Benelli Imperiale 400 becomes cheaper by Rs. 10,000

Dwaipayan Roy
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Benelli Imperiale 400 becomes cheaper by Rs. 10,000
Benelli Imperiale 400 becomes cheaper by Rs. 10,000

06 Feb 2021: Benelli Imperiale 400 becomes cheaper by Rs. 10,000

Italian automaker Benelli has reduced the prices of its Imperiale 400 motorcycle in India. Following the price-revision, the bike has become cheaper by Rs. 10,000 and now costs Rs. 1.89 lakh.

As for the highlights, it has a retro look, a semi-digital instrument console, and draws power from a BS6-compliant 374cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder engine linked to a 5-speed gearbox.

Here's our roundup.

Design: Benelli Imperiale 400: At a glance

The Benelli Imperiale 400 has a retro-inspired look, featuring a peanut-shaped fuel tank, high-set handlebars, split seats, a rounded headlight, and a dual-tone exhaust.

The bike packs a digital-analog instrument console, a halogen headlamp, and a bulb taillight. It rides on 19-inch front and 18-inch rear wire-spoke wheels.

It weighs 205kg and has a 12-liter fuel tank.

Fact: Power and performance

The Benelli Imperiale 400 draws power from a BS6-compliant 374cc air-cooled, single-cylinder engine paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The mill generates a maximum power of 20.7hp at 6,000rpm and a peak torque of 29Nm at 3,500rpm.

Safety: Safety and suspension setup

To ensure the rider's safety, the Benelli Imperiale 400 is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels along with dual-channel ABS to avoid skidding on the roads while braking.

Suspension duties on the cruiser are taken care of by 41mm telescopic forks on the front side and dual shock absorbers on the rear end.

Fact: What about the pricing?

Following the price reduction, the Benelli Imperiale 400 now costs Rs. 1.89 lakh (ex-showroom) and goes against rivals like JAWA, and Royal Enfield Classic 350. Along with the bike, the company is offering a 2-year unlimited-kilometer warranty, 2-year extended warranty (optional), and 24x7 roadside assistance.