Image gallery: 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 cruiser to be launched in India
At the launch of its first adventure tourer in the country, the TRK 502 and 502X, Benelli India confirmed launching five all-new motorcycles in the country this year. The 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 will be one of them. And from the looks of it, this retry styled offering from Benelli will primarily lock horns with the Royal Enfield Classic 350 as the latter remains one of the most popular and high selling models of RE in the country. The Italian bike maker mentions that the Imperiale 400 is a reinterpretation of a historical model of the Benelli-MotoBi range produced in the 1950s. Shown at the 2017 EICMA show, the Benelli Imperiale 400 comes with a a double cradle, steel tubular frame.The tear drop shaped tank, with a rubber grip, split seats and chrome bits add to the retro cruiser flavour. More details on the 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 can be read here, Scroll below to take a detailed look at our image gallery and let us know if you think it looks better than the Royal Enfield Classic 350.
The 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 is a proper retro styled cruiser that will take on the likes of the Royal Enfield Classic series
The 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 will be offered in black, red and silver colour options
Powering the 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 is a new single-cylinder, four-stroke, air-cooled engine with a single overhead camshaft timing system and electronic fuel injection. This one makes 20.4PS at 5,500rpm and 28Nm at 3,500rpm.
The front suspension features a 41mm telescopic fork and 110 mm travel, while the rear gets a conventional setup with 65mm travel
The 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 screams of retro in every aspect of its deign. Notice the analog meters with loads of chrome surrounding it.
The 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 will come with 19-inch front and 18-inch rear wheels riding on 110/90 and 130/80 tyres.
Benelli states that the Imperiale 400 is a reinterpretation of a historical model of the Benelli-MotoBi range produced in the 1950s
If the 2019 Benelli Imperiale 400 can offer an impresive build quality, we believe it should be a strong rival to the popular Royal Enfield Classic series in India
Also see: Benelli Imperiale 400 | Road Test Review
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