Benelli TRK 502

Discussion in 'Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports' started by Dualsport Chic, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. smack doogle

    smack doogle Been here awhile

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    Just curious, where did you see the price around $15,000? I've been watching info. on this bike for about a year now and all I've heard is somewhere around $5,000 to $7,000 US. Not saying your wrong but I don't think they'll be selling many/any for $15,000. Even if the production model comes with those fancy Brembo calipers and Galfer wave discs. Still, looking forward to seeing one in person. At 6'3" I'd like a nice smaller commuter bike for my frame (aside from a Vstrom or versys).
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  2. 1stgenfarmboy

    1stgenfarmboy The Sherpa Man

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    It's looking like they are expected to be Rs 6.5 , my best Google is 14k throw taxes and fees on that and you have a ballpark 15k.
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  3. TTorpedo

    TTorpedo Been here awhile

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    15k Does not make any sense
    India is saying 5 Lack = around 7000€ (Benelli as a 600cc for that price on their current line up)
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  4. Shivanshu

    Shivanshu Been here awhile

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    As per the Indian market and the rumors the expected price for this bike is around 5.5Lacs , which is equivalent to
    USD - $8107.00 (approx.)
    UK - 6544.00£ (approx.)
    Euro - 7763.00€ (approx.)

    Apart from some reviews in Thailand, I haven't seen any major motorcycle community review this machine.
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  5. 1stgenfarmboy

    1stgenfarmboy The Sherpa Man

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    that sounds a bit better, the only place I saw a price was the first link.

    Rs 6-6.5 Lakh and that is what I was using for my post.
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  6. Shivanshu

    Shivanshu Been here awhile

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    I am waiting for official announcement from the company, they are still lying silent when it comes to this bike.
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  7. 1stgenfarmboy

    1stgenfarmboy The Sherpa Man

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    I see a different conversion chart as well, the one I used first said 6.5lukh was $14,000

    the last one I found says 1 lukh = $1,483.00 and that is what you said...

    boy you can't believe anything you read on the internet.. :jack


    keep us informed, I love the looks of the bike.
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  8. Shivanshu

    Shivanshu Been here awhile

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    Alright I am sorry about the conversation rate, I just used the currency converter and then informed over here.

    Now about the machine, this may be old but still gives the idea about the machine, the price tag out there is in INR and it is a projected price tag, nothing official about it so don't get confused there.

    1100.jpg
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  9. eakins

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    It's a very solid attempt, but $15K is not going to fly.
    Is that a 19" wheel on the top pics?

    It's what people have been asking for 500cc parallel twin in an ADV package, but it's a porker for the motor size and needs a nose job.
    I would not kick her out of bed however.
    Same weight and say 700cc motor and mmmmmm.

    Like I've said, the Chinese are going to build what the Japanese have not.
    We are getting closer folks.
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  10. eakins

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    I know it's Chinese owned, but is Benelli being designed in Europe/Italy?
    The Euro (Italian) designed (& quality controlled) with Chinese built machines look to be the ones that move this concept forward at the moment.
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  11. eakins

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    8K is more like it.
    It's up against the Super Dual at this point in that range.
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  12. Gustavo

    Gustavo Motociclista Errante

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    It's been making the rounds for a while now. I was hoping that the initial info was wrong, because it's too big and too heavy to have any real advantages over existing one-size-larger options or the smaller and lighter competition as an adventure bike and maybe even as a mostly street bike. And it has that hideous beak. :puke2


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  13. Shivanshu

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    Which engine would it be using for the 502? Any idea?
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    Designed and built by QianJiang in Taizhou, China, the owners of Benelli. The aesthetics are a copy of the BMW 1200GS.
    There's a thread with more info on mychinamoto.com (MC). Even more discussion can be found on the Chinese based motorcycle forums, however one needs to be able to read simplified Chinese.
    QianJiang Benelli 600cc models have been a bit hit-and-miss when it comes to build quality and reliability, as can be judged by reading the various motorcycle forums (especially the Chinese moto forums).
    Beta testers beware. Pick your poison carefully from the QianJiang Benelli aisle IMO.
    YMMV
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  15. Kawidad

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    Hmm, Italian electrics with Chinese build quality. What could go wrong? :lol2
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    builditjr Born this way.

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    Benelli used to be a proud brand name...
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  17. 1stgenfarmboy

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    We are not turning this into another gun thread are we ? the only Benelli I have heard of is a gun, but I do live in the sticks.
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  19. 1stgenfarmboy

    1stgenfarmboy The Sherpa Man

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    Wow I didn't know that.

    Thanks
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