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Benelli TRK 251 & 502c prices hiked

Written by Akhil Dalvi

Italian motorcycle manufacturer Benelli has announced a price hike for its TRK 251 and 502c motorcycles across the Indian market. The TRK 251 adventure-touring motorcycle now costs INR 2.54 lakh ex-showroom in comparison to INR 2.51 lakh ex-showroom from December 2021. Customers can also opt for the TRK 251’s unique Pure White and Black colour scheme that costs INR 2.64 lakh ex-showroom.

Meanwhile, the 502c middleweight cruiser now costs INR 5.25 lakh ex-showroom, which is an INR 5,000 price increase. The bike retains its three colours, with the Matte Cognac Red being the standard while the other two are optional. The Glossy Black and Matte Black 502c colours now cost INR 5.30 lakh ex-showroom and INR 5.35 lakh ex-showroom, respectively.

Benelli TRK 251: An Overview 

Inspired by the design from its elder sibling, the TRK 502, the TRK 251 sports an imposing adventure-tourer design. The bike sports a front fender with a beak, a tall windscreen, split-style LED headlamp, and chunky side panels. Additionally, the TRK 251 also gets a digital LCD instrument cluster, dual-channel ABS, and 17-inch alloy wheels on both ends.

Along with an 18-litre fuel tank, the bike sports inverted front forks with a monoshock rear suspension for enhanced comfort. Powering the TRK 251 is a 249cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine producing 25.4 PS and 21.1 Nm. In India, the TRK 251 rivals other renowned adventure bikes like the KTM 250 Adventure and Royal Enfield Himalayan.

Benelli 502c: An Overview 

Benelli’s 502c sports a rugged cruiser design that showcases the teardrop-shaped 21.5-litre fuel tank and unique stacked headlamp with LED DRLs. The 520c also sports a short front fender with a short overhanging tail section along with a scooped pan seat. Additionally, the bike sports tuck and roll upholstery, upswept double-barrel exhausts, relaxed footpegs, and wide handlebars for ideal long-distance riding. In terms of mechanicals, the 502c sports inverted front forks and a central monoshock rear suspension with a double-sided swingarm.

Along with an exposed trellis frame and 17-inch alloy wheels, the bike sports dual front discs and a single rear disc. Benelli also offers premium hydraulic Brembo callipers on both brake discs for optimum amounts of stopping power. The 502c uses a 500cc, in-line, liquid-cooled, twin-cylinder engine, producing 47.5 PS and 46 Nm via a 6-speed transmission. Benelli uses the same motor on its other offerings, such as the Leoncino 500, TRK502 and TRK502X motorcycles.

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