Featuring a comfortable riding position and a pretty versatile character, the Benelli BN 600 GT is a great bike for those who want a daily commuter but also like to take occasional long journeys on two wheels.
The Benelli BN 600 GT is powered by the company’s new 600 cc, in line 4 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled engine with 4 valves for cylinder. The unit is mated on a racing six speed transmission with wet clutch and delivers a maximum power of 60 KW (82 Cv) at 11000 Rpm and 55 Nm (5,6 Kgm) of torque at 8000 rpm.
The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a decomposable frame with the front made of a steel trestle and with a rear aluminium alloy casting.
As far as suspensions are concerned, the Benelli BN 600 GT sports a 50 mm upside-down front fork and an aluminium alloy swingarm with rear shock absorber.
The stopping power is handled by a front 320 mm twin floating disk with radial callipers and a rear 260 mm single disk with a double piston calliper.
Hit the jump for more information on the Benelli BN 600 GT.
After the debut of new four-cylinder engine, for Benelli Q.J. the time has come to launch the GT version of the last naked born in Pesaro: the BN 600 GT. It is a forward-looking sport touring, mid-sized, the intelligent and smart motorcycle suitable for any type of rider, even for those approaching for the first time in the world’s great journeys, with the advantage to ride a 600cc, which means immediate guarantee of cost and consumption.
A bike easy, comfortable, versatile, with soft and sinuous forms, with which anyone can find a super confidence, appreciating immediately all the qualities. A perfect vehicle for those who, riding the two wheels, runs throughout the year many miles: BN 600 GT in fact can be considered as a viable alternative to the car for the life of every day and on weekends, this Benelli motorcycle became the ideal travel companion to escape from the routine of the city.
The heart of the BN 600 GT is the inline four-cylinder 4 stroke engine, liquid cooled, already seen in BN600R. It has a power of 82 hp (60 kW) @ 11.000 rpm and max. torque of 55 Nm @ 8000 rpm, with electronic injection and four ø 38 mm throttle bodies. Wet sump lubrication, wet clutch, 6 speeds gearbox and final chain drive. It has also a double overhead camshaft and 4 valves for each cylinder. BN 600 GT has a 6-speed racing gearbox with precise, well-spaced gear engagement to achieve maximum performance.
To differentiate it from the other naked of series is undoubtedly the decomposable frame: the front is a steel trestle, the rear aluminium alloy casting, to lighten the frame. All of these features of BN 600 GT ensures to the rider a smooth and pleasant guide.
Suspension system is made of an upside-down front fork ø 50mm and a rear aluminium alloy swingarm with rear shock absorber in extension hydraulic and spring preload adjustment.
Maximum attention to safety with a top quality braking system with front ø 320 mm twin floating disk and radial callipers and rear ø 260 mm single disk with double piston calliper.
BN 600 GT has aluminium alloy 17’’ rims with 120/70 and 180/55 tyres. The dry weight is 223kg. The 27L capacity of the fuel tank is innovative and very important to allow the BN 600 GT rider to travel very long journeys in serenity.
BN 600 GT is presented in the colours white and black and will be available starting by mid-2014 at a really competitive price.
2014 Benelli BN 600 GT Key Features:
• In line 4 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves engine
• 60 kW (82 cv) @ 11000 rpm of power
• Electronic injection with four throttle bodies ø38 mm
• Catalytic exhaust with four oxygen sensor
• Decomposable, front steel trestle, rear aluminium alloy casting frame
• Hydraulic shock absorber Ø50 mm upside-down front suspension
• Twin floating disk ø320 mm with radial 4 pistons calipers front brake
|ENGINE TYPE||In line 4 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves for cylinder double overhead camshaft|
|BORE x STROKE||65 x 45,2 mm|
|RATED OUTPUT||60 kW (82 cv) @ 11000 rpm|
|MAX. TORQUE||55 Nm (5,6 kgm) @ 8000 rpm|
|FUEL SUPPLY||Electronic injection with four throttle bodies ø38 mm|
|EXHAUST SYSTEM||Catalytic exhaust with four oxygen sensor|
|GEAR RATIO||1° – 13/37|
|2° - 19/37|
|3° - 18/28|
|4° - 24/32|
|5° - 21/25|
|6° - 24/26|
|FINAL DRIVE||Chain drive, ratio 14:46|
|SPARK PLUG||NGK CR9E|
|FRAME||Decomposable, front steel trestle, rear aluminium alloy casting|
|FRONT SUSPENSION||Hydraulic shock absorber Ø50 mm upside-down|
|FRONT SUSPENSION STROKE||120 mm|
|REAR SUSPENSION||Rear swing arm in aluminium alloy, rear shock absorber with extension hydraulic and spring preload adjustment|
|REAR SUSPENSION STROKE||123 mm|
|FRONT BRAKE||Twin floating disk ø320 mm with radial 4 pistons calipers|
|REAR BRAKE||Single disk ø260 mm with double piston caliper|
|FRONT RIM TYPE||Aluminum alloy|
|FRONT RIM DIMENSIONS||E 17”x3.50” DOT-D|
|REAR RIM TYPE||Aluminum alloy|
|REAR RIM DIMENSION||E 17”x5.50” DOT-D|
|FRONT TYRE||120/70-ZR17 58W|
|REAR TYRE||180/55-ZR17 73W|
|WIDHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS||800 mm|
|HEIGHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS||1280 mm|
|PILOT SEAT HEIGHT||800 mm|
|PASSENGER SEAT HEIGHT||940 mm|
|GROUND CLEARANCE||150 mm|
|UNLADEN WEIGHT||223 kg|
|ROAD READY WEIGHT**||243 kg|
|USABLE TANK VOLUME||27 lt|