of the stripping of the bike down to bare chassis. Note the
small fuel tank hidden under the standard 900 Sei fibre glass
paneling. Just 3.6 gallons (16.5ltr) compared to the
planned 750 Sei replacement of nearer 4.8 gallons (22ltr),
better for touring.
the 900's tank is made of aluminium admittedly uncovered it had
a child's idea of being a 'stealth' design but the key point is
Benelli, they understood at the time that modern fuels had a bad
effect on plastic tanks, opting for metal.