Benelli Tornado 302 India Launch by July – EXCLUSIVE!


Our sources inform us that DSK-Benelli is gearing up to launch Tornado 302 sportsbike in India by July this year. Bookings for the much-anticipated sportsbike are already underway for a token amount of Rs 25,000. The Benelli Tornado 302 India debut took place at the Auto Expo 2016 and it seems like it’s finally ready for its India launch. Prices of the Tornado 302 are likely to fall in the Rs 3.4 lakh – Rs 4.0 Lakh bracket.

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Essentially a full-fairing version of the TNT 300, the Tornado 302 shares in plenty with its streetfighter sibling. The Tornado 302 gets ABS as standard and will boast the same 300cc, twin-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that powers the TNT. This engine outputs a max. power of 36 BHP and a peak torque of 27 Nm. The upcoming Benelli bike in India is built on a steel-tube trellis frame. In India, this bike will mainly rival the likes of Yamaha R3 and Kawasaki Ninja 300.

Benelli Tornado 302 Launch Date

Launch Date July 2017

The Tornado 302 made its India debut at the last Auto Expo. Back then, it was believed that the sportsbike will make it to India by the end of 2016. However, the bike is yet to launch in India. Our sources inform us that the Tornado 302 will launch only by July this year. Bookings for this bike are already underway at authorized DSK-Benelli dealerships for a token amount of Rs 25,000.

Benelli Tornado 302 Price in India

Minimum Price Rs 3.4 Lakh
Maximum Price Rs 4.0 Lakh

In all probability, the Tornado 302 will be priced in the Rs 3.4 Lakh to Rs 4.0 Lakh bracket. At this price range, the bike will become a direct rival to the Yamaha R3 and the Kawasaki Ninja 300.

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Benelli Tornado 302 Specifications

Engine 300cc, twin-cylinder
Max. Power 36 BHP at 12,000rpm
Peak Torque 27.4 Nm at 9,000rpm
Gearbox 6-speed Manual

The Tornado shares its engine with the TNT 300. This means it comes with a 300cc, twin-pot motor that outputs as much as 36 BHP and 27.4 Nm. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Benelli Tornado 302 Mileage

City 25 KMPL
Highway 30 KMPL

As this bike gets the same engine as the TNT 300, the mileage figure too shouldn’t be too different. Expect the bike to offer upto 30 KMPL on the highway.

Benelli Tornado 302 India – Top Speed

The bike has a true top speed speed of 154 KMPH.

True Top Speed 154 KMPH

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Benelli Tornado 302 India – 0-100 KMPH

0-100 KMPH 8.34 Seconds

Benelli Tornado 302 India – Dimensions & Measurements

Overall Length 2157 mm
Overall Width 746 mm
Overall Height 1146 mm
Seat Height 780 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Wheelbase 1410 mm
Kerb/Wet Weight 180 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 14 litres
Reserve Fuel Capacity 1.4 litres

Benelli Tornado 302 India – Other Details

Front Brake 260mm Double Floating Discs with 4 Pistons Calliper
Rear Brake 240mm Single Disc with Floating Calliper Single Piston
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) Optional
Front Suspension 41mm Upside Down Forks
Rear Suspension Rear Swing Arm with Central Shock Absorber
Front Wheel Travel 120 mm
Rear Wheel Travel 45 mm
Front Tyre 110/70-ZR17
Rear Tyre 150/60 ZR17
Front Wheel 17″ x MT 2.75″ DOT
Rear Wheel 17″ x MT 4.00″ DOT
Wheel Type Aluminum Alloy
Tubeless Tyres Yes (Metzeler Tyres)
Alloy Wheels Yes

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