2022 Benelli Leoncino 800 Trail breaks cover: Check top features
Italian automaker Benelli has introduced the 2022 iteration of its Leoncino 800 Trail motorcycle for the global markets. As for the highlights, the bike has a retro-inspired look and gets a TFT instrument console as well as an all-LED setup for lighting. It draws power from a 754cc, liquid-cooled, twin-cylinder, four-stroke engine that generates a maximum power of 77hp.
Why does this story matter?
- The 2022 Benelli Leoncino 800 Trail offers minor cosmetic and performance tweaks and should attract a lot of buyers in the global markets.
- The Leoncino 800 Trail is a good-looking vehicle with decent performance. If it arrives on our shores, it will have to be priced competitively and the rivalry in the luxury two-wheeler segment will be raised.
The bike has spoked wheels and twin exhausts
The 2022 Benelli Leoncino 800 Trail sits on a trellis frame and has a muscular fuel tank, a single-piece seat with a ribbed pattern, and scrambler-style twin exhausts. The bike packs a full-LED setup for lighting, a TFT instrument cluster, and rides on spoked wheels shod in dual-purpose tires. It has a ground clearance of 180mm and tips the scales at 224kg.
It is fueled by a 77hp, 754cc engine
The new Benelli Leoncino 800 Trail is powered by a 754cc, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, twin-cylinder engine linked to a 6-speed gearbox with a slipper clutch. The motor puts out a maximum power of 77hp and a peak torque of 66.43Nm.
It gets inverted front forks
In terms of safety equipment, the 2022 Benelli Leoncino 800 Trail is equipped with disc brakes on both the front and rear wheels, along with dual-channel ABS for better handling on the roads. Suspension duties on the two-wheeler are taken care of by 50mm inverted forks on the front side and a mono-shock unit on the rear end.
2022 Benelli Leoncino 800 Trail: Pricing and availability
In the US, the 2022 Benelli Leoncino 800 Trail retro-style roadster sports a price-figure of $9,535 (roughly Rs. 7.18 lakh). However, the company is yet to announce whether the premium motorcycle will be introduced on our shores.