2020 Benelli TNT 600 makes official debut

The new 2020 Benelli TNT 600 has been seen in pictures from China where the bike is built by QJ Motor and badged as a QJ SRK 600

2020 Benelli TNT 600

THE Benelli TNT 600 has been seen in finished form for the first time, as QJ Motor (Benelli’s parent company) pulls the covers off the QJ SRK 600 it will be based upon.

The new machine includes a host of features, some of which have never been seen in the middle-weight naked (and Chinese built) sector including, keyless ignition, backlit switches, and full-colour TFT dash.

Benelli TNT 600 specs

The QJ SRK 600 is available in three flavours, Standard, Medium, and High, with the price, spec, and trim increasing with each increment. While the SRK 600 is widely understood to be the machine Benelli will be badging as their next naked machine, it’s not clear whether the TNT 600 will also arrive with three tiers of spec to the range.

Powering the new model is a 600cc inline four-cylinder engine that produces 81ps (79bhp) and 55Nm (40lb-ft) and is reportedly already in BS6 (India’s Euro5 equivalent) form.

The three-model range of bikes is also an interesting concept and something that we currently see in high-end sports bikes. The base bike in this range gets basic suspension and brakes, with the mid-spec machine getting upgraded to KYB suspension and a Chinese made Xihu braking system. The top-spec bike gets Marzocchi forks, a KYB rear shock, and Brembo stoppers.

The pricing for the bike in the UK or even European spec is still unknown, for an idea of the gap between the three options, the Standard bike comes in at £4,861, with the Medium at £5,191 and the High £5,525. Those prices would obviously be adjusted for the UK market and don’t give an idea as to how much the bike will cost over here, just how the spec levels differ.