Benelli Leoncino India Launch is set for 2018 and will offer unique offering in the segment with a good price tag is expected
Italian Motorcycle maker Benelli is coming up with a couple of product launches for the Indian market. The company has decided to launch the Leoncino Scrambler later this year in Diwali. The motorcycle was first showcased at the EICMA Motorcycle Show last year. The company has three products planned which will be coming later this year. The bike is said to make its way in Indian market by mid-2017 or next year and will be assembled in India. We have all the details here and some spyshots to look at.
Benelli Leoncino Design and Dimensions
The Leoncinco Scrambler comes with design features including a lean front fender with 3D lion mascot, twin-petal discs, projector headlamp with glossy black housing, curvy fuel tank, stubby mudguard, cantilevered tailpiece and black finished chassis and cycle parts. The retro-styled round headlamps with the U-shaped LED DRL, LED turn indicators and tail lamp butters up the essential bodywork, bolted on the steel trellis frame.
Benelli Leoncino India Chassis, suspension and brakes
The bike gets 50 mm USD front forks and a pre-load adjustable monoshock suspension at the rear, whereas braking is handled by a 320mm front and 260mm rear disc brakes with radial mounted callipers, while ABS is offered as standard. The Benelli Leoncinco will be offered in two variants such as standard and Trail. he Leoncinco Trail will have 19-inch front wheels (17-inch on Standard), spoke wheels and off-road tyres for trail riding. The fuel tank capacity stands at 13.5 litres for the Standard model and 20 litres for the Trail version.
Benelli Leoncino India – Engine And Specification
The Scrambler shares the same engine as the TRK 502, but is based on a completely new platform and carries a premium body design. The motorcycle is powered by a 499.6 cc, twin cylinder motor producing 47 bhp and 45 Nm of peak torque and the engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission. The motorcycle weighs around 170 kg.
Benelli Leoncino – Safety and Features
The Scrambler gets a digital instrument console, twin pipe exhaust muffler, well-shaped and crafted seat and knobby tyres are part of the list. ABS will come as standard.
2017 Benelli Leoncino India – Price and Launch
The bike is expected to have a higher price tag in India around the 4/4.5 Lakh Mark when launched in 2017.
Benelli Leoncino India – Competition
Ducati Scrambler, KTM Duke 390, Dominar 400