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Benelli Imperiale 400 Vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Vs JAWA Forty Two comparison

  • Royal Enfield Classic 350
Royal Enfield Classic 350 Price
JAWA Forty Two Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 1.89 Lakh
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₹ 1.62 Lakh
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₹ 1.65 Lakh
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Benelli Imperiale 400 Vs Royal Enfield Classic 350 Vs JAWA Forty Two Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Imperiale 400 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Imperiale 400 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Royal Enfield Classic 350 in New Delhi starts at ₹ 1.62 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.86 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Benelli Imperiale 400 price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 1.89 Lakh Lastly, the JAWA Forty Two starts at ₹ 1.65 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 1.74 Lakh for the fully-loaded model.

SummaryBenelli Imperiale 400Royal Enfield Classic 350JAWA Forty Two
Price₹ 1.89 Lakh₹ 1.62 Lakh₹ 1.65 Lakh
ManufacturerBenelliRoyal EnfieldJAWA
Body TypeCommuterCruiserCruiser
Mileage31.25 Km/l37.00 Km/l37.50 Km/l
Power20.70 bhp19.10 bhp27.00 bhp
Engine374.0 CC346.0 CC293.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Imperiale 400 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 base engine returns 37 Km/l. The Benelli Imperiale 400 base returns 31 Km/l. The JAWA Forty Two basic model, on the other hand, gives 38 Km/l.

Imperiale 400 Vs Classic 350 Vs Forty Two – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Royal Enfield Classic 350 gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Benelli Imperiale 400 comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the JAWA Forty Two is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 374.0 cc346.0 cc293.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 111
Max Power 20.7 bhp @ 6000 rpm19.1 bhp @ 5250 rpm27 bhp @ rpm
Max Torque 29 Nm @ 3500 rpm28 Nm @ 4000 rpm28 Nm @ rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 424
Fuel Delivery Fuel InjectionElectronic Fuel InjectionFuel Injection
Cooling System Air CooledAir CooledLiquid Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf / Kick StartSelf Start
Bore x stroke 72.7 x 90.0 mm70 mm x 90 mmN/A
Emission Standard BS VIBS VIBS VI
Exhaust With catalytic converter and oxygen sensorsN/ATwin Exhaust
Bore Stroke N/AN/A76 x 65
Compression N/AN/A11:1

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 12.0 L13.5 L14.0 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/A2.5 LN/A
Mileage 31.25 Km/l37.00 Km/l37.50 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 205 kg192 kg170 kg
Length 2170 mm2160 mm2122 mm
Width 820 mm790 mm789 mm
Height 1120 mm1090 mm1165 mm
Wheelbase 1440 mm1370 mm1369 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm135 mmN/A
Seat Height 780 mm800 mmN/A
Frame N/AN/ADouble cradle


No. Of Gears 5 Gears5 Gears6 Gears
Clutch Multidisc Wet ClutchWet, Multi-plateN/A
Compression Ratio 8.5:1N/AN/A

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Double Cradle With Steel Tubes And PlatesSingle Downtube, Using Engine As Stressed MemberDouble Cradle
Front Suspension 41 Mm Telescopic Front ForksTelescopic, 35mm Forks, 130mm TravelTelescopic Hydraulic Fork
Rear Suspension Preload Adjustable Dual ShocksTwin Gas Charged Shock Absorbers With 5-step Adjustable Preload, 80mm TravelGas Canister - Twin Shock Hydraulic


Front Brake Type DiscDiscDisc With Floating Caliper And ABS
Rear Brake Type DiscDiscDrum
Front Disc/Drum Size 300 mm280 mm280 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 240 mm240 mm153 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 18 inches19 inches18 inches
Wheel Type SpokeSpoke/Alloy WheelsSpoke Wheels
Front Tyre 100/90 - 1990/90 - 1990/90 - 18 Tubeless
Rear Tyre 130/80 - 18110/90 - 18120/80 - 17 Tubeless


Battery N/A12 Volt, 8 AhN/A
Headlight Halogen12V, H4-60/55W (Halogen)N/A
Tail Light N/A12V, P21/5W(Bulb)N/A

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickcrosscross
Fuel Warning Indicatorcrosscrosstick
Fuel Gaugetickcrosstick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatorcrossticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailtickticktick
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalcrossDigital
Tripmeter Counttickcrosscross
Pass Lighttickticktick
280 mm Disc Brakes-cross-
500 Cc Engine-cross-
Anti-lock Braking System-tickcross
Headlamp – Tiger Eyes-cross-
Legendary Winged Badge On Tank Now Redesigned-cross-
Long Traditional Twin Seat-cross-
New Pillion Grab Rail-cross-
Rear Mudguard-cross-
3D Wing Mark Emblem with Premium Styling--cross
Gear Shift Lever--cross
Handle Bar Weights--cross
Passion and horsepower--tick
Power and handling--tick
Premium Front Cowl--cross
Quality at the heart of design--tick
Single Channel ABS--tick
Stylish Meter Console--cross
Viscous Air Filter--cross

Additonal Features

Black Alloy Wheels & Front Disc Brake--cross
Superior Performance with Black Robust Engine--cross

Key Features

Single-Channel ABS And Rear Lift Protection-cross-

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