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Pure evolution of the modern-classic of the Pesaro company, with which it shares philosophy and concept, Benelli presents the new Leoncino 800, now Euro5 approved. A two-wheeler with an authentic style, characterized by essentiality and a balanced mix of classic and modern styles, which finds its maximum expression thanks to the new 754cc beating heart, the most advanced in the Benelli range. In Leoncino 800 the shapes become harder and more sculpted, thus enhancing its power and dynamism: in the pure elegance of the lines and in the modernity of its style, this two-wheeler is able to express all its essence and uniqueness, while maintaining what are the elements iconic pieces of the Leoncino range. In fact, even in the 800cc version we find the stylistic element of the bow, which is faithful to both the headlight and the tank, keeping the family feeling unchanged. The beating heart of the Leoncino 800 is the 754cc liquid-cooled twin-cylinder, fluid, constant and responsive, to respond well in acceleration, presenting a power of 76.2 HP (56 kW) at 9000 rpm and 68 torque. Nm (6.9 kgm) at 6500 rpm. Double overhead camshaft timing system, 4 valves per cylinder, 43 mm diameter double throttle body, clutch with torque control and anti-hopping function in oil bath and 6-speed gearbox complete the picture of an engine-transmission unit safe and modern. The frame is a tubular trellis with steel plates, designed to integrate perfectly with the design of the bike and to ensure maximum agility and handling on the road for any type of rider, without ever giving up the maximum driving fun. What sets Leoncino 800 apart is certainly the attention to detail: the tank, with its sharp and modern lines, is made of steel sheet and houses the Benelli logo, as per tradition. The Leoncino logo under the saddle is instead an aluminum side panel with modern lines, which develops seamlessly towards the tank, creating a simple but unique and sophisticated element of style. The projector, which incorporates the most modern lines of the Leoncino 250, is entirely led and has an original and refined design, underlined by the arched design and the Benelli Leoncino logo positioned in the center. State-of-the-art instrumentation, in TFT, for a dashboard with a modern and authentic design. The saddle, able to guarantee maximum comfort for rider and passenger, also integrates perfectly with the lines of the bike, as well as the design of the exhaust, with balanced and modern proportions. A special mention to the Leone which, as in the historic bike and as in the rest of the range, proudly stands out on the front fender. Leoncino 800 also features the standard central stand. The suspension department is entrusted to the front by a Marzocchi up-side down fork with 50 mm diameter stems, adjustable in rebound, compression and spring preload, guaranteeing comfort, stability and effectiveness along the entire 130 mm travel of the suspension. front. Behind we find a swingarm with central mono adjustable in spring preload and hydraulic brake in extension. Brembo braking system, a guarantee of maximum safety, with a double semi-floating front disc of 320 mm in diameter and four-piston radial monobloc caliper, and a 260 mm diameter rear disc, with double piston caliper and ABS. The 17 ”spoked, tubeless, aluminum alloy rims are fitted with 120 / 70-17 and 180 / 55-17 tires. The tank has 15 liters of capacity, underlining the muscularity of the bike.