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2022 Benelli Leoncino 800, Leoncino 800 Path revealed | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Each bikes get an up to date chassis and suspension set-up.

Benelli has revealed the 2022 variations of the Leoncino 800 and Leoncino 800 Path. On sale in worldwide markets, each scrambler type bikes have obtained sure upgrades for this newest mannequin yr.

Benelli Leoncino 800, Leoncino 800 Path: what’s new?

Of the 2 bikes, the Leoncino 800 is the road-going model, whereas the Leoncino 800 Path has a couple of off-road oriented particulars, despite the fact that it isn’t a full-blown off-road motorbike. For 2022, each Leoncino 800s get an up to date tubular trellis body chassis, which is claimed to supply improved off-road efficiency. 

The suspension on each bikes can be up to date. Each bikes function the identical 50mm the wrong way up entrance fork, however with totally different ranges of journey. For the usual Leoncino 800, it’s 130mm, whereas for the Path it’s 140mm. The rear monoshock, which is preload adjustable, has additionally been up to date and it now affords as much as 48mm and 50mm of journey in the usual and Path fashions, respectively. The totally different suspension set-up has additionally resulted within the Path model having a taller seat peak of 834mm, in comparison with the usual 800’s 805mm. 

Of different issues, the Leoncino 800 will get alloy wheels and 17-inch tyres (120/70 entrance, 180/55 rear) all spherical, whereas the Path sits on 19-inch entrance (120/70) and 17-inch rear (170/60) tyres with metal spoke wheels. Each fashions get Brembo brakes with 320mm discs on the entrance and 260mm disc on the rear. The 2022 Leoncino 800 fashions can be found in three colors – Gray, Inexperienced and Brown. 

Benelli Leoncino 800 engine

Each bikes are powered by a Euro 5-compliant, 754cc, liquid cooled, four-stroke, twin cylinder engine that produces 76.2hp at 8,500 rpm and 67Nm of torque at 6,500 rpm. The ability is transferred to the rear wheel through a 6-speed gearbox, assisted by a slipper clutch. 

Benelli Leoncino 800 India launch

It’s unlikely that Benelli will launch the up to date Leoncino 800 twins within the Indian market. Nevertheless, the smaller Leoncino 500 is on sale in our market proper now.

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