The new Benelli Leoncino 800 has landed on Australian soil.
The highly anticipated Leoncino 800 has landed and is arriving at Benelli dealerships around Australia.
The Leoncino is quickly becoming one of Benelli’s best selling naked motorcycles of 2022.
The classically styled Leoncino 800 is most advanced evolution yet with an advanced parallel twin engine, it is available in three classic colours, Rock Grey, Terrain Brown, and Forest Green.
It’s go time
The Leoncino 800 is powered by Benelli’s Euro 5 compliant, liquid-cooled, four-stroke, twin cylinder engine, with an output of 76.2hp (56 kW) at 8500rpm, with 67 Nm of torque at 6500 rpm.
The engine is equipped with dual overhead camshafts, with 4 valves per cylinder, and 43mm diameter throttle bodies. Matched with a 6-speed gearbox and a wet-slipper clutch.
Stopping power is provided by the double 320mm diameter semi-floating discs on the front (with a four-piston radial-mount mono-block calliper), and a 260mm diameter disc on the back (with a double-piston calliper). Its 17” aluminium alloy tubeless spoked rims mount quality Pirelli 120/70-ZR17 and Pirelli 180/55-ZR17 tyres.
All about the ride
The suspension consists of a 50mm front upside-down fork with 50mm diameter legs, adjustable in rebound, compression and preload. 140mm of the front suspension travel delivers comfort and stability while the rear swing-arm is a central adjustable monoshock.
The Leoncino 800 features the latest-technology TFT instruments on a dashboard to deliver all the necessary information to the rider.
The Leoncino 800 retails at $13,490 ride away, and comes with a 2 year unlimited km warranty and 2 year premium roadside assistance.