Category: Benelli

1976 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

1976 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

I’m a huge fan of the Benelli Sei, warts and all: there just had to be a more elegant way to communicate vital information than that instrument panel… [see: below]  And, while I’d prefer...

1975 Benelli 650S for Sale

1975 Benelli 650S for Sale

Today, we’ve got a relatively rare little parallel-twin machine from Benelli, a company more widely known for their four and six-cylinder machines.  Benelli was started in 1911 by Teresa Benelli as a way to...

1983 Benelli 900 Sei for Sale

1983 Benelli 900 Sei for Sale

It’s really been raining Benelli the past couple weeks!  This week, there’s a very solid, but slightly neglected 1983 Benelli 900 Sei for sale in New Jersey.  The 900 was a development of the...

1978 Benelli 500 Quattro Race Replica for Sale

1978 Benelli 500 Quattro Race Replica for Sale

As with so many classic makers of wonderful, evocative machines, Benelli has almost been forgotten.  Which is especially ironic, since they’re still technically making bikes.  Weird, butch triples with acid-trip styling and impossible to...

1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

Six-cylinder bikes are not designed with practicality in mind: they’re expensive to engineer and manufacture, present significant packaging issues whether inline or vee engines, are often very thirsty, and difficult to maintain.  But as...

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there:  1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there: 1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

When I was kid Montgomery Wards was at the mall and they sold TV’s, clothes, tools and other necessaries for the common Merican. I liked going there but only because trips up town with...

1969 BENELLI 125 SPORT SPECIAL

1969 BENELLI 125 SPORT SPECIAL

Had to post this. It has the word “sport” right in the name. Also, these are pretty special bikes. I have recently started gaining knowledge of 1960’s Italian bikes. The more I learn the...

1973 Benelli 650S Tornado for Sale

1973 Benelli 650S Tornado for Sale

Here’s a classy little ride.  We cover a lot of twins on this site: Ducatis and Nortons and Triumphs and Guzzis, even a few Laverdas.  But Benelli made some really nice twins in the...

1975 Benelli 500 Corsa Replica Pasolini

1975 Benelli 500 Corsa Replica Pasolini

The great thing about being a Vintage Motorcycle Enthusiast is that a great industry has developed over the years to support your desires. As a youth you may have dreamed of riding the latest,...

1971 Bennelli Tornado

1971 Bennelli Tornado

The Bennelli name is not as widespread in the United States as other Italians. That is of course if you don’t know the connection between Montgomery Ward and Bennelli. In the days of mail...