Benelli Leoncino 1


With over a centenary of heritage and inspiration to draw from, the new CentroStile Benelli has managed to re-imagine one of the Pesaro firms most beloved motorcycles, the Leoncino. This all new design from CentroStile Benelli perfectly matches the motorcycles sharp forms with harmonious lines all while excluding the pure emotion that Benelli is famous for. The all new Leoncino represents an authentic and pure hearted design concept that rediscovers the style and accessibility of the original, all while delivering a contemporary motorcycle that provides a sporty and exciting experience. From the front fender, which proudly displays the Lion of Pesaro, on to the new front headlamp featuring cutting edge LED technology, then to the fuel tank and seat, all flowing and emphasizing the personality of this all new Leoncino. A Benelli trademark, the beautiful steel trellis frame houses an all new powerplant from Pesaro; twin-cylinder four-stroke, liquid-cooled, 500cc made by Benelli. This all new engine is smooth and responsive, with maximum power of 48 CV (35 kW) at 8500 rpm and maximum torque of 45 Nm (4,6 kgm). No doubt about it; the Leoncino is a motorcycle you will love being seen on.

Colour Options: Black, Red & Silver

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Engine Type: In line 2 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled, double overhead camshaft, 4 valves for cylinder
Displacement: 499.6cc
Bore x Stroke: 69 x 66.8mm
Compression Ratio: 11.5:1
Rated Output: 35 kW (47,6 Cv) @ 8500 rpm
Max Torque: 45 Nm (4,6 kgm) @ 5000 rpm
Lubrication: Wet Sump
Fuel Supply: Electronic fuel injection with throttle body ø 37 mm
Exhaust System: With catalytic converter and oxygen sensors
Certification: Euro 4
Clutch: Wet Clutch
Gearbox: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Ignition: Delphi MT05
Cooling System: Liquid Cooled
Battery: 12V
Spark Plug: NGK CR8E
Starting: Electronic

Frame: Frame in steel tubes
Front Suspension: Upside-down forks Ø 50mm
Front Suspension Stroke: 125mm
Rear Suspension: Rear swing arm with lateral shock absorber with spring preload adjustment and hydraulic rebound brake adjustable
Rear Suspension Stroke: 45mm
Front Brake: Twin semi floating disk ø320 mm with 4 pistons caliper and ABS
Rear Brake: Single disc ø260 mm with single piston calliper and ABS
Front Rim Type: Aluminum Alloy
Front Rim Dimension: 17” x MT 3.50” DOT
Rear Rim Type: Aluminium Alloy
Rear Rim Dimension: 17” x MT 4.5” DOT
Front Tyre: 120/70-R17
Rear Tyre: 160/60 - R17

L x W x H: 2139mm x 877mm x 1120mm
Ground Clearance: 145mm
Unladen Weight: 186kg
Usable Tank Volume: 13.5 Ltr
Reserve: 3 Ltr
Wheelbase: 1443mm
Seat Height: 785mm


Benelli Leoncino Engine


The Leoncino features an all-new twin-cylinder engine, featuring 4-valve technology and double overhead camshfafts for max power, fuel injection, and a six-speed gearbox.

Benelli Leoncino Frame


A steel-tube trellis frame surrounds the Leoncino’s engine, and provides an optimum balance of rigidity and light weight. The Leoncino is maneuverable and confidence-inspiring, for beginners and veteran riders alike.

Benelli Leoncino Styling


Styled by Centro Stile Benelli, the Leoncino successfully blends traditional scrambler shapes with modern accents and technology. From the front fender, which proudly displays the Lion of Pesaro, on to the new front headlamp featuring cutting edge LED tec.

Benelli Leoncino Suspension


High quality suspension – a 50mm inverted fork up front and a swingarm-monoshock setup in back – offers dual benefits: Comfortable, compliant quality and superb chassis control, whether riding fast or just taking it easy and enjoying the sights.