Benelli 350: history, specs, pictures

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Benelli 350
Also called 350 RS
Production 1978 - 1980
Class Touring
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 50.0mm x 44.0mm
Compression ratio 10:1
Top Speed 92 mph (148 km/h)
Horsepower 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 9200RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 90/90-18
Rear Tire 100/90-18
Weight 200.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli 350 RS was a in-line four, four-stroke Touring motorcycle produced by Benelli between 1978 and 1980. It could reach a top speed of 92 mph (148 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 9200 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 50.0mm bore x 44.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 345.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 90/90-18 front tire and a 100/90-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The 350 RS was fitted with a 4.23 Gallon (16.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1978 - 1980 Benelli 350 RS[edit | edit source]

The Benelli 350 RS is a touring bike launched in the late 1970s. It is an Italian classic which can reach a top speed of 128 km/h (92 mph). Not many of these models can be found on the road nowadays, most of them being in museums or in collector's garages. They have a 4 stroke engine which can develop 27 horsepower but this is not their main feature.