Italian motorcycle manufacturer Benelli on Friday launched Leoncino 250 at Rs 2.5 lakh.
Benelli India is offering the Leoncino 250 with '3-Year Unlimited Kilometre Warranty as Standard'*. Customers can book the Benelli Leoncino 250 for Rs. 6,000 (Fully refundable), by logging onto india.benelli.com/campaigns/benelli-leoncino or by visiting the nearest Benelli India Dealership.
The Leoncino 250 is available in 4 colours – White, Grey, Red and Brown.
The Benelli Leoncino 250 comes with a single-cylinder, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 249cc engine. The bike features double overhead camshaft with 4-valves per cylinder, electronic fuel injection with a 37mm throttle body and a 6-speed gearbox. Maximum power and torque are 25.8 PS at 9250rpm and 21Nm at 8000rpm respectively.
Highlighting the design of the Leoncino 250, the steel tube trellis frame fits perfectly with the tank design, offering balanced and dynamic surfaces, as does the tail guard which is extremely compact. The full-LED headlight assembly is completely redesigned, in comparison to the Leoncino 500, its elder sibling.
The instrument panel is digital and clearly visible in all conditions. Like its elder sibling, the Leoncino 250 features a proud, laser-cut Lion on the front mudguard, recalling the history of this model.
Vikas Jhabakh, MD – Benelli India, said, “The Leoncino 250 is an expression of style. Combining tradition and innovation, the Leoncino 250 is a classic motorcycle redesigned with modern elements and will prove to be a perfect companion for city and long hauls alike.”
“With the launch of the Leoncino 250, we are entering into an affordable superbike segment and are hoping to gain considerable market share in India. Currently, we are witnessing good momentum in terms of overall sales, thanks to our efficient customer service that is helping us build a loyal customer base”.
The suspension of the Leoncino 250 consists of a 41mm upside-down fork on the front, while the back-end has a swinging arm with a pre-load adjustable monoshock.
The braking system includes a 280mm floating disc with a four-piston caliper on the front and a 240mm disc with a single-piston floating caliper at the back with Dual-Channel ABS. The 17" aluminium alloy rims mount 110/70-R17 and 150/60-R17 tyres at the front and rear respectively, ensuring maximum road safety