The Benelli TNT 300, Benelli 302R and the Benelli TNT 600i have been re-launched in India. The Hyderabad-based Adishwar Auto Ride India – Mahavir Group has been appointed as the new distributor in the country. The Italian bike maker is on an expansion spree with the products and dealerships. The company, which currently has 15 dealers, aims to add another 25 dealers across the country by March 2019.
The Benelli TNT 300 is priced at Rs 3.50 lakh, Benelli 302R at Rs 3.70 lakh while The Benelli TNT 600i is priced at Rs 6.20 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom). The company is also offering 5-years of unlimited kilometre warranty as standard. Official bookings have begun across PAN India for a booking amount of Rs 10,000 for all three models.
Production and dispatch of the Benelli TNT 300, Benelli 302R and Benelli TNT 600i will begin later this week, followed by deliveries beginning 2nd week onwards, in a phased manner. Also, the service intervals for each of the motorcycles have been revised from 4000 km or four months of periodic service, to 6000 km or six months of periodic service. This has helped reduce the service cost by up to 34%. The benefit is not only applicable to new but also existing customers owning the following Benelli superbikes – TNT25, TNT 300, 302R, TNT 600i, TNT 600GT, TNT 899 and TNT R.
The company also said that Motorcycle aficionados will also witness the launch of the highly anticipated TRK 502 (Tourer) and TRK 502X (Adventure) models in India, in the first quarter of 2019.
Vikas Jhabakh, Managing Director, Benelli India said, “A core element of Benelli’s vision in India is to enhance customer satisfaction. On that front, we recently announced revised service interval plans that reduces service costs by up to 34 percent. Staying true to our commitment, we are also announcing 5-years of unlimited kilometre warranty as standard, making Benelli the first Superbike brand in India to offer such an unmatchable benefit to its customers.”
Krishna Malge, CEO, Benelli India said, “With a series of new models in the pipeline, we are also focusing on expanding our dealership base across the country. We will have about 40 dealers by March 2019, bringing Benelli closer to our existing and prospective customers”