Benellin as soon as once more hiked the costs for its TRK line-up of journey tourers, with the latest one being in March this yr. The smaller TRK 251 and the bigger pair of TRK 502s are each affected, and costs have gone up by ₹ 20,000 in some instances.
The TRK 251, famously launched at a beginning value of ₹ 2.51 lakh, is now priced between ₹ 2.73 lakh and ₹ 2.83 lakh. So far, it was priced between ₹ 2.64 lakh and ₹ 2.74 lakh, so the hike on this case is a large ₹ 9,000.
But the TRK 502 fashions are worse off, seeing a value soar to the tune of ₹ 20,000. The extra road-focused TRK 502 now prices between ₹ 5.42 lakh and ₹ 5.52 lakh (vs ₹ 5.24 lakh to ₹ 5.34 lakh earlier), whereas the extra off-road prepared TRK 502X is now priced between ₹ 5.89 lakh and ₹ 6.04 lakh (vs ₹ 5.69 lakh to ₹ 5.84 lakh earlier).
Meanwhile, the model additionally elevated the costs of Imperiale 400 by ₹ 4,000.
Despite the sharp improve in costs, there aren’t any adjustments to the bikes, and we’re but to obtain the up to date TRK 502 that made its international debut final month. New options on the up to date bikes embrace the addition of a TFT show and heated grips, so it’s fairly seemingly that costs might go up additional nonetheless when the replace ultimately lands in India.
While Benelli’s merchandise usually depart us wanting for extra, the corporate did as soon as have a fame for with the ability to undercut its rivals on pricing.
The TRK 251’s most direct rival, the KTM 250 Adventure, prices a very good deal lower than it, at ₹ 2.35 lakh. Other rivals just like the Suzuki V-Strom SX are extra inexpensive, at ₹ 2.11 lakh. The TRK 502 faces even stiffer competitors within the type of the extraordinarily likeable Honda CB500X. That bike is itself perceived as costly, with its ₹ 5.80 lakh price ticket, however the TRK line-up now extends even additional up than that, even if the Honda is a considerably lighter, higher constructed motorbike.