Honda CB350 H’Ness Lands In Japan, Rename As GB350

Japan has become the first country outside of India to get the CB350 H’Ness with the retro design motorcycle rename GB350.

Apart from the name change, the GB350 does comes with some styling changes however, it is still the same CB350 H’Ness that was firstly introduced in India.

The GB350 comes with a full LED setup, a combination of analogue/digital instrument and the latest Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTC).

The motorcycle is packed with the same single-cylinder 348cc air-cooled engine that is capable to produce a solid 20.7hp @ 5,500rpm and 30Nm @ 3,000rpm while matted to a 5-speed gearbox.

The bike also gets a standard telescopic fork at the front and twin (preload adjustable) shock absorbers at the rear.

However, the GB350 received dual-channel ABS for the Japanese market and priced at JPY550,000 (RM20,600).

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