Benelli TRK 502 X

Published on 24.01.2022

The chinese ADV bike comes of age


The redesigned Benelli TRK 502 X is an interesting alternative for beginners who want something other than a chopper or a naked bike.

Benelli is a name that evokes memories of legendary motorbikes, such as the distinctive Tornado Tre 1130 from 2003. But Benelli is now part of the China-based Qianjiang Group, which produces more than 1.2 million vehicles.
 
Visually, this little motorcycle is attractive and can easily be mistaken for a big German touring bike. The comfort level is also impressive. Tall people will feel comfortable on this 502. The seat height is 85.5 cm and the driver’s seat has been redesigned for improved ergonomics this year. The seating position is relaxed, the knee angle is generous, the windscreen is sufficiently wide. The handlebar, clutch and handbrake levers are adjustable and the mirrors provide an excellent rear view. This makes the longest journeys stress-free, even with a passenger and luggage.
 
The engine has also been revamped. The two-cylinder 499 cm3  meets the Euro 5 anti-pollution standard and offers a maximum power output of 48 hp. A welcome bonus is that the torque curve is very pleasant: the 46Nm are available at 6000 rpm. Starting from an idle, the small engine delivers power, unhindered by the machine’s 235kg weight. Its flexibility is remarkable. However, it is best to avoid pushing beyond 6000 rpm, where the high frequency vibrations are very unpleasant.
 
In a nutshell, this Benelli TRK 502 X will appeal to bikers who are looking for adventure and do not want to sacrifice all their savings. Prices start at €7099.
 
Benelli TRK 502 X récemment retravaillée se présente comme une alternative intéressante pour les débutants qui veulent autre chose qu’un chopper ou une naked.

Back

Other news

Exceptionally opened on 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th...

This year again, the Automobile Club will opens its doors on five Saturday mornings in July,...

Read more
20.06.2022

A few precautions for peace of mind on holiday

You’ve worked hard for your holiday and nothing and no-one is going to spoil your fun, which...

Read more
15.06.2022

Tips for keeping little ones occupied

Travelling hundreds of kilometres with children in the back seat is no walk in the park, but...

Read more
15.06.2022

The right seat for your child’s age

We tried and tested 32 children’s car seats of various sizes for safety, usability...

Read more
15.06.2022