Benelli has announced yet another price hike of Rs 16,000 on its products in India after its previous increase in April this year. when the motorcycles got dearer by Rs. 14,000.
The recent hike, that goes up to Rs. 16,000 affects the manufacturer’s middleweight offering including the Leoncino 500 and the 502C.
Prices for the Leoncino 500, which was started at Rs. 5.10 lakh (ex-showroom) ahead of the hike, has been revised to Rs. 5.26 lakh (ex-showroom) in India for the Steel Silver variant. Similarly, the Red variant which previously carried a price tag of Rs 5.20 lakh (ex-showroom) has now been hiked to Rs 5.36 lakh (ex-showroom).
Similarly, the brand’s 502C also has become dearer by Rs. 16,000 in India. Prices of the motorcycle which previously started at Rs 5.36 lakh (ex-showroom) for the Matte Cognac Red colour have now been increased to Rs. 5.52 lakh (ex-showroom). The Glossy Black model which was available at Rs 5.41 lakh (ex-showroom) now costs Rs 5.57 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. Meanwhile, the top-rung Matte Black unit now costs Rs 5.62 lakh (ex-showroom), which is a premium of Rs 16,00 over its previous price tag of Rs 5.46 lakh (ex-showroom).
It is to be noted that the price hike does not bring about any revisions to the motorcycle. Both the motorcycles still come with the same BS-VI compliant 500cc parallel-twin engine, a liquid-cooled engine that outputs 46.8bhp at 8,500rpm and 46Nm of torque at 6,000rpm.