Benelli Velvet 150: history, specs, pictures

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Benelli Velvet 150
Production 2006 - 2014
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 57.6mm x 57.8mm
Horsepower 10.33 HP (7.7 KW) @ 7750RPM
Torque 7.74 ft/lbs (10.5 Nm) @ 6000RPM
Fuel System carburetor. pd26jc
Ignition electronic
Transmission Gear box: automatic

Final Drive: belt

Clutch: automatic centrifugal
Suspension Front: hydraulic telescopic fork
Rear: floating engine with double hydraulic rear dumper
Brakes Front: single disc. floating double piston caliper
Rear: single disc. two opposed pistons
Front Tire 120/70-r13
Rear Tire 140/70-r13
Wheelbase 55.12 inches (1400 mm)
Length 75.2 inches (1910 mm)
Height 47.24 inches (1200 mm)
Seat Height 32.2 inches (818 mm)
Weight 268.96 pounds (122.0 Kg) (dry), 129.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.09 Gallon (11.70 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli Velvet 150 was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by Benelli between 2006 and 2014. Max torque was 7.74 ft/lbs (10.5 Nm) @ 6000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 10.33 HP (7.7 KW) @ 7750 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 57.6mm bore x 57.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 152.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit | edit source]

The bike has a automatic transmission. Power was moderated via the automatic centrifugal.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 120/70-r13 front tire and a 140/70-r13 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. floating double piston caliper in the front and a single disc. two opposed pistons in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a floating engine with double hydraulic rear dumper. The Velvet 150 was fitted with a 3.09 Gallon (11.70 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 268.96 pounds (122.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.12 inches (1400 mm) long.