Top 5 things you should know about it

The brand new Benelli TRK 251 was recently launched in India with a starting price of Rs 2.51 lakh, excluding showroom. Here are the top 5 things to know about this ADV quarter liter.

Italian two-wheeler manufacturer Benelli recently made a foray into the quarter-liter adventure motorcycle segment in India. The company has launched the brand new Benelli TRK 251 in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs 2.51 lakh, excluding showroom. This new entry-level adventure motorcycle will compete with the KTM 250 Adventure and the Royal Enfield Himalayan. So in this story, we’ve shared the top 5 things you need to know about this quarter-liter ADV.

Design and colors

The new Benelli TRK 251 looks like a downsized TRK 502. It has a pointed front fairing with dual projector LED headlights and LED daytime running lights. Plus, being an ADV, it sports a high visor, large fuel tank, large body panels, split seats, and a rear rack. The Benelli TRK 251 comes in three color variations – gloss black, gloss gray and gloss white, and the company also offers a variety of accessories.

Dimensions

Dimensions Benelli TRK 251
Length 2070 mm
Width N / A
Height 1300 mm
Wheelbase 1390 mm
Ground clearance 170 mm
Seat height 800 mm
Weight 164kg
Fuel tank capacity 18 liters

Engine and gearbox

The Benelli TRK 251 receives the same engine that also powers the internationally specified Leoncino 250. This quarter-liter adventure motorcycle is powered by a 250cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve, fuel-injected, BS6-compliant engine. This engine produces 25.5 hp of power at 9,250 rpm and 21.1 Nm of maximum torque at 8,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Parts and characteristics of the cycle

When it comes to hardware, the new Benelli TRK 251 sports an inverted fork (USD) up front and a monoshock at the rear. The bike’s braking functions are provided by disc brakes at each end and it also benefits from dual channel ABS. In terms of features, the TRK 251 has a fully digital LCD display for the instrument cluster that displays various travel-related details, but lacks Bluetooth connectivity. The ADV rolls on 17-inch alloy rims.

Awards and rivals

The all new Benelli TRK 251 was launched in India with a starting price of Rs 2.51 lakh, excluding showroom. Reservations for this quarter-liter adventure motorcycle are already open while deliveries will begin next month. One can reserve the TRK 251 by paying a symbolic amount of Rs 6,000 on the company’s official website or by visiting the nearest Benelli India dealership. It rivals the KTM 250 Adventure, Royal Enfield Himalayan, etc.

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Wiley C. Thompson