Benelli Imperiale 400

INTRODUCTION

Classic should be classic by all means this is what Benelli Imperiale 400 is all about. This one represents historic Benelli-MotoBi range produced in the 1950s. Imperiale 400 is a cruiser with relaxed ergonomics, classic styling and performance suited to churn out extra miles in that long journey. This is a model from which Benelli is expecting a lot in India and will act as leverage in the future for Benelli India.

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KEY SPECIFICATIONS

DISPLACEMENT

373.5cc

MILEAGE

20-40km/l

POWER

21PS @ 5,500rpm

TORQUE

29N.m @ 4,500rpm

FUEL SYSTEM

FUEL INJECTION

TANK CAPACITY

12 litres

REAR SUSPENSION

PRE LOAD ADJUSTABLE

KERB WEIGHT

205kg

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SPECIAL FEATURES

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MONOSHOCK SUSPENSION
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RETRO STYLE
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ANALOG ATTITUDE
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240mm REAR DISC
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STYLISH CONSOLE
6
EFI
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SPOKED RIM
8
ELECTRIC START
9
RELAXED ERGONOMICS
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TFT LCD
11
WET CLUTCH
12
TEARDROP TANK

Full Specifications

City 20-30km/l
Highway 30-40km/l
Engine Type Single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-Valves/Cylinder
Displacement 374cc
Power 21PS @ 6,000rpm
Torque 29Nm @ 5,500rpm
Bore x Stroke 72.7mm x 90mm
Compression Ratio 8.5:1
Fuel Supply Fuel Injection
Ignition ECU DELPHI MT05
Speedometer Digital
Odometer Digital
Tachometer Yes
Fuel Guage Yes
Low Fuel Indicator Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Start Type Electric Start
Kill Switch Yes
Clock Yes
Pass Light Yes
ABS Yes
Turn Signal Yes
Tyres (F) 100/90 - 19
Tyres (R) 130/80 - 18
Brakes (F) Single disk ø300 mm with 2 pistons floating calliper and ABS
Brakes (R) Single disc ø240 mm with single piston floating calliper and ABS
Frames Double cradle with steel tubes and plates
Front Suspension Telescopic forks Ø 41mm
Rear Suspension Pre-load Adjustable
Wheelbase 1440mm
Ground Clearance 165mm
Length x Width x Height 2170mm x 820mm x 1120mm
Kerb Weight 205Kg
Fuel Capacity 12l
Electrical System 12 volt - DC
Battery 12V 7Ah (MF)
Head Lamp Halogen with LED

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BENELLI Imperiale 400 Overview

When it comes to the looks of the Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6, the style itself is the real essence of the bike. With the round headlight in the front, the teardrop tank and the twin-seat it gives the perfect looks of a retro cruiser. The new BS6 version has come with many upgrades by which it not only enhances the looks and style but also has better performance than the older version.

When it comes to the heart of the Imperiale 400 which is the engine, the BS6 engine with single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4 valves/cylinder with SOHC(single overhead camshaft) and fuel injection produces a displacement of 374 cc power. It produces a maximum power of 21PS @ 6000 RPM with a peak torque of 29 Nm @ 3500 RPM.

Apart from the updated engine the Imperiale 400 has no change mechanically. With the same 41mm front telescopic suspension and pre-load adjustable rear suspension, it also got spoked rim wheels with 19” front and 18” rear dimensions with tube tyres. While braking setup includes a dual-channel ABS with a 300mm front disc and 240mm rear disc brake.

With a 5-speed manual transmission and a multidisc wet clutch, it is very smooth on any kind of road. The Imperiale 400 has a fuel capacity of 12 litres with 2 litres as a reserve. Even with all these upgrades, it has the same kerb weight of 205 Kg. With a ground clearance of 165mm, it has dimensions of 2170mm length, 1120mm height and 820mm width.

This bike comes with 3 colour variants: Red, Black and Silver. The standard version of the Imperiale 400 BS6 comes with a cost of Rs.1,90,000/- (ex-showroom price) onwards in India. With these spectacular features and performance, it gives an eye-on-eye competition to other cruisers like Royal Enfield, Jawa, Honda.

BENELLI Imperiale 400 VERDICT

PROS

  • New updated engine.
  • Good sales and services standards.

CONS

  • Tube Tyres.
  • Analog Speedometer.

About Benelli Bikes

With a rich history dating back to 1911, Benelli brothers from Italy has started a journey that of Benelli company which is still going on. Now along the journey in 2005 Benelli became part of the QJIAN JIANG group from China. The Italian influence is just limited to some models from the Benelli headquarters that too in the designing process. With growing competition from Japanese models, they were feeling the heat which led to tie-up with QJIAN JIANG group.

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