Last Benelli Leoncino 500 units in three new colours

By CARSIFU | 3 July 2020

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The retro-styled Benelli Leoncino 500 motorcycle is being given a send-off with the latest batch getting a choice of three new colours.

The RM29,288 Leoncino 500 is offered in Matt Red, Matt Green and Matt Grey.

It comes with a retro classic design combined with modern technology.

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 Leoncino 500 is powered by a liquid-cooled 499.6cc four stroke, inline two-cylinder engine, coupled to a six-speed transmission producing 47hp at 8,500rpm and 45Nm of torque.

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Modern features on the model include LED headlights, digital meter panels, upside down forks and adjustable monoshock rear suspension. The front twin disc of 320mm with four pistons and the rear single disc of 260 mm with single piston are also equipped with the Anti-Lock Brake System.

It weighs 196kg and has a 12.7-litre petrol tank.

The Leoncino 500 is fitted with Pirelli Angel tyres (120/70 in front and 160/60 on the rear) to provide performance and comfort.

According to MForce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd operations general manager Asri Ahmad, the Leoncino 500 will end production by mid-July and will be available to classic retro motorcycle lovers at all authorised Benelli dealers nationwide.

The Leoncino 500 is offered with a product warranty of two years or 20,000km, whichever comes first.

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