DSK Benelli Sells 711 Bikes in Oct-Dec 2016

DSK Benelli Sells 711 Bikes in Oct-Dec 2016

DSK Benelli, the Indian arm of the premium Italian street bikes registered 711 units being sold in the period of October-December 2016. Benelli’s highest number of bikes were sold in the month of October (337 units). The festive season was a great time for Benelli while November and December saw the effect of demonetization with drastic fall in sales (193 units in November and 181 units in December). The maximum sale is expected to come from TNT25, TNT300 and TNT600i in India.

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The quarter liter motorcycle is the most affordable offering from the company’s side. It comes with a single cylinder engine the produces 28.16 BHP and 21.61 Nm of torque. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and claims a top speed of 145 kmph. The positive points for the TNT25 includes its huge 17 liter fuel tank and 780 mm of reachable seat height. It comes with an ex-showroom Delhi price of INR 1.80 lakh for the base variant.

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Benelli TNT 600i

The second most popular model from the brand is TNT600i. It comes with a 600 cc, inline-4 engine that is good for 83.90 BHP at 11500 rpm and 54.6 Nm at 10500 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox. It weighs quite high at 231 kg while claims a top speed of 221 kmph. It carries a 15 liter fuel tank while comes with a price tag of INR 5.73 lakh. The model now comes with switch-able dual channel ABS as standard.

Benelli’s lowest selling model includes the mighty TNT899 and TNT R as both are high end and carry large displacement 3-cylinder engines. Benelli is working on three international models named Tornado 302R, TRK 502 and Leoncino. All of these fall in between the 300-500 cc segment and could help the company drive the sales up by a good margin. Not just that, the lineup would then fill up the large gap that is present between TNT300 and 600i.

Know more about Benelli TNT lineup here – http://autos.maxabout.com/bikes/benelli/tnt

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