Tthe 2018 Benelli TnT 135 LE mini-bike has been launched in Malaysia. The bike has been introduced to the country by the Malaysian distributor for Benelli, MForce Bike Holdings. The bike has been launched at a price of RM10,587 which converts to around Rs 1.73 lakh in Indian rupees. Registration and taxes is extra. That price, obviously seems to be on the higher side looking at the size of the machine though the TnT 135 is quite a unique bike and comes with stuff which makes it stand apart from the crowd.
This little 135cc bike is powered by an air- and oil-cooled 134.7 cc, twin-spark, single-cylinder with fuel injection. Power output is rated at 13 hp at 9,000 rpm with peak torque specified at 10.8 Nm at 7,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a five speed manual transmission.
While it’s small in size, the tnt 135 gets a chunky 41 mm dia upside-down front forks setup and a rear monoshock, replete with pre-load adjustment. The bike gets discs at both ends with 220 mm front unit and a 90 mm disc at the back. 12 inch wheels, shod nwith 120/70 rubber up front, and a 130/70 at the rear makes the 135 LE appear quite stocky. The LE or the Limited Edition version, in addition to the base model gets handlebar risers with bar protectors, engine and frame protectors. The bike also gets a carbon-fibre exhaust cover, front and rear axle sliders, and anodised covers for the brake reservoir, engine oil filler cap and oil filter cap.
There 2018 TnT135 LE is available in Black, White and Red and has limited edition sticker decals for that exclusive look, and a unique number. Catches your fancy? Do let us know what you think