Benelli Tornado 302 R India launch price INR 3.48 lakh – Exhaust note Video
Much awaited Benelli Tornado 302 R has been launched in India.
Much awaited Benelli Tornado 302 entry level fully faired sports bike has been launched in India at a starting price of INR 3.48 lakh, ex-Pune.
Built on a steel trestle, Benelli Tornado 302 is powered by 300 cc Liquid cooled 4-stroke, 8 valve DOHC Inline-2 engine. Mated to a 6-speed transmission, this engine generates maximum power of 38.26 at 11,500 rpm and peak torque of 26.5 Nm at 10,000 rpm.
Based on the already existing TNT 300 platform, front suspension of the new Benelli Tornado 302 is via 41 mm upside down fork 120 mm travel, while rear suspension is via swingarm with 45 mm travel. Featuring a fully faired body, dimensions of new Benelli 300 cc motorcycle stands at 2150 x 745 x 1115 (L x W x H) mm. It has a wheelbase of 1410 mm and ground clearance of 150 mm. Kerb wt stands at 198 kgs.
Braking is provided by dual discs in the front and a single disc at the rear. The front discs are 260 mm with 4 piston calipers, while rear gets 240 mm with 1 floating piston caliper. ABS is standard. Front tyre size is 110/70-ZR17 while rear gets 150/60-ZR17. It has a 14-litre fuel tank while oil capacity is 4 litres.
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Benelli Tornado 302 R takes on KTM RC390, Kawasaki Ninja 300, Honda CBR 250R, Yamaha R3 and the likes. It gets 4 years unlimited warranty and three colour options – Silver Verde, Red Nero, and White Rosso.