Benelli Leoncino 500

INTRODUCTION

When we hear the word scrambler, we only think about one bike that is Leoncino 500 which is the perfect combination of fun and adventure with a great performance. The Benelli Leoncino 500 is the only scrambler bike from Benelli which is launched in India. The body of this bike is made up of a steel lattice frame which not only makes it lightweight but also compact and strong. With a powerful engine and LED lighting all around it also has fully digital instrumentation.

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KEY SPECIFICATIONS

DISPLACEMENT

500cc

MILEAGE

30-33km/l

POWER

47.58PS @ 8,500rpm

TORQUE

46N.m @ 6,000rpm

FUEL SYSTEM

FUEL INJECTION

TANK CAPACITY

12.7 liters

REAR SUSPENSION

REAR SWING ARM

KERB WEIGHT

207kg

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SPECIAL FEATURES

1
SIX SPEED-GEARBOX
2
SUPERB CHASSIS CONTROL
3
DOHC
4
PARALLEL TWIN-ENGINE
5
STEEL TUBE TRELLIS
6
LIGHT WEIGHT FRAME
7
CENTRO STILE BENELLI
8
DIGITAL FUEL INDICATOR
9
50mm UPSIDE-DOWN FORKS
10
DUAL CHANNEL ABS
11
DRLS
12
RUGGED SUSPENSION

Full Specifications

City 30-31km/l
Highway 31-33km/l
Engine Type Liquid Cooled,2 Cylinder
Displacement 500cc
Power 47.58PS @ 8,500rpm
Torque 46N.m @ 6,000rpm
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Bore 69mm
Ignition ECU-TLI
Fuel System Fuel Injection
Speedometer Digital
Tachometer Yes
Tripmeter Yes
Fuel Guage Yes
Digital Fuel Indicator Yes
Passenger FootRest Yes
Digital Fuel Indicator Yes
Start Type Self Start
Pass Switch Yes
Clock Yes
Seat Type Single
ABS Dual Channel
Anti Theft Alarm No
Tyres (F) 120/70-ZR17
Tyres (R) 160/60-ZR17
Brakes (F) 320mm Dual Disc
Brakes (R) 260mm Single Disc
Type Steel Tubes
Front Suspension Upside-down 50mm
Rear Suspension Rear swing arm
Wheelbase 1460mm
Ground Clearance 165mm
Length x Width x Height 2160mm x 875mm x 1160mm
Kerb Weight 207kg
Fuel Capacity 12.7l
LED Tail lights Yes
Signal Lamp LED
Head Lamp LED with LED DRLs

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BENELLI LEONCINO 500 OVERVIEW

The Benelli Leoncino 500 BS6 has a Liquid cool, 4 strokes, parallel-twin robust engine which produces a displacement of 500 cc. By which it gives an output of 47.5PS @ 8500 RPM of maximum power and 46 NM @ 6000 RPM of maximum torque. With this high performance of the engine, one can rule any kind of road with this bike.

With a fuel tank of 12.7 litres, this engine has an electronic fuel injection supply with a digital ignition system. It works on a 6-speed manual transmission. The bike comes with a digital display which makes you aware of every detail about the bike. It has LED lights all around including the indicator lights.

When it comes to the suspension, this bike has 50mm inverted forks front suspension and Hydraulic Monoshock (Rebound & Preload adjustable) rear suspension. With a ground clearance of 160mm and such a suspension system, it gives a pleasant and fun-filled experience to the rider even on bumpy roads.

Both the wheels of this bike are made up of 17” cast-alloy. And has the best performing dual-channel ABS, with a 320mm dual-disc front brake and 260mm single-disc rear brake. It has a total weight of 207 Kg with 2160mm length, 875mm width and 1160mm height as dimensions with a wheelbase of 1490mm.

The starting price value of the Benelli Leoncino 500 BS6 base variant is Rs.4,85,000/- (ex-showroom price) onwards. And is only available in two colours which are Red and Steel Grey. With this bike launch in India, we can expect tough competition between other scrambler bikes like Husqvarna, Ducati scrambler.

BENELLI LEONCINO 500 VERDICT

PROS

  • Comfortable on any roads.
  • Well priced among its segment.

CONS

  • Low mileage.
  • Low powerful LED’s.

About Benelli Bikes

With a rich history dating back to 1911, Benelli brothers from Italy has started a journey that of Benelli company which is still going on. Now along the journey in 2005 Benelli became part of the QJIAN JIANG group from China. The Italian influence is just limited to some models from the Benelli headquarters that too in the designing process. With growing competition from Japanese models, they were feeling the heat which led to tie-up with QJIAN JIANG group.

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