The 2014 Benelli BN600GT is a new entry-level sport touring version of the Benelli BN600R naked bike. It is a more touring-friendly approach, but sports by the same 600cc liquid-cooled, DOHC inline-Four engine found in the BN600R model.
The powerplant features Electronic Fuel Injection. It is linked to a six-speed racing transmission with “well-spaced gear engagement”, providing 80.4 hp at 11,500 rpm and 38.4 ft-lb. at 10,500 rpm.
Like BN600R, the The 2014 Benelli BN600GT features a steel trellis frame with aluminum plate design at the rear, but sports banana-shaped swingarm instead of the BN600R’s twin underseat silencers. The redesigned swingram makes room for an underslung exhaust. Other features a 50mm upside-down front Marzocchi fork and a spring preload adjustable suspension, radially-mounted brake system (320mm front / 260mm rear) from Brembo, a 7.13 gallon tank, as well as a more upright seating position. The BN600GT sits on 17? aluminum alloy wheels wrapped in 120/70 (front) and 180/55 (rear) tires.
The 2014 Benelli BN600GT mid-sized sport touring will be available in Europe from mid-2014 at a really competitive price. It will be offered in white and black colors.