The India-made Honda CB350 was announced in two variants in Japan, such as the Honda GB350 and the Honda GB350S.
The two variants of the Honda CB350 made in India will be offered for sale in Japan
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) may have introduced the Honda H’Ness CB350 and Honda CB350RS for the Indian market, but now Honda has officially announced both models for the Japanese market. The H’Ness CB350 was released as the Honda GB350, while the CB350RS was released as the Honda GB350S. The GB350 was sold in Japan for 550,000 yen (around ₹ 3.65 lakh), while the GB350S was launched at 594,000 yen (around ₹ 3.94 lakh). The Honda GB350 will launch in Japan on April 22, 2021 and the Honda GB350S on July 15, 2021.
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Both models will share the same platform as the Honda H’Ness CB350, which has a Universal Japanese Motorcycle (UJM) design with dual rear shocks, a relaxed riding position, and steel rear and front fenders for the base model. . The CB350RS, called Honda GB350S in Japan, has blackened front and rear fenders and a larger rear tire 150mm in 17 inches. The base GB350 will receive a 130mm, 18-inch rear tire. The engine will be the same, long-stroke, 349cc, air-cooled single cylinder, which produces 20.8bhp at 5,500rpm and 30Nm at 3,000rpm. Honda’s Selectable Torque Control System, which is an essential traction control system, will also be offered.
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The Honda GB350 and Honda GB350S will be retailed through the Honda Dream Network in Japan, and given that this has been confirmed for the Japanese market, perhaps this Honda 350cc made in India will also be exported to others. markets, especially the rest of Asia-Pacific and even Europe.
(Source: Jeune Machine)
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