The Benelli Imperiale 400 comes with a classic retro-design language. This includes round headlamps with chrome surrounds, chrome wrapped tail lights, mirror, turn indicators and levers. The motorcycle also comes with spoke wheels, retro-style fuel tank design and a split-seat setup.
The Benelli Imperiale 400 is powered by a 374cc single-cylinder blacked-out engine in India. It produces 20.7bhp at 5500pm and 29Nm of torque at 4500rpm and is paired with a five-speed gearbox.
The suspension on the Imperiale 400 is through 41mm telescopic forks at the front and a pair of preload-adjustable shock absorbers at the rear. Braking on the Benelli Imperiale 400 is handled by disc brakes on both ends. This includes a 300mm disc at the front and a 240mm disc at the rear; supported by dual-channel ABS as standard.
To make the Benelli Imperiale 400 more attractive, the company is offering the motorcycle with a best-in-class 3-year/unlimited-kilometre warranty as standard. It also receives complimentary service for the first 2 years. Post the 2 years, Benelli is also offering an Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) for a more hassle-free ownership experience.
Vikas Jhabakh, Managing Director, Benelli India, stated:
"We are delighted to launch a series of exciting models in the last two months in the Indian market and this clearly proves Benelli's commitment to India. We are betting big on the segment, with the launch of the Imperiale 400 and are confident of capturing a significant market share with a number of dealership launches set to take place, to ensure that our services and the Imperiale 400 is within reach for every rider out there."
The Benelli Imperiale 400 is offered in a range of three colour options: Red, Silver and Black.
Thoughts On The Benelli Imperiale 400 India Launch
The Benelli Imperiale 400 is the latest offering from the Italian motorcycle from the brand in the Indian market. The Benelli Imperiale 400 in India will rival the likes of the Royal Enfield Classic 350 and the Jawa Motorcycles.
Benelli has launched the Imperiale 400 in the Indian market. The new Benelli Imperiale 400 comes with a price tag of Rs 1.69 lakh, ex-showroom (Delhi). Bookings for the new Benelli Imperiale 400 has already commenced for an amount of Rs 4,000. Deliveries for the motorcycle will start soon.