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Benelli TRK 251 teased earlier than India launch | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Printed On Dec 03, 2021 06:31:00 PM

Powering the bike is similar quarter-litre motor seen on the Benelli Leoncino 250.

Benelli has launched teasers on its social media pages suggesting that its entry-level journey bike, the TRK 251, will go on sale in India on December 6.

  • Direct rival to the KTM 250 Journey

  • Single-cylinder, 249cc engine

  • Styling just like bigger TRK fashions

Unveiled on the 2017 EICMA motorbike present – the motorbike’s styling is just like the TRK 502, albeit extra compact. It encompasses a side-slung muffler, not like the underbelly unit seen on the 502. Powering the bike is similar quarter-litre motor seen on the Leoncino 250. The international-spec TRK makes 25.8hp and 21.2Nm of torque. 

Suspension {hardware} consists of a USD fork and a monoshock. The international-spec TRK 251 has a dry weight determine of 164kg, 18-litre gasoline tank capability, 800mm seat top, and 170mm of floor clearance.




Braking is dealt with by a 280mm single disc brake up entrance and a 240mm unit on the rear. Twin-channel ABS is commonplace internationally. The TRK 251 runs on 17-inch alloy wheels with road-focused tyres. 

When it comes to competitors, the Benelli providing is a direct rival to the KTM 250 Journey (Rs 2.30 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi).

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