More than a week ago, DSK-Benelli opened the bookings for five bikes which will be launched today and here we will be bringing you the prices and details LIVE from the launch event happening in Mumbai. Stay tuned and keep pressing F5 for recent updates to this article.
- Price of TNT 300- INR 2.83 lakh (ex-Delhi)
- Price of TNT 600i – INR 5.15 lakh
- Price of 600 GT- INR 5.60 lakh
- Price of TNT 899- INR 9.48 lakh
- Price of TNT 1130R- INR 11.81 lakh
We already know DSK-Benelli will be launching five models today which include the TNT 300, TNT 600 GT, TNT 600i, TNT 899 and TNT 1130. While the entry level 300 cc and 600 cc models would come as CKDs from China, the more premium 899 cc and 1,130 cc motorcycles would be imported from Italy and assembled at the company’s plant in Wai near Pune.
Benelli TNT 300 (INR 2.83 lakh)
The TNT 300 is the entry level offering from Benelli’s stable for the Indian market will be the 300cc, two-cylinder TNT 300. It’s would an ideal city motorcycle that would appeal to masses. The upside-down front fork and the single side monoshock at the rear adds to the premium look and feel of the motorcycle.
Benelli TNT 600i (INR 5.15 lakh)
The Benelli TNT 600i will be the first inline four cylinder naked motorcycle to enter the Indian market. Powered by an inline four-cylinder 4 stroke engine, liquid cooled, double overhead camshaft and 4 valves for each cylinder, the 600i puts out 82 hp of power and 52 Nm of torque. Once launched, this motorcycle will compete against the recently launched Kawasaki ER-6n. The 600i will have an edge over the Kawasaki because of the inline four cylinder setup.
Benelli 600 GT (INR 5.60 lakh)
To add to the diversity to its product line up, DKS-Benelli India will also introduce a touring motorcycle to the list. The TNT 600 Gran Turismo has an in-line four-cylinder, four-stroke, liquid-cooled engine that delivers 82 hp of power and 55Nm of torque. The 600GT will compete against the Kawasaki Ninja 650. Premium looks and features along with an inline four cylinder setup would give the 600 GT an upper edge.
Benelli TNT 899 ( INR 9.48 lakh)
TNT 899 stands out for its sporty character. Powered by a three cylinder mill which cranks out 120 hp of power and 88 Nm of torque, the TNT 899 is a potent street-fighter. Once launched, the TNT 899 will compete against Kawasaki Z800 and Triumph Street Triple.
Benelli TNT 1130R (INR 11.81 lakh)
The TNT 1130R replaces the R160 as the performance king in the Benelli stable. The 1131cc triple cylinder engine produces 158hp of power and 120 Nm of torque. The TNT 1130R is said to have an enticing character of this raw edged motorcycle.
- All Benelli motorcycles in India as of now will be sold with the ‘TNT’ moniker
- DSK-Benelli will open 20 new dealerships by the end of 2015
- Plans to launch 250 cc TNT 25 by Diwali
- May introduce new production facility near Pune
A few pictures from the launch event: