Benelli TNT 135
Specification: Benelli TNT 135
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|4. Brakes, Wheels & Suspensions|
|5. Top Speed and Mileage|
- Comfortable riding position
- Smooth engine
- Great suspension setup
- A bit high-priced
- Small compared to normal bikes
Introduction: Benelli TNT 135 is a 135 cc sexy looking mini-bike from Benelli in Bangladesh. It is a pocket rocket in Benelli’s terms. See pictures of Benelli TNT 135 here.
History: Benelli is one of the oldest Italian motorcycle manufacturers. Benelli’s ability to build unique Italian motorcycles for the road and track, has been revered in the world of motorcycle engineering for over 100 years. It was established in 1911.
Features: Key features of Benelli TNT 135 are described in a nutshell below. This mini-bike is one of the most interesting offerings from the company. The small dimensions, upside down suspensions and Euro 4 engine are all there to aid the rider on road with great confidence and sheer performance. In fact, the best feature of this bike is that it is the most powerful bike in its niche,
The shape of the bike allures the rider to climb on and ride to their heart’s content. Frankly, this bike’s ride-ability is only limited by the rider’s abilities, almost. The bike is very cool to look at with its small size and the attractive styling bits like naked side frame. The exhaust pipe is split into two and positioned right under the seat to add to its cool factor with an awesome sound.
The seating is very much comfortable, as it is equipped with an upright riding position and pipe handlebar which are ideal for this type of bikes. The bike has a rear seat for carrying a passenger and that is doable.
Body Dimensions: The Benelli TNT 135 is an amazing small motorcycle. The wheelbase is 1215 mm on which the 121 kg bike stands. The bike is balanced very well for its steel trellis frame. The bike has got a 7.2L fuel tank which feeds the engine through the Carburetor system.
The overall length of Benelli TNT 135 is 1750 mm while the width and height are kept at 755 mm and 1025 mm. The ground clearance is 160 mm in this machine with a seat height of 780 mm. Together with the light weight, high ground clearance and seat the bike very capable of taking on the harsh challenges of the city streets. Also, it performs well enough on demand of spirited riding.
Engine & Transmission: Benelli TNT 135 possesses a single cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled engine with 4 valves and an engine displacement of 134.7cc. The Power & Torque figures from this machine are as follows: 13 BHP @9000 RPM & 10.8 Nm @ 7000 RPM. This bike has a 5-speed manual transmission with wet clutch. The emissions comply with EURO 4 standard.
Suspension, Brakes, Wheels: The suspension system of this bike has a set of 41mm Upside Down telescopic forks up front with 120mm travel and rear swing arm with 50mm travel. The bike comes with spoke rims and ventilated disc brakes at both ends the front one being a 300 mm Twin-piston one and the rear one being a 220 mm Single-Piston unit. The front wheel is 12” x MT 3.0 DOT wrapped in 120/70-ZR12 tire while the rear one is 12” x MT 3.5 DOT 130/70-ZR12 tire. Both are tubeless for extra peace of mind.
Best For: The Benelli TNT 135 is mainly targeted to the youth. City riding is awesome in this bike. Riders can easily bypass traffic for its sleek profile. The bike has an excellent design language that reminds one its freshness as well as has enough performance to tackle everyday riding needs. You can see Benelli TNT 135’s first impression review here by BikeBD.
Competitors: The competitors of Benelli TNT 135 are not that many in Bangladesh. However, the competitors are:
- Kawasaki Z125
- Kawasaki Z125 PRO+
The competitors are facing a challenging fight from Kawasaki D-Tracker as it ticks nearly all the boxes that are required to be a good bike by being a supermoto. You can compare Kawasaki D-Tracker’s price here with the competitors.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. Is Benelli TNT 135 able to handle highway rides?
Ans. The Benelli TNT 135 is a pocket rocket which means it is built for the city rides. But you can take on highways for shorter rides of need be. Just be concerned that it has a small fuel tank capacity and so, you have to stop a bit frequently than other highway-ready bikes that carry a lot of fuel. The small wheel size is also a concern.
2. Is Benelli Italian or Chinese?
Ans. Benelli has Italian origins and its bikes are designed in Italy. Benelli is presently owned by a Chinese group and manufactured in China.
3. Where are Benelli motorcycles made?
Ans. Designed and manufactured in China, for its domestic market, by the QianJiang Group.