PRESS RELEASE - LEONCINO 500 WITH NEW EXOTIC APPEARANCE!

PRESS RELEASE - LEONCINO 500 WITH NEW EXOTIC APPEARANCE!

PRESS RELEASE

LEONCINO 500 WITH NEW EXOTIC APPEARANCE!

PENANG, 3 JULY 2020 - The legendary Leoncino motorcycle is one of the most popular products of the Benelli enthusiasts now back with the latest 3 colors of Matt Red, Matt Green and Matt Grey at market price of RM29,288.00.


The Leoncino 500 comes with a retro classic concept design combined with modern technology making it a versatile motorcycle. The motorcycle was redesigned by Centirostile Benelli in Italy, producing its own element of Leoncino's personality, inspired by its original design more than a century ago. The presence of the Pesaro Lion icon on its front fender highlights the authenticity of pure hearted design while giving the motorcycle an exciting riding experience.

The Leoncino 500 is powered by a 499.6cc four stroke, Inline two-cylinder engine, liquid cooling coupled with a six-speed transmission capable of producing 35kW at 8,500 rpm and 45 Nm of torque.

The Leoncino 500 is a fast-paced motorcycle, equipped with modern technology including headlights and LED headlights, digital meter panels, USD forks and adjustable monoshock rear suspension. The front twin disc of 320 mm with four pistons and the rear single disc of 260 mm with single piston are also equipped with the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS).

The Leoncino 500 comes with Pirelli Angel 120/70 tires on the front and 160/60 on the rear to provide performance and comfort while riding. Weight is claimed to be 196kg and comes with a 12.7-liter petrol tank.

According to the General Manager of Operations MForce Bike Holdings Sdn.Bhd. Mr Asri Ahmad, Leoncino 500 will end production by mid-July and will be available to all authorized dealers of Benelli nationwide for classic retro motorcycle lovers. This Leoncino comes with a product warranty of 2 years or 20,000 km whichever comes first.

Specifications:

Type Inline 2 Cylinder, 4 Stroke, 8 Valve
Displacement (cc) 499.6 cc
Max Horsepower 35 kW at 8500 r/min
Max Torque 45 Nm at 5000 r/min
Bore & Stroke 69 x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio 11.5:1
Gear Box 6 speeds
Clutch Wet Multi-Plate
Fuel Supply Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Starting Electric
Ignition TLI
Final Drive Chain
Lubrication Pressure Splash Lubricant
Cooling System Water-cooled
Frame Arch Bar Truck
Front Suspension Telescopic Forks
Rear Suspension Telescopic Coil Spring Oil Damped
Front Brake Twin Disc 320mm
Rear Brake Single Disc 260mm
Front Tire 120/70ZR17M/C
Rear Tire 160/60ZR17M/C
Overall Length 2160mm
Overall Width 875mm
Overall Height 1160mm
Seat Height 810mm
Wheelbase 1460mm
Ground Clearance 160mm
Dry weight, Unladen 196kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 12.7 Litre
    About Benelli:

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    For more than 100 years, Benelli motorcycles have impressed mightily on the street, in the dirt, and in racing from our capable and affordable scooters, to our high-end, big-bore sport and naked bikes, and everything in between. Benelli motorcycles represent a perfect combination of form and function. With peerless Italian styling from our Italy-based Design Center, to our ultra-modern manufacturing capabilities, Benelli offers motorcycles that not only function superbly, but ones that light your emotional fire.

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    Media Enquiries: 
    Chew Wei Xiang, Marketing Assist. Manager
    Contact: 012 273 7433 l Email: chew.wei.xiang@mforce.my