The Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori or extra popularly recognized all through the world merely as EICMA, historically, is the epicenter with regards to the primary public appearances of latest bike fashions.
For Benelli, EICMA is the proper venue to indicate the world their newest contenders for the large quarter-liter bike phase – the BKX250 journey bike and the BKX250 S bare bike.
BKX250 journey bike
The brand new Benelli BKX250 is seen as a direct competitor to Suzuki’s V-Strom 250 SX and Honda’s CRF250L Rally. BKX250 contains a 250cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine that’s claimed to be able to churning out 28 Ps of energy and 21 Nm of torque.
Picture courtesy of EICMA
The BKX250 journey bike is provided with a double cradle tubular metal body, a 41mm inverted fork, and a monoshock absorber with adjustable spring preload.
Different options embody a tall windscreen, journey bike-like ergonomics, full-LED lighting, and twin ABS.
BKX250 S bare bike
Clearly, the BKX250 S shares the identical platform with its 250cc journey bike sibling. It has the identical 250cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine that’s claimed to be able to churning out 28 PS of energy and 21 Nm of torque.
Just like the BKX250 journey bike, “S” can be geared up with a double cradle tubular metal body and a monoshock absorber with adjustable spring preload. Its 41mm inverted fork, nonetheless, has shorter journey versus the one on the BKX250 journey bike.
The 2 bikes additionally differ when it comes to chassis dimensions, rim, and tire sizes. The BKX250 adopts spoked rims, 19-inch on the entrance and 17-inch on the rear, shod with 100/90 and 140/80 tires respectively. The BKX250 S however has 17-inch solid alloy rims with 110/70-ZR17 and 150/60-ZR17 tires.
Philippine availability and SRP are but to be introduced by Benelli PH.