The Benelli TRK 251 is the newest adventure tourer to arrive in India and pre-bookings are now open for Rs. 6,000 with the launch and deliveries in January 2022.
Benelli India has opened pre-bookings for the TRK 251 adventure motorcycle ahead of its launch next year. Customers can pre-book the Benelli TRK 251 for a token of ₹ 6,000 on the company’s website. Deliveries, meanwhile, will begin from January 2022. The company is yet to announce prices and we expect an update closer to the delivery date next year. The Benelli TRK 251 is a single-cylinder offering and will compete in the entry-level adventure motorcycle segment against the Hero XPulse 200 4V, Royal Enfield Himalayan, KTM 250 Adventure, and BMW G 310 GS.
Commenting on the announcement, Vikas Jhabakh, MD, Benelli India said, “We are excited to announce the official pre-bookings of Benelli TRK 251. The all-new TRK 251 is an affordable and young adventure machine meant for customers who are dreaming to explore new terrains and go on different adventures. It marks the beginning of a new phase for the brand as we venture into a new segment of affordable and high-performance adventure tourers. We are committed to introducing Benelli’s world-class superbikes to the Indian market in time for the brand purists and enthusiasts.”
The new Benelli TRK 251 will be available in three colours – Glossy White, Glossy Black, and Glossy Grey. The ADV draws power from the 250 cc, single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve engine. Power figures stand at 25 bhp at 9,250 rpm and 21.1 Nm at 8,000 rpm. The motor is paired with a 6-speed gearbox. The bike gets dual-pod headlamps with a tall windscreen, an 18-litre fuel tank, a digital instrument console and more. Suspension duties are handled by USD forks at the front and a monoshock at the rear. Braking performance comes from single discs at either end with dual-channel ABS.
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The Benelli TRK 251 gets an 800 mm seat height which makes it fairly accessible, while the kerb weight of 176 kg is about one kg less than the KTM 250 Adventure. Expect the TRK 251 to be priced around ₹ 2.40 lakh (ex-showroom). Benelli India has confirmed that the bike will come with a 3 years/Unlimited warranty.