Benelli, possibly the oldest of all European motorcycle Companies, is famous for its motorcycles factories in Pesaro, Italy, began its operation in 1911. A lot of heritage, emotion, and innovation are there in more than hundred year’s presence of this company with groundbreaking models and cutting technologies. People take a lot of pride in owning these world-renowned motorcycles which are elegant, as well as sporting and comfortable. The appealing design, glorified personality, and the unmistakable sporty looks make the Benelli motorcycles immediately recognizable.
About Benelli’s new products in India:
Benelli is continuously looking to come out with innovative products, and now it is operating in the Indian market with a strong presence. The company has announced the launch date for the upcoming exciting adventure cruiser, the TRK 502 and 502X. As per the announcement, these two new brand new variants will be now available in India on 18th February 2019.
Though TRK-502 was showcased in the Auto Expo in 2016, this unique model didn’t finally make to the Indian market. It was due to the financial insolvency of DSK that was the previous partner of Benelli. However, now with the collaboration with Mahabir Group, Benelli is finally launching its unique products in the Indian market. There are excellent features in both the models and both these models are priced reasonably considering the latest technologies coming with it.
Benelli has also set up a new task force which is looking after the various aspects of the operations in India. The task force is also rapidly working to set up a good R&D facility in the Indian subcontinent. This TRK bike is expected to have a competitive price in the range between 5 to 6 lakhs. It will be significantly lower than the competitors in the market like the Suzuki V-storm 650 and Kawasaki Versys 650.
A brief of TRK 502 and 502X:
Both these models are exciting and have got a lot of similarities; however, while TRK-502 is mainly road-oriented, 502X is more off-road centered. Moreover, TRK 502X comes with the larger size of 19” front wheels and 17” rear wheels with wire spoke reams. In comparison, the TRK-502, the standard variation, comes with 17” wheel size on either end. Both these motorcycles have 499.6 cc liquid-cooled engines with parallel twin engines.
In the following paragraphs you will find more information about the two new unique variants of motorcycles that are now going to be available:
About Benelli TRK 502:
TRK302 will become the road-going variant of Benelli, and it will be the first motorcycle that will come with collaboration. The collaborators for such fantastic option is Hyderabad-cased Mahavir Group’s AARI ( Adhishwar Auto Ride International) and Benelli India. With the launch of trk 502 adventure-seeking enthusiasts in India will be able to purchase such breathtaking motorcycle at an affordable price.
- The features of Benelli TRK502:
This new model will have the front breaks and windshield along with flat handlebar with a standard type of hand guards. There will be a sizeable 20-liter fuel tank and also a front suspension which will be handled by an adjustable 50 mm upside-down fork. It will have 135 mm of travel along with a spring preload adjustment with mono-shock having 45 mm dime with rear suspension duties. It will also have a front wheel with 17” aluminum alloy for on-road oriented models, and the rear wheel will be 17” with a spiked option.
Excellent braking options are available for front wheels with twin semi-floating 320 mm discs, and there are four calipers on the front dimension wheel which handles the braking duties. The rear wheel will have a single disc of 260 mm with a single piston caliper for controlling the brake. The Benelli trk 502 will have a 499.6 cc four stroke liquid cooled parallel twin engines and is tuned to deliver 47 bhp at 8500 rpm. This engine will have a peak torque of 45 Nm at 5000 rpm which can perform with the best efficiently even in testing conditions.
As per Benelli, these motorbikes can figure 25.6 Kilometer per liter, and with 20-liter tank, you can cover a pretty long distance without the need for refueling. There are four valves with double overhead camshafts and a six-speed gearbox to take you to super high speed easily. Benelli502 comes in the more upper weight class of bikes with its unladen weight of 213 kg and has modest power output.
- About Benelli TRK 502X:
This version of Benelli’s new product is created with an aggressive style and with an attractive appearance and can easily be the choice for highly adventure loving people. The travelers who love to travel for experience without boundaries, this TRK 502X model can be the idle one.
- The features of TRK 502X:
This potent variant coming from Benelli features rims with aluminum alloy with 19” at front and 17” at back wheels. The engine is having two cylinders and a 4-stroke, four valves per cylinder engine which can develop 47.6 hp of power at 8500 rpm. It can create a torque of 45 Nm at 5000 rpm, and the frame is made of steel trellis tubes and plates. It can guarantee the agility of the Benelli motorbikes at every circumstance without compromising any quality.
The suspension in TRK 502X model is different from TRK 502 as it is designed to suit to ride in off-road trails. There is a 50 mm diameter upside down fork at the front and on the rear and a swing arm with central lock absorber on the back. This model also has an excellent design in the exhaust system that is placed in a raised position which helps to ride in the most challenging paths without problems.
Further, the seat height is raised to 840 mm and the ground clearance measure 220 mm which makes the bike very safe in bumpy roads. This brake for this model is sufficiently robust, and the seats are very comfortable also to give the riders extreme comfort in adventurous journeys. It comes with three distinct colors of red, white and black from where you can choose yours easily.
Now Benelli is entering the Indian market with its two most exciting models of motorbikes which can be a real threat to its competitors. Both the Benelli TRK 502 and 502X comes with an excellent feature with the former being for the road going variant, and the 502X will be for the ride in the off streets.