Benelli Imperiale 400 launched in India at Rs 1.69 lakh; to take on Royal Enfield, Jawa
Benelli has launched its classic-styled Imperiale 400 in India at Rs 1.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The retro theme motorcycle will take on the market leader, Royal Enfield Classic 350 and Jawa.
Benelli has launched its classic-styled Imperiale 400 in India at Rs 1.69 lakh (ex-showroom). The retro theme motorcycle will take on the market leader, Royal Enfield Classic 350 and Jawa. The booking for the bike is open and customers can order the bike by paying Rs 4,000 through company’s official website or any nearest Benelli India dealership. The Imperiale 400 will be available in three color options i.e red, silver and black.
Benelli Imperiale 400 sports a BS4-compliant 374cc fuel-injected single-cylinder air-cooled engine that propels a 21PS at 5500rpm and 29Nm at 4500rpm. The Benelli is offering a 3-year unlimited km warranty along with a 2-year complimentary service on the Imperiale 400 as standard for its customers.
According to the company, the Benelli Imperiale 400 is a reinterpretation of a historical model of the Benelli-MotoBi range produced in the 1950s. The company has also introduced an Annual Maintenance Contract for the Imperiale 400 for hassle-free customer experience, which can be availed after the completion of the first 2-years.
The Imperiale 400 has a compact and durable double-cradle frame. The front gets a 41mm telescopic fork while the rear gets preload-adjustable dual shock absorbers. The design of the exhaust, finished in black with chrome inserts, accentuate the vintage style of this new Benelli motorcycle, reinforced by the round front headlight – typically retro – and the teardrop tank.
The classic bike features a 300mm disc on the front with a two-piston floating caliper and a 240mm disc with a single-piston caliper at the rear, with dual-channel ABS, thus ensuring an effective and balanced braking system. The spoked rims have different diameters: 19" on the front end, 18" at the back, respectively mounting 110/90 and 130/80 section tubed tyres.