Benelli is an Italian motorcycle brand founded in 1911 and manufactures the bike that meets the requirements of every rider and guarantees the ultimate riding experience and comfort. KTM International Trading is an authorized distributor of Benelli Bikes in Nepal which has recently launched three new models in the market.
KTM International Trading introduced Benelli bikes four years ago in Nepal and has more than 2,000 satisfied customers to date. According to the company, Benelli TNT 15 is priced at Rs 2,30,000 in Nepal. It is surreal but true, you can get an internationally acclaimed brand at a price of the scooter in Nepal. The price of TNT 150 is Rs. 3,15,000 and the price of BN 251 is Rs. 5,20,000 in Nepal.
Motorcycles in the 150 segment have attracted great attention from buyers, as they not only offer the best value for money but also allow easy handling and comfortable driving. People are attracted to the 150 cc segment because it looks great, offers good performance, has good mileage and comes within a budget. Demands of premium bikes in Nepal have been gradually increasing in recent years. The performance of such bikes is the prime reason for the rise in popularity among the riders.
Benelli 150cc segment bike comes in two variants: Carburetor and Fuel-Injection Engine. Both variants come with a similar level of performance, but FI-variant is slightly more superior in every other way. The TNT 150 features electronic fuel injection and light releasing diode lights with an appealing design. Whereas, The TNT 15 features a carburetor engine. The BN 251 is an upgraded version and is equipped with a design that has a liquid-cooled engine and disk brakes with ABS system. The newly launched models are stylish and come with powerful engines and have an affordable price.
Benelli TNT 15
Benelli TNT15 bike is driven by an air-cooled single-cylinder 148cc engine and five-speed gearbox. The motorcycle yields maximum power of 12.06 bhp@8500 RPM, a torque of 11NM @ 6000 RPM and has a compression ratio of 9.2:1. The bike has a tubeless 90/90-17 tyre on the front and 110/90-17 at the rear, with disc brakes on front wheels only. In terms of design, the TNT 15 holds a muscular, chiseled fuel tank and has an alluring appearance. TNT 15 also has a tank extension panels, split seats, and a short side-mounted exhaust.
It has a telescopic front Suspension and a monoshock rear suspension, and braking systems are handled by a single disc at the front with a rear drum. The TNT 15 will contend against already recognized 150cc bikes like the Suzuki Gixxer, Yamaha FZ FI and the Honda Unicorn CB 160. Benelli TNT 15 comes with a fuel tank capacity of 16 liters and reaches a top speed of 110km/hr.
Specifications of Benelli TNT 15
- TYPE: Benelli TNT 15 is powered by a 148cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 2-valve, air-cooled petrol engine mated to a 5-speed gearbox.
- DISPLACEMENT: 148 cc
- BORE X STROKE: 57.0 mm x 58.0 mm
- COMPRESSION RATIO: 9.2:1
- RATED OUTPUT: 12.06 BHP @ 8500 rpm
- MAX. TORQUE: 11.0 NM @ 6000 rpm
- LUBRICATION: Wet sump
- FUEL SUPPLY: Carburetor
Benelli TNT 150
Benelli TNT 150 is equipped with the 148cc engine producing 11.4 HP at 7500 rpm, 10.7 Nm at 6500 rpm and has a 5-speed gearbox. The bike weighs 144 kg with the lowest possible power-to-weight ratio in comparison to other 150cc Indian bikes. The alloy wheels look muscular, and the comfortable riding position makes it a dream bike for every rider. It also has the same suspension as TNT 15. Telescopic front suspension and monoshock rear suspension.
Benelli TNT 150 comes with a cutting edge features like USD forks, full digital console and dual disc brakes for maximum braking power. It measures 2080 mm in length and has 1365 mm of wheelbase for comfortable riding experience. The most appealing part for TNT 150 is its new design and red painted frame. It carries a 13.5-liter fuel tank and measures a top speed of 120km/hr. Benelli TNT 150 will give a better competition for TVS Apache 200, Bajaj Pulsar NS 200, Yamaha FZ25, Honda CB Hornet and Suzuki Gixxer. No wonder, this Italian motorcycle can be your daily commuter in the 150cc segment.
Specifications of Benelli TNT 150
- TYPE: 1-cylinder/4-stroke/4-valve
- DISPLACEMENT: 149.5
- BORE X STROKE: ø57.3×58
- COMPRESSION RATIO: 9.6:1
- RATED OUTPUT: 9.5kW/9000 r/min
- MAX. TORQUE: 9.5N.m/9000 r/min
- LUBRICATION: Pressure splash lubrication
- CLUTCH: Wet multi-plate
- GEARBOX: 5-speed
Benelli BN 251
The BN 251, look-alike of its big brother TNT 300 is a lightweight sporty 250 cc naked motorcycle at great value for the emerging markets like India and Nepal it is the perfect entry level, easy to operate sports bike, delivering excellent fuel economy, and agile performance. Speaking about the engine, the BN 251 comes with a liquid-cooled four stroke single cylinder engine that has a maximum power of 25bhp and a maximum torque of 21.5Nm.
The seat height of 795mm and a kerb weight of 159kg ensure easy operating and comfortable riding. 17L of fuel tank capacity ensures long distances ride between refuels. The bike gets 41 mm USD forks for the front and a single swing-arm mount shock absorber at the rear. Braking systems are equipped with280 mm disc at the front with four-piston caliper and a 240 mm disc at the rear with double piston caliper. The bike comes in white, red and black color options.
Specifications of Benelli BN 251
- TYPE: Single cylinder, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, 4 valves, double overhead camshaft
- DISPLACEMENT: 249,2 c.c.
- BORE X STROKE: 72 x 61,2 mm
- COMPRESSION RATIO: 11,2:1
- RATED OUTPUT: 19 kW (25,8 Cv) @ 9250 rpm
- MAX. TORQUE: 21,2 Nm (2,16 kgm) @ 8000 rpm
- LUBRICATION: Wet sump
- FUEL SUPPLY: Electronic fuel injection with throttle body ø 37 mm
- EXHAUST SYSTEM: With catalytic converter and oxygen sensors