Benelli Velvet 250: history, specs, pictures

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Benelli Velvet 250
Production 2007 - 2011
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 69.0mm x 66.8mm
Horsepower 19.31 HP (14.4 KW) @ 6500RPM
Torque 16.96 ft/lbs (23.0 Nm) @ 5750RPM
Fuel System injection
Transmission Final Drive: belt
Suspension Front: hydraulic telescopic fork ø33 mm
Rear: floating engine with double hydraulic rear dumper
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: single disc
Front Tire 120/70-zr13
Rear Tire 140/70-zr12
Wheelbase 55.12 inches (1400 mm)
Length 79.13 inches (2010 mm)
Width 28.74 inches (730 mm)
Height 45.67 inches (1160 mm)
Seat Height 32.2 inches (818 mm)
Weight 299.83 pounds (136.0 Kg) (dry), 146.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Benelli Velvet 250 was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by Benelli between 2007 and 2011. Max torque was 16.96 ft/lbs (23.0 Nm) @ 5750 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 19.31 HP (14.4 KW) @ 6500 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

The engine was a liquid cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 69.0mm bore x 66.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 248.0 cubic centimeters.

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 120/70-zr13 front tire and a 140/70-zr12 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a single disc in the rear. The front suspension was a hydraulic telescopic fork ø33 mm while the rear was equipped with a floating engine with double hydraulic rear dumper. The Velvet 250 was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 299.83 pounds (136.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 55.12 inches (1400 mm) long.