Benelli Sei

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Benelli 750 Sei

Benelli Sei

John H Glimmerveen to

Teresa Benelli a motor car and motorcycle repair and business to find work for her six Giovanni, Francesco, Fillipo, Antonio and Giuseppe in 1911 the … of her husband. The business was on the Adriatic coast in Pesaro. these small beginnings a world famous motorcycle Benelli Motorcycles.

At the time, for motor vehicles were to get. Parts stores and distribution was still on the horizon and the were occasionally required to parts needed for the vehicles were working on.

Each of the brothers had a specialty the company. Engineering was the responsibility of Giuseppe and Giovanni, finances and was taken care of by Domenico and while Antonio was a racer and rider and Francesco specialized in the car of the business.

First Benelli

After the First World War the brothers, using their skills, went into production with a 98-cc Later versions of this used an enlarged engine of which Antonio used tuning) for racing.

After gaining much with the 150-cc machine by Antonio, the company produced a OHC which proved to be very

In the following years Benelli many innovative machines in 1938 a water cooled, 250-cc four cylinder machine with a reputed output of more than 60 hp.

small capacity street were the mainstay of the Benelli promotion of the brand was entrusted to the department. Success in the Italian with Tarquinio Provini was by Grand Prix wins riders such as Renzo Mike Hailwood and Kel Carruthers 250-cc champion in 1969 on a

The 750 Sei

By the early 70s, the Benelli had started to make larger machines (the parallel engined Tornado 650 being the With the arrival of Argentinean Alejandro De Tomaso, who took in 1971, the company attempted to on the Japanese manufacturers with and 250-cc 2-strokes. But the biggest was to produce a multi-cylinder superbike, the Benelli Sei (six in Italian) by Italian car styling specialists

The six cylinder Benelli came production in 1974. It was well by the international press, albeit for its price which was expensive in to the Japanese competition. Unfortunately, examples were unreliable crankshaft and gearbox issues.

3,200 examples of the 750 six were between 1974 and 1977 the model was replaced by a larger version of 900-cc in 1978.

750 Sei Specifications:

Engine: 748-cc transverse six 4-… producing 58 hp

Carburation: 3 x DelĺOrto VHB

Valves: OHC with two per cylinder

Compression 9.8:1

5-speed gearbox with final drive

Brakes: front rotors, drum

Weight: 484 lb.’s (220 kg)

the Benelli Sei is highly collectable. An version (1974) in excellent is valued at approximately $10,000. prospective buyers should be that parts for these are difficult to find.

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