Benelli TNT 25 with accessories – Auto Expo 2016
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Launched in December 2015.
DSK Motowheels had displayed the Benelli TNT 25 with accessories at the Auto Expo 2016 in Greater Noida. The motorcycle and its displayed accessories went on sale in December last year. The TNT 25 is offered in two variants – one with MRF REVZ C tyres and the other with Metzeler tyres. They are priced at INR 1.68 lakhs and INR 1.75 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
Unveiled at the 2014 EICMA in Milan, the Benelli TNT 25 is the entry-level model in the Italian brand’s portfolio for India. It is powered by a new 249 cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine with DOHC and four valves, that produces 24.1 PS of maximum power at 9,000 rpm and 20.6 Nm of peak torque at 7,000 rpm. The transmission system aboard is a six-speed unit.
The dimensions of the TNT 25 are 2,080 mm in length, 805 mm in width, 1,090 mm in height, 1,385 mm in wheelbase, and 159 kg of kerb weight. The notable features of the bike include a 17-litre fuel tank, inverted fork, monoshock on swingarm, 110/70-R17 front tyre and 150/60-R17 rear tyre.
The accessories on the bike that are available for purchase at DSK Benelli outlets include fork sliders, frame sliders, swingarm sliders, clutch and front brake levers, handlebar end weights, handlebar centre clamp (upper), front brake master cylinder cap, rider foot rest stays, pillion foot rest stays, and engine trims, all made of aluminium and coated in a golden hue.