2014 Benelli BN 600 GT

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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.

Overview

Benelli BN 600 GT

Travel Companion

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.

Benelli BN 600 GT

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:

Benelli BN 600 GT

• 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

Specifications

ENGINE TYPEIn line 4 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves for cylinder double overhead camshaft
DISPLACEMENT600 c.c.
BORE x STROKE65 x 45,2 mm
COMPRESSION RATIO11,5:1
RATED OUTPUT60 kW (82 cv) @ 11000 rpm
MAX. TORQUE55 Nm (5,6 kgm) @ 8000 rpm
LUBRICATIONWet sump
FUEL SUPPLYElectronic injection with four throttle bodies ø38 mm
EXHAUST SYSTEMCatalytic exhaust with four 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 DRIVEChain drive, ratio 14:46
IGNITIONDelphi MT05
SPARK PLUGNGK CR9E
STARTINGElectric
FRAMEDecomposable, front steel trestle, rear aluminium alloy casting
FRONT SUSPENSIONHydraulic shock absorber Ø50 mm upside-down
FRONT SUSPENSION STROKE120 mm
REAR SUSPENSIONRear swing arm in aluminium alloy, rear shock absorber with extension hydraulic and spring preload adjustment
REAR SUSPENSION STROKE123 mm
FRONT BRAKETwin floating disk ø320 mm with radial 4 pistons calipers
REAR BRAKESingle disk ø260 mm with double piston caliper
FRONT RIM TYPEAluminum alloy
FRONT RIM DIMENSIONSE 17”x3.50” DOT-D
REAR RIM TYPEAluminum alloy
REAR RIM DIMENSIONE 17”x5.50” DOT-D
FRONT TYRE120/70-ZR17 58W
REAR TYRE180/55-ZR17 73W
LENGHT2150 mm
WIDHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS800 mm
HEIGHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS1280 mm
PILOT SEAT HEIGHT800 mm
PASSENGER SEAT HEIGHT940 mm
WHEELBASE1430 mm
GROUND CLEARANCE150 mm
UNLADEN WEIGHT223 kg
ROAD READY WEIGHT**243 kg
USABLE TANK VOLUME27 lt
RESERVE3 lt

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