HUSQVARNA UNVEILS NORDEN 901 CONCEPT ADVENTURE BIKE

Husqvarna used an international platform at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy to show its latest concept bike: the twin-cylinder Norden touring/adventure bike.  Husky also showed a number of street bikes and the newest version of the 701 Enduro.  Here’s what we have so far:

Center stage at EICMA will  be the new NORDEN 901 concept model. Unveiled for the first time, this new twin-cylinder motorcycle is Husqvarna Motorcycles’ first-ever tourer machine. A dynamic and versatile long-distance concept, the NORDEN 901 will balance practical accessibility and comfort to suit the modern traveler.

The last three years have seen Husqvarna Motorcycles successfully return to the street segment with the VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN models. Updated for 2020, they receive new colors, trim and graphics while delivering a dynamic and fun-filled riding experience.

Leading the lineup, the 701 SUPERMOTO and 701 ENDURO are thoroughly revised with new cutting-edge electronics that elevate the performance and rideability of these exciting single-cylinder motorcycles. New, ultra-modern colors and graphics also stand out on these updated machines.

BROADEN YOUR HORIZON

Showing Husqvarna Motorcycles’ view of an adventure-touring motorcycle, the NORDEN 901 concept is a dynamic, twin-cylinder motorcycle that will feature advanced rider ergonomics and outstanding performance, based on years of rally experience, in a distinct modern design. A versatile long-distance exploration concept, it will deliver both outstanding street and off-road performance. Expect class-leading lightness and power delivery set in a versatile and accessible package, precisely arranged to allow discerning riders uncompromised exploration possibilities. Delivering effortless rideability and sensible, high-end modern equipment, this motorcycle will be used on daily commutes, extended adventures and everything in between.

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
• Slim and light explorer motorcycle
– 889.5 cc parallel twin engine specifically tuned for adventure usage
• Perfect balance between off-road performance and touring ability
– 21” front wheel, 18” rear
• Comfortable ergonomics and confidence inspiring handling
• High quality WP suspension components

701 SUPERMOTO / 701 ENDURO
On display at this year’s EICMA are also the 701 SUPERMOTO and 701 ENDURO models featuring the latest cutting-edge electronic rider aids. Cornering ABS, lean angle sensitive traction control, ride modes and easy shift are featured as standard and offer the highest levels of safety matched to the highest performance. Both models are extremely well-balanced, offering outstanding levels of agility and handling. The renowned, torquey single-cylinder 692.7 cc engine features ride-by-wire throttle, offering a perfectly linear power delivery. For the first time the new machines will have their own unique progressive new graphics.

TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS
• New switchable Ride Modes – change power characteristics while riding
• New Bosch cornering ABS – lean angle specific braking technology
• New Easy Shift function – shorter shift times & improved rear wheel traction
• New lean-angle sensitive Motorcycle Traction Control – perfect rear wheel traction
• New graphics & slim bodywork – carefully engineered ergonomics

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