Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike Review Specs

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike

The Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike has an all-new twin-cylinder engine featuring 4-valve technology and double overhead camshafts for maximum power, fuel injection, and a six-speed gearbox.

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike – Features and Specs

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike

Engine and Transmission

Power comes from a 499.6 ccm twin-cylinder four-stroke producing 47.6 HP and a torque of 45.0 Nm. It has electronic fuel injection, as well as a high compression ratio of 11.5:1. A Delphi MT05 controls the ignition, and a wet sump is used for lubrication. The engine is liquid-cooled, and the transmission comprises six gears and a chain. With the help of the catalytic converter and oxygen sensors, the fuel economy is improved to 2.20 l/100 km, with emissions of 51.0 g/km of CO2.

Chassis, Suspension, Brakes and Wheels

The motorcycle’s front suspension is an upside-down 50mm fork with 125 mm of travel, and the frame is made of steel tubes. Rear wheel travel is 112 mm thanks to the swing arm and lateral shock absorber that make up the rear suspension. The spring preload and the hydraulic rebound brake are adjustable. It has front and rear tires measuring 120/70-R17 and 160/60-R17 respectively. The front brakes are dual-disc ABS measuring 320 millimeters in diameter, while the rear brake is a single-disc ABS measuring 260 millimeters in diameter. The wheels are made up of lightweight aluminum alloy.

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike

Physical Measures and Capacities

The motorbike has a power-to-weight ratio of 0.2559 HP/kg and a dry weight of 186.0 kg. At its lowest position, the height of the seat is 785 millimeters. It measures 1120 mm in size, 2139 mm in length, and 877 mm across. The wheelbase is 1443 mm and the ground clearance is 145 mm. There is a total capacity of 13.50 liters for gasoline, with a reserve of 3.00 liters.

Other Specifications

There are two color choices for the motorcycle: red and black. An electric starter makes starting it a breeze.

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban 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 45.0 Nm (4.6 kg.-m or 33.2 ft. lbs) at 5000RPM
Compression 11.5:1
Bore x stroke 69mm x 66.8mm (2.7-inches x 2.6-inches)
Valves per cylinder 4
Fuel system Injection. Electronic fuel injection featuring throttle body ø 37 mm.
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 sump
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)
Emission details Catalytic converter and oxygen sensors.

Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike

Chassis, suspension, brakes and wheels

Frame type Steel tubes
Front Suspension Upside-down 50mm fork
Front-wheel travel 125 mm (4.9 inches)
Rear Suspension Swing arm including lateral shock absorber including spring preload adjustment and hydraulic rebound brake adjustable
Rear wheel travel 112 mm (4.4 inches)
Front tire 120/70-R17
Rear tire 160/60-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


Dry weight 186.0 kg (410.1 pounds)
Power/weight ratio 0.2559 HP/kg
Seat height
785 mm (30.9 inches). If adjustable, lowest setting.
Overall height 1120 mm (44.1 inches)
Overall length 2139 mm (84.2 inches)
Overall width 877 mm (34.5 inches)
Ground clearance 145 mm (5.7 inches)
Wheelbase 1443 mm (56.8 inches)
Fuel capacity 13.50 liters (3.57 US gallons)
Reserve fuel capacity 3.00 liters (0.79 US gallons)

Other specifications

Color options Red, Black
Starter Electric


The new Benelli 2023 Leoncino 500 Urban Bike’s twin-cylinder four-stroke engine, measuring 499.6 ccm, generates 47.6 horsepower and 45.0 Newton-meters of torque. It achieves excellent fuel efficiency and low emissions because of its electronic fuel injection, high compression ratio, and cutting-edge ignition system. The chassis’ steel tube frame and tunable suspension work together to provide a smooth and agile ride. It is stable and secure thanks to its large tires and reliable braking system. This motorbike is the perfect choice for those wanting an exciting but practical two-wheeled experience thanks to its appropriate seat height and sleek appearance, available in red and black.