LAUNCHED IN NEPAL: BENELLIPosted On: April 24, 2016 By : AutoLife Team
The world famous Italian motorcycle brand Benelli is all set to hit the Nepali road. The legendary Italian motorcycle manufacturer was introduced in the Nepalese market launched amid a colorful program in the capital on Saturday, 23rd April, 2016.Established in Pesaro, Italy in 1991, the first Benelli motorcycle was presented to the public in 1919. However, it was in 1921 that Benelli built its first motorcycle (a 98cc model) using their own engine. Benelli is also known as the premium racing bike having won many racing titles. Many of the most famous riders in the history of motorcycling raced with Benelli bikes.Speaking at the launch, Dante Ricardo Bustos – Marketing Director for Americas, Asia and Africa Regions, Benelli said, ” This is a very proud moment for us and we are really excited to be here. We believe our world-class products will appeal to youth and riders with their aggressive styling, maximum performance and attractive price point.”He further added, “We have also identified a need gap where consumers should be trained to ride their motorcycles safely.Hence, we will also come up with safety riding courses in the near future.”Saurav JB Rana, Chairman-KTM International Trading Pvt. Ltd said, “We are excited to introduce the legendary Italian motorcycle brand in the Nepalese market. For the price paid for a Benelli, you will get an overwhelming return in terms of engineering, comfort, and excellent ride-ability.” The importers of Benelli of Nepal, KTM International Trading Pvt. Ltd. have presently introduced 4 distinct models of Benelli in the Nepal market. The importers are confident that the brand – already adored all over the world for its breathtaking look, power and performance, will receive overwhelming response from Nepali bike enthusiasts.
Benelli TNT25:With 249cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, 4 valves, liquid cooled, electronic fuel injection, 6 speed gears, mono shock absorber, front and rear petal disc brakes and a 16.5 litre fuel tank. Benelli Nepal is providing the bike at an introductory price of Rs 4,20,000 for the first 50 customers.
Benelli TNT300With 300cc, 4-stroke, 8 valves, liquid cooled, electronic fuel injection,6 speed gears, twin-disc front brake and single disc rear brakes, 16 litre fuel tank, top speed 154 kmph and mileage upto 30km/l