NORDEN 901 CONCEPT, MOTO3 COMPETITION MACHINE AND JARVIS EDITION ENDURO MODEL AMONG HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES’ HIGHLIGHTS AT INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW IN MILAN
November 5, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Husqvarna Motorcycles are proud to lift the covers off 10 thrilling models at the 2019 EICMA show in Milan, Italy – the European manufacturer’s largest display of new motorcycles since the start of their new era. With the twin-cylinder NORDEN 901 concept breaking cover, the stirring array of models underline Husqvarna Motorcycles’ growing commitment to the street sector, while highlighting significant new motorsport activities and the ongoing development of all models in terms of performance, technology and design.
Centre stage at EICMA will be the new NORDEN 901 concept model. Unveiled for the first time, this new twin-cylinder machine is Husqvarna Motorcycles’ first ever tourer machine. A dynamic and versatile long-distance concept, the NORDEN 901 balances practical accessibility and comfort to suit the modern traveller.
The last three years have seen Husqvarna Motorcycles successfully return to the street segment, the updated VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN models receive new colours, trim and graphics while delivering a dynamic and fun-filled riding experience.
Leading the 2019 line-up, the 701 SUPERMOTO and 701 ENDURO are thoroughly revised with new cutting-edge electronics that elevate the performance and safety of these exciting single-cylinder motorcycles. A long-range 701 ENDURO LR will be added to the line-up in 2020. With its 25-litre fuel capacity, 500 km distances between fuel stops allow riders to conquer any terrain, no matter how remote. In the offroad segment, the new TE 300i JARVIS EDITION celebrates Graham Jarvis’ success on the extreme enduro world stage.
Showcasing the brand’s commitment to both the street sector and motorsport, Husqvarna Motorcycles will re-enter the Moto3 World Championship in 2020. Officially supporting the Max Biaggi owned Max Racing Team, the official FR 250 GP machinery that will be used by Romano Fenati and Alonso Lopez is exclusively unveiled at EICMA.
BROADEN YOUR HORIZON
Forming Husqvarna Motorcycles’ view of an adventure-touring motorcycle, the NORDEN 901 concept is a dynamic, twin-cylinder motorcycle that features advanced rider ergonomics and high performance based on years of rally experience, in a distinct modern design. A versatile long-distance exploration concept, it delivers both outstanding street and offroad performance. Class-leading lightness and power delivery is set in a versatile and accessible package, precisely arranged to allow discerning riders uncompromised exploration possibilities. Delivering effortless rideability and sensible, high-end modern equipment this motorcycle can be used on daily commutes, extended adventures and everything in between.
=> Slim and light explorer motorcycle
• 889.5 cc parallel twin engine specifically tuned for adventure usage
=> Perfect balance between offroad performance and touring ability
• 21” front wheel, 18” rear
=> Comfortable ergonomics and confidence inspiring handling
=> High quality WP suspension components
VITPILEN 701 AND SVARTPILEN 701
The VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 701, now in their third and second year of production respectively, receive new colours, trim, graphics and technical details that enhance the modern look of their ground-breaking designs. With 75 hp, the high-performance 692 cc single cylinder engine compliments the machines’ dynamic handling and exciting riding experience. Weighing only 158 kg and 161 kg respectively without fuel, both motorcycles feature adjustable suspension and are further highlighted by new spoked wheels and CNC machined footrests.
=> Powerful and torquey 692 cc, 75 hp, 72 Nm, single cylinder engine
=> Dynamic, lightweight high-performance chassis
=> Spoked wheels as standard
=> Striking new graphics, trim and paint finish
=> CNC machined footrests
=> Up/down Easy Shift
VITPILEN 401 AND SVARTPILEN 401
The VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 401, with their strong and tractable 373 cc, 44 hp single cylinder engines, are equally well suited to urban environments as they are to out-of-town riding, thanks to their dynamic chassis, accessible overall size and low weight. For 2020, both models feature a new bolt-on subframe that has been extended by 40 mm for improved pillion comfort, as well as a new, high quality paint finishes and graphics that highlight their progressive designs.
=> Powerful yet tractable 373 cc, 44 hp, 37 Nm, single cylinder engine
=> Extended subframe for increased pillion comfort
=> Striking new graphics, trim and paint finishes
=> VITPILEN 401: 151 kg without fuel
=> SVARTPILEN 401: 152 kg without fuel
=> LED headlight and tail light
701 SUPERMOTO / 701 ENDURO / 701 ENDURO LR
On display at this year’s EICMA are also the 701 SUPERMOTO and 701 ENDURO models featuring the latest cutting-edge electronic rider aids. Cornering ABS, lean angle sensitive traction control, ride modes and easy shift are featured as standard and offer the highest levels of safety matched to the highest performance. Both models are extremely well-balanced, offering outstanding levels of agility and handling.
The renowned, torquey, 74 hp single-cylinder 692.7 cc engine features ride-by-wire throttle, offering a perfectly linear power delivery. For the first time the new machines will have their own unique progressive new graphics.
Bred from Husqvarna Motorcycles’ highly popular 701 ENDURO, the brand new 701 ENDURO LR (Long Range) shares the same advanced electronics as the 701 ENDURO but offers additional touring capabilities for riders wanting to travel further.
Remaining a lightweight and nimble machine, the additional 12-litre auxiliary fuel tank increases the total fuel capacity to 25 litres, meaning a significantly bigger fuel range for endless enduro capability.
=> New switchable Ride Modes – change power characteristics while riding
=> New Bosch cornering ABS – lean angle specific braking technology
=> New Easy Shift function – shorter shift times & improved rear wheel traction
=> New lean-angle sensitive Motorcycle Traction Control – perfect rear wheel traction
=> New graphics & slim bodywork – carefully engineered ergonomics
TE 300i JARVIS EDITION
A fitting tribute to the legend, the new TE 300i JARVIS EDITION is the perfect machine to explore new ground and go where few have gone before. The trusted 2-stroke is exceedingly simple to manage. Combined with electronic fuel injection, smooth power delivery and an extremely nimble chassis, this limited edition TE 300i delivers class-leading performance to match its official Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing graphics.
=>Black seat cover with additional ribs
=>Supersprox blue rear sprocket
=> Front disc protector
=> Blue chain guide
=> Grey grips
=> Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing graphics
Accompanying all street and offroad machines, Husqvarna Motorcycles’ offer dedicated CLOTHING and ACCESSORIES. All functional, premium-quality CLOTHING items meet the demands of modern motorcyclists while the ACCESSORIES allow riders to customise, protect and further improve the performance of their machines.
All of the above-mentioned new models, together with the latest line-up of motocross and enduro machines, will be presented on the Husqvarna Motorcycles’ stand at the EICMA motorcycle show, booth I86, Hall 13.
The 2019 EICMA Media Kit can be downloaded here: http://bit.ly/2019_EICMA_MEDIA_INFORMATION
For all details on availability and prices, please refer to your national Husqvarna Motorcycles Subsidiary or Importer.
Husqvarna Motorcycles. Tradition on two wheels since 1903.
Husqvarna Motorcycles are widely known and respected in the offroad world for a heritage of competition and numerous motocross and enduro world championships. Originally founded in Sweden in 1903, Husqvarna Motorcycles have been designed and manufactured in Mattighofen, Austria since 2013.
Source: Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH