BN 302 is one way of conquering new markets Benelli. No explosive power, sport chassis, fury behind the throttle. Here, you play with the easy roadster and kind; the craft to tame young bikers. It does not feel the verve of Pesaro … Much more logical marketing Qianjiang, the Chinese brand chairing the destiny of Benelli.
Although the specific droplets beaded motorcycle license for A2 they keep coming, and not always in reference marks. Benelli expands its range in this new stage of the Italian brand with the introduction of the Benelli BN302 2014. This small displacement naked shares design with BN 600 cc, but adopts a less powerful engine and lightweight ideal for being a motorcycle school. Keeway distributes in Spain for 3,699 euros.
Besides an attractive design model it comes with an engine and part sufficient for less demanding cycle. The engine is a twin-cylinder 4-stroke 302 cc powered electronic injection. Makes 38 hp at 12,000 rpm and 27 Nm of torque at 9,000 rpm, which is rather forced. Change is a 6-speed.
The chassis stands out for its 41mm inverted fork, steel tube frame, adjustable rear shock preload and steel swingarm. The components are more modest than his older sister to offer a more competitive price. The brakes are double disc 260 mm front and 240 mm rear disc, while the tank is 16 liters.
The design routed by his mimicry. One will find no identity to this BN 302. And for good reason: it is an almost perfect copy and paste the Kawasaki ER-6n. Silhouette, frame, exhaust seat, stern, swingarm, positioning of the shock absorber, etc … Only the lighthouse and again, the dashboard, the sticker of the brand, and the engine to make a difference. With a little more than 300 cm3, this roadster just tickle the 300 KTM 390 Duke and Z. It is especially designed to meet the mechanical thirst of emerging countries.
Ralons not too much because this Benelli enriches the offer of slightly expanded segment. His fate twin 38 horsepower, enough power to the urban environment and ambling between small valleys. It grumbles of its resemblance to the Kawa but it is not bad either. Its inverted fork gives aplomb, the pace looks playful. Listed weight, a little diet does not hurt. 180 kilograms is the weight of a 600 … and half cube. However, if this Benelli BN 302 can mark territory with a barrel price, the tone of youth permit market could be merciful. Trivia fun, for Asian markets, this machine is called TnT 300.
Benelli through Chinese capital wants to put more difficult for powerful brands. In Spain it sets very difficult though that it is not trying.