2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Review

2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Review

2016 Husqvarna 701 Enduro Editor Score: 88.5% Engine 19.0/20 Suspension/Handling 14.0/15 Transmission/Clutch 7.5/10 Brakes 8.8/10 Instruments/Controls 4.0/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 9.0/10 Appearance/Quality 9.5/10 Desirability 9.0/10 Value 8.5/10 Overall Score 89.3/100 Husqvarna’s heavenly 701 Enduro has an evil twin. Not a two-cylinder sister, mind you, and that’s probably a good thing because the potent single-cylinder powerplant and sweet-handling chassis of the 2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto are sufficient to cast a spell on you whenever you ride it. And…

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2016 Husqvarna 701 Enduro Review

2016 Husqvarna 701 Enduro Review

2016 Husqvarna 701 Enduro Editor Score: 89.0% Engine 19.0/20 Suspension/Handling 14.0/15 Transmission/Clutch 7.5/10 Brakes 8.5/10 Instruments/Controls 4.0/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 9.0/10 Appearance/Quality 9.5/10 Desirability 9.0/10 Value 8.5/10 Overall Score 89/100 Just two years into its new lease on life under the wing of KTM, Husqvarna has come a long way in a short time, shattering the brand’s global sales volume record two years in a row. Husky bid ‘Hej då’ to the record set during its Swedish heyday,…

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2016 Husqvarna 701 Enduro Announced + Video

2016 Husqvarna 701 Enduro Announced + Video

Husqvarna‘s 701 Supermoto is getting a dual-sport version, with the KTM-owned brand announcing the 701 Enduro. Expect the 701 Enduro to arrive in U.S. dealerships in February 2016. Get the Flash Player to see this player. The 2016 Husqvarna 701 Enduro shares a lot of components with the Supermoto including a modified version of the KTM 690 Duke‘s big thumper. As with the 701 Supermoto, Husky’s take on the engine claims 65 hp at 7000…

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2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Arrives in US in February

2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Arrives in US in February

Husqvarna announced the 701 Supermoto will finally go on sale in the U.S. in February 2016. European customers will get earlier access to the big Single in November, but considering Husqvarna first revealed the bike at EICMA last fall, what’s another couple of months? The 701 Supermoto is powered by 690cc SOHC Single inherited from Husqvarna’s parent company, KTM. Husqvarna claims a maximum output of 65.7 hp at 7000 rpm and 49.4 lb-ft. at 6500…

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Husqvarna 701 Café Racer Spied

Husqvarna 701 Café Racer Spied

Spy photographers have spotted what appears to be a café racer-styled prototype with what looks like the Single-cylinder engine and frame of the KTM 690 Duke. Now, the test rider’s KTM-branded helmet and jacket may foreshadow an orange-clad future for the finished product, but the H-branded gloves and café racer style suggest the new model will instead wear Husqvarna blue, white and yellow once the camouflage is lifted. While a Duke-based 701 Supermoto isn’t a…

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Husqvarna And Strider Team Up For Special Edition Toddler Bike

Husqvarna And Strider Team Up For Special Edition Toddler Bike

Parents of little kids are probably familiar with the Strider bike line of pedal-less bicycles. Over a million have been sold to date, and now a certain Swedish motorcycle company wants to get in on the action. Strider is teaming up with Husqvarna for a special edition line of Strider bikes. The sleek-looking, white Husqvarna Strider no-pedal balance bike is mechanically the same as the Strider 12-inch Sport, but is customized with stylish yellow mini-grips for toddler…

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Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Takes to the Ice

Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Takes to the Ice

Husqvarna has launched a microsite previewing its upcoming 701 Supermoto. Unveiled last fall at EICMA, the 701 Supermoto is Husqvarna’s first streetbike since the company was acquired by KTM‘s Stefan Pierer. Which makes it a curious decision to launch the microsite with a teaser video with the 701 equipped with spiked tires and running on ice. And to release said video in late April, no less. Not that we’re complaining, since we’re big fans of…

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