2020 Husqvarna SVARTPILEN 701 : FILLING THE VOID.
Introducing the 2020 Husqvarna SVARTPILEN 701.
The burbling-pop of the quickshifter encourages you to wind on a few more revs for the next up-shift. Riding the torque curve, confidently firing out of corners. This is a riding experience defined by its easy-going rawness. But when the empty road calls for it – when you need to wrestle the bars and scrub the tyres, the SVARTPILEN 701 will happily oblige.
The SVARTPILEN 701’s design is inspired by the raw and timeless authenticity of the flat track scene, but brought to life in a premium, modern and progressive way. The raw, authentic and thrilling ride is guaranteed by a lightweight chassis, only 161 kg without fuel, and 75 hp single cylinder engine.
For 2020, the SVARTPILEN 701 features standard CNC machined footrests for premium quality and attention to detail, highlighted by the bronze colour and 18” front and 17” rear spoked wheels that contribute to the bike’s dark, mysterious appeal and exceptional performance.
Now in their third year of production, the VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN range of street motorcycles receives new colours and technical details that enhance the modern look of their ground-breaking designs.
The VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 401, with their strong and tractable 373 cc, 44 hp single cylinder engine, are equally well suited for urban environments as well as out-of-town riding, thanks to their dynamic chassis, accessible overall size and low weight, only 151 kg and 152 kg respectively without fuel.
For 2020, they both feature a new bolt-on subframe that has been extended by 40 mm for improved comfort when accompanied by a pillion rider, as well as new, high quality paint finish and graphics that highlight their progressive design.
With 75 hp, the high-performance 692 cc single cylinder engine of the VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 701 compliments the dynamic handling and exciting riding experience of the lightweight chassis, only 158 kg and 161 kg respectively without fuel which are further highlighted by new spoked wheels, CNC machined footrests and the addition of a standard pillion seat cover fitted to the VITPILEN 701. The striking looks are enhanced in 2020 thanks to new colour, trim and graphics.
The updated VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 401 and VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 701 aim to consolidate Husqvarna Motorcycles’ continuous development and growth in the street segment. Together with the 701 SUPERMOTO and ENDURO, the record sales figure of over 15,000 street motorcycles was achieved in 2018, significantly contributing to the overall sales record of 48,555 units sold by Husqvarna Motorcycles in 2018.
2020 Husqvarna SVARTPILEN 701 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
– New bronze colour, trim and graphics
– 18” front and 17” rear spoked wheels for a stylish and authentic design
– Confidence-inspiring riding position and ergonomics, matched to a sport-orientated chassis
– 75 hp, 72 Nm, 692 cc, single cylinder engine
– Chromoly steel trellis frame
– Aluminium swingarm
– Slipper clutch
– Up/down Easy Shift
Front: WP APEX Ø 43 mm fully adjustable upside-down fork, 150 mm suspension travel
Rear: WP APEX adjustable monoshock, 150 mm suspension travel
– Brakes: Bosch 9M+ ABS
Front: four-piston radial fixed caliper, 320 mm brake disc Rear: single-piston floating caliper, 240 mm brake disc
– Seat height: 835 mm
– Weight without fuel: 161 kg
– Adjustable front brake and clutch levers
– LED headlight and tail light
– High quality fit and finish
HIDE AND SEEK
The SVARTPILEN range is defined by its rugged, real-world usability. It awards its rider with a feeling of confidence, inviting you to explore broken backroads. Using a tried and proven recipe that blends a commanding seating position with a torquey engine, the SVARTPILEN goes where others fear to tread.
Casting an iconic silhouette, but housing a contemporary engine and electronics package, the SVARTPILEN range pays homage to dirt track heroes with modern-day technology. It makes no excuses about its heritage, but keeps its sights firmly on the future.
HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES PREMIER AN ARRAY OF 10 MODELS AT EICMA 2019
NORDEN 901 CONCEPT, MOTO3 COMPETITION MACHINE AND JARVIS EDITION ENDURO MODEL AMONG HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES’ HIGHLIGHTS AT INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW IN MILAN
Husqvarna Motorcycles are proud to lift the covers off 10 thrilling models at the 2019 EICMA show in Milan, Italy – the European manufacturer’s largest display of new motorcycles since the start of their new era. With the twin-cylinder NORDEN 901 concept breaking cover, the stirring array of models underline Husqvarna Motorcycles’ growing commitment to the street sector, while highlighting significant new motorsport activities and the ongoing development of all models in terms of performance, technology and design.
Centre stage at EICMA will be the new NORDEN 901 concept model. Unveiled for the first time, this new twin-cylinder machine is Husqvarna Motorcycles’ first ever tourer machine. A dynamic and versatile long-distance concept, the NORDEN 901 balances practical accessibility and comfort to suit the modern traveller.
The last three years have seen Husqvarna Motorcycles successfully return to the street segment, the updated VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN models receive new colours, trim and graphics while delivering a dynamic and fun-filled riding experience.
Leading the 2019 line-up, the 701 SUPERMOTO and 701 ENDURO are thoroughly revised with new cutting-edge electronics that elevate the performance and safety of these exciting single-cylinder motorcycles. A long-range 701 ENDURO LR will be added to the line-up in 2020. With its 25-litre fuel capacity, 500 km distances between fuel stops allow riders to conquer any terrain, no matter how remote. In the offroad segment, the new TE 300i JARVIS EDITION celebrates Graham Jarvis’ success on the extreme enduro world stage.
Showcasing the brand’s commitment to both the street sector and motorsport, Husqvarna Motorcycles will re-enter the Moto3 World Championship in 2020. Officially supporting the Max Biaggi owned Max Racing Team, the official FR 250 GP machinery that will be used by Romano Fenati and Alonso Lopez is exclusively unveiled at EICMA.
BROADEN YOUR HORIZON
Forming Husqvarna Motorcycles’ view of an adventure-touring motorcycle, the NORDEN 901 concept is a dynamic, twin-cylinder motorcycle that features advanced rider ergonomics and high performance based on years of rally experience, in a distinct modern design. A versatile long-distance exploration concept, 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 sensible, high-end modern equipment this motorcycle can be used on daily commutes, extended adventures and everything in between.
=> Slim and light explorer 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
VITPILEN 701 AND SVARTPILEN 701
The VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 701, now in their third and second year of production respectively, receive new colours, trim, graphics and technical details that enhance the modern look of their ground-breaking designs. With 75 hp, the high-performance 692 cc single cylinder engine compliments the machines’ dynamic handling and exciting riding experience. Weighing only 158 kg and 161 kg respectively without fuel, both motorcycles feature adjustable suspension and are further highlighted by new spoked wheels and CNC machined footrests.
=> Powerful and torquey 692 cc, 75 hp, 72 Nm, single cylinder engine
=> Dynamic, lightweight high-performance chassis
=> Spoked wheels as standard
=> Striking new graphics, trim and paint finish
=> CNC machined footrests
=> Up/down Easy Shift
VITPILEN 401 AND SVARTPILEN 401
The VITPILEN and SVARTPILEN 401, with their strong and tractable 373 cc, 44 hp single cylinder engines, are equally well suited to urban environments as they are to out-of-town riding, thanks to their dynamic chassis, accessible overall size and low weight. For 2020, both models feature a new bolt-on subframe that has been extended by 40 mm for improved pillion comfort, as well as a new, high quality paint finishes and graphics that highlight their progressive designs.
=> Powerful yet tractable 373 cc, 44 hp, 37 Nm, single cylinder engine
=> Extended subframe for increased pillion comfort
=> Striking new graphics, trim and paint finishes
=> VITPILEN 401: 151 kg without fuel
=> SVARTPILEN 401: 152 kg without fuel
=> LED headlight and tail light
701 SUPERMOTO / 701 ENDURO / 701 ENDURO LR
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, 74 hp 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.
Bred from Husqvarna Motorcycles’ highly popular 701 ENDURO, the brand new 701 ENDURO LR (Long Range) shares the same advanced electronics as the 701 ENDURO but offers additional touring capabilities for riders wanting to travel further.
Remaining a lightweight and nimble machine, the additional 12-litre auxiliary fuel tank increases the total fuel capacity to 25 litres, meaning a significantly bigger fuel range for endless enduro capability.
=> 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
TE 300i JARVIS EDITION
A fitting tribute to the legend, the new TE 300i JARVIS EDITION is the perfect machine to explore new ground and go where few have gone before. The trusted 2-stroke is exceedingly simple to manage. Combined with electronic fuel injection, smooth power delivery and an extremely nimble chassis, this limited edition TE 300i delivers class-leading performance to match its official Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing graphics.
=>Black seat cover with additional ribs
=>Supersprox blue rear sprocket
=> Front disc protector
=> Blue chain guide
=> Grey grips
=> Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing graphics
2020 Husqvarna SVARTPILEN 701 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
The SVARTPILEN 701 is powered by a modern 692.7 cc liquid cooled, single-cylinder engine that features the latest design and electronics technology. With a peak horsepower of 55 kW (75 hp) and 72 Nm of torque at 6750 rpm, there is no doubting this motorcycle´s performance potential. The electronic fuel injection is operated by a ride-by-wire system and delivers immediate, sharp and refined power, controlled by the standard traction control system. Featuring some of the latest technical solutions, such as a standard up & down easy shift, this engine delivers exceptional ride-ability. Produced using innovative production processes and the highest quality materials, premium reliability and efficiency is ensured. This quality also results in conveniently long 10,000 km service interval.
The lightweight trellis frame is constructed to ensure precise handling and deliver confidence in all conditions. By using high grade chromium molybdenum tubular steel, detailed feedback is transmitted to the rider through precisely engineered torsional rigidity and longitudinal flex. This guarantees advanced agility and stability, combined with perfect weight distribution and a tight turning circle – highly useful in urban environments.
Reduced to an authentic mix of classic thinking and modern design. This SVARTPILEN 701 is synonymous with the Swedish heritage of Husqvarna Motorcycles. The lightweight and narrow bodywork is shaped into the SVARTPILEN 701’s design and intelligently allows for seamless movement while riding. Its dark colour, rugged tyres and protective parts give the motorcycle a rigorous look to match its urban exploration intentions.
The 18″ front and 17″ rear spoked wheels deliver an unmistakable look and contribute to the motorcycle´s dark, mysterious appeal. The PIRELLI MT60RS tyres offer advanced grip and durability in a wide range of conditions, while also giving the SVARTPILEN 701 a rugged character.
2020 Husqvarna SVARTPILEN 701 – Totalmotorcycle.com Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
POWER IN KW
1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
Forced oil lubrication with 2 oil pumps
APTC(TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
Keihin EMS, twin ignition
Chromium-Molybdenum steel trellis frame, powder coated
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
WP shock absorber with linkage
SUSPENSION TRAVEL (FRONT)
SUSPENSION TRAVEL (REAR)
Brembo four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc
Brembo single-piston floating calliper, brake disc
FRONT BRAKE DISC DIAMETER
REAR BRAKE DISC DIAMETER
Bosch 9M+ two-channel ABS
X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″
STEERING HEAD ANGLE
TANK CAPACITY (APPROX.)
WEIGHT WITHOUT FUEL
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