2018 EICMA: Husqvarna Svartpilen 701, Vitpilen 701 Aero Idea proven – tracker and cafe racer type

Extra identified for its prowess in off-roading and supermoto, Swedish bike maker Husqvarna unveiled the Svartpilen and Vitpilen bare sports activities bikes a few years in the past. At this 12 months’s EICMA present in Italy, Husqvarna brings two variants to the desk, the flat tracker styled Svartpilen 701 and the cafe racer impressed Vitpilen 701 Aero Idea.

Whereas it isn't identified if these two new iterations of the Svartpilen and Vitpilen will make it to the market, the minimalist styling of Husqvarna’s avenue bike choices has attracted the curiosity of many riders. The 701 Svartpilen’s styling is impressed by flat observe racers with taller handlebars and a race quantity plate on the facet.

The Svartpilen makes use of the identical engine because the Husqvarna 701 Supermoto, a single-cylinder mill displacing 692.7 cc, with output claimed to be 73.eight hp. Energy will get to the rear wheel by way of a six-speed gearbix geared up with a slipper clutch.

Colouring for the Svartpilen is predominantly black and gray with color coordination in that theme carried out all through the bike. This consists of the 18-inch entrance and 17-inch rear wheel, exhaust, 12-litre gasoline tank, LED headlight housing and engine guard.

A WP Suspension 43 mm diameter entrance fork is used, complemented by a WP monoshock within the rear with braking performed by four-piston Brembo calliper in entrance clamping a single 320 mm disc and single-piston Brembo on the again with a 220 mm disc. ABS is normal fitment and all up weight is claimed to be 158.5 kg.

As for the Vitpilen 701 Aero Idea, decked out in blue and white, this prototype betrays a racing design type, trying very very similar to a restaurant racer. That is borne out by the entrance fairing, lowered handlebars and extra aerodynamic styling such because the entrance mudguard.

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