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Review of 2016 Benelli Leoncino 500

Benelli was losing its repute because of the acquisition of China’s Qianjiang Group. Benelli’s motorcycles were not known for its reliability, and the company was losing the interest of buyers due to the artful designs it was producing. When Benelli launched its 2016 Benelli Leoncino lion club, it again gaining its repute.

It is an attractive bike which can be used for both off roads and on a road. The grip of its tires are better even on the wet road one can enjoy the ride without any hesitation.

Review of 2016 Benelli Leoncino 500 with Specs

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Benelli Leoncino 500 2016 – Specs

Benelli Leoncino 500 2016 Engine

The new Benelli Leoncino 500 2016 has a surprising combination of power and look. It comes with the power of approximately 500 cc engine, which can produce maximum power of 47 horsepower and maximum torque of 45 N.m.

Engine response is excellent and performs well even on off road. The engine is four stroke with a parallel twin. Bike consumes its fuel efficiently.

Handling, Stability and Reliability

The new 2016 Benelli Leoncino 500 is a bike which can be a ride on off roads, so it is designed in such a way that it gives a pleasant ride on both types of track. It comes with a front wheel of 19 inches wire-spoked while the rear one is 17 inches.

The thing which makes the look of the bike more attractive is its knobby tires which not only give better grip for a slipper road but also look fabulous. The new retro-modern style is becoming famous in bikes lover.

Benelli Leoncino 2016


The 2016 Benelli Leoncino 500 has a steel trellis frame body which holds a beefy 50 mm fork and shocks are adjustable which are preloaded in the back. The dual disc brakes up front are 320 mm, which are squeezed by Brembo and have 4-pots radial mount calipers, while rear brake comes with 260 mm disc with only 2-pots caliper.


An all-new 2016 Benelli Leoncino 500 is designed in such a way that bike receives minimum air friction, and knobby tires give a more charming look as well as grip. It has a steel trellis frame body.

It has awesome aluminum alloy rims which make a firm hold on the ground .It has a minimum air friction due to its ergonomic design.  Headlights are LED which is popular in Europe. It weighs approximately 170 Kg.

Review of 2016 Benelli Leoncino 500

Unique Key Features

  • Parallel-twin engine.
  • Knobby tires.
  • Dual disc brakes.
  • Steel trellis frame.

2016 Benelli Leoncino 500 – Technical Specifications

2016 Benelli Leoncino specs


Type Four strokes, Parallel-Twin, DOHC 8-Valve, Liquid-Cooled
Capacity 498 cc
Max power (at crankshaft) 47 HP @ 8.500 RPM
Max torque (at crankshaft) 45 N.m @ 4.500 RPM
Induction Fuel is Injected with Dual 37 mm Throttle Body


Gearbox Six-speed gearbox
Transmission 6-Speed
Drive Chain


Front Suspension 50 mm Upside Down Forks
Rear Suspension Monoshock, Adjustable Preload
Front Brakes 33 inches or 838.2 mm
Rear Brakes 502 pounds
Front Tyre 110/80 – R19
Rear Tyre 150/70 – R17
Frame Steel – Trellis Frame
Fuel Capacity Fuel Capacity
Weight 170 Kg


The new launched 2016 Benelli Leoncino 500 review is covered under Bikes Catalog today. This article provides complete information about it. It is an excellent bike with great features, so be the first to purchase it and enjoy its ride with your friends and be here to have more details in the shape of review.

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