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Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike Review Specs Price

An all-new design from CentroStile Benelli perfectly matches the motorcycle’s sharp forms with harmonious lines, excluding the pure emotion Benelli is famous. Find out more about the Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike below.

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike – Features and Specs

Engine and Transmission

The new Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike has a 499.6 cc displacement and a Twin, four-stroke engine with an 11.5:1 compression ratio and four valves per cylinder that produces 46.0 Nm of torque at 6000 RPM and 47.6 HP at 8500 RPM.

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Its fuel-efficient design, which includes a 6-speed gearbox and an Injection fuel system, results in an exceptional fuel consumption of 2.20 liters per 100 kilometers while producing 51.0 CO2 g/km. The Benelli bike’s wet multi-plate clutch and chain final drive round out the powertrain, including a double overhead camshaft DOHC, TLI ignition, and liquid cooling system.

Chassis, Suspension, Brakes and Wheels

Like the older model 2020 Leoncino 500, the archbar truck frame of this motorbike provides stability and control. Its rear suspension consists of a telescopic coil spring oil-damped mono-shock with 55 mm of travel, while the front suspension uses telescopic forks with 125 mm of travel.

The new Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike has 110/80-R19 front tires and 150/70-R17 rear tires mounted on aluminum alloy wheels. It has twin disc brakes with ABS on the front with a 320 mm diameter and a single disc brake with ABS on the back with a 260 mm diameter for stopping. Together, these elements provide a dependable and safe riding experience.

Physical Measures and Capacities

With a seat height of 840 mm at its lowest setting and a total weight of 190.0 kg, this motorbike provides a comfortable riding experience. The Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike’s measurements are 1160 mm in height overall, 2160 mm in length overall, and 875 mm in width overall.

It is stable and easy to operate because of its 190 mm ground clearance and 1460 mm wheelbase. With a reserve of 3.00 liters for longer trips, the gasoline tank has a 12.70 liter capacity.

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike

Other Specifications

Riders may select their chosen style from various color options, including Red, Black, Silver, and Green. It boasts a handy electric starter for hassle-free ignition, making it simple to get going and enjoy the ride.

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike – Technical Specifications

Engine and transmission

Displacement 499.6 ccm (30.49 cubic inches)
Engine type Twin, four-stroke
Power 47.6 HP (34.7 kW)) @ 8500 RPM
Torque 46.0 Nm (4.7 kgf-m or 33.9 ft. lbs) @ 6000 RPM
Compression 11.5:1
Bore x stroke 69.0 mm x 66.8 mm (2.7 inches x 2.6 inches)
Valves per cylinder 4
Fuel system Injection
Fuel control Double Overhead Cams/Twin Cam (DOHC)
Ignition TLI
Lubrication system Pressure splash
Cooling system Liquid
Gearbox 6-speed
Transmission type Chain (final drive)
Clutch Wet multi-plate
Fuel consumption 2.20 liters/100 km (45.5 km/l or 106.92 mpg)
Greenhouse gases 51.0 CO2 g/km. (CO2 – Carbon dioxide emission)

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Arch bar truck
Front Suspension Telescopic forks
Front-wheel travel 125 mm (4.9 inches)
Rear Suspension Telescopic coil spring oil-damped monoshock
Rear wheel travel 55 mm (2.2 inches)
Front tire 110/80-R19
Rear tire 150/70-R17
Front brakes Double disc. ABS
Diameter 320 mm (12.6 inches)
Rear brakes Single disc. ABS
Diameter 260 mm (10.2 inches)
Wheels Aluminum alloy

Physical measures and capacities

Weight incl. oil, gas, etc 190.0 kg (418.9 pounds)
Seat height 840 mm (33.1 inches). If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height 1160 mm (45.7 inches)
Overall length 2160 mm (85.0 inches)
Overall width 875 mm (34.4 inches)
Ground clearance 190 mm (7.5 inches)
Wheelbase 1460 mm (57.5 inches)
Fuel capacity 12.70 litres (3.36 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity 3.00 litres (0.79 US gallons)

Other specifications

Color options Red, Black, Silver, Green
Starter Electric


The new Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 ES Naked Bike offers the ideal balance of power and efficiency thanks to its powerful 499.6 cc engine and fuel-efficient design. Safe handling and stopping are guaranteed by its sturdy Arch bar truck structure, cutting-edge suspension, and ABS-equipped brakes. It satisfies the aesthetic and practical desires of riders with interchangeable colors and an electric starter. For motorcycle lovers, this bike offers a well-rounded and entertaining riding experience.

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