Husqvarna today announced that it will be entering the adventure bike market. The Norden 901 was shown to the public at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, but very little information was provided. Now, it appears that the bike will be an actual production model, although availability has not yet been established. Here’s what Husqvarna’s press release said.
Following the extremely successful unveiling of the NORDEN 901 Concept model at EICMA, Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce that this exciting, new twin-cylinder machine will go into production, a move that underlines Husqvarna Motorcycles’ growing commitment to the street segment.
Breaking cover for the first time during the International Motorcycle show in Italy, the NORDEN 901 received high levels of interest from the hundreds of thousands of attending motorcycle fans as well as the motorcycle media. Now set to become a key addition to Husqvarna Motorcycles’ street line-up, the dynamic and versatile long-distance traveller will offer the modern motorcycle rider a balance of practical accessibility and comfort.
Forming Husqvarna Motorcycles’ vision of an adventure-touring motorcycle, the NORDEN 901 is a dynamic, twin-cylinder motorcycle that features advanced rider ergonomics and high performance based on years of rally experience. Featuring distinct, modern design, it delivers both outstanding street and offroad performance. Class-leading lightness and power delivery is set in a versatile and accessible package, precisely arranged to allow discerning riders uncompromised exploration possibilities. Delivering effortless rideability and high-end modern equipment the NORDEN 901 can be used on daily commutes, extended adventures and everything in between.
Slim and light adventure touring motorcycle
889.5 cc parallel twin engine specifically tuned for adventure usage
Perfect balance between offroad performance and touring ability
21” front wheel, 18” rear => Comfortable ergonomics and confidence inspiring handling
High quality WP suspension components
Further information related to the NORDEN 901 will be released by Husqvarna Motorcycles as it nears market launch.