Benelli TNT 300 ABS (photo courtesy: DSK-Benelli)

DSK Launches Benelli TNT 300 ABS in India

Benelli TNT 300 ABS Launched in India:

European bike-maker – Benelli of Italy has a tie-up with India’s DSK Motowheels in India. DSK recently launched the Benelli TNT 300 ABS version in India. The bike will cost Rs. 3.29 lakh (ex-showroom). Benelli had launched the non-ABS version of the TNT 300 in 2015. The Benelli TNT 300 ABS costs Rs. 21,000/- more than the earlier version.

Benelli TNT 300 ABS (photo courtesy: DSK-Benelli)
Benelli TNT 300 ABS (photo courtesy: DSK-Benelli)

Last year, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways asked manufacturers to update two-wheelers above 125cc with either ABS (anti-lock braking system) or CBS (combined brake system). This decision will help in curbing accidents on the Indian Roads and improve the safety of the riders.

Benelli TNT 300 ABS Features:

The TNT 300 ABS is a naked street-fighter and the most affordable twin-cylinder motorcycle in the India. The TNT 300 is powered by a 300cc, liquid cooled, 8 valves, DOHC, In-line 2-cylinder engine. Producing a good 28.14 KW of power and 26.5 Nm of torque; this engine mates with a 6-speed gearbox. Hydraulic dual disc brakes at the front and a Hydraulic single disc at the rear; which is now controlled by the ABS, carry out the braking duties.

Apparently, there is no change in the looks of the TNT 300 ABS version as against its predecessor. Also, it is mechanically the same as the non-ABS version which features a Trellis steel frame. The front suspension consists of inverted telescopic forks, while the rear has an off-set mono-shock absorber. The dealers are now accepting the bookings. You can book the TNT 300 ABS for for Rs. 15,000/- at the Benelli dealerships.

Benelli TNT 300 ABS Specifications:

Type4-stroke, 8 valves, DOHC, liquid cooled
No. of cylindersIn-line 2 cylinder
Power28.14 KW @ 11500 rpm
Torque26.5 NM @10000 rpm
Clutch TypeWet multi-plate type
Transmission6 Speed Constant Mesh
Gear Shift Pattern1 - Down, 5 - Up
Front SuspensionInverted front telescopic forks
Rear SuspensionHydraulic Mono-shock absorber
Front BrakeHydraulic dual disc brakes
Rear BrakeHydraulic Single disc brake
Front WheelAlloy
Rear WheelAlloy
Front Tyre120/70 - 17 (P), 110/70 - 17 (M)
Rear Tyre160/60 - 17 (P), 150/60 - 17 (M)
L x W x H (mm)2130 x 800 x 1120
Wheelbase1410 mm
Ground clearance160 mm *
Fuel tank capacity16 litres

Benelli TNT 300 ABS Colours:

The bike is available in four colours which are Verde (Green), Bianco (White), Rosso (Red) and Nero (Dark Gray)

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