Benelli Leoncino 125
Pure style and fun, concentrated in an easy, accessible and extremely contemporary motorcycle; This is the concept behind the new Leoncino 125, a motorbike that was created to meet the needs of the latest generation of motorcyclists and fulfil their desire for freedom and independence. A bike that expands the current Benelli Leoncino range and stays faithful to the family’s feeling, able to bring out both its heritage and contemporary character.
The Leoncino 125 is a bike designed for those who are new to the motorcycling world, guaranteeing maximum ease of handling and agility on the road and offering an exciting ride from the start, all with extremely low cost of ownership. The beating heart of the Leoncino 125 is a new single-cylinder four-stroke liquid-cooled engine, a first for the quarter-litre models currently in the range. The timing features a single overhead camshaft with 4 valves per cylinder, electronic injection with 28 mm diameter throttle body, wet clutch and 6-speed gearbox. This new engine has a power output of 12.8 hp (9.4 kW) at 9500 rpm and 10 Nm (1.0 kgm) at 8500 rpm.
One of the bike’s strengths is its excellent fuel economy 107 MPG or 45 miles per litre.
Developed for maximum agility and handling on the road, the Leoncino 125 has an excellent chassis. The frame is a traditional steel trellis frame designed to integrate perfectly with the bike’s design, sharing the style and character of the Leoncino range. The tank features a mix of classic and modern lines and balanced surfaces to give the bike a unique, unmistakable look. The all-LED headlight is high-end, with an elegant, sophisticated design. The instrument panel is digital and clearly visible in all conditions. Like the rest of the Leoncino range, the stylised lion proudly stands out on the front mudguard, recalling the history of this model.
The Leoncino 125s handling is managed with a set of upside-down fork on the front with substantial 35mm diameter legs, while the back end has a swinging arm with a central mono-shock and travel of 53mm. As for the braking system, at the front is a single 280 mm diameter floating disc with a three-piston caliper and at the back 220 mm diameter disc with a two-piston floating calliper for additional safety the brrakes are linked with a Combined Brake System (CBS). The 17″ aluminium alloy rims mount 110/80-R17 and 130/70-R17 tyres, respectively, ensuring maximum road safety.
Leoncino 125 is be available in Benelli’s traditional Green colour, as well as Red, White and Grey.