Benelli 304

 

 

 

Make Model

Benelli 304

Year

1984 - 88

Engine

Four stroke, transverse four cylinder, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder

Capacity

231.4 cc / 14.1 cu in
Bore x Stroke 44 x 38 mm
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Cooling System Air cooled
Oil Capacity 2.5 L / 2.6 US qts
Exhaust 4-into-2

Induction

4 x Dell'Orto PHBG 18 B carburetors

Ignition

Coil, distributor

Starting

Electric (kick start optional)

Max Power

20.1 kW / 27.8 hp @ 10500 rpm

Max Torque

18.8 Nm / 1.92 kgf-m / 13.86 lbs-ft @ 9000 rpm

Transmission

5 Speed

Final Drive

Chain

Frame

Open tubular frame, load bearing engine

Front Suspension

Hydraulic forks, 30 mm Ĝ

Rear Suspension

Swinging arm with hydraulic shocks

Front Brakes

Single 260 mm disc

Rear Brakes

158 mm Drum

Front Tyre

3.75 -18

Rear Tyre

3.00 -18

Dimensions

Length: 1940 mm / 76.4 in

Width:     710 mm / 28.0 in

Height:    950 mm / 37.4 in

Wheelbase

1270 mm / 50.0 in

Dry Weight

134 kg / 295 lbs

Fuel Capacity 

11 Litres / 2.9 US gal
Top Speed 150 km/h / 934 mph

In the same category with 354 Sport and 350 RS, the Benelli 304 is an Italian classic, a bike especially designed for touring. It has a pretty small engine, a 231cc one with four cylinders inline, air cooled and able to develop 27 horsepower at 10500 rpm. They kept this model in production from 1984 until 1988.