle weighs 179 kg.

When compares to the Honda H’Ness CB350 this all-new bike is expensive by Rs.3,000. For instance, the top-end variant of the H’Ness CB350 comes with a price tag of Rs.1.93 Lakh onwards. Also, customers can now book the all-new Honda CB350 RS by visiting the nearest Big Wing dealership.

Alternatives

In India, Honda CB350 RS will directly compete against the likes of the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 that comes with a price tag of Rs. 1.79 Lakh to 1.94 Lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi). Royal Enfield Meteor on the other hand comes with three variants on offer including – Fireball, Stellar and Supernova.

Further, the engine that powers this bike is a 349cc single-cylinder four-stroke unit. It is capable of producing a massive 20.2BHP of power alongside a peak torque of 27Nm. Also, Royal Enfield Meteor 350 with its retro looks comes equipped with all the features that a modern bike has got.