2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 Guide

2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125

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2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 : ENJOYABLE, DYNAMIC RIDING EXPERIENCE.

Introducing the 2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125…

The Svartpilen 125 delivers on two of the most sought-after attributes in motorcycling: rugged design and accessible performance. Thanks to its upright riding position, lightweight chassis and reliable single cylinder engine, this motorcycle puts you at the centre of the action. There’s no more time to wait, the day is yours to seize!

Opening up the world of urban exploration to a new generation of youngsters, Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to announce the availability of the all-new Svartpilen 125. Expanding the Svartpilen line-up to give younger riders the opportunity to learn and travel with certainty, the single-cylinder machine matches intelligent design with high-end componentry, agile handling and a rugged aesthetic.

With confidence inspiring ergonomics, unique style and assertive performance, the Svartpilen 125 delivers a dynamic riding experience while sharing many of the same high-quality components as found on the larger sized Svartpilen machines. Whether it is riding through inner-city traffic or exploring the open road, the combination of a controllable 125 cc EURO 5 compliant engine with nimble handling and low fuel consumption makes the Svartpilen 125 the perfect choice.

Further boosting the urban credentials, the Svartpilen 125 is fitted with dependable hydraulic ByBre brakes and Bosch ABS technology for superior braking performance and control in all conditions. Ensuring exact rider feedback when navigating busy urban environments, WP APEX 43 mm open cartridge forks and a WP APEX rear shock deliver nimble handling to keep riders comfortable and safe.

The rugged, stripped back appearance of the Svartpilen 125 creates a timeless and authentic look, showcasing the motorcycle’s quality craftmanship and reflecting its dynamic riding experience. A black powder-coated steel frame, striking bronze coloured engine covers and anodised componentry highlight the unique and stylish design.

Lightweight, compact and with agile handling, the A1 licence compliant motorcycle delivers independence to the youth and exciting riding experiences.

Combining the latest WP Suspension, a steel trellis frame and an aluminium swingarm, the Svartpilen 125 provides a smooth, confidence-inspiring ride. ByBre brakes in conjunction with a Bosch ABS system deliver the ultimate in braking performance, no matter the road surface or weather conditions.

Offering an excellent power-to-weight ratio, the EURO 5 compliant, fuel-injected 125 cc engine provides controllable power that is ideal for exploring urban environments.

Leaning on the brand’s Swedish heritage, the Svartpilen 125’s unique design further enhances the enjoyable, dynamic riding experience.



2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features



  • Excellent power-to-weight ratio
  • EURO 5 homologated
  • A1 licence compliant
  • High-quality components and technology
  • 17” front and rear spoked wheels fitted with Pirelli tyres
  • Premium build quality
  • 125 cc single cylinder engine delivers controllable power
  • Lightweight – 146 kg without fuel
  • CNC machined footrests
  • Nimble handling
  • LED headlight and taillight
  • Low fuel consumption



2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Steel trellis frame

The steel trellis frame is central to the character and agility of the Svartpilen 125. Made from high-strength steel using hydro-formed tubes and robot welding, the frame is strong but also lightweight, ensuring nimble handling and detailed feedback to the rider. Designed with specific flex characteristics, the frame works in harmony with the WP Suspension to offer a comfortable and confident feel, combined with a tight turning circle for ease of use in urban environments.


WP front fork

The WP APEX 43 mm open cartridge forks are made to exacting standards, ensuring the highest level of quality and craftsmanship. The open cartridge design contributes to the low overall weight of the Svartpilen 125 by using fewer components than most closed cartridge systems while also allowing for ease of maintenance. Tested and set up specifically for the Svartpilen 125, the front suspension offers dynamic handling while keeping the rider comfortable and confident when navigating busy urban environments.



Made from a lightweight alloy, the pin jointed swingarm ensures exceptional durability and reliability. With carefully calculated rigidity and dimensions, the design in combination with the WP Monoshock offers advanced stability and predictable handling.


WP rear shock

Fitted directly to the swingarm, the WP APEX Monoshock features a progressive spring design. This means the rear shock is softer at the start of the stroke soaking up small bumps effortlessly and ensuring maximum comfort. As the stroke progresses, the shock becomes progressively stiffer allowing the Svartpilen 125 to absorb larger bumps and hits. Pre-load can be adjusted when carrying a pillion or additional luggage.

Rear wheel travel is 142 mm


Triple clamp and handlebar

Made from forged aluminium, the triple clamp uses specifically calculated flex characteristics to deliver advanced suspension functionality resulting in agile and comfortable handling. Additionally, fitted with offroad style handlebars and risers, the Svartpilen 125 hints at a sense of adventure with an upright and remarkably comfortable riding position.



Ensuring confident and controlled braking, the Svartpilen 125 is fitted with a hydraulically operated and radially mounted 4 piston brake caliper at the front of the machine and a single piston floating brake caliper at the rear. The calipers are manufactured to the highest standards by ByBre and in combination with the 320 mm front and 230 mm rear perforated steel discs deliver controllable and confident braking performance.

Additionally, the Svartpilen 125 is fitted with a state-of-the-art Bosch ABS system. The tried and tested anti-lock braking system ensures the highest level of safety under braking in varying conditions. The system can be set to supermoto mode, which disengages the ABS functionality on the rear wheel. More advanced rider’s then have control to lock up the rear wheel if needed.

Hydraulically operated disc brakes – advanced braking performance 10.1 MB two channel Bosch ABS – highest levels of safety  ABS can be set to supermoto mode



Central to the Svartpilen 125 is the progressive design, which is a simple mix of modern thinking and classic design philosophies from previous eras. This way of thinking is synonymous with the Swedish heritage of the Husqvarna Motorcycles brand and is clearly seen on the Svartpilen 125, which comprises only what is needed.

The design additionally incorporates premium features and finishes with subtle highlights such as LED front and rear lights. The headlight features an LED daytime running light while the rear light is integrated into the rear end bodywork of the Svartpilen 125. The number plate holder is fixed to the swingarm giving the rear end a clean and uninterrupted look.


Wheels and tyres

A design highlight of the Svartpilen 125 are the 17” spoked wheels. The wheels offer a rugged character to the motorcycle and are also very robust offering premium reliability on challenging urban terrain.

Fitted to the wheels are Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tyres that not only have a unique visual appeal but offer exceptional grip on a wide variety of terrain.

17” spoked wheels – stylish and robust Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR – exceptional grip on a wide variety of terrain



The low-profile seat fits sleekly into the overall design and is covered using a mixture of high-quality materials that deliver superior comfort and durability. At 835 mm the seat height is accessible for urban riding, but also high enough for a genuine full-size feeling.


Fuel tank and bodywork

The 9.5 litre fuel tank is a central focal point to the style of the Svartpilen 125. Seamlessly integrated into the design, the fuel tank cover is combined with the side panels in a one-piece construction. The lightweight and narrow bodywork allows the rider to move seamlessly between riding positions.

Additionally, quality painted finishes and subtle accents highlight the progressive and unique design.



Made from a combination of steel and aluminium, the exhaust system ensures the Svartpilen 125 meets strict EURO 5 emissions regulations. Comprising two parts, the pre-silencer is made from steel while the final silencer is made from aluminium, stylishly complimenting the overall design. The final silencer is finished off with a matt-black look and the iconic Husqvarna Motorcycles logo.



Powering the Svartpilen 125 is a modern EURO 5 compliant fuel injected, liquid cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke 125 cc twin overhead camshaft engine. The remarkably compact engine provides impressive power and thanks to the balancer shaft it delivers the highest levels of smoothness.

The engine is equipped with an electric starter powered by a 12V/8Ah battery and it achieves its peak power of 11 kW (15 hp) @ 9,500 rpm.


Cylinder head

The cylinder head is made up of two overhead camshafts and cam levers. This design not only provides exceptional reliability, but also offers low friction thanks to the ultra-hard carbon coating of the cam levers, which improves performance.



Made from lightweight aluminium, the piston produces very little inertia and as a result transmits very little vibration to ensure a smooth ride. With a 58 mm bore and 47.2 mm stroke, the piston is housed in a Nicasil-coated cylinder, resulting in low friction and top-level durability and reliability.



Designed for urban use, the six-speed close-ratio gearbox provides smooth and easy shifting for the rider by using low-friction components. With the ample torque provided by the engine, the correct combination of power and control can be found for all urban riding scenarios.





2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 – Totalmotorcycle.com Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN
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Engine type Single cylinder, 4-stroke
Displacement 125 cc
Bore/stroke 58/47.2 mm
Power 11 kW (15 hp) @ 9,500 rpm
Torque 12 Nm @ 7,500 rpm
Compression ratio 12.8:1
Starter/battery Electric starter/12V 8Ah
Transmission 6 gears
Fuel system Bosch EFI (throttle body 33 mm)
Control 4 V / DOHC with cam levers
Lubrication Wet sump with 2 oil pumps
Primary drive 22:72
Final drive 14:45
Cooling Liquid cooling
Clutch Multi disc
Engine management/ignition Bosch EMS
Frame Steel trellis frame, powder coated
Subframe Steel trellis frame, powder coated
Handlebar Aluminium forged
Front suspension WP APEX – USD, Ø 43 mm
Rear suspension WP APEX – Monoshock
Suspension travel front/rear 142 mm
Front brake ByBre, opposed four piston caliper, brake disc Ø 320 mm
Rear brake ByBre, single piston, floating caliper, brake disc Ø 230 mm
ABS Two channel Bosch 10.1MB
Wheels front/rear Spoked wheels with aluminium rims, 3 x 17″; 4 x 17″
Tyres front/rear PIRELLI SCORPION RALLY STR 110/70-R17; 150/60-R17
Chain 5/8 x 1/4″ / X-Ring
Silencer Stainless steel / Aluminium silencer with regulated catalyticconverter
Steering head angle 65°
Triple clamp offset 33 mm
Trail 95 mm
Wheel base 1357 +/-15,5mm
Ground clearance 145 mm
Seat height 835 mm
Tank capacity (approx.) 9,5 litres/ 1.5 litres reserve
Weight (without fuel, approx) 146 kg



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