2014 EICMA: India-bound Benelli BN 251 unveiled

The Benelli BN-251, which will go on sale in India once DSK Benelli starts assembling and distributing the bikes, was showcased at the EICMA show


Benelli BN 251


The BN-251 features an exposed trellis frame and 42mm upside down front forks and an adjustable monoshock rear unit.  Sculpted tank, split seat, rear grab rails and chunky side slung exhaust complement the attractive design of the bike. 


Powering the BN251 is a 249cc liquid cooled single cylinder engine which makes 24.5PS of power and 21Nm of torque. It is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.


Four piston calipers mounted over a 280mm single disc takes care of braking duties at the front with a two-pot 240mm single disc at the rear. The motorcycle comes shod with 110/70 front and 140/60 section tyres fitted over 17 inch aluminium alloy wheels.