New QJMotor 250 looks specially interesting as it could be an interesting entry level Benelli in India. However, Benelli equivalents are not announced yet…
Qianjiang, which is the parent company of Benelli and QJMotor, has officially unveiled two new full faired sports motorcycles at the Beijing International Motorcycle Exhibition in China. Both these models – a 250 and a 350 were in the news recently and leaked ahead of the show.
QJMotor has gone ahead and officially launched the 250cc model at 19,999 yuan which translates to roughly around 2.28 Lac in INR. This is the pre-sale price applicable for a limited period of time between 1st to 31st July.
The model, displayed in the Racing livery of white and red, is powered by a single cylinder, DOHC, 249cc, water cooled engine which produces 20.5 KW (27.9 PS) of peak power at 9500 rpm and 22.5 Nm of max torque at 7250 rpm.
It comes with slipper clutch, racing tuned upside down front shock absorbers and Antilock Braking System. There is a TFT screen for information apart from an all-LED package (headlamp, tail lamp and side blinkers).
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Price of the 350, on the other hand, will be revealed on 30 June and it will also go on sale on 1st July. Bookings have opened however. The more aggressive looker is powered by a dual cylinder, 353cc, liquid cooled motor that produces 27 KW (36.7 PS) of peak power at 9000 rpm and 31 Nm of max torque at 7000 rpm. It was displayed in the very attractive matt grey orange dual color combination and looked brilliant.
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With both the entry level sports motorcycles now official, can we have equivalent Benellis for us Qianjiang…?