Unexpected Six: 1983 Benelli 900 Sei

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1983 Benelli 900 Sei
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The Sei was the widest 6-cylinder powerplant on the market at 25.75 inches.
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1983 Benelli 900 Sei
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1983 Benelli 900 Sei
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1983 Benelli 900 Sei
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The 900 Sei wears a small fork-mounted fairing borrowed from the Moto Guzzi Le Mans, and by 1983 it retailed for a costly $5,406.
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The 900 Sei wears a small fork-mounted fairing borrowed from the Moto Guzzi Le Mans, and by 1983 it retailed for a costly $5,406.
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Owner Gary Athey and his perfect 1983 Benelli 900 Sei, which has just 17 miles on it.
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“I almost fainted when I saw all of those chrome pipes,” Gary said.

1983 Benelli 900 Sei
Claimed power:
80hp @ 8,400rpm
Top speed:
120mph (period test)
Engine:
905.91cc air-cooled SOHC inline six, 60mm x 53.4mm bore and stroke, 9.53:1 compression ratio
Weight (dry):
484lb (220kg)

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