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2021 Benelli TRK 502 Review

Written by Parichay Malvankar

Benelli is in the process of upgrading its entire motorcycle lineup in the Indian market to BS6 standards. One of the first motorcycles in the portfolio to be updated to BS6 standards is the Benelli TRK 502. The brand positions the Benelli TRK 502 as a Grand Touring motorcycle, and the bike also pulls the strings of adventure touring motorcycle lovers with its adventouring design language. The brand also supplies the TRK502 with road-friendly underpinnings and bolt-on touring kits to mount the luggage. 

In this video review, we talk about the design, comfort and exhaust note of the motorcycle. Another video is also dedicated to a detailed ride review of the Benelli TRK 502. We hope that both videos help you in making an informed buying decision. 

Benelli TRK 502 – Price & Warranty

The Benelli TRK 502 comes with a sticker price starting at INR 4.85 lakh ex-showroom, India. The Benelli Red and Metallic Dark Grey colour. The starting price is for the Pure White colour option. At this price, Benelli also offers a three-years unlimited-kilometre warranty. 

Benelli TRK 502 – Engine Specifications

Powering the Benelli TRK 502 is a 500cc parallel-twin engine. The liquid-cooled engine produces 47.5 PS of power and 46 Nm of torque. The engine comes with a 6-speed gearbox and complies with the latest emission standards. Benelli boasts that the brand has fine-tuned the engine and now comes with improved smoothness.

Benelli TRK 502 – Features 

The Benelli TRK 502 comes with features such as a long and sharp beak, a tall windscreen, chiselled fuel tank and aggressive tank shrouds. The new model gets updates to the engine and comes with a backlit switchgear, new instruments cluster with gearshift indicator, new knuckle guards and engine guards. The grand tourer also features a 12-Volt DC charging point for charging mobiles and other electronic devices. The new bike also comes with redesigned rear view mirrors that come with a carbon fibre finish. 

Benelli TRK 502 – Mechanical Parts and Ergonomics

The Benelli TRK 502 comes with a 50mm diameter upside front fork and a monoshock on the rear. The motorcycle also gets twin disc brakes on the front and a single disc on the rear. The bike also comes with 17-inch alloy wheels shod in road-biased tyres. The brand offers a large seat for both rider and passenger with ample amounts of space and cushion. The adventure motorcycle comes with mildly rear-set footrests and an upright handlebar. The seat height on the Grand Tourer is an approachable 800mm, but the bike weighs 235 kg and comes with a healthy ground clearance of 190mm. 

Also Read: BS6 Benelli TRK 502X launched at INR 5,19,900