Benelli has launched their mid-sized scrambler, the
Leoncino500 in India for a price of Rs 4.79 lakh (ex-showroom India). The bike
will be available in 2 colours – Leoncino Red and Steel Gray. Interested
customers can book the Benelli Leoncino for Rs. 10,000, by visiting the company
website or their nearest Benelli India Dealership. Benelli India is also
offering the Leoncino with '5-Year Unlimited Kilometer Warranty as Standard'.
The all new Benelli Leoncino is the company’s modern take on
an easy to ride motorcycle of the years gone by. The front fender displays the
Lion of Pesaro and the headlamp features LED lights.
The Benelli Leoncino gets a DOHC, twin-cylinder four-stroke,
liquid-cooled, 500cc engine, which produces a maximum power output of 47hp at
8500rpm and maximum torque of 46Nm at 6000rpm. The 8-valve motor is mated to a
slick shifting 6-speed gearbox. The steel trellis frame ensures maximum
versatility and manoeuvrability. It has 17-inches alloy wheels and tubeless
Pirelli tyres. The front is a 120/70-ZR17 section tyre while the rear has a
160/60-ZR17 section tyre . The front suspension features an upside-down 50mm
fork, while the rear is controlled by a laterally mounted, rebound and pre-load
adjustable shock absorber. Brakes include a radially mounted 4-piston brake
calipers gripping 320mm discs up front. The rear is taken care of by a single
piston floating caliper with a 260mm disc.
Technical Specifications of Benelli Leoncino
500cc In-line 2-cylinder, DOHC, Liquid-cooled, 8-Valve
Dimensions (L x W x H)
2160 x 875 x 1160 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity
50mm Inverted Telescopic Fork
Lateral hydraulic shock absorber with spring preload and rebound
320mm Dual Discs with radially mounted 4-piston calipers
260mm Single Disc with single piston floating caliper
120/70 – 17
160/60 – 17
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