Benelli TNT 600

Benelli sort of unveils TNT 600

The upcoming Benelli TNT 600 has sort of been unveiled when partner company QJ Motor recently pulled the wraps off its new QJ SRK 600 (pictured above). This naked bike will be the basis for the TNT 600 and include keyless ignition, backlit switches, and full-colour TFT dash. Unlike previous models, which seem to be Ducati dopplegangers (see below …

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Nieto Morbidelli collection for sale

Morbidelli collection finally goes to auction

A collection of motorcycles gathered over 40 years by motorcycle manufacturer and Grand Prix boss Giancarlo Morbidelli will be offered for sale at auction on 25-26 April 2020. The collection was to be sold at the annual Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale on 18-20 October 2019. However, the auction was postponed due to a delay in the administrative …

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Benelli Leoncino 800

Benelli steps up with Leoncino 800

It’s been a three-year wait but the Leoncino 800 and 800 Trail will finally arrive next year to beef up the small range from the Italian/Chinese company. They are powered by a 754cc liquid-cooled twin with 60kW of power and 67Nm of torque which is a step up from the 35kW Leoncino 500. However, they …

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Benelli 502C urban cruiser

Benelli 502C is a LAMS urban cruiser

Benelli 502C fits into a category of bike roughly referred to as an urban cruiser suitable for learner and novice riders. It arrives in Australian showrooms at $9790 ride away with a two-year unlimited kilometre warranty and roadside assistance in gloss black, “Coniac Red” or matte black. Urban cruiser If you think we have invented the …

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Nieto Morbidelli collection for sale

Morbidelli motorcycle collection for sale

A collection of motorcycles gathered over 40 years by motorcycle manufacturer and Grand Prix boss Giancarlo Morbidelli is being offered for sale at auction. The annual Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale on 18-20 October 2019 will be the largest single private collection of motorcycles to be offered by Bonhams to date.The Morbidelli Collection from Pesaro, Italy, …

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Benellli 752S

Benelli unveils 752S naked bike

Benelli is expected to reveal its 752S naked bike next week at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan after almost two years of waiting. Photos of the production-ready bike (pictured above) were circulated in February 2017. It is now “revealed” in a blur in this video filmed in the Italian Dolomites, north of the company …

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2018 Benelli Leoncino and Leoncino Trail factory

Benelli to open motorcycle factory in India

Benelli is the latest motorcycle manufacturer to announce it will open a factory to assemble and build bikes in India, the largest motorcycle market in the world. The Italian company was established in 1911 but is now owned by Chinese company Group Qianjiang with a mixture of manufacture in Shanghai, China, and Pesaro, Italy. Indian factory …

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2018 Benelli Leoncino Trail - Davidson motorcycle seat

Benelli Lencino adds Trail version

The Italian-designed and Chinese-owned Benelli Leoncino scrambler arrived in March and now the more off-road-oriented Trail variant will arrive in August. Both are learner-approved and powered by a 496cc parallel-twin. Extra for Trail The Scrambler comes in at $8990 ride away, while the Trail will costs an extra $600, although the only differences are that the Trail has …

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2018 Benelli Leoncino

Benelli Leoncino joins scrambler scramble

The scramble to have scramblers in your fleet continues with Italian-designed and Chinese-owned Benelli’s Leoncino scrambler. The 496cc parallel-twin-powered learner-approved scrambler is now available in Australia at $8990 ride away. Does Leoncino scramble? It’s not exactly what we call a scrambler, but this video suggests it is. It shows the rider sedately cruising through some …

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