Honda CB350F

The Honda CB350F is a four-cylinder, four-stroke, 347 cc (21.2 cu in) motorcycle based on the larger versions of the day (CB750, CB500). The motorcycle was manufactured by Honda in Japan from 1972 to 1974. At the time, the CB350F was the smallest capacity four cylinder motorcycle ever to enter into full-scale production.[1] There were no changes to the 1973 model, but Honda designated the 1974 bike the CB350F1.[1]

Honda CB350F
Honda CB350F
Engine347 cc (21.2 cu in), SOHC, four-stroke, four
Compression ratio9.3:1
Top speed98 mph (158 km/h)[1]
Power34 hp at 10,000rpm[1]
Ignition typeCoil and breaker points
Transmission5-speed chain drive manual
SuspensionFront: telescopic fork
Rear: twin shocks and adjustable preload
BrakesFront: single 10 in (250 mm) disc
Rear: 6 in (150 mm) SLS drum
TiresFront: 3 x 18 in
Rear: 3.5 x 18 in
Wheelbase53.3 in (1,350 mm)
Seat height31 in (790 mm)
Weight373 lb (169 kg)[1] (dry)
Fuel capacity12.1 L (3.2 US gal)
Fuel consumption40–60 mpg[1]

Soon after production was discontinued, it was replaced by the CB400F. Although Honda had a 350 Twin that critics said was more powerful, lighter, and cheaper, many[who?] felt the 350 Four was faster and smoother running.


  1. ^ a b c d e f Williams, Greg (January–February 2012). "The Smallest Four: Honda CB350F". Motorcycle Classics. 7 (6). Retrieved 28 December 2012.