After a long time, Benelli Nepal launched a scooter in the country. In the past, there used to be a Benelli Zen Zero which was a 150 cc scooter. During that period, the 150-cc scooter wasn’t quite popular and Benelli Nepal stopped selling it. But recently, Benelli Nepal has come up with a brand-new scooter: Benelli Panarea 125.

Nowadays, scooters are getting as much love as bikes. Parallelly, scooters are getting powerful too. If Benelli brings back the ZenZero 150, there is a high possibility that people will like it. Keeping it aside, let’s focus on Benelli Panarea 125. It is a classic-looking scooter and also a powerful one. Here, we will discuss more about this scooter in detail.

Benelli bikes and scooters are imported by KTM International Trading Pvt. Ltd in Nepal. They are also the authorized distributor of Keeway bikes in Nepal. Keeway brand has two bikes in Nepal, Keeway K-Light 202 and Keeway Patagonian Eagle 250. Both of them are cruiser bikes, whereas Patagonian Eagle is slightly towards the chopper bike model.

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Benelli Panarea 125 Overview

Benelli Panarea 125 in Nepal might be the next popular scooter to be seen on roads. The Benelli Nepal launched Panarea 125 on Christmas day 2021, that is December 25, 2021. This retro classic Panarea 125 with a unique design is packed with tons of features. Here, we will have a quick look at the scooter’s specifications, features, and price of Benelli Panarea 125 in Nepal.

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Panarea 125 Benelli Nepal

Design

Starting with the looks, the Benelli Panarea 125 has a unique retro classic look. The headlamp is placed at the pod of the handlebar which is quite similar to the Vespa models. It holds a LED headlight in it but the pod isn’t circular giving the Panarea a modern touch. Whereas the front shell has a similar look to Vespa and Lambretta scooters. The front shell contains the side indicators and small vent-type lines which might help in aerodynamics. Side indicators also have a modern touch.

Moving on, the seat looks quite comfortable, for both rider and pillion. The body looks classic and stylish. Even the foot rest area is quite enough for the rider. Looking at the dash, there is a digital-analog cluster. Moreover, it has the Engine Kill Switch which is a must-needed feature. It also has a USB charging port and a pocket to keep small items.

The 125cc Panarea is built with a disc brake on the front and a telescopic suspension. The rear has a drum brake and the shock absorber is placed as a single-sided swingarm. The taillight of this scooter has a unique design for lighting as well as the grab rails. This scooter weighs 104 Kg which in my opinion is perfect for a 125cc scooter.

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Benelli Panerea 125 in Nepal

Engine, Transmission

Talking about the engine and its performance, it comes with a 125-cc engine. It is an air-cooled, Electronic Fuel Injected (EFI), SOHC 4 stroke, 2-valve, and single-cylinder engine. It can generate a maximum power of 8.5 hp at 7500 RPM. Similarly, it can generate a max torque of 9.2 Nm at 6000 RPM.

With that torque, you can ride in hills easily. The fuel tank has a capacity of 4.6 liters only, which is a downside for me. You will need to fuel it up very frequently in the range of 120 to 130 Km. Additionally, it features a CVT transmission type which delivers better power efficiency.

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Dimension, Suspensions, Wheels, and Brakes

Panarea 125 measures 1825mm in length and 685mm wide. It has a ground clearance of 125mm and a wheelbase of 1270mm. Its dry weight is 104 kg which is light to handle plus, it has 780mm seat height.

It has a telescopic suspension on the front and a single-sided swingarm shock absorber on the rear. The rear suspensions are not the adjustable ones. Likewise, the wheels are of alloy measuring 12 inches on both front and rear.

Front-wheel comes with a 100/90-12” Radial tubeless tyre and the rear comes with a 110/90-12” tubeless tyre. Braking is handled by a single disc brake on the front with a dual-piston caliper whereas the rear uses a drum brake. There is no ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) feature for extra safety.

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Benelli Panarca 125

Benelli Panarea 125 Specifications

Engine Type125 cc air-cooled, 4-stroke, 2-valve, single-cylinder, EFI, SOHC
Dimensions1825 x 685 x — mm (l x w x h)
Max Power8.5 PS @ 7500 RPM
Horsepower9.2 Nm @ 6000 RPM
Bore x Stroke— x — mm
Max Speed– Km/h
Seat height780 mm
Wheelbase1270 mm
Ground Clearance125 mm
Dry Weight104 Kg
Compression Ratio
Ignition/ Fuel DeliveryElectronic Fuel Injection (EFi)
Fuel tank capacity (Liter)4.6 L
Fuel Mileage30-35 Km/L *
Starting MechanismSelf/electric start and Kick start
Instrument PanelSemi-digital and analog console
TransmissionCVT
Drive TypeBelt Drive
SuspensionsTelescopic Hydraulic Fork [Front],
Single-sided Shock Absorber with swingarm [Back]
BrakesFront: Disc Back: Drum
Braking SystemStandard
Tires100/90-12″ – Radial Tubeless [Front] 110/90-122″ – Radial Tubeless [Rear]
FeaturesEngine Kill Switch, USB charging port
Color OptionsWhite, Black, Blue, Yellow
Benelli Panarea 125 Price in NepalRs. 2,99,900

Benelli Panarea 125 Price in Nepal and Availability

The Benelli Panarea 125 price in Nepal is Rs. 2,99,900. It was recently launched and is available in every Benelli showroom in Nepal. You can choose between Black, White, Yellow, and Blue colour options.

Benelli ScooterPrice in NepalAvailability
Panarea 125NPR 2,99,900Available

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Looking at the specifications of Benelli Panarea 125, it gives a vibe to try it once. The actual power and comfort will be experienced when you ride it. The all-new retro-styled classic scooter is capable of competing with the Vespa models in terms of looks. In terms of performance, it gives tough competition to Yamaha Ray ZR Rally, Aprilia SR 125, Aprilia Storm 125, TVS Ntorq 125, and many other 125cc scooters in Nepal.

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Panarea 125 Launch Event in Nepal

Frequently Asked Questions

Benelli Panarea 125 is FI?

Yes. Benelli Panarea 125 has an EFI engine.

What is the latest price of Panarea 125 in Nepal?

The Benelli Panarea 125 price in Nepal is Rs. 2,99,900.

Does Benelli Panarea 125 features ABS?

No, Benelli Panarea 125 does not come with an ABS feature. But it has a dual-piston caliper disc brake on the front.

Panarea 125 launched to date in Nepal?

Benelli Panarea 125 was launched on December 25, 2021, on Christmas day at Civil Mall, Kathmandu.

What is the mileage of Panarea 125?

The company claims Panarea 125 provides 50 Km/L mileage. Also, it depends on the rider and the road. To be more accurate, it might provide 35-40 Km/L mileage.

Who is the sole authorized distributor of Benelli in Nepal?

The authorized distributor of Benelli bikes in Nepal is KTM International Trading Pvt. Ltd.

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