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Benelli Tornado Tre 1130
The Tornado’s frame has been completely revised to meet the new power and torque characteristic of the engine, without loosing any input from the original Tornado project.
This is one of the characterizing features of the Tornado. 50% of the weight is distributed to the front chassis of the bike in all riding conditions. The advantage being increased precision when riding and when entering bends.
The shock absorber and the links have benefitted from recent racing experience. The measurements have been slightly modified to make the frame easier to manage adapting it to the new increased power and torque values.
Some small improvements, for example the welding system and tube assembly are now more accurate. The aluminum plates have been modified to make the Tornado 1130 more enjoyable and satisfying to ride.
Tornado’s success had all to do with the racing frame and the engine that fitted it so this is what engineers concentrated on improving. The bike steers sharp and the three-cylinder engine fed through fuel injection system is there to back the chassis’s abilities up. When compared to other sporty bikes out there, Benelli is conscious of the missing piston disadvantage and that is why we’re dealing with an 1130cc engine.
First introduced in 2006, the first
fully-faired Tornado (previous bikes were naked ones) was what everyone expected
from the relatively small Italian manufacturer. The engine develops 120 kW at
10.500 RPM, definitely comparable with Japanese supersports (although we won’t
do that, read a bit more) and the 124 Nm at 8000 RPM as well.
Much to do with it being impressive
and worth the buck is the way it looks. Exterior design is important, especially
in the given category and thanks to Benelli designers, it looks worthy of its