The Benelli Leoncino 250 is the smaller sibling to the Leoncino 500. Customers can now book the Benelli Leoncino 250 for a fully refundable amount of Rs 6,000, either online or by visiting any authorised Benelli dealership. Visually, the motorcycle borrows its design and styling cues with its elder sibling the Leoncino 500. The bike comes with a steel tube trellis frame, with a blacked-out engine and radiator. The bike also comes with a large black and silver muffler, single-piece seat, and a fully digital instrument console. Like the bigger Leoncino, the new 250 cc motorcycle also comes with the signature laser-cut Lion on the front mudguard.
Powering the new Benelli Leoncino is a 249 cc single-cylinder, four-stroke, liquid-cooled, engine that comes with a double overhead camshaft with 4-valves per cylinder, electronic fuel injection with a 37 mm throttle body. The motor is tuned to churn out a maximum of 25.4 bhp at 9,250 rpm and develops a peak torque of 21Nm at 8,000 rpm, while it's mated to a 6-speed gearbox.
As for other equipment, the new Benelli Leoncino 250 comes with a 41mm upside-down front fork and pre-load adjustable monoshock at the back. The bike comes with 17-inch alloy wheels at both ends, shod in 110/70-R17 tyre up front and 150/60-R17 tyre at the back. Braking duties are handled by a 280 mm floating disc with a four-piston caliper at the front and a 240 mm disc with a single-piston floating calliper at the back with dual-channel ABS. The bike is available in 4 colours - White, Grey, Red and Brown.