DSK Benelli Tornado 302 launching in India this festive season
Snapshot: Benelli Tornado 302 is expected to be priced around Rs 3 lakh
Benelli showcased its cheapest entry level twin cylinder fully faired motorcycle- Tornado 310 at the recently held Auto Expo 2016 along with several other products. As reported by Autocar, the DSK Motowheels Chairman, Shirish Kulkarni, has announced that the new 300cc bike would be launched around the festive season. When launched, it will rival against the likes of Kawasaki Ninja 300, Yamaha YZF-R3 and the KTM RC 390 motorcycle. We expect this entry level sports bike from Benelli to come with a price tag of somewhere around Rs 3 lakh to Rs 3.25 lakh.
Powering the new Tornado is a powerful 300cc, liquid-cooled, parallel twin engine that is capable of producing a maximum power of 35bhp ay 12,000rpm and a peak torque of 27Nm at 9,000rpm. Its engine is mated to a 6-speed transmission. According to the Company, this fully faired motorcycle is capable of reaching a top speed of 170kmph, making it one idle for buyers who are looking to upgrade their two-wheeler to a more powerful and sports oriented bike.
If priced correctly, this upcoming 300cc motorcycle might give Indian enthusiast something that they were waiting for, this is a bike that has all the racing pedigree.
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