Benelli TNT 600i ABS comes as expected and plans to give the touring enthusiast an option to look forward too
Benelli wants to make the Indian market one of its best market in the world for now. While sales aren’t doing worldwide, it continues to do well here in India. Indian bikers have what they always wanted with the Benelli, affordable Italian motorcycles with colors to choose from and a motorcycle that emphasizes on sound. 600i is one such motorcycles and now with the introduction of ABS to the motorcycle, after two years of launch, it is finally the bike to look for when it comes to touring. The 600 GT will get it soon and meanwhile, things go pretty interesting with the naked version as well. Is ABS the brand new key to success. We tell you detail what you should look out for.
Benelli TNT 600i ABS Design and colors
There are no changes whatsoever to the ABS version than the regular which was first launched two years back. The design is the same with 899 inspired headlights, sharp bikini fairing on the tank, exposed chassis, great color combinations such as white and red combination along with a limited edition golden color used. The motorcycles look good with tail-mounted exhaust and beefy stance.
Benelli TNT 600i ABS India Launch and Price
The motorcycle with ABS has been launched at Rs. 5.9 lakhs ex-showroom Pune and 6.08 Lakhs Ex-showroom Delhi.
Benelli TNT 600i ABS Chassis, suspension and brakes
The motorcycle continues to get the same chassis and suspension means. USD forks at the front and trellis frame and the rear you get a horizontally mounted monoshock. Dual disc at the front which have radially mounted calipers on both ends. 120/70 section tyre at front and rear gets a large 180/55 section tyre slapped on to 17-inch wheels.
Width: 800 mm
Height: 1180 mm
Wheelbase: 1480 mm
Ground clearance: 150 mm
Kerb weight: 231 kgs
Fuel tank capacity: 15 litres
Benelli TNT 600i ABS Engine & Specification
The engine continues to be the same inline-four cylinder, liquid cooled, 16-valve engine that makes 85 PS of power at 11500 RPM and 54.6 Nm of torque at 10500 RPM. The power goes through a 6-speed gearbox through the rear wheel.
Benelli TNT 600i ABS Top Rivals
Kawasaki ER-6N, Honda CBR 650F
Benelli TNT 600i ABS Safety and Features
ABS comes as standard from now on and features list doesn’t include much as the motorcycles gets an old school, less informative equipped instrument cluster.
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