Benelli 254 Quattro

The Benelli 254 Quattro was a in-line four, four-stroke Classic motorcycle produced by Benelli between 1980 and 1983. It could reach a top speed of 93 mph (150 km/h). Max torque was 14.01 ft/lbs (19.0 Nm) @ 9000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 10500 RPM.

Benelli 254 Quattro
Production 1980 - 1983
Class Classic
in-line four, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 44.0mm x 38.0mm
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Top Speed 93 mph (150 km/h)
Horsepower 26.42 HP (19.7 KW) @ 10500RPM
Torque 14.01 ft/lbs (19.0 Nm) @ 9000RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi plate
Suspension Front: Hydraulic fork
Rear: Swinging arm with hydraulic shiocks
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 2.75-18
Rear Tire 3.00-18
Wheelbase 50.0 inches (1270 mm)
Length 76.42 inches (1941 mm)
Width 27.99 inches (711 mm)
Seat Height 37.4 inches (950 mm)
Weight 122.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 2.11 Gallon (8.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The engine was a air cooled in-line four, four-stroke. A 44.0mm bore x 38.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 231.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).


The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi plate.


It came with a 2.75-18 front tire and a 3.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Hydraulic fork while the rear was equipped with a Swinging arm with hydraulic shiocks. The 254 Quattro was fitted with a 2.11 Gallon (8.00 Liters) fuel tank. The wheelbase was 50.0 inches (1270 mm) long.

1981 Benelli 254 QuattroEdit


The 1980 MY Benelli 254 Quattro has, at its heart, an air-cooled, four-stroke, 231cc, single cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 28 hp and 19 Nm of torque. In addition, it comes with a 30mm telescopic fork, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a front disc brake, a small fairing with a windscreen, a rear drum brake, a dual, chromed, exhaust system, a dual seat, plus an analogue instrument panel.