2018 Benelli Leoncino
The Legend is back
RRP £4,999 + OTR
With over a centenary of heritage and inspiration to draw from, the new CentroStile Benelli has managed to re-imagine one of the Pesaro firms most beloved motorcycles, the Leoncino.
This all new design from CentroStile Benelli perfectly matches the motorcycles sharp forms with harmonious lines all while excluding the pure emotion that Benelli is famous for. The all new 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.
From the front fender, which proudly displays the Lion of Pesaro, on to the new front headlamp featuring cutting edge LED technology, then to the fuel tank and seat, all flowing and emphasizing the personality of this all new Leoncino.
A Benelli trademark, the beautiful steel trellis frame houses an all new powerplant from Pesaro; twin-cylinder four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 500cc made by Benelli. This all new engine is smooth and responsive, with maximum power of 48 CV (35 kW) at 8500 rpm and maximum torque of 45 Nm (4,6 kgm). No doubt about it; the Leoncino is a motorcycle you will love being seen on.
Style surpassedStyled by Centro Stile Benelli, the Leoncino successfully blends traditional scrambler shapes with modern accents and technology. From the front fender, which proudly displays the Lion of Pesaro, on to the new front headlamp featuring cutting edge LED tech
Steel-tube frame designA steel-tube trellis frame surrounds the Leoncino's engine, and provides an optimum balance of rigidity and light weight. The Leoncino is maneuverable and confidence-inspiring, for beginners and veteran riders alike.
Superb handlingHigh quality suspension 50mm inverted fork up front and a swingarm-monoshock setup in back offers dual benefits: Comfortable, compliant quality and superb chassis control, whether riding fast or just taking it easy and enjoying the sights.
Frequently asked questions
In line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, double overhead camshaft, 4 valves for cylinder
69 x 66.8mm
35 kW (47,6 Cv) @ 8500 rpm
45 Nm (4,6 kgm) @ 5000 rpm
Electronic fuel injection with throttle body � 37 mm
With catalytic converter and oxygen sensors
Frame in steel tubes
pside-down forks 50mm
Twin semi floating disk 320 mm with 4 pistons caliper and ABS
Rear swing arm with lateral shock absorber with spring preload adjustment and hydraulic rebound brake adjustable
Single disc 260 mm with single piston calliper and ABS
17" x MT 3.50" DOT
160/60 - R17
2139mm x 877mm x 1120mm