Benelli TNT 300 Review
Benelli TNT 300 is one of the fancy street fighter noticed well for its racing exhaust sound and macho features. The Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Benelli has joined hands with the DSK moto wheels to deliver a series affordable motorcycle. The Benelli TNT 300 will be built through the CKD method to be enjoyed on a road.
The TNT300 is claimed to be the most affordable bike from the Benelli offerings, but still 3 lakhs rupees sounds as a big figure compared to the KTM Duke 390 (on road price Delhi-₹ 2,01,000) or Mojo 300 (on road price Delhi – ₹ 1,95,435) which costs almost half of the cost or slightly higher.
Nevertheless, the TNT 300 is full of refined composite from the tip to tail from the Italian styles. Besides the Benelli TNT 300 prices high, owning a beautiful cool beast might not remember you about the money spent.
Outlook and design
Benelli TNT 300 looks robust and aggressive at any sides with its all new built fit and finish quality. Each component on TNT 300 appear to give a vigorous and proficient stance and the idea is agreed that the TNT 300 is totally devoted to its thriller performance and were given modest importance on its exteriors. Nonetheless, the bike still got the brutal look that even fears the observer and other rivalry activity posing bikes.
The Benelli TNT 300 is packed with powerful engine systems that is literally felt under the fuel tank of the beast, which is oozing out of the bike that blows out the thought of overtaking the TNT 300 on road. Missile armed like air scoops, the up-side down fatty front forks, army commander face headlamp would make anybody fall for the Benelli TNT 300.
The decent and well-designed fuel tank is supported by the underlining contrast red trellis frame continuing to the swing arm attached slant rear mono shock is exciting.
The large engine guard present in TNT 25 is missing in TNT 300 yet the look goes well with the overall appearance. The underbelly exhaust of the Benelli TNT 300 is really designed well and the rear longer fender is a perfect match for the bike.
Benelli TNT 300 dimensions
The overall dimension of the Benelli TNT 300 will get you out of the crowd with its overall Length 2130 mm, Width of 800 mm and Height of 1120 mm with a Wheelbase 1410 mm. The bike appears larger and feels comfortable for huge riders even.
The Seat Height of 795 mm and Ground Clearance of 160 mm with the longer wheel base throws away the thought about the road conditions, while the fine-tuned capable shock absorbers accompany.
The weight of 196 kg is slightly felt heavier but feels lighter on riding riding the Benelli TNT 300.
Engine and transmission
The sweetest part of the Benelli TNT 300 has been just here. The 300cc, twin cylinder, liquid cooled, 4-stroke engine can produce a maximum power output of 37.73 Bhp at 11,500 rpm and a peak torque of 26.5 NM at 10,000 rpm.
The butter smooth Double overhead camshaft engine with 8-valve system never suffocates on quick throttle and be responsive.
The electronic Delphi fuel injection system manages the intake of air using the butterfly valves based on the rider requirement, in turn help for improved fuel efficiency. The 6-speed gear box attached engine, thereby does transmission duty and contributes a good responsive clutch and gear ratios.
Benelli TNT 300 Top speed and mileage
The Benelli TNT 300 top speed is a fun factor to ride, which reaches about 160 Kmph when the throttle is opened completely, while the TNT 25 has 145 Kmph as top speed.
The weight of the bike has contributed to the stability with very mild vibrations at higher speeds. The Benelli TNT 300 mileage is around 25-29 Kmpl, when covered both city traffic and highways.
The instrument cluster together looks like a time machine with a prominent white round RPM meter attached to a rectangular modern digital unit. Benelli TNT 300 features the combination of analogue and digital cluster, while the tachometer falls on analogue side and speedometer, trip meter, odometer, fuel gauge and trip meter fall on the digital way.
The dual trip meters on the left side and all together the console is shadowed by the smart and cute short visor is delicious.
The comfortable riding is assisted by the smooth suspensions from the Benelli measuring about 41 mm and features a hydraulic upside down forks. Besides the front forks assistance on softness, the set up absolutely adds beauty to the TNT 300.
The rear side is the Benelli adjustable, preload rebound single mono shocks fitted slant is really a cushion.
The braking compartment of the bike is powered by the front dual 260mm disc at the front for crucial for the overall stopping efficiency and the rear 240 mm single disc keeps the TNT Benelli 300 added to the extra power of braking.
The tyre sizes are matched well for the heavy, yet smooth performance of the TNT 300. The front 120/70 – 17 and rear 160/60 – 17 are wider and best pair for the Benelli 300, especially when branded with Pirelli.
The size of the above said dimensions are new to the roads, however the size may get reduced when the contribution is from the MRF. Both the brands are expected to provide unconditional traction on both wet and dry conditions.
Benelli TNT 300 Colours
The Benelli TNT 300 is available as Rosso red, Verde Green, Bianco white and Nero black shades