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New Benelli TRK 702 unveiled abroad | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The TRK 702 is obtainable in two guises; a road-biased tourer and an off-road biased ADV.

Benelli has taken the wraps off its newest entrant within the middleweight ADV tourer class, the TRK 702. As patent filings had revealed earlier, the TRK 702 will get entrance and rear cameras as normal and is accessible in two variants – a road-biased tourer and an off-road biased model.

Benelli TRK 702: powertrain and underpinnings

Powering the TRK 702 is a CFMoto-sourced, liquid-cooled, 693cc parallel-twin making 75hp at 8,500rpm and 68.2 Nm of torque at 6,250rpm. Each variations which might be on supply characteristic the engine in the identical state of tune. The road-biased model runs on 17-inch forged alloy rims with sizes of 120/70-ZR17 and 160/60-ZR17, whereas the off-road biased model runs tubeless wire-spoke wheels sized 110/80-R18 and 150/70-R17. Each characteristic the identical braking set-up with radially mounted Brembo calipers clamping down on twin discs on the entrance and a single-piston Brembo caliper on the rear, paired with dual-channel ABS.

Seat peak, at 825mm, doesn’t come on the expense of floor clearance, which stands at a decent 190mm. A beneficiant 20-litre gasoline tank must also translate to a real-world vary of over 300km on a full tank. All aforementioned dimensions are the identical throughout each fashions.

Benelli TRK 702: options

Whereas all of the specs listed above aren’t something to write down house about, the actual ace up the TRK 702’s sleeves are the surfeit of options it gives. To start out with, it will get a full-colour TFT show, all-LED lighting and knuckle guards as normal. Options which might be its get together piece embrace heated grips, heated rider and passenger seats in addition to the inclusion of entrance and rear HD cameras that report your journey to maintain you secure in case of an unexpected scenario. The entrance digital camera is positioned just under the total LED headlamp, whereas the rear unit is mounted just under the LED tail-lamp. These options are unparalleled in classes properly above the TRK 702’s, particularly as normal tools, which additional cements its case over its rivals.

Benelli TRK 702: worth, India launch and rivals

The TRK 702 is priced on the equal of Rs 5.40 lakh-5.90 lakh in China and there was no official announcement concerning its India launch (but). If it does make its manner right here, it is going to have the not too long ago up to date Kawasaki Versys 650, Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT and the Triumph Tiger Sport 660 squarely in its sights. 

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