BS6 Benelli Leoncino 500 Introduced From Rs. 4.59 Lakh Onwards

Benelli Leoncino 500

Although the BS6 Benelli Leoncino 500 retains its underpinnings and powertrain, the motorcycle has actually come to be Rs 19,000 a lot more cost-effective now

Italian-origin superbike manufacturer Benelli has ultimately released the BS6-compliant edition of the Leoncino 500 in the Indian industry at a commencing price of Rs 4,59,900 for the Steel Grey colour, and Rs 4,69,900 (both of those charges, ex-showroom India) for the Leoncino Crimson colour possibility.

The Leoncino 500 has grow to be the 3rd BS6-compliant Benelli bike to be released in India, adhering to the BS6 Imperiale 400 and TRK 502 Adventure bike. The bike has also become the most economical parallel-twin road scrambler in the region. It really should be observed that the BS4-compliant variation of the bicycle retailed at Rs 4.79 lakh, which suggests that the price tag has really been slashed by about Rs 19,000!

Commenting on the start of the updated motorbike, Vikas Jhabakh, Handling Director, Benelli India, said, “The Leoncino 500 has been quite exclusive to us at Benelli as it brings together custom and enthusiasm with modern style, innovation and general 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 name.”

Benelli Leoncino 500-3

It really should be pointed out that there has been no drop in electrical power and torque figures of the Leoncino 500 in its changeover to BS6 compliance. Powering the bike is the similar 500 cc inline twin-cylinder DOHC 4-stroke liquid-cooled motor that belts out 47.5 PS of optimum ability at 8500 rpm and 46 Nm of peak torque at 6000 rpm. The motor is mated to a slick-shifting 6-speed gearbox.

The Leoncino 500 is built on a metal trellis frame that assures utmost flexibility and manoeuvrability. The chassis and brake factors also remain untouched. The front suspension is composed of a USD 50 mm fork, whilst the rear receives a laterally mounted, rebound and pre-load adjustable shock absorber.

Benelli Leoncino 500-2

The braking setup is made up of radially-mounted 4-piston brake callipers with 320 mm dual discs upfront. At the rear, the bicycle will get a 260 mm disc with a one-piston floating calliper. Switchable twin-channel Ab muscles is offered as normal. The avenue model of the Leoncino 500 gets 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in tubeless 120/70 section tyre at the entrance and 160/60 portion tyre at the back.