For a very long time, Royal Enfield Bullet 350 has been the preferred mid-sized motorcycle of India. A well-established name, Bullet 350 has enthralled several generations in our country. But now, the bike has got new competition in the form of Benelli Imperiale 400.
It was only last week that the Italian superbike manufacturer Benelli launched Imperiale 400 in the Indian market. The new Benelli Imperiale 400 gets a retro look with several exciting features and powerful specifications. Benelli Imperiale 400 also comes with a standard 3-year unlimited-kilometre warranty.
But how does Benelli Imperiale 400 fare against Royal Enfield Bullet 350 in terms of price and specifications? Check out the details below.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400: Price
Bullet 350 KS (Kick Start) is priced at Rs 1.12 lakh (ex-showroom), while Benelli Imperiale 400 costs Rs Rs 1.69 lakh (ex-showroom, India).
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400: Engine
Powering Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is a 346 cc, air-cooled, 4-stroke, twin-spark, single-cylinder engine that churns out 19.8 bhp and 28 Nm of torque. The motor is offered with a 5-speed constant mesh transmission. Benelli Imperiale 400 gets a 374 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, BS4-compliant, FI engine that delivers 21 PS and 29 Nm of peak torque. The mill is mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400: Chassis and Suspension
Bullet 350 makes use of a single downtube frame, while Imperiale 400 gets a double-cradle frame. The suspension duties in Bullet 350 are performed by telescopic front forks and twin shock absorbers at the rear. In Imperiale 400, you will find a 41 mm telescopic fork at the front and preload-adjustable dual shock absorbers at the rear.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400: Tyres
There are 19-inch tyres in Royal Enfield Bullet 350, while Benelli Imperiale 400 makes use of a 19-inch tyre at the front and an 18-inch tyre at the rear.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400: Brakes
So Bullet 350 has a 280 mm disc at the front and a 153 mm drum at the rear. It also gets single-channel ABS now. Imperiale 400 features a 300 mm disc on the front and a 240 mm disc at the rear. The new motorcycle comes with dual-channel ABS.
Royal Enfield Bullet 350 vs Benelli Imperiale 400: Colours
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