Indian bound new 2021 Benelli Leoncino 250 explained
Benelli launched the Leoncino 250 in the Philippines last month. The price of this quarter-litre motorcycle in the country is PHP 199,000, which is equivalent to Rs 3,40,000.
The company has now confirmed it will launch the Leoncino 250 in the Indian market.
While we wait for the release of the launch schedule. Let us bring you all the essential details and features of the quarter-litre motorcycle here.
Leoncino 250 comes equipped with a 249 cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine produces a power output of 24.14 bhp at 9,500 rpm. With a maximum torque of 21 Nm at 7,500 rpm.
All this power and torque comes transmitted to the wheels through a six-speed gearbox.
For the Indian market, the company will improvise the engine to meet the latest BS6 emission standards. Which may bring some changes in the power figures over the BS4 model.
The design of the Leoncino 250 comes reflected as a slim and compact quarter-litre motorcycle with an oval headlamp, round (circular) mirrors, and a snub tail section.
It also gets side graphics, and a single-piece seat with a grab handle strap. In addition, there is a chunky exhaust covered with metal, a tire hugger, and an underbelly pan.
In some of the Asian countries, Benelli has launched Leoncino 250 with three colour options: red, grey, and brown.
The red colour model gives it a sporty appeal, whereas the model in Gray and brown colours gives it a little casual look.
The model includes
- All-LED lights,
- a fully digital (day/night mode) instrument cluster,
- ABS as standard, and
- The Lion of Pesaro entity on the front fender.
Along with all this, the model gets a Benelli badge on the 12.5-litre fuel tank.
The Leoncino 250 serves an adventurous ride taken care of by 41 mm upside-down forks on the front and a swing arm with a central shock absorber at the rear.
The braking system incorporates a 280 mm floating disc on the front and a 240 mm floating disc at the rear for effective braking.
It comes equipped with 17-inch wheels within the tire of 110 mm on the front and 150 mm tire at the rear.