2014 Benelli BN 302

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The Benelli BN 302 was especially developed for the young riders. It features a sporty style, a comfortable riding position and is fitted with a comprehensive list of technologies developed to keep the riders safe and to maximize performances.

It is powered by a 300 cc, in line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled engine which generates a peak power of 27 KW (37 Cv) at 11500 rpm and 27 Nm (2,75 Kgm) of torque at 9000 rpm. The engine’s power is transferred to the ground by means of a six speed gearbox with wet clutch.

The engine is housed by a steel trestle frame that was carefully designed to deliver superior ride and handling performances.

As far as wheels are concerned, the motorcycle rides on light 17 inch rims wrapped in 120/70R17/C front and 160/60R17/C rear tyres.

Hit the jump for more information on the Benelli BN 302.

Overview

Benelli BN 302

Youth Empowerment

Calling it entry-level would be quite an understatement. Benelli BN302 is in fact much, much more. It’s definitely a bike designed for the young riders. A bike created with the intent to satisfy who fell in love for the first time on two wheels more sporty and can no longer do without it. But once rode the BN302, even the most experienced rider, who drive usually vehicles of all sizes, power and displacement, have fun with a bike like that.

Slim, light and handy, BN302 is the two wheels which take confidence immediately. In the curves it is fast and snappy. In the rise and fall it is agile and responsive, behaving like a big motorcycle. In the city, it becomes a excellent ally to “fight” the traffic of metropolis, where BN302 is undoubtedly able to distinguish itself from direct competitors.

The engine of BN302 is an in line two-cylinder, 4-stroke, with electronic fuel injection and timing system with overhead double camshaft and 4 valves. Signify performance are seen in power and torque data, respectively 37 Hp (27 kW) at 11500 rpm and 27 Nm (2.75 kgm) at 9000 rpm. Wet sump lubrication, oil bath clutch, 6-speed transmission with chain final drive add to the ingredients.

The fairing allows BN302 to have very sleek lines, for a feeling of great dynamism, even at the sight. Careful and elegant finishes and the light unit, classic and modern at the same time, complete a framework of absolute quality.

Benelli BN 302

The frame is a steel trestle which, together with the size of the vehicle, provides the best manoeuvrability. The suspension system is entrusted to an inverted hydraulic damping shock absorber front fork ø 41mm and to a rear swingarm in steel pipes with rear shock absorber and spring preload adjustment.

The braking system of Benelli BN302 is of the high quality, to guarantee absolute safety in any condition: in front there is a twin disc of ø 260 mm, in the rear a single disc of ø 240 mm. The 17” aluminium alloy rims mount 120/70 and 160/60 tyres.

The tank has a good 16 liters capacity.

BN 302 comes in orange and white and will be available next year second half. The price, sure to be very competitive, is still being defined.

2014 Benelli BN 302 Key Features:

Benelli BN 302

• In line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves engine
• 27 kW (37 Cv) @ 11500 rpm of power
• Electronic injection with two throttle bodies ø38 mm
• Exhaust with two catalytic converter and two oxygen sensor
• Inverted hydraulic damping shock absorber front suspension

Specifications

ENGINE TYPEIn line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves for cylinder double overhead camshaft
DISPLACEMENT300 c.c.
BORE x STROKE65 x 45,2 mm
COMPRESSION RATIO12:1
RATED OUTPUT27 kW (37 Cv) @ 11500 rpm
MAX. TORQUE27 Nm (2,75 kgm) @ 9000 rpm
LUBRICATIONWet sump
FUEL SUPPLYElectronic injection with two throttle bodies ø38 mm
EXHAUST SYSTEMWith two catalytic converter and two oxygen sensor
CERTIFICATIONEuro 3
CLUTCHWet clutch
GEARBOX6 speeds
PRIMARY DRIVE44/82
GEAR RATIO1° – 13/37
2° - 19/37
3° - 18/28
4° - 24/32
5° - 21/25
6° - 24/26
FINAL DRIVE Chain drive, ratio14:43
IGNITIONDELPHI MT05
SPARK PLUGRG4HC
STARTINGElectric
FRAMESteel trestle
FRONT SUSPENSIONInverted hydraulic damping shock absorber ø41 mm
FRONT SUSPENSION STROKE115 mm
REAR SUSPENSIONRear swing arm in steel pipes, rear shock absorber with spring preload adjustment
REAR SUSPENSION STROKE120 mm
FRONT BRAKETwin disk ø260
REAR BRAKESingle disk ø240 mm
FRONT RIM TYPEAluminum alloy
FRONT RIM DIMENSIONSE 17”xMT3.5 DOT-D
REAR RIM TYPEAluminum alloy
REAR RIM DIMENSIONE 17”xMT4.5 DOT-D
FRONT TYRE120/70R17/C
REAR TYRE160/60R17/C
LENGTH2115 mm
WIDHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS800 mm
HEIGHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS1130 mm
PILOT SEAT HEIGHT795 mm
WHEELBASE1405 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE180 mm
UNLADEN WEIGHT185 kg
ROAD READY WEIGHT196 kg
PERMITTED TOTAL WEIGHT370 kg
USABLE TANK VOLUME16 lt
RESERVE3 lt

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