The Leoncino 500 from Benelli combines tradition, myth and passion with contemporary style, innovation and performance. A tribute to a legend of Italian motorcycling that contributed to the history of the brand and that today re-establishes its identity in the modern world. Leoncino is a street bike, elegant, fast and compact. It has 17″ alloy wheels and it delivers maximum pleasure on the road. The tyres are 120/70-ZR17 at the front, 160/60-ZR17 rear, guaranteeing stability and performance in any situation. The front suspension features an upside down 45mm fork, mated to 4 piston brake callipers gripping 320mm discs. The rear swinging arm’s movement is controlled by a laterally mounted shock absorber and braking is handled by a 260mm disc with a
single piston calliper.
Leoncino has a twin-cylinder four-stroke engine, liquid-cooled, 500cc, with maximum power of 48 CV (35 kW) at 8500 rpm and maximum torque of 46 Nm (4,6kgm) at 6000 rpm. Featuring wet sump lubrication, electronic injection, overhead double camshaft timing system, 4 valves per cylinder, hydraulic clutch and a 6-speed gearbox. The steel trellis frame ensures maximum versatility.
The Design from CentroStile Benelli perfectly matches the motorcycles sharp forms with harmonious lines while exuding the pure emotion that Benelli is famous for. From the front fender, which proudly displays the Lion of Pesaro, the fuel tank and seat, all flowing to emphasize the personality of this all new Leoncino. ABS brakes, digital instrumentation and projector headlight with LED technology make an exceptionally high quality product.
Leoncino represents an authentic and pure hearted design concept that rediscovers the style and accessibility of the original, all while delivering a contemporary motorcycle that provides a sporty and exciting experience. Leoncino is available in red, silver and black colours.