Benelli TNT 300 with ABS has been launched in India at an attractive price of Rs 3.29 lakh. With the ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) mandatory regulation nearing, most of the auto manufacturers have started offering ABS or CBS (Combi Brake System) in India. These safety features are being loaded in most of the upcoming models.
Benelli TNT 300 With ABS Launched In India
With mandatory regulations nearing, the latest two-wheeler to get the safety feature as a standard fitment is the Benelli TNT 300. According to the latest reports, Benelli TNT 300 now comes with ABS (Anti-lock braking system) as a standard fitment. The updated version of the Benelli TNT 300 has been launched in India at a price of Rs 3.29 lakh (ex-showroom). The latest model of the Benelli TNT 300 ABS is approximately Rs 26,000 over and above the non-ABS version.
Booking and engine details
There has been no official version from the company but as per reports, dealers have started taking bookings for the new updated ABS model of the Benelli TNT 300. Apart from the ABS, there is no cosmetic or mechanical change in the Benelli TNT 300 motorcycle. The Benelli TNT 300 has been equipped with a dual-channel ABS. This anti-lock braking system assists both the single rear disc brake setup as well as the dual front brake setup.
Benelli TNT 300 is powered by a liquid-cooled, 300cc, inline twin-cylinder engine. This heavy engine propels 38.26PS of power at 11,500rpm and 26.5Nm at 10,000rpm in the Benelli TNT 300. The eight-valve, DOHC motor of the twin-cylinder engine comes mated to a six-speed transmission. This transmission unit gets a regular wet multi-plate clutch arrangement.
Specifications and competition of the Benelli TNT 300
The semi-trellis frame of the Benelli TNT 300 suspends on inverted telescopic forks at the front. The Benelli TNT 300 gets an off-set monoshock at the rear which can be easily adjusted for preload. The ABS equipped Benelli TNT 300 gets 17-inch alloys that come with 2 tyre manufacturer option.
While MRF tyres come as a standard fitment with the Benelli TNT 300, there is an option to upgrade it to the high-performance Prirelli rubber. According to reports, the Pirelli set is slightly wider than the MRF tyres. The Benelli TNT 300 gets 110/70 section in the front while 150/60 section has been fitted on the rear side.
The Benelli TNT 300 ABS will compete with the likes of the Kawasaki Z250a and the KTM 390 Duke. While KTM 390 comes with switchable ABS as standard, the Kawasaki Z250 does not support thefeaturee.
Source: Times of India