Benelli 250 Cafe Racer

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Benelli 250 Cafe Racer
Production 1975
Class Sport Bike
air-cooled, two-stroke, parallel twin
Bore / Stroke 55.9mm x 55.9mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Horsepower 30.04 HP (22.4 KW) @ 6800RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: dual 260mm discs
Rear: 156mm drum
Front Tire 3.00-18
Rear Tire 3.25-18
Wheelbase 51.61 inches (1311 mm)
Weight 125.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli 250 Cafe Racer was a air-cooled, two-stroke, parallel twin Sport Bike motorcycle produced by Benelli in 1975. Claimed horsepower was 30.04 HP (22.4 KW) @ 6800 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 55.9mm bore x 55.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 231.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed, manual transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 3.00-18 front tire and a 3.25-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via dual 260mm discs in the front and a 156mm drum in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The wheelbase was 51.61 inches (1311 mm) long.

1975 Benelli 250 Cafe Racer[edit | edit source]

1975 Benelli 250 Cafe Racer

The 1975 MY Benelli 250 Cafe Racer is especially addressed to the more nostalgic among riders, that still want improved performance. It sports an air-cooled, two-stroke, 231cc, parallel twin cylinder powerhouse mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 30 horsepower at 6800 rpm.

Standard features include a telescopic fork, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, dual front disc brakes coupled to a rear drum, an aerodynamic, half-fairing, a chromed dual exhaust system, three-spoked, aluminum-alloy wheels, a small windscreen, a dual seat, and an analogue instrument panel.