The Benelli Velvet 150, a scooter known for its classic Italian styling, returns for 2011 with many updates.
A majority of upgrades were done to the Benelli Velvet 150′s 4-stroke 151cc-engine, creating a more efficient scooter. The engine produces 11 horsepower and 10.6 Nm of torque. The Scooter’s powerplant is very economical and Euro-3 compliant.
Due to economical design of the engine, the Velvet 150 Scooter is ideal for use in both rural and urban areas.
As for the chassis, Benelli designed the Velvet 150 with solidity in mind, allowing for excellent handling, even on rough surfaces. The scooter is also designed with both front and rear disc brakes for ultimate stopping power.
Regarding size, Benelli says the compact and careful design provide a surprisingly lightweight to ensure agility in traffic. The spacious and comfortable double seat ensures great comfort to both rider and passenger in any situation.
The Velvet 150 is also equipped as standard with a color matched top case, which can swallow a full-face helmet with ease.
Benelli Velvet 150 Specs:
Engine and transmission
|Engine type:||1 cylinders, 4-stroke, Single|
|Displacement:||152 cc (9.29 cubic inches)|
|Cooling system:||Water cooled|
|Power:||11.15 HP (8.2 kW) @ 7500 rpm|
|Torque:||10.6 Nm (7.82 lb-ft) @ 6000 rpm|
|Valve train:||DOHC, variable|
|Valves per cylinder:||2|
|Fuel and ignition|
|Sparks per cylinder:||1|
|Fuel supply system:||Carburetor|
|Lubrication system:||Wet sump|
|Clutch:||Wet, centrifugal clutch, cable operated|
|Spark plug pipe type:||NGK, CR8E|
|Dry weight:||271.2 lbs|
Chassis and suspension
|Frame type:||steel, Trellis frame|
|Brake:||Single Disk, Ø8.66 inch|
|Tire:||120 / 70 R13|
|Tire pressure:||0.14 PSI|
|Suspension:||twin shock, Swingarm|
|Brake:||Disk, Ø8.66 inch|
|Tire:||130 / 70 R12|
|Tire pressure:||0.15 PSI|
|Fuel capacity:||3.09 gals|
|Number of riders:||2 persons|