The Benelli TnT 25 is the Italian brand’s only single cylinder motorcycle and is due for launch soon. We swing a leg over this new bike and tell you if it’s a ready partner to your motorcycling needs
Story: Aninda Sardar
Photography: Sanjay Raikar
Being the latest and probably one of the lesser known bike brands in the country, Benelli have had their task cut out since the day they launched the brand in India. After all, it isn’t easy to create a space for yourself in a part of the market that is already brimming with competitors. Kudos to Benelli however, for working hard on the brand building aspect, which has so far been fairly successful. But a major brand building exercise usually also requires a diversified product portfolio, which again Benelli have. From a 300 cc option to a mental 1130 cc motorcycle, the brand has been catering to a wide clientele. Now, the TnT 25, Benelli’s first 250 cc single cylinder motorbike, is all set to give a fillip to the company’s Indian operations. Or so the company hopes. Here’s what we made of it.
(Click here for the video review of the Benelli TnT 25)
Visually, the TnT 25 can barely be distinguished from its slightly larger sibling – TnT 300. Seen head on, in fact, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re looking at another 300. The obvious difference between the two bikes is the colour scheme (as you can see in the images), especially the decals that add a bit of raciness to the overall stance of the bike. Once you move to the righ