Benelli Tornado 650

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Benelli Tornado 650
Also called Tornado 650 S
Production 1972 - 1976
Class Naked
twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 84.0mm x 58.0mm
Compression ratio 9.6:1
Top Speed 109 mph (175 km/h)
Horsepower 43.99 HP (32.8 KW) @ 6500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: Telehydraulic Forks
Rear: Swinging Arm Forks
Brakes Front: expanding brake
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 3.50-18
Rear Tire 4.00-18
Weight 222.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.3 Gallon (12.50 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli Tornado 650 S was a twin, four-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Benelli between 1972 and 1976. It could reach a top speed of 109 mph (175 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 43.99 HP (32.8 KW) @ 6500 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 84.0mm bore x 58.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 643.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 3.50-18 front tire and a 4.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The front suspension was a Telehydraulic Forks while the rear was equipped with a Swinging Arm Forks. The Tornado 650 S was fitted with a 3.3 Gallon (12.50 Liters) fuel tank.

1973 - 1976 Benelli Tornado 650 S[edit | edit source]

1973 - 1976 Benelli Tornado 650 S

The Benelli Tornado 650 S is a classic naked road bike which is mostly known by the “more experienced” bikers, because it is a pretty old bike, as it was released in 1973 and kept in production for only three years. It was equipped with a four stroke, twin cylinder engine which is able to produce 52 horsepower and 7200rpm.