Benelli Leoncino was unveiled at the 2015 EICMA. But DSK Benelli did not showcase it at the 2016 Auto Expo in India. The Benelli Leoncino scambler has been spotted testing for the first time in India by a Youtuber CarReisen.
Shirish Kulkarni, Chairman of DSK Motowheels confirmed that benelli will launch soon in India. he mentioned that India will get the on-road version which comes with street tyres.
Benelli Leoncino Launch:
According to reports Leoncino was to be launched before November, but got delayed for some reason.
Benelli Leoncino Specifications:
It is powered by an all-new in-line twin cylinder, 499.6 cc. It will churns out 46.9 bhp of maximum power and 45 Nm of peak torque. Vulcan Black and Leoncino Red are colors offered.
Noticable things in camouflaged motorcycle:
- Upside down forks.
- Petaldisc brake with ABS ring confirming that DSK will launch motorcycle with ABS as standard.
- Pirelli tyres.
- LED tail lamp & side blinkers.
Benelli Leoncino Launched in Malaysia
Leoncino was launched in Malaysia recently at RM 29,678 [INR 4.55 Lakh]. Motorcycle comes with Euro 4 compliant and ABS is standard.