Benelli today launched Imperiale 400 BS6 in India with a starting price of Rs 1.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India), with a premium of almost Rs 20,000 on its BS4 counterpart. Customers can reserve a new Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 for a nominal value of Rs 6000. Deliveries of Imperiale 400 BS6 will start in the first week of August 2020.
Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 Highlight
- Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 is available in silver, red, and black paint schemes.
- The new Benelli Imperiale 400 is offered with a dual-channel ABS system as standard.
- Imperiale 400 features a disc front (300mm) and rear (240mm).
As before, Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 is available in three color options: silver, red, and black. While a bicycle can be obtained in a silver paint scheme for Rs 1.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India), the shades of red and black are available for Rs 2.11 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 Royal Enfield Classic 350 BS6 will compete. The dual-channel ABS variants of the Classic 350 BS6 are priced between Rs 1.68 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and Rs 1.84 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Benelli Imperiale 400 BS6 Specifications
The upgraded Benelli Imperiale 400 is powered by a 376 cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC compliant engine, the FI engine provides 21PS and 29 Nm of peak torque. The engine itself had similar power and output torque, but in BS4 form, it was previously available with the motorcycle. The engine is coupled with a 5-speed gearbox.
The new Benelli Imperiale 400 sits on a double-cradle frame. The suspension duties are performed by 41mm telescopic forks at the front and pre-load adjustable shocks at the rear. The front gets a 19-inch wheel with a single 300mm disc, while the rear has an 18-inch wheel with a single 240mm disc. The motorcycle is offered with dual-channel ABS as a standard fitment. The Imperiale 400 features a round headlight, LCD instrument panel, flat tank with rubber padding, and split seats. The powder-coated black exhaust paired with a brushed metal heat shield accentuates the overall look of the retro cruiser.