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Husqvarna 900 Articles
Husqvarna 900: power, weight and power-to-weight
Husqvarna has released technical details and a promotional video for their upcoming 900cc street-bike. We already knew the motor is a punched out hot-rod version of the F800 parallel twin and now that there are some numbers, we can start making real comparisons. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRy-O-TUUXwThis appears to be an official "spy" video released by Husky in part of this pathetically tr...
29 June 2011
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
Husqvarna adventure tourer, BMW maxi scooters coming this year
Speaking at the launch of the BMW K1600GT/L in South Africa last week, BMW Motorrad VP Hermann Bohrer revealed the existence of a forthcoming adventure tourer from the company’s Italian dirt bike brand, plus two maxi scooters believed to draw inspiration from the BMW Concept C. That Husqvarna adventure bike won’t go head-to-head with BMW’s existing range, rather it’s believed to be skewing...
22 February 2011
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