superbike manufacturer Benelli and Adishwar Auto Ride India – Mahavir Group,
are all set to introduce a range of BS6 Benelli superbikes in the Indian
all-new BS6 Leoncino 500 has been launched at a starting price of Rs. 4,59,900
(Ex-showroom, India) for the Steel Grey colour and Rs. 4,69,900 (Ex-showroom,
India) for the Leoncino Red colour. With its classic Street scrambler looks,
the Leoncino recalls the easy-to-ride and lovable “LION CUB” models of the ’60s
with a modern approach.
customers can book the Benelli Leoncino for Rs. 10,000, by visiting
india.benelli.com or by visiting the nearest Benelli India dealership. Benelli
India is also offering the Leoncino with '3-Year Unlimited Kilometer Warranty
the front fender, which displays the Lion of Pesaro, on to the new front headlamp
featuring cutting edge LED technology, then to the fuel tank and seat, all
emphasise the character of this all-new Leoncino.
Benelli Leoncino gets a DOHC, twin-cylinder four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 500cc
engine, which produces a maximum power output of 47.5ps@8500rpm and maximum
torque of 46Nm@6000rpm. The 8-valve motor is mated to a slick-shifting 6-speed
gearbox. The steel trellis frame ensures maximum versatility and
Jhabakh, Managing Director, Benelli India, said, “The Leoncino 500 has been
very special to us at Benelli as it combines tradition and passion with
contemporary design, innovation and performance. The Leoncino 500 is a tribute
to the original model, which is a legend of Italian motorcycling that largely
contributed to the history of the brand.”
further added, “We are happy to bring back the Leoncino 500 in its BS6 avatar.
I am also glad to share that there has been no drop in power and torque figures
of the Leoncino 500, in its transition to BS6 compliance. Hence, I am confident
that it will continue to deliver the same excitement and rush that was
delivered by the BS4 offering on sale earlier.”
street version of the Leoncino is elegant, fast and compact, it has 17” alloy
wheels and it delivers maximum pleasure on the road. The tubeless tyres include
a 120/70-ZR17 section tyre at the front, 160/60-ZR17 section tyre at the rear,
guaranteeing stability and performance in every condition. 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
radially-mounted 4-piston brake callipers gripping 320mm discs upfront. The
rear comprises single-piston floating calliper with a 260mm disc, with dual-channel
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