Benelli will revive the old Imperiale Brand for a new model
Imperiale brand: Benelli has registered for trademark rights for the title ‘Imperiale’. This implies that the Italian maker has a new bike in the works.
The original Imperiale title was utilized on a MotoBi, a company set-up by Giuseppe Benelli after falling out of the family enterprise. Though that bike was a 125cc single-cylinder, we can anticipate Benelli to use a bigger engine for the new Imperiale, just like it did to the Leoncino.
Benelli’s current range includes single and twin cylinder motorcycles from 125cc into 500cc along with the 600cc in-line fours such as the TNT 600i and 600GT. The forthcoming 750cc parallel twin and the nude 900cc triple will combine the line-up in the not too distant future. The QianJiang-owned company also recently patented a 1200cc shaft-driven three-cylinder tourer.
Benelli is very likely to unveil the notion version of the Imperiale at the EICMA in Milan this year, where we are also expecting Benelli’s 750cc parallel-twin, Ducati Monster 797 rival.