2008 Benelli TNT 899 Sport
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– 2008 Benelli TNT 899 Sport (TNT 899s)
2008 Benelli TNT 899 Sport
FUN – POWER – CONTROL
Original features, unique and exclusive design: Distinctive marks for the most enjoyable, fun and satisfying naked-streetfighter bike.
A blasting power supply with an impressive frame handling and agility that makes the TNT the easiest and simplest bike to ride.
This is the definition of Trinitrotoluene, better known in its abbreviated form as TNT: a powerful but stable explosive that is insensitive to friction and jarring and needs a detonator to set it off.
Benelli admitted at the time it presented the new TNT – Naked/Cafe Racer that it aimed to combine the dynamic qualities of the Tornado 900 Tre supersports bike and the three-cylinder 899 cc engine developed by the firm. The result was to be the most explosive and powerful bike, but also the most enjoyable and exciting on the market.
But the bike also had to be a logical continuation of the Tornado range. It had to retain the latter’s unique character and style, an unmistakable Benelli trade-mark. The TNT’s first dynamic tests allow us to say right now that we have certainly achieved this.
The natural heir to the ’70s CafÃ© Racer, designed to burn up the road between traffic lights rather than travel long distances or cruise at high speeds, our Naked bike needed an engine that had lots of torque even at low speeds and was very flexible. That’s what we were aiming for when we started developing the new engine.
By increasing the stroke of our sports engine, we were looking for good torque at low speeds but we also increased the power. Today we can safely say that we have created our first “Long Stroke” sports engine.
DEFINITION OF THE BENELLI TNT PROJECT
Four basic characteristics were identified at the moment of project definition.
1. Appeal and exclusivity of design to heighten owner pride.
2. Torque: the best in its category at low RPM to ensure superb
out-of-the-bend performance and smooth handling on easier roads.
3. Making the TNT agile, to exploit the engine and the chassis’s superb
potential on mixed-road routes and under any circumstances.
4. Excellent high speed stability for good motorcycle control on the
motorway, allowing maintenance of high average speeds,
albeit at the expense of aerodynamic comfort.
US SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Benelli TNT 899 Sport
Price $0,000 MSRP
Not available in the USA
Canada SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Benelli TNT 899 Sport
TYPE 3 cylinders, 4 stroke, liquid cooled, 12 Valves,
DOHC(double overhead camshaft)
CYLINDER CAPACITY 899 cc
BORE X STROKE 88 X 49.2
COMPRESSION RATIO 12, 5:1
MAXIMUM POWER 116 hp
MAXIMUM NET TORQUE / RPM 60ftlb
FIRING ORDER 1 > 3 > 2
INTAKE VALVE DIAMETER 33 mm
EXHAUST VALVE DIAMETER 29 mm
INTAKE ENGINE TIMING 21°BTDC42° ATDC
EXHAUST ENGINE TIMING 42°BTDC21° ATDC
MAXIMUM VALVE LIFT Int.8,75 exh.7.5
THROTTLE BODY,DIAMETER 53 mm
LUBRICATION SYSTEM Wet sump
FUEL SYSTEM Injection EURO 3
CLUTCH Wet clucth 10 discs
IGNITION Digital – inductive type via electronic engine management
GEARBOX 6 – speed
TRANSMISSION 525 chain type
PRIMARY RATIO 44 / 79
FINAL RATIO 16 / 41
GEAR RATIOS (SECONDARY) 1°14 / 39
2°18 / 35
3°21 / 32
4°23 / 30
5°24 / 28
6°25 / 27
FRAME ASD steel tube trellis, with boxed section
FRONT SUSPENSION “Upside down” fork Ã˜43 mm totally adjustable
FRONT TRAVEL 120 mm
REAR SUSPENSION ASD steel tube trellis swingarm
REAR TRAVEL 120 mm
TRAIL 95 mm
OFFSET 33 mm
FRONT BRAKE DIAMETER Ã˜320 mm with radial caliper
REAR BRAKE DIAMETER Ã˜240 mm
FRONT TYRE 120-70-/17; 120-65/17
REAR TYRE 180-55/17; 190-55/17; 200-50/17
LENGHT 2100 mm
WIDTH 790 mm
HEIGHT 1050 mm
SEAT HEIGHT 780 mm
WHEELBASE 1443 mm
DRY WEIGHT 199 kg
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 17l
FUEL RESERVE 4l
EUROPE SPECIFICATIONS: 2008 Benelli TNT 899 Sport
TYPE In line 3 cylinders, 4-stroke, liquid cooled , 4 valves per cylinder double overhead camshaft, with balancer shaft
DISPLACEMENT 899 cc
BORE x STROKE 88 x 49,2 mm
COMPRESSION RATIO 12,5:1
RATED OUTPUT 88 kW (120 cv) @ 9500 rpm
MAX. TORQUE 88 Nm (9 kgm) @ 8000 rpm
FUEL SUPPLY Electronic injection with three throttle bodies Ã¸53 mm
EXHAUST SYSTEM With catalytic converter and oxigen sensor
CERTIFICATION Euro 3
CLUTCH Wet clutch
GEARBOX 6 speed
FINAL DRIVE Chain drive, ratio 16:41
FRAME Decomposable, front steel trestle, rear alluminium alloy casting
FRONT SUSPENSION Ã˜43 mm upside-down fork, with idraulic extension / compression and spring preload adjustments
FRONT SUSPENSION STROKE 120 mm
REAR SUSPENSION Steel trestle swingarm, progressive rear dumper with idraulic extension/compression and spring preload adjustments
REAR SUSPENSION STROKE 120 mm
FRONT BRAKE Twin floating disk Ã¸320 mm with 4 piston calipers
REAR BRAKE Singol disk Ã¸240 mm with double piston caliper
FRONT RIM 17”x3.50” DOT-D
REAR RIM 17”x6.00” DOT-D
FRONT TYRE 120/70-ZR17 58W (-120/65-ZR17 56W-)
REAR TYRE 190/50-ZR17 73W (-180/55-ZR17 73W — 200/50-ZR17 75W -)
LENGHT 2128 mm
WIDHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS 790 mm
HEIGHT EXCLUDING MIRRORS 1050 mm
SEAT HEIGHT 820 mm
WHEELBASE 1443 mm
UNLADEN WEIGHT* 208 kg
ROAD READY WEIGHT** 215 kg
PERMITTED TOTAL WEIGHT 400 kg
USABLE TANK VOLUME 16 lt
* without fluids
** According to guideline 93/93/CEE with all fluids, fuelled with at least 90% of usable tank volume
(Benelli Q.J. reserves the right to change technical specifications, equipment, set ups, and colours without prior notice.)
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