Benelli 354 Quattro

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Benelli 354 Quattro
Production 1979
Class Classic
air-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder
Bore / Stroke 50.8mm x 50.8mm
Compression ratio 10.4:1
Horsepower 37.95 HP (28.3 KW) @ 10200RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 3.00-18
Rear Tire 3.25-18
Weight 168.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli 354 Quattro was a air-cooled, four-stroke, transverse four cylinder Classic motorcycle produced by Benelli in 1979. Claimed horsepower was 37.95 HP (28.3 KW) @ 10200 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 50.8mm bore x 50.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 345.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.25-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The 354 Quattro was fitted with a 1.06 Gallon (4.00 Liters) fuel tank.

1979 Benelli 354 Quattro[edit | edit source]

1979 Benelli 354 Quattro

The 1979 MY Benelli 354 Quattro is a middle-class machine that comes standard with features such as a telescopic front fork, dual adjustable shocks in the rear, a chromed, dual exhaust, a dual seat, a large, round headlamp, wide handlebars, an analogue instrument cluster, passenger grab rails and lightweight, aluminum-alloy wheels.

In the tech/engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 345cc, transverse four cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 38 horsepower at 10200 rpm.