Benelli Leoncino 250 India Waiting Period Revealed
Benelli’s quarter-litre scrambler commands a waiting period of upto five weeks in major cities
- Bookings are already underway on Benelli India’s website for a token amount of Rs 6,000.
- The Leoncino 250 is the most affordable Benelli on sale in India.
- Its 249cc motor makes more power than the Yamaha FZ25 and the Honda CBR250R.
A few weeks ago, Benelli launched the classy-looking Leoncino 250 in India at Rs 2.5 lakh (ex-showroom). Agreed, the Leoncino is quite expensive. In fact, it is one of the most expensive 250cc bikes out there. If you are willing to shell out a tad more, you could even have the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650. Here’s a look at the waiting period for the first lot of this gorgeous scrambler.
Interested customers can book the Leoncino 250 on Benelli’s website for a token amount of Rs 6,000. The entry-level Benelli is available in four paint options: red, brown, white and anthracite (or grey to you and us).
Also read: Benelli Leoncino 250: All You Need To Know
The lion cub is powered by a 249cc single-cylinder motor that churns out 25.8PS and 21.2Nm of torque. Transmission duties are handled by a 6-speed gearbox, while braking hardware consists of a single 280mm disc at the front and a 240mm disc at the rear, with dual-channel ABS offered as a standard fitment. Suspension duties are handled by a chunky 41mm upside-down fork and a rear monoshock.
But does it pack enough punch to scare off its rivals like the Suzuki Gixxer 250 and KTM 250 Duke? Well, we pitted these motorcycles against each other, and here’s what we found out.