Benelli 650 Tornado

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Benelli 650 Tornado
Manufacturer Benelli
Production 1971 - 1972
Class Minibike / 50cc
Engine air-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder
Bore / Stroke 83.8mm x 83.8mm
Compression ratio 8.0:1
Horse Power 52.03 HP (38.8 KW) @ 7200RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: drum
Rear: drum
Front Tire 3.50 -18
Rear Tire 4.00 -18
Weight  (dry), 210.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Benelli 650 Tornado was a air-cooled, four-stroke, parallel twin cylinder, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder Minibike / 50cc motorcycle produced by Benelli between 1971 and 1972. Claimed horsepower was 52.03 HP (38.8 KW) @ 7200 RPM.

Engine[edit]

A 83.8mm bore x 83.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 642.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit]

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

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.50 -18 front tire and a 4.00 -18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via drum in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks.

1971 Benelli 650 Tornado[edit]

The 1971 MY Benelli 650 Tornado sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 642cc, parallel twin cylinder powerplant mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and can produce a claimed 52 horsepower at 7200 rpm. It also comes standard with a Marzocchi hydraulic telescopic fork in the front, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, a drum braking system both in the front and in the rear, laced wheels, a chromed dual exhaust system, a dual seat, an analogue instrument cluster and a blacked-out frame.


1972 Benelli 650 Tornado[edit]

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The 1972 MY Benelli is a middle-class machine, suitable for riders who want a powerful leisure bike. It comes standard with features such as a Marzocchi hydraulic telescopic fork in the front, dual adjustable shocks as a rear suspension, a drum braking system both in the front and in the rear, laced wheels, a chromed dual exhaust system, a dual seat, an analogue instrument cluster and a blacked-out frame.

In the tech/engine department, it sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 642cc, parallel twin cylinder powerhouse paired to a five-speed manual transmission, and can reach a maximum power output of 52 horsepower at 7200 rpm.