Update: Benelli TNT 1130R was launched this afternoon at a price of Rs 11,81,000 (ex showroom Delhi). Benelli TNT 1130R (1131cc) uses a liquid cooled 4-stroke 12 valve DOHC inline 3 cylinder engine. Power and torque output, tyre and dimensions for India is as yet unavailable. Benelli Australia figures are at max power of 158 hp @ 10,200 RPM and max torque of 120 Nm @ 8,400 rpm. Tyres measure in at 120/70-17 120/65-17 (front) and 190/50-17 180/55-17 (rear). Framework is crafted from steel and aluminium alloy. Benelli TNT 1130R dimensions on the Australia website is as follows: Length 2100 mm, width 790 mm, height 1050 mm, wheelbase 1443 mm, and seat height 830 mm. Weighing in at 202 kg, Benelli TNT 1130R is one of Benelli’s bigger bikes.
Front suspension is a Marzocchi inverted telescopic fork, while the rear is a Sachs hydraulic mono-shock absorber suspension. It houses a 16 litre fuel tank, and is available in white. A carbon exhaust is housed below the heightened rear end of the seat. A sporty instrument cluster and petal discs are in use, alongwith 6 speed constant mesh transmission. Brembo hydraulic dual disc brakes are fitted on the front wheel, and the rear tyre features a hydraulic single disc brake.
Dante Gustos, Global Marketing Director of Benelli Motorcycles attended the Indian launch in Bombay today. About associating with DSK motowheels, Dante says the company was on the lookout for a partner that shares the same passion for biking. George Wang, board member Benelli says Indian motorcycles users are experienced and demanding.
Benelli is committed to satisfy there needs and will offer a great experience to owners in India. The Benelli bike range including the high end Benelli TNT 1130R will be avilable across 9 dealerships here. This includes a factory showroom in Pune. Deliveries begin today. Benelli has a task cut out for themselves keeping their eyes set at 20 pct of the superbike market here. Benelli looks to sell 3000 units in its first year of operation here.