Benelli India and its new partner, Adishwar Auto Ride India – Mahavir Group have reintroduced the TNT 300 and the 302R at an introductory ex-showroom price of INR 3,50,000 and INR 3,70,000 respectively. The company has also re-launched the TNT 600i at INR 6,20,000 (ex-showroom Delhi), and is offering 5-years of unlimited kilometre warranty as standard. Official bookings have begun across India for a token amount of INR 10,000 for the three models.
Production and dispatch of the Benelli TNT 300, 302R and TNT 600i will start in the first week of December 2018, followed by deliveries beginning in the second week, in a phased manner. Adishwar Auto Ride India – Mahavir Group, have recently become the exclusive distributor for Benelli products in India. The company currently has 15 dealers, and is on an expansion spree in India and aims to add another 25 dealers by March 2019.
Speaking on the re-launch of the Benelli models in the Indian market, 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 further added:
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.
Apart from establishing robust after sales service in India, Benelli is targeting to enhance the customer experience by extending the service intervals of the motorcycles.
Benelli had previously announced the change in the service schedule through a nationwide campaign. The revised service intervals from every 4,000 km or 4 months of periodic service to 6,000 km or 6 months of regular service, is claimed to have 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.