2015 Benelli BN 251
The Benelli BN 251 is an affordable, versatile and efficient motorcycle especially designed to deal with a wide range of daily tasks. It is nimble, light and good looking entry level motorcycle powered by a liquid cooled single cylinder, 4-stroke DOHC Benelli engine which generates a maximum power of 24.5 hp (18 kW) at 9000 rpm and 21 Nm (2,14 kgm) at 7000 rpm.
The engine is mounted on a steel trestle frame which uses it as a stress member, thus significantly improving the bike’s handling abilities.
The stopping power is assured by a ø 280 mm front disc with a 4 piston caliper and a rear ø 240 mm single disc with a double piston caliper.
As far as wheels are concerned, the motorcycle sits on 17” aluminium alloy rims wrapped in 110/70-ZR17 front and 140/60 - ZR17 rear tires.
Hit the jump for more information on the Benelli BN 251.
2015 Benelli BN 251
Engine:In line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves for cylinder double overhead camshaft
Horsepower @ RPM:13
Torque @ RPM:15
Energy:Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)
Top Speed:87 mph (Est.)
In the beginning Benelli manufactured affordable small cc motorcycles for everyone to own and enjoy. Their popularity grew with people from all backgrounds experiencing for the first time the freedom and fun that comes with riding a motorcycle.Fast, nimble, lightweight and economical, the early Benellis became adored by their owners worldwide.
The BN 251 plays tribute to the same motorcycles customers enjoyed in the past, by offering a lightweight sporty 250 cc naked motorcycle at great value.Styled like its big brother range, it is the perfect entry level motorcycle, delivering excellent fuel economy, agile performance and easy to ride character.
Powering the BN 251 is a liquid cooled single cylinder, 4-stroke DOHC Benelli engine developing 24.5 hp (18 kW) at 9000 rpm and 21 Nm (2,14 kgm) @ 7000 rpm.
The steel trestle frame incorporates the engine as a stress member further adding to the rigidity of the chassis. The suspension is also over engineered with an up-side down ø 41mm front fork and on the rear swing arm, a centrally located shock absorber takes care of irregular road surfaces.
Getting on the brakes is easy with Benellis own ø 280 mm front disc with a 4 piston caliper and at the rear a ø 240 mm single disc with a double piston caliper. The 17” aluminium alloy rims finish off the sporty look and add to the impressive handling.
Benelli will offer the BN 251 in the first half of 2015 in the colours white, red and blue.
Price will be advised and is expected to be very competitive.
2015 Benelli BN 251 Key Features:
• In line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, 4 valves engine
• 18 kW of power
• 21,0 Nm of torque
• Electronic Fuel Injection
• Exhaust with two catalytic converter and oxygen sensor
• DELPHI MT05 ignition
• Steel trestle in steel tubes frame
• Rear swing arm with central rear shock absorber with extension hydraulic brake rear suspension
|ENGINE TYPE||In line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves for cylinder double overhead camshaft|
|BORE x STROKE||72 x 61,2 mm|
|RATED OUTPUT||18 kW (24,5 Cv) @ 9000 rpm|
|MAX. TORQUE||21,0 Nm (2,14 kgm) @ 7000 rpm|
|FUEL SUPPLY||Electronic fuel injection with throttle body ø 37 mm|
|EXHAUST SYSTEM||With two catalytic converter and oxygen sensor|
|FINAL DRIVE||Chain drive|
|SPARK PLUG||NGK CR8E|
|FRAME||Steel trestle in steel tubes|
|FRONT SUSPENSION||Ø 41 mm upside-down forks|
|FRONT SUSPENSION STROKE||120 mm|
|REAR SUSPENSION||Rear swing arm with central rear shock absorber with extension hydraulic brake.|
|REAR SUSPENSION STROKE||50 mm|
|FRONT BRAKE||Steel disk ø280 mm with 4 pistons caliper|
|REAR BRAKE||Single disc ø240 mm with double piston caliper|
|FRONT RIM TYPE||Aluminum alloy|
|FRONT RIM DIMENSIONS||17” x MT 3.50” DOT|
|REAR RIM TYPE||Aluminum alloy|
|REAR RIM DIMENSION||17” x MT 4.0” DOT|
|REAR TYRE||140/60 - ZR17|
|WIDHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS||805 mm|
|HEIGHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS||1090 mm|
|PILOT SEAT HEIGHT||780 mm|
|GROUND CLEARANCE||130 mm|
|UNLADEN WEIGHT||150 kg|
|USABLE TANK VOLUME||16,5 lt|