Benelli’s Suzuki V-Strom SX-rival TRK 251 prices have risen again
– Second hike in the past two months
– Rs 10,000 more expensive now
Just two months ago, Benelli raised the prices of its quarter-litre adventure tourer, the TRK 251, by Rs 3,000 in India. While that seemed like a marginal raise, the one he received this month was not. The company has raised the prices of TRK 251 up to Rs 10,000! As a result, the gray color of the bike costs Rs 2.64 lakh while the black and white paint schemes set you back Rs 2.74 lakh.
The closest rivals to the Benelli TRK 251 happen to be the KTM 250 Adventure and the new Suzuki V-Strom SX. These bikes were already cheaper than the TRK and the latest price increase has widened the gap even further. The KTM 250 Adventure is priced at Rs 2.36 lakh while the Suzuki V-Strom SX is even more affordable at Rs 2.12 lakh (all prices are ex-showroom).
Talking about the technical specs of the TRK, it is powered by a liquid-cooled 249cc single-cylinder engine that develops 25.47hp and 21.2Nm. makes it lighter than its aforementioned rivals. It rolls on 17-inch alloy wheels suspended by USD forks and a monoshock while braking is handled by a single disc at both ends. The feature list includes full LED lighting, LCD instrument panel, dual channel ABS and an 18 liter fuel tank.