Marking its official entry in Indian adventure tourer segment, Benelli India on Monday launched the new TRK 502 and TRK 502 X motorcycles. Launched at Rs 5 lakh (ex-showroom), the Benelli TRK 502 takes on Kawasaki Versys 650, Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT, SWM SuperDual T and also the Kawasaki Versys X-300, BMW G 310 GS and the Royal Enfield Himalayan. The company is accepting bookings for TRK 502 from today onwards through its official website with token amount of Rs 10,000. Moreover, the company is also offering certain cashback particularly for the first set of buyers only. 2019 BMW S1000 RR India Debut Soon; First Official Teaser Released.
The bike comes in three exciting shades - Red, White and Graphite Grey. Dimensionally, the motorcycle measures 2200 mm in length, 1450 mm in height and 915 mm in width. Carrying a semi-faired design, the motorcycle gets traditional ADV styling elements such as Beak-like fender at the front, large windscreen, knuckle guard on the handlebar and much more. Moreover, the bike is fitted with dual headlamps with LED indicator and LED tail light. The standard version - TRK 502 gets a seat height of 800 mm whereas TRK 502X features raised up seat of 840 mm. The ground clearance of TRK 502 X has been increased by 30 mm (220 mm) than the regular TRK 502, which stands at 190 mm.
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Mechanically, both the motorcycles are powered by the same 500cc parallel twin, liquid cooled unit. The engine is capable of making 47 bhp of maximum power @ 8500 rpm with peak torque of 46 Nm @ 6000 rpm. Transmission duties are carried out by a 6-speed gearbox and it uses a hydraulically actuated clutch for reducing the lever effort. For suspension, the bike gets USD forks upfront whereas the rear sees a monoshock setup. The braking duties on the bike are performed by dual disc brake at both the ends with dual channel ABS as standard.
The regular version - TRK 502 is equipped with 120/70 front and 160/60 rear 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with Pirelli tyres. However, the off-roader TRK 502 X gets spoke wheels with 110/90 18-inch tyre (front) and a 150/70 17-inch tyre (rear). The Benelli TRK 502 X motorcycle is priced at Rs 5.4 lakh (ex-showroom).