With the launch of Benelli 302R, the DSK-Benelli India has expanded its product portfolio and the stylish new bike is priced at Rs 3.48 lakh (ex-showroom).
Benelli 302R will be offered in three colour options - White Rosso, Red Nero, and Silver Verde.
The Benelli 302R is powered by the same 300 cc parallel-twin, liquid cooled engine which was also fixed in TNT 300 motorcycle.
As far as bike’s power is considered, it comes with 38.26 bhp at 11,500 rpm and 26.5 Nm of peak torque at 10,000 rpm.
The bike has new LED taillights with clear lens indicators It also has sporty look with a side mounted exhaust.
Benelli 302R comes with a single headlamp cluster has been replaced by a split headlamp setup with rear view mirrors mounted on the visor, while the wide handlebar has been swapped for the more aggressive clip-on units.
It gets a 6-speed gearbox and other features include a trellis frame, upside down front forks and dual front disc brakes. The bike will get ABS as standard. The Benelli 302R is expected to face competition from the Kawasaki Ninja 300 and KTM RC 390.
The motorcycle was first showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo and shares its styling with its TNT 300 motorcycle.