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2018 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401

2018 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401
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  • Husqvarna Svartpilen 401
  • Year:
    2018
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    single cylinder
  • Displacement:
    373 cc
  • Price:
    6299
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Husky Gives Us A Saucy Little Scrambler

Husqvarna Motorcycles, long known for its off-road prowess, takes the plunge into the sort-of streetbike market with its new Svartpilen 410. Set up like an urban scrambler, Husky bills the Svartpilen as an entry-level commuter/explorer with an easy-to-ride and fun nature. A 375 cc thumper drives the “Black Arrow” with 43 horsepower waiting to be unleashed under the control of a ride-by-wire throttle and slipper clutch that couples engine power to the six-speed gearbox. Suspension and rolling gear reflect a certain amount of off-road capability, useful for crossing medians and cruising down the beach (check local laws first) or other soft surfaces, the Svartpilen has a certain amount of ’everybike’ in its DNA.

Continue reading for my review of the Husqvarna Svartpilen 401.

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Husqvarna Svartipilen 701 snapped testing in production disguise

Husqvarna Svartipilen 701 snapped testing in production disguise

Borrows a lot from the concept model but not as much as we hoped

Ever since the time Husqvarna showcased its ‘Real Street’ Vitpilen 401 and the Swartipilen 401 concepts at the 2016 EICMA, the industry is abuzz to see some bonkers design unlike anything seen before on the streets. Finally, the Swedish Huskies dropped the Vitplilen 701 followed by the Vitpilen 401, Swartipilen 401.

The Svartiplen 701 was showcased as a concept version at the EICMA last week along with the production model of the Vitpilen 701. Now, our friends from Motorcyclenews have snapped the production version undergoing testing on a damp and dry day. It carries quite a lot of bits from the concept but not as much as we hoped.

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2018 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401

2018 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401

Husky Gives Us A Saucy Little Scrambler

Husqvarna Motorcycles, long known for its off-road prowess, takes the plunge into the sort-of streetbike market with its new Svartpilen 410. Set up like an urban scrambler, Husky bills the Svartpilen as an entry-level commuter/explorer with an easy-to-ride and fun nature. A 375 cc thumper drives the “Black Arrow” with 43 horsepower waiting to be unleashed under the control of a ride-by-wire throttle and slipper clutch that couples engine power to the six-speed gearbox. Suspension and rolling gear reflect a certain amount of off-road capability, useful for crossing medians and cruising down the beach (check local laws first) or other soft surfaces, the Svartpilen has a certain amount of ’everybike’ in its DNA.

Continue reading for my review of the Husqvarna Svartpilen 401.

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