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Spy Photos: Husqvarna’s new street bike
These are the first images of Husqvarna’s new street bike, captured while it’s undergoing pre-production testing in Germany. Why is an Italian street bike testing in Germany with a BMW-badged engine? BMW owns Husky and is donating its 800cc parallel-twin to the new bike, Husqvarna is then increasing its capacity to 900cc and installing it in a streetfighter-style package. These images provide ...
14 June 2011
This is Husqvarna’s naked roadster
That 900cc, F800GS-derived, parallel twin Husqvarna’s been showing off? It’s going in this naked roadster. BMW’s Italian dirt bike brand just released these sketches, teasing a product that will likely be unveiled at EICMA in November. So what do they tell us? It’s hard not to draw parallels to KTM here. A dirt bike company getting into street bikes? The hard angles on the minimal bodywor...
27 May 2011
Video: Husqvarna’s 900cc parallel-twin
Two weeks ago, we showed you the first pictures of Husqvarna’s new 900cc streetbike motor. Now, here’s video of it. The parallel-twin is heavily based on that of the BMW F800GS and will debut in a performance-oriented adventure tourer at the EICMA motorcycle show in November. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5SYAllJUCo Officially, Husqvarna states, “Husqvarna has reached a significant mile...
18 May 2011
This is Husqvarna’s new street bike motor
This is the 900cc parallel-twin that will power Husqvarna’s first adventurer tourer. Very closely based on the 798cc engine of the BMW F800GS, Husqvarna has not only increased the capacity for more top-end power and stronger low-end torque, but redesigned the exhaust and airbox in pursuit of the same goals, while also dropping some weight and centralizing mass. The existence of a new Husqvaran...
09 May 2011
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