Benelli Tornado 302 Review
If we are not enough about the higher capacity bikes available, the DSK Benelli Tornado 302, the full faired tempter is about to come. The DSK Benelli Tornado 302 was first featured in the EICMA, Milan that gained more attention and expected to launch soon in India. The name of the bike is really meant for its well-known power-performance and naked styling, however, now focused to get a faired look.
The Tornado for the Indian roads will be made through the completely knocked down channel by the DSK of its nearest station. Tornado 302 will be an option for many is expected in case of full faired bike from sole racing maker and stand against KTM RC 390, Ninja 300, GT300R and CBR 300R.
Tornado 302 Outlook and design
The Benelli Tornado 302 looks sporty and majestic at the all stances and fitted out with numerous features that inspire the enthusiast. The long and centered full fairing is a good choice of body featuring and the trellis construction projected outside is a matter of wonderful designing.
The Tornado 302 sharpen knife like the side profile exhaust is furnished with metal coat grows to a dual chambered extension over the shorter beneath. The decal on the Tornado 302 goes well with the tubular chassis that is shaded in attractive contrast.
The front posture of the Benelli Tornado 302 is matchless with the Y shaped lamp and adorable rear view mirror fixed and compact.
The tail section of the Tornado 302 is slightly lower compared to the anterior side which may have handled well to appear even great if done vice versa. Both the fenders obtain a nostril job and the rear ones stays longer with a reflector aside.
The split seat of the DSK Benelli Tornado 302 gives a wonderful saddle position with a clipped handle bars connected to the USD front forks.
Dimensions of Tornado 302
DSK Benelli Tornado 302 is one of the best in class bike that receives a great angle of dimensions which measures about 2175 mm in length, 746 mm in width and 1146mm in height.
The 180 mm ground clearance of the DSK Benelli Tornado 302 is appreciable. This is comfortable for the massive to moderate persons to get an amazing saddle. The seat height of the Tornado is 790 mm and the 1410 mm wheelbase is larger to match the overall dimension and weighs 180 kg.
Engine and gearbox
The 300cc, parallel-twin, liquid cooled engine produces a maximum power of 36 BHP @ 12,000 RPM and 27 NM @ 9,000 RPM of peak torque.
The electronic fuel injected system is expected to support the mileage and performance part without losing any one of it.
The engine that works in the TNT 300 gets modified to work for Tornado 302 which might get refinement further to attract the Indian customers. The engine comes mated to a 6-speed gearbox and the gear ratios are expected to stay crispy.
Tornado 302 Top speed and mileage
The DSK Benelli Tornado 302 is expected to touch the maximum speed of 170 kmph with good response in open throttle and the mileage part to be managed by an advanced fuel injection system by Benelli returning 25-28 Kmpl.
The Benelli Tornado 302 is equipped with a 260 mm diameter double floating disk with a 4-piston calipers in front, and the rear 240 mm diameters single disks with 1-piston floating caliper reduces the wheel speed of the motorcycle.
The 41 mm Up-side Down Telescopic forks at the front and the swing arm monoshock suspension at the rear give the take care the road abnormalities transferring smoothness of the ride.
The Tornado 302 gets a 110/70 ZR 17 tyres on its front foot and the rear wheel wears a 150/60 ZR17 sized tyres. The tyre grips are expected to be classic on duty neglecting the dry or wet conditions.
Shades of Benelli Tornado 302
The bike is confirmed to get a moonlight white for the present and expected to get black and Red.
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