2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle Review Specs

2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle

The new 2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle is a compact, authentic motorcycle. The classic becomes contemporary in a single-cylinder with the edgy character and innovative lines typical of the Leoncino range.

2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle – Features and Specs

2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle

Engine and Transmission

This motorbike has a powerful single-cylinder four-stroke engine with a displacement of 249.0 ccm, which generates 25.5 horsepower at 9250 rpm and 21.0 Nm of torque at 8000 rpm. It uses a fuel-injection system controlled by a Delphi MT05 ignition and maintains a compression ratio of 11.2:1. Liquid lubrication and cooling are used in this high-performance machine. A 6-speed manual transmission with a chain-based final drive and a wet clutch is available. Incredibly, it satisfies Euro 5 emission criteria while using just 2.80 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers and generating 65.0 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer.

Chassis, Suspension, Brakes and Wheels

This motorcycle’s sturdy steel trestle frame is made from steel tubes for years of reliable use. It has an inverted 41 mm fork up front, which allows for a wheel travel of 125 mm. Rear wheel travel is 60 mm thanks to the swing arm and central shock absorber setup. The front and rear tires are placed on 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels, with the front tire measuring 110/70-R17 and the rear measuring 150/60-R17. It has a 280 mm front brake disc and a 240 mm rear brake disc, both with an anti-lock braking system (ABS) for stopping power. All of these parts work together to improve its speed and maneuverability.

Physical Measures and Capacities

This motorbike has a dry weight of 153.0 kg and 162.0 kilograms when complete with oil, gas, and other necessities. It provides a remarkable combination of power and portability, with a power-to-weight ratio of 0.1665 HP/kg. There is a minimum height adjustment of 800 mm for the seat. It has manageable proportions, measuring 1100 millimeters in height, 2030 millimeters in length, and 840 millimeters in width. With a wheelbase of 1380 millimeters and a ground clearance of 170 millimeters, this bike is built for comfort. It has a 12.50-liter gasoline tank and a 2.00-liter reserve tank, so you can go farther without refueling.

2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle

Other Specifications

You may choose from four sharp color schemes for this motorcycle: white, anthracite gray, red, and green. It’s easy to turn on thanks to the electric starter, and the digital gauges provide information clearly and accurately. The motorcycle’s energy-saving LED headlamp improves visibility and gives it a more modern appearance.

2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle – Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

Displacement 249.0 ccm (15.19 cubic inches)
Engine type Single-cylinder, four-stroke
Power 25.5 HP (18.6 kW) at 9250 RPM
Torque 21 Nm (2.1 kgf-m or 15.5 ft. lbs) at 8000 RPM
Compression 11.2:1
Bore x stroke 72mm x 61.2mm (2.8-inch x 2.4-inch)
Valves per cylinder 4
Fuel system Injection
Fuel control Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Ignition Delphi MT05
Lubrication system Wet sump
Cooling system Liquid
Gearbox 6-speed
Transmission type Chain (final drive)
Clutch Wet
Fuel consumption 2.80 liters/100 km (35.7 km/l or 84.01 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 65 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)
Emission details Euro 5

2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel trestle in steel tubes
Front Suspension Upside-down 41mm fork
Front-wheel travel 125 mm (4.9 inches)
Rear Suspension Swing arm with central shock absorber
Rear wheel travel 60 mm (2.4 inches)
Front tire 110/70-R17
Rear tire 150/60-R17
Front brakes Single disc. ABS
Diameter 280 mm (11.0 inches)
Rear brakes Single disc. ABS
Diameter 240 mm (9.4 inches)
Wheels Aluminum alloy

Physical measures and capacities

Dry weight 153.0 kg (337.3 pounds)
Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 162.0 kg (357.1 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.1665 HP/kg
Seat height 800 mm (31.5 inches). If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height 1100 mm (43.3 inches)
Overall length 2030 mm (79.9 inches)
Overall width 840 mm (33.1 inches)
Ground clearance 170 mm (6.7 inches)
Wheelbase 1380 mm (54.3 inches)
Fuel capacity 12.50 liters (3.30 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity 2.00 litres (0.53 US gallons)

Other specifications

Color options White, Anthracite, Red, Green
Starter Electric
Instruments Digital
Light LED headlight


The 2023 Benelli Leoncino 250 Street Motorcycle has a single-cylinder engine that is both powerful and fuel-efficient, allowing it to fulfill Euro 5 emission regulations without sacrificing performance. The high-quality steel construction, superior suspension, and cutting-edge braking system contribute to its manageability. It mixes form and function for a thrilling ride thanks to its stylish design, practical procedures, and various beautiful color options.