For those craving a small cc Italian-bred motorcycle for the city street, Benelli has the answer. Meet the Benelli Tornado Naked T, a 125cc motorcycle produced for the urban environment.The Tornado Naked T is powered by single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air-cooled 125cc engine that produces 11.1 horsepower @ 9500 rpm and 7 ft/lbs of torque.
Suspension duties are handled by an upside-down 35mm fork, and swingarm with lateral shock absorber that features spring pre-load adjustment. The Benelli Tornado Naked T features 12-inch wheels donning 120/70 and 130/70 tires.The Tornado Naked T brakes consist of a single 210mm front disc up front, and a 190mm out back.The Benelli single is available in three colors: white, red and black. Pricing and US availability is not available at this time.For full specs, visit Benelli Tornado naked T 125_Technical data_2017.
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