Benelli to roll out 12 bikes in India by 2019

Italian motorcycle maker Benelli, owned by China’s QianJiang  is planning to introduce 12 bikes in India by 2019 to tap the ever growing 300 cc and above segment. The first bike will be launched in October this year. 

We plan to come out with a total of 12 models from now till  and this year they will come up with two new models — Benelli TRK 500 and Benelli Leoncino which will have a total of four versions on road.  


For the next year, the company plans to bring another two more versions with different engines and they also plan to get Imperiale 400 and 530. The firm has recently signed an initial pact with Telangana government and Adishwar Auto Ride International (AARI), a subsidiary of Mahavir Group, for setting a local manufacturing facility. 

The facility, with an initial capacity of 7,000 bikes per year will be located near Hyderabad where the complete knock-down (CKD) units would be assembled. However capacity can be increased depending on demand. 

Article Source : TimeOfIndia