Press Release - Benelli 502c

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PRESS RELEASE

502C NEW URBAN CRUISER FROM BENELLI

With aggressive lines and an eccentric spirit, 502C is the new urban cruiser from the Company of the Leoncino, designed for those who love to stand out with style and elegance on the city streets riding a bold, modern bike. A revolution at Benelli, as it inaugurates its new cruiser line, offering a naked with a strong personality and contemporary design thanks to foot pegs shifted forward, as required by custom tradition, comfortable and spacious seat with a height of 750 mm from the ground and a LED headlight assembly featuring an authentic and original design.

Like other models of the range (Leoncino and TRK), 502C features the well-established in-line four-stroke twin cylinder, liquid cooled engine with four valves per cylinder and double overhead camshaft, offering a smooth and extremely pleasant power delivery for optimum fuel consumption. Its maximum power is 47.6 hp (35 kW) at 8500 rpm, with torque of 45 Nm (3.6 kgm) at 5000 rpm. The bike has a wet multiplate clutch, 6 speed gearbox, electronic injection with double throttle body measuring 37 mm in diameter.

The tube trellis frame with steel plates emphasizes the cruiser spirit of this new motorcycle and ensures maximum agility and control. The suspensions on the front consist in an upside-down fork with 41 mm legs and 125 mm travel, and on the back a swinging arm with central monoshock featuring adjustable spring preload and a travel of 50 mm.

The braking system on the front end consists in double semi-floating 260 mm diameter discs, and the back end a 240 mm disc, with 4-piston callipers on the front and a single piston on the back. The 17" aluminum alloy rims mount 120/70-R17 and 160/60-R17 tyres. The tank has a capacity of 21 litres, guaranteeing many kilometres of autonomy.

The 502 C will be sold for RM31,588.00 (excluding road tax and insurance). There are three color options which is Metallic Red, Matte Black and Metallic Black. The 502 C will be on the market by the end of October.

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BENELLI 502C SPECIFICATIONS

Model 502c
Displacement(cc) 149.88 cc
Engine mode Liquid-cooled, single cylinder
Bore x stroke(mm) 57 x 58.7mm
Max.Power 98kw/9000r/min
Max.Torque 12.5N.m/7000r/min
Compression Ratio 11.3.1
Fuel system EFI
Gearbox 6-speed
Ignition TLI
Starter Electric
Lubrication system Pressure splash lubrication
Cooling system Water-cooled
Final drive Chain
Clutch Type Wet multi-plate
Dry weight(kg) 147
Ground Clearance (mm) 170
Wheelbase (mm) 1345
Front suspension travel (mm) 110
Rear suspension travel (mm) 50
Fr. tyre 100/80-17
Rr. tyre 130/70-17
Fr. brakes 260, Disc
Rr. brakes 220, Disc
Max.Loadage (kg) 187
Fuel capacity(L) 10
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