News 7 Nov 2018

Husqvarna showcases 2019 Svartpilen 701 at EICMA

Vitpilen 701 Aero concept bike uncovered in Milan.

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Husqvarna has presented its production Svartpilen 701 and Vitpilen 701 Aero concept models at EICMA in Milan, Italy, adding to its resurgence in road market over the last 12 months.

Inspired by the resurgence of the iconic flat track scene, the all-new Svartpilen 701 production model marks the next step in Husqvarna’s return to the street. It is a modern and innovative naked bike completely free of excess that aims to appeal to an entirely new generation of motorcycle users.

The Svartpilen 701 street explorer is a flat-track-inspired machine created for the new generation of freethinking motorcyclists. Devoid of any excess, it appeals to riders less interested in the hype and overstatement of modern day motorcycling – those who prefer a simpler, timeless design.

Inspired by the brand’s Swedish heritage, the Svartpilen 701 is a progressive motorcycle that demands to be ridden. It is powered by a lightweight four-stroke single-cylinder engine that offers an outstanding performance output of 75hp and 72.0Nm of torque. F

Featuring the latest technology in terms of design and electronics, the engine combines optimum reliability with unmatched riding efficiency. The lightweight and powerful engine is housed within a stripped-down chassis and bodywork layout to provide a raw and authentic riding experience. Using high-grade chromium molybdenum steel, the trellis frame provides precise handling and ultimate confidence in all riding conditions.

With the Svartpilen 701 featuring high quality and fully-adjustable WP suspension, exceptional stopping power is guaranteed by the combination of Brembo brakes with Bosch’s latest ABS system. Pricing and availability in Australia is still to be confirmed.

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The Vitpilen 701 Aero concept is a modern faired sport bike with an innovative design approach that pays its respect to the past. Built around a modern single-cylinder engine with an elevated power output, it features a sporty look that hints at the potential for a more performance-oriented future for Husqvarna Motorcycles’ street range.

Featuring a lower and more locked-in position, the Vitpilen 701 Aero concept offers a fully immersive riding experience. Combining an appealing classic design with thrilling performance, it aims to deliver an experience that recaptures the pure exhilaration of riding a motorcycle. For more information, visit www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com/au.

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