Benelli Tornado 302 bookings open ahead of launch next month – Video
Already spied on test in India, the launch will take place in India next month.
Much awaited Benelli Tornado 302 entry level fully faired sports bike is all set to be launched in India. To be launched in mid-June 2017, bookings have opened at authorized Benelli dealers across India.
Built on a steel trestle, Benelli Tornado 302 is powered by 300 cc Liquid cooled 4-stroke, 4 valve DOHC Inline-2 engine. Mated to a 6-speed transmission, this engine generates maximum power of 35 hp at 12,000 rpm and peak torque of 27 Nm at 9,000 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 2157 x 746 x 1146 (L x W x H) mm. It has a wheelbase of 1410 mm and ground clearance of 180 mm.
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. 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.
Once launched, Benelli Tornado 302 will take on KTM RC390, Kawasaki Ninja 300, Honda CBR 250R, Yamaha R3 and the likes. Expect it to be launched in the range of INR 3.5 lakh.
Watch the video below.