Husqvarna Motorcycles Unveils All-New Vitpilen and Svartpilen models

Husqvarna Motorcycles Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401 2024 [678]


MURRIETA, CA – January 16, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to present the exciting, all-new 2024 generation Vitpilen and Svartpilen models. Featuring the biggest technical updates to the ranges since their introduction in 2018, the completely redesigned Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 feature entirely new engines, new chassis, class-leading technology, and new styling.

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From urban commuting to weekend exploration, the newest Vitpilen and Svartpilen models have been designed to offer a consistently fun, memorable, and dynamic riding experience. Aboard these new machines, riders both young and experienced can disrupt and escape the ordinary.

An all-new steel trellis frame preserves the much-loved agility of the Vitpilen and Svartpilen, with a lightweight aluminum swingarm and WP suspension on each machine ensuring predictable handling. The 2024 machines also feature a longer wheelbase, a new frame, and a revised seat height, improving cornering behavior while keeping their renowned stability. The Vitpilen 401 further benefits from new handlebars that offer reduced weight for highly responsive steering.

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Housed inside an updated steel trellis chassis, the 2024 Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 are powered by a new 399 cc, single-cylinder engine delivering increased performance, paired with improved weight distribution and a revised gearbox. Combined with a new aluminum swingarm, the motorcycles’ much-loved nimble handling gives excellent rider feedback. The Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 also share key technology, including cornering MTC, switchable ride modes, adjustable WP suspension, ByBre brakes and Bosch cornering-sensitive ABS that delivers powerful stopping. Easy Shift technology allows clutchless gear changes, while a 5” bonded glass TFT display, premium paint finish with decals, and 17” wheels complete the unmistakable style of the Vitpilen and Svartpilen models.

Technical highlights:

  • Engine Vitpilen Svartpilen 401 2024New frame and swingarm that accommodate the new engine with off-center rear suspension
  • New 5” bonded glass TFT display
  • Adjustable open cartridge front fork
  • A premium paint finish with over-coated decals
  • Low seat height of 32.2” (820 mm)
  • Cornering ABS
  • Easy Shift and connectivity features as standard
  • LED headlight with positioning light ring
  • Spoked 17” wheels with premium Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tires (Svartpilen 401)
  • Cast aluminum 17″ wheels with 6-spoke aero design and premium Michelin Power 6 tires (Vitpilen 401)

Additionally, Husqvarna Motorcycles offers a Technical Accessories range with a collection of meticulously designed, high-quality components to enhance performance and looks while increasing durability. The Functional Street Apparel collection allows riders to choose from a comprehensive range of riding gear and protective items, all of which provide maximum levels of safety and comfort.

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The 2024 Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 will be available from March 2024 onward at authorized Husqvarna Motorcycles dealers.

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Husqvarna Motorcycles has continued to expand its professional race team to compete in AMA Supercross, AMA Pro Motocross, AMA National Enduro, GNCC, AMA EnduroCross, and AMA National Hare & Hound championships. Husqvarna team riders are competing aboard Husqvarna FC 450, FC 350, FC 250, FE 350, TC 250 and TE 300 models.

Source: Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc.

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