Benelli MotoBi-250 Patagonian Eagle is a quarter litre cruiser to go against the likes of UM Motorcycles and other bikes in this category
One among Italy’s oldest motorcycle manufacturers, which once produced shotguns is actually the brand named Benelli, which is known quite well across the big blue marble. The company was established in 1911, and till date this brand is the most popular brand with which most of the motorcyclists, bike racers compete against their fellow mates in the contests.
The all new Benelli MotoBi-250 Patagonian Eagle test vehicle was spotted in the periphery of Pune. In accordance with the vehicle’s pictures we can very well state that the motorcycle seems to be all geared up in near-production form. The vehicle will shortly make its debut as DSK Benelli plans to launch it in the upcoming months.
Already in Indonesia, the MotoBi-250 Patagonian Eagle is for sale at Rupiah 35,600,000 on road. The vehicle comprises of a 251.8cc 2-valve, liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine which produces 17.4 bhp of power at 8,000 rpm and 16.5 Nm of torque at 6,000 rpm. The power is transferred by a 5-speed transmission linked to a chain drive and the engine is carburettor-fed.The engine is laid inside a bassinet type frame.
Traditional forks are suspended at the front offering 120 mm travel and oil-damped dual coil springs are present at the rear with 70 mm of space.The vehicle uses a single disc at the front, and a drum at the rear, when it comes to brake. A point which is to be noted is, the test vehicle is void of the ABS braking system. The vehicle boasts a fuel tank capacity of 14 litres and the bike weighs around 145 kg.
It is expected that DSK Benelli will quote a pugnacious price owing to the bike’s stunning features and specifications. The bike will undergo a head-on collision with Bajaj Avenger 220, UM Renegade Commando, Royal Enfield Bullet 350, Classic 350 and Thunderbird 350, when it makes its debut in India.