Benelli has just launched the latest R18i on April 11.
Benelli Malaysia has launched the R18i through Benelli’s first virtual audio launch on MForce TV’s Facebook and YouTube pages. With the theme “In the Blink of an Eye,” this R18i can give riders satisfaction and power.
Along with its name, the R18i, this model that manufactured by MForce Bike Holdings Sdn. Bhd. is capable of generating 18Hp at 9,500rpm and 15.1Nm of torque at 7,000rpm. It is also equipped with a 174cc four-stroke and four valves engine. This is matched with a six-speed transmission for more efficient motorway speeds.
The R18i features an inverted type telescopic fork front suspension. This is typically only mounted on high-powered motorcycles for more responsive handling feel and equipped with KYB adjustable monoshock rear suspension. The Benelli R18i has a 34mm throttle body, a larger size that allows riders to feel an accelerating response and boost overall horsepower.
Also updated on the R18i is a digital LCD speedometer display with a stylish design and shows all the rider’s information. The Benelli R18i also uses electronic fuel injection and a TLI ignition system. Each tyre uses a single disc with a size of 240mm and 220mm for the front and rear brakes. This offers a
greater stopping force and more precise braking. Weighing 126kg, this Benelli R18i has a fuel tank of 4.8 litres. Riders can travel far enough before refilling the fuel tank.
This latest R18i comes with a competitive recommended selling price starting at RM7,999.00 excluding insurance and road tax and comes in three colour options; red, black, and blue. Buyers of the Benelli R18i can also enjoy a two-year manufacturer warranty or travel distance of 20,000 km (whichever comes first) and online spare parts purchase service by MForce Bike Holdings Sdn. Bhd.