For the Indian market, we see Benelli bringing the new Leoncino 500 BS6. With the plan to become a dominant player in India, Benelli has upgraded the Leoncino 500 BS6.
The fresh BS6 flavour aligns with the BS6 norms. There are no upgrades when it comes to contemporary design and style. The BS6 variant has the same smooth, stylish fuel tank having 12.7 litres of fuel capacity.
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With the round headlamp and a LED strip at the rear, Leoncino BS6 has its aura on the road. The lights are full-LED, and it comes with LCD dash.
The bike also has the dual-channel ABS, which can turn on and off.
For more comfort, it comes with the wide handlebar. Both rider and the pillion gets the comfortable seat is comfortable for longer hauls.
The entire package weighs 207 kgs.
The Leoncino 500 BS6 carries a 500cc, liquid excellent parallel-twin engine, and it calibrates to 46.8bhp of power at 8,500rpm and 46Nm of peak torque at 6,000rpm.
The engine now comes upgraded as per BS6 norms; however, there aren’t any performance specs changes.
Further, we also don’t see any changes in other components like the suspension, brakes and more.
The new Leoncino has preload-adjustable rear mono-shock at the rear, while the opposite end comes with the 50mm inverted telescopic front forks.
Seventeen-inch alloy wheels get support from the 320mm discs on the front, and the rear end has the 260mm rotor.
With two colours Maroon Red and Silver Grey, Benelli has put the price tag as Rs 4.59 lakh (ex-showroom). Now, this Rs 20,000 less when compared to the outgoing BS4 variant.
You can book the new Leoncino BS6 here by paying an initial amount of Rs 10,000.
On the new Leoncino BS6, Benelli India has put a three-year/unlimited kilometres warranty.
With Leoncino BS6 in India, we do see the rest of the Benelli fleet getting upgraded.