Benelli Tornado 302R is the first full-faired motorcycle in the production lineage of Benelli QJ after the company stopped the production of the Tornado 1130. The naked bike carries the same engine as its predecessor TNT. The new model 302R is built on a trellis frame and has all the features you will need in a premium sports bike. The authorized distributor of Benelli bikes in Nepal, KTM International Pvt. Ltd has launched the fully-faired Benelli Tornado 302r in Nepal and the distributor has fixed the Benelli Tornado 302r price in Nepal at Rs 8,55,000, which is an affordable bike price in Nepal for a sports bike.
Benelli Tornado 302R Overview
The design language of the bike is inspired by its elder brother Benelli TNT 300 and has the same chassis. According to the KTM International Trading Pvt. Ltd, The new model Benelli bike is mainly designed and developed for South Asian countries like Nepal and India, where there is a high demand for such a naked sports bike.
Engine and Performance
The Benelli Tornado 302R carries at its heart a 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, 4 valves for cylinder, double overhead camshaft, a 300 cc, inline 2 cylinders that punches out a maximum power of 38BHP@11000RPM and a maximum torque of 26.5Nm@10,000RPM. The powerful liquid-cooled engine is mated to a six-speed transmission along with the wet clutch.
The Benelli TNT 300 is a naked street bike based on a trellis frame and has an impressive compression ratio of 12:1. It also comes with an underside exhaust and the same is equipped with catalytic converter and oxygen sensors. The bike has an Electronic fuel injection with throttle body ø 34 mm, fuel supply and measures a top speed of 170kmph.
Design and Features
It has a muscular and fully-faired appeal. At the first glance, one can be confused because the front part of the bike looks similar to the Bajaj Pulsar 220, but the confusion solves as soon as you pay a closer look at the bike.
The red trellis frame provides an attractive appeal to the bike. The presence of Benelli’s DNA in every element of the bike makes it a topnotch sports bike in the 300cc segment. The new model Benelli bike has a sharp design and captivates the bike lovers with its striking profile. The Tornado 302R is designed in such a way that it captivates the audience with just a single glance.
Speaking about the dimension of the bike, The Tornado 302R has a wheelbase of 1410mm and measures 2257mm at the length, 746mm at the breadth and 1146mm at the height. The bike has an impressive ground clearance, which stands at 150mm and is ideal for the road surfaces of Nepal. The bike has a fuel tank capacity of 14 liters and has a kerb weight of 190KG.
The sculpted fuel tank of the bike enhances the sporty appeal of the bike. The bike comes with a stepped seat for comfortable riding experience. Talking about the features of the Benelli bike, it has all the latest features like sharp twin headlamp, upside-down front forks and a mono-shock rear suspension along with the enhanced braking system. The all informative digital instrument cluster provides every bit of information to the rider and includes features like trip meter, odometer, fuel gauge, and an analog tachometer.
Brakes and Tyres
On the braking front, the Benelli Tornado has a is 260 mm Double Floating Discs with 4 Pistons Caliper at the front and a floating single-piston caliper at the rear. The enhanced dual-channel ABS braking system provides a better stopping power to the bike.
The suspension duties of the bike are handled by a 41mm inverted telescopic forks at the front and a mono-shock with central shock absorber and adjustable preload at the rear. The enhanced suspension system provides better stability and comfort while riding on the bumpy surfaces. The naked Benelli bike rides on a 110/70-ZR17 at the front and 150/60 – ZR17 at the rear. The advanced tyres provide better traction on the slippery surfaces.
The Tornado 302R comes with a fuel tank capacity of 14 liters and delivers a decent mileage of 20KM/l. The bike runs on an average of 300km with a single refill and measures a top speed of 170km/l.
Benelli 302R Specifications
- ENGINE TYPE: Inline 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, water-cooled, 4 valves for cylinder double overhead camshaft
- DISPLACEMENT: 300 c.c.
- BORE X STROKE: 65 x 45,2 mm
- COMPRESSION RATIO: 12:1
- MAXIMUM OUTPUT: 28 kW (38 Cv) @ 10000 rpm
- MAX. TORQUE: 27,4 Nm (2,8 kgm) @ 9000 rpm
- LUBRICATION: Wet sump
- FUEL SUPPLY: Electronic fuel injection with throttle body ø 34 mm
- EXHAUST SYSTEM: With catalytic converter and oxygen sensors
- GEARBOX: 6 speeds
- FRONT SUSPENSION: Ø 41 mm upside-down forks
- REAR SUSPENSION: Rear swing arm with central shock absorber
- FRONT BRAKE: Double floating disks ø260 mm with 4 pistons caliper
- FRONT RIM TYPE: Aluminum alloy
- REAR BRAKE: Single disc ø240 mm with floating caliper single piston
Benelli Tornado 302r Price in Nepal
The company already has many different models of Benelli bikes in Nepal. Among them, Benelli TNT 150i, Benelli TNT 300, Benelli 302s, Benelli BN 251 and Benelli TNT 600i have already captivated the bike lovers of Nepal and these Benelli bikes also occupy a substantial market share in Nepal. KTM International Pvt. Ltd has launched the fully-faired Benelli Tornado 302r in Nepal and the distributor has fixed the Benelli Tornado 302r price in Nepal at Rs 8,55,000.
The newly introduced Benelli Tornado 302R is also expected to attract the youths of Nepal and is available in two beautiful combinations of Green and White, Red and Black. The fully-faired premium Benelli bike will rub its shoulder against the likes of rivals like Yamaha YZF-R3, Benelli 302S, TVS Apache RR 310, Kawasaki Ninja 300, KTM RC390 and other upcoming bikes in 300cc segment.