Benelli Leoncino 500 bike becomes costlier by Rs. 11,000
Italian automaker Benelli has hiked the prices of its BS6-compliant Leoncino 500 motorbike in India. Following the latest price-revision, the bike has become costlier by Rs. 10,900 and now starts at Rs. 4,69,900. As for the highlights, the two-wheeler has an attractive look and draws power from a 500cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine that generates 46.8hp of power. Here are more details.
The Benelli Leoncino 500 has a sloping fuel tank, a single-piece seat, an upswept exhaust, a dual-tone front fender with a 'Lion of Pesaro' motif, and a rear fender-mounted number plate. The bike packs an LCD instrument cluster, a full-LED lighting setup, and rides on blacked-out wheels. It is up for grabs in two shades: Steel Gray and Leoncino Red.
The Benelli Leoncino 500 draws power from a BS6-compliant 500cc, parallel-twin, liquid-cooled engine that generates a maximum power of 46.8hp at 8,500rpm and 46Nm of peak torque at 6,000rpm. The mill is linked to a 6-speed gearbox.
To ensure the safety of the rider, the Benelli Leoncino 500 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 motorcycle are taken care of by 50mm inverted forks on the front side and a mono-shock absorber with preload adjustment on the rear end.
Following the latest price-revision in India, the Benelli Leoncino 500 starts at Rs. 4,69,900 for the Steel Gray color option, while the Leoncino Red variant is priced at Rs. 4,79,900 (both prices, ex-showroom, Delhi).