The much-hyped sports runner from the DSK Benelli, the Benelli BN 302R will be the next addition to the Indian lineup. And the launch of the bike is probable to happen sometimes in mid-January. This is a leaked information from the closest source of Benelli, however, the official launch date is not revealed yet.
As the motorcycle has already been received the clarification for various tests from the Automatic Research Association of India (ARAI), it has to be launched in the country. But may be the logistical and calendar issue can be a major reason behind its delay in the country. Though, the name of the bike has been changed via the BN 302, which was expected to entitled as the Tornado 302R.
Based on its naked sibling the TNT 300, this full faired upcoming is built on a newly designed frame is comparatively lighter than the used one in the formerly mentioned bike. Look wise, the upfront completely differs from the TNT 300 as it is featured with the captivating fairing fitted with a split headlamp. While the rear end looks identical to the naked brother.
Powering for this sexy beast comes from the 300cc, liquid-cooled, parallel twin engine, which is made to exhale 35 bhp of power at 12,000rpm and 27Nm of torque at 9,000rpm via a mated six-speed gearbox. A USD forks up front and a rear mono shock perform suspension duties. Whereas the braking end consists of dual discs at the front wheel and a single disc at the rear wheel with the ABS integration for advanced safety.
The pricing details of the motorcycle have also not been revealed, still, it is anticipated to fall with the price tag of Rs 3.5 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). This competitive price sticker will sport the forthcoming to fight against the likes of the Yamaha YZF-R3, Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the KTM RC390.
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