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) 500
Engine mode 2-cylinder/4-stroke/8-valve
Bore x stroke(mm) ø69x66.8
Max.Power 35kw/8500r/min
Max.Torque 46N·m/6000r/min
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Fuel system EFI
Valve train DOHC
Ignition TLI
Starter Electric
Lubrication system Pressure splash lubrication
Cooling system Water-cooled
Gear shifting type 6-speed
Final drive Chain
Clutch Type Wet multi-plate
Dry weight(kg) 220
Seat height(mm) 800
Dimension (LxWxH mm) 2240x700x1150
Ground Clearance (mm) 210
Wheelbase (mm) 1580
Front suspension travel (mm) 135
Rear suspension travel (mm) 60
Fr. tyre 120/70ZR17
Rr. tyre 160/60ZR17
Fr. brakes 280, Dual Discs
Rr. brakes 240, Disc
Top speed(km/h) 160
Max.Loadage (kg) 187
Fuel capacity(L) 21.5
Battery 12V8Ah(YTX9-BS)
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