2023 Husqvarna FE501S Guide

2023 Husqvarna FE501S

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2023 Husqvarna FE501S: LIMITLESS DUAL-SPORT.

Introducing the 2023 Husqvarna FE501S…

Possessing the strongest engine in Husqvarna Motorcycles’ dual-sport line-up, the versatile FE 501s is continually refined to ensure the best riding experience possible. With the engine designed to deliver strong, controllable power as well as playing a vital role in the overall handling of the machine, comfort on extended rides is assured thanks to a counter balance shaft that reduces engine vibration. Expertly assembled with premium components and with high-quality finishes throughout, this light and agile machine is complete with modern, Swedish inspired graphics for a distinctive look.

The FE 501s houses the most powerful engine in the Husqvarna dual-sport range. With large moving components, vibration is kept to a minimum through a counter-balancer shaft while the broad power characteristics work for a range of riding conditions on or off road. High-quality finishes and premium components ensure the FE 501s meets the highest level of quality and craftsmanship.

Engine

Delivering the highest level of performance in the Husqvarna dual-sport line-up, the 510.9cc power plant is more advanced than ever while weighing only 64.8 lb (29.4 kg). Although delivering high performance the FE 501s delivers smooth power and accessibility for all terrain and skill levels.

  • Engine → light and powerful
  • Class-leading electronics → Keihin EFI

Cylinder head

The SOHC cylinder head is incredibly compact and lightweight using a short profile with the camshaft located as close to the center of gravity as possible, significantly improving handling and agility. The lightweight valves are actuated via a rocker arms and feature timing specifically designed to deliver precise levels of torque and throttle response. Additionally, 40 mm titanium intake valves, 33 mm steel exhaust valves, and low-friction DLC coating on the rocker arms and low-friction chain guides offer optimum efficiency and reliability.

  • SOHC cylinder head → compact design, camshaft close to center of gravity
  • DLC coating and low-friction chain guides → low friction

Cylinder and piston

The lightweight aluminum cylinder features a 95 mm bore and a lightweight König forged bridge-box-type piston. This is perfectly matched to the high-compression combustion chamber, producing very little oscillating mass. The high compression ratio of 12.75:1 reduces vibration and engine knocking, further increasing rider control and comfort.

  • Lightweight aluminum cylinder → 95 mm bore
  • Lightweight forged box-type piston by König → high performance, reduced oscillating masses

Crankshaft

A plain big-end bearing comprising two force-fitted bearing shells ensures maximum reliability and durability, guaranteeing long service intervals of 135 hours.

  • Plain big-end bearing and force-fitted bearing shells → increased durability and service intervals

 

Counter-balancer shaft

In order to counteract the rotational force of the crankshaft and reduce vibration, the FE 501s engine uses a multifunctional counter-balancer shaft which also drives the water pump.

  • Multifunctional counter-balancer shaft → reduced vibration, compact design

Crankcases

The crankcases are designed to house the engine shafts and internals in the best possible positions, centralizing mass for light handling. High-pressure die-cast production processes result in thin but robust wall thicknesses and keep weight to a minimum.

  • Design → mass centralization, lightweight handling
  • High pressure die-cast production process → thin walls for optimized weight, while maintaining strength

Gearbox

The lightweight 6-speed gearbox ensures smooth and precise shifting thanks to a low-friction coating on the shifting fork. The gear lever features a design that prevents dirt build-up and keeps the lever tip in its original position even in the toughest conditions while a gear sensor matches specific engine maps to each gear.

  • 6-speed gearbox → lightweight
  • Fork coating → smooth and precise shifting
  • Gear sensor → specific engine maps for each gear

DDS clutch

The FE 501s features a DDS (Dampened Diaphragm Steel) clutch. The exclusive characteristics of this system include a single diaphragm steel pressure plate instead of traditional coil springs making the clutch action very light while the integrated damping system improves traction and durability. The clutch basket is a single-piece CNC-machined steel component that allows the use of thin steel liners and contributes to the compact design of the engine. The BRAKTEC hydraulic system ensures perfect modulation in all conditions.

  • DDS clutch → compact with better modulation and improved durability
  • BRAKTEC hydraulic system → perfect clutch modulation

Benefits

  • Most powerful Husqvarna dual-sport engine available
  • Intuitive and confidence-inspiring riding experience
  • Advanced electronics include traction control and adjustable engine maps
  • Exclusive DDS clutch with BRAKTEC hydraulics for smooth and light clutch action

Electric starter and compact Li-Ion battery

 

 

2023 Husqvarna FE501S Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
  • All-new colors, trim and distinctive dark blue graphics with electric yellow accents contribute to a unique look and stylishly adorn the Swedish inspired design, complementing the new metallic blue of the frame
  • New FE 450 competition model with light, agile chassis and powerful 450cc powerplant
  • A two-piece carbon fiber composite subframe weighs just over 2.2 lb (1 kg) and is a contributor to outstanding handling and rider comfort
  • WP XPLOR front forks and WP XACT monoshock for consistent damping and exceptional handling
  • Two switchable Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) maps on FE 450 4-stroke plus traction control. Two selectable ignition curves and automatic fueling adjustment on 2-strokes
  • Advanced linkage progression, shared with the Husqvarna Motorcycles motocross range, for optimum control and comfort
  • Pankl Racing Systems 6-speed gearbox with off-road specific ratios for perfect command in all conditions
  • Unparalleled attention to detail and high-quality components for a pure riding experience
  • The off-road range is now fitted with class-leading Dunlop MX33 front tires for superior traction, making for an ideal match to the Dunlop AT81 rear

 

HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES 2023 OFF-ROAD AND DUAL-SPORT RANGE IS UP TO ANY CHALLENGE – RIDERS AT EVERY LEVEL CAN ACHIEVE THEIR BEST-EVER RESULTS WITH CLASS-LEADING AND INNOVATIVE RACE-DEVELOPED MACHINERY

Husqvarna Motorcycles North America, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2023 TE, FE and FEs lineup, a range of class-leading 2-stroke and 4-stroke machines, taking riders of all levels of experience and skill to their best possible results. Dynamic performance and advanced ergonomics combine in the 2023 off-road and dual-sport ranges to deliver unrivalled power and handling to the competitive rider.

Riders of every level will find the perfect machine in a line unequalled in its segment for technical advancement and race-winning reliability and durability. The off-road model range consists of the TE 150, TE 250 and TE 300 2-strokes and the new, competition-only FE 450 4-stroke. The dual-sport range features the FE 350s and FE 501s street-legal models.

Distinctive bodywork demonstrates Husqvarna Motorcycles’ progressive approach to Swedish-inspired off-road motorcycle design. Dark blue graphics with electric yellow accents use the familiar colors in all-new combinations for 2023.

The ergonomics of the bodywork are specifically tailored to deliver comfort and control, with narrow contact points making it easy to shift between riding positions. Unique to Husqvarna Motorcycles, a carbon composite subframe weighs just over 2.2 lb (1 kg) and has been engineered for specific rigidity using computational dynamics, contributing to outstanding handling and rider comfort.

Offering unsurpassed damping capability and comfort, compliant WP suspension makes light work of the most severe bumps, giving all TE, FE and FEs models optimal handling and control. The XPLOR 48 mm front fork has a split damping function and easy access preload adjusters. At the rear, a progressive linkage, 300 mm of travel and pressure balance in the shock absorb every surface change.

Predictable control makes for confident riders able to take on any terrain. BRAKTEC hydraulic braking and clutch systems are used across the off-road and dual-sport ranges for their consistent operation, no matter how tough the going gets. The clutch delivers even wear and reliable, modulated operation and the braking system is tailored for off-road riding, with abundant stopping power and precise feedback.

Off-road riders demand manageable power to conquer challenging terrain. To this end, the FE 450 4-stroke model has two switchable Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) maps with traction control. The 2-strokes have a standard map switch to instantly select between two ignition curves when conditions change. The 2-stroke Engine Management System (EMS) automatically adjusts the fuel injection to suit atmospheric conditions, thus avoiding carburetor jetting.

 

 

 

2023 Husqvarna FE501S Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Engine

The most powerful engine in the Husqvarna Motorcycles FEs line-up, the 510.9 cc power plant is more advanced than ever while only weighing 64.8 lbs. Delivering colossal performance in all conditions, the FE 501s power is controlled with a lightweight 6-speed transmission and DDS (Dampened Diaphragm Steel) clutch.

Cylinder head

The SOHC cylinder head is incredibly compact and lightweight using a short profile with the camshaft located as close to the center of gravity as possible, significantly improving handling and agility. The lightweight valves are actauted via a rocker arm and feature timing specifically designed to deliver precise levels of torque and throttle response. 40 mm titanium intake valves, 33 mm steel exhaust valves and low-friction DLC coating on the rocker arm and shorter low-friction chain guides offer the optimum efficiency and reliability.

CRANKCASES

The crankcases are designed to house the shaft arrangements and internals of the engine in the best possible position, centralizing masses for a lightweight handling feel. High-pressure die cast production processes result in a thin but reliable wall thickness and keeping weight to a minimum.

CYLINDER AND PISTON

The lightweight aluminium cylinder features a 95 mm bore and a lightweight Konig forged bridge-box-type piston. This is perfectly matched to the high compression combustion chamber, producing very little oscillating mass. The high compression ratio of 12.75:1 reduces vibration and engine knocking, further increasing rider control and comfort.

FRAME

The chromium molybdenum steel frame is expertly crafted using laser-cut, robot-welded, hydro-formed tubes, ensuring the highest level of precision and quality. The specifically crafted geometry utilises advanced longitudinal and torsional flex characteristics, for unparalleled rider feedback, energy absorption and exceptional straight-line stability. The cylinder head mountings are made of forged aluminium, improving handling and comfort. The premium grey powder coated frame features standard frame protectors, providing extra durability.

INTEGRATED COOLING AND RADIATORS

The radiators are expertly crafted using high-strength aluminium with CFD (computational fluid dynamics) to channel air through the radiators more efficiently. The cooling system is intelligently integrated into the frame, eliminating the need for additional hoses. The large centre tube running through the frame reduces pressure at this point, allowing for a consistent coolant flow. Additionally, the radiators are mounted close to the centre of gravity for improved handling agility. A radiator fan is fitted as standard to keep engine temperatures low in all conditions.

Composite carbon fibre subframe

The carbon composite subframe is unique to Husqvarna Motorcycles and showcases advanced production technology and innovation. Using 70% polyamide and 30% carbon fibre, the 2-piece subframe has a total weight of just over 2.2 lb. With the help of computational dynamics, specific rigidity was engineered into the light and robust subframe, delivering outstanding handling and rider comfort.

EXHAUST

The exhaust system is expertly designed to deliver class-leading performance at the lowest possible weight. The header pipe is designed and manufactured in two pieces, to be as compact as possible. It also features a joining position, which allows it to be removed without having to take out the rear shock. Further innovation allows for a shorter, more compact silencer without increasing noise levels. The component is crafted from lightweight aluminum and is stylishly finished off in a coating that highlights its premium quality.

 

WP XPLOR FRONT FORK

The WP XPLOR 48 front fork is designed specifically for off-road riding. Its open cartridge layout has a spring in each leg with split damping functions. Compression damping is in the left leg and rebound damping is in the right. Adjustment is via easy-to-access clickers (30 clicks) on the top of each fork leg. The standard preload adjusters allow for easier adjustment without the use of tools. The fork’s mid-valve piston delivers consistent damping, while the setting allows the fork to operate higher in the stroke for exceptional rider feedback and bottoming resistance.

WP XACT REAR SHOCK

The WP XACT shock provides advanced damping characteristics to the range. The compact and lightweight shock features a pressure balance inside, ensuring consistent damping and superior rider comfort. Using the same linkage progression found in the Husqvarna Motocross range, the rear end sits low for improved control in extreme enduro conditions. The fully adjustable component delivers 300 mm rear wheel travel, as well as unrivalled traction, feeling and energy absorption.

Hydraulic Brakes

The highest level of quality is guaranteed with the new BRAKTEC braking system, offering the highest level of braking performance while being specifically tailored for enduro riding and delivering a sensitive and modulated feel. GSK wave discs (260 mm disc front and 220 mm rear) complete the high-quality braking package for complete confidence.

BODYWORK

The FE 501s features a bodywork which clearly showcases Husqvarna Motorcycles’ progressive approach to offroad motorcycles while rugged grey and electric yellow accents provide a distinctive look and stylishly adorn the Swedish inspired design. The ergonomics are specifically tailored to deliver great comfort and control. As a result of extensive testing, the slim contact points make shifting between riding positions easier and allow the rider to flow with movement. The flat seat profile, together with the seat cover texture, deliver superior comfort and control in all conditions.

 

TOOL-LESS AIR FILTER ACCESS

The airbox is designed with precisely positioned inlet ducts aimed at preventing air deformation and ensuring maximum airflow and filter protection. The air filter is easily accessed, without tools, by removing the left side panel. Easy maintenance is guaranteed by the Twin Air filter and filter cage design that features a simple fail proof mounting system for safe and accurate filter installation.

THROTTLE BODY

The FE 501s features a 42 mm Keihin throttle body optimized for throttle response. The injector is positioned to ensure the most efficient flow into the combustion chamber while the throttle cable is mounted directly without a throttle linkage. This provides an immediate throttle response and improved feel.

ELECTRIC START AND WIRING HARNESS

The FE 501s comes standard with an electric starter. The system uses a compact and lightweight Li-Ion battery which is 2.2 lbs lighter than a conventional battery. With several years of experience of developing and perfecting electric starting, the proven reliability on the Husqvarna enduro range is second to none, ensuring a quick and seamless start in any condition. Additionally, the wiring harness concentrates all needed electrical components into a common area below the seat for easy accessibility.

Hydraulic Clutch

The new high quality BRAKTEC clutch system guarantees even wear, reliable and near maintenance-free operation as well as perfect modulation in every condition. Meaning that play is constantly compensated so that the pressure point and function of the clutch remain identical in cold or hot conditions, as well as over time.

 

 

Frame

The chrome-moly steel frame is expertly crafted using hydro-formed tubes which are laser-cut and robot-welded to ensure the highest level of precision and quality. The specifically calculated geometry utilizes advanced longitudinal and torsional flex characteristics for unparalleled rider feedback, energy absorption and exceptional straight-line stability.

Forged aluminum cylinder head mountings on all models deliver optimal handling characteristics and comfort. The frame is finished off in a premium metallic blue powder coating and standard frame protectors guaranteeing superior protection and durability.

  • Advanced longitudinal and torsional flex characteristics → unparalleled rider feedback, energy absorption and exceptional straight-line stability
  • Forged aluminum cylinder head mountings on all models
  • Durable powder coated finish with frame protectors as standard

Composite carbon fiber subframe

Unique to Husqvarna Motorcycles, the carbon composite subframe displays advanced production technologies and innovation. Using 70% polyamide and 30% carbon fiber, the two-piece subframe has a total weight of just over 2.2 lb. Through the use of computational dynamics, specific rigidity was engineered into the light and robust subframe, delivering outstanding handling and rider comfort.

  • Two-piece subframe → weight just over 2.2 lb
  • Carbon fiber composite construction → lightweight and robust
  • Specific rigidity characteristics → exceptional handling and comfort

Swingarm

The hollow, cast aluminum swingarm offers optimal stiffness and reliability at the lightest possible weight. Specific machining lets the chain adjustment slots be seen from above for easy maintenance.

  • Optimal stiffness and reliability in a lightweight construction

WP XPLOR fork

The WP XPLOR front fork consists of a 48 mm spring-type layout with split rebound and damping functions, so that compression damping is controlled solely by the left leg and rebound damping solely by the right leg. The result is simple adjustment through easy access clickers (30 clicks) located on the top of each fork leg. Additionally, preload adjusters as standard allow for three-way preload adjustment without the use of tools.

Offering unsurpassed performance and comfort, the XPLOR fork features an advanced mid-valve piston delivering consistent damping, and its setting allows the fork to operate higher in the stroke for exceptional rider feedback and resistance to bottoming out. An oil bypass in the outer tube reduces friction for smooth, consistent travel through the stroke.

  • WP XPLOR front fork → 48 mm spring type with split damping function
  • Easy access preload adjusters
  • Advanced mid-valve piston and setting → superior performance, feel and comfort

CNC-machined triple clamps

The 22 mm offset black-anodized CNC-machined triple clamps offer premium quality and are standard on all Husqvarna enduro models. The triple clamps are expertly crafted using superior techniques and materials to provide high levels of quality and reliability. Two-way handlebar adjustment is standard and allows for customizable ergonomics.

  • CNC aluminum → finest quality and reliability
  • Adjustable handlebar position → adjustable ergonomics

WP XACT rear shock

The WP XACT monoshock provides advanced damping characteristics in a compact and lightweight design. Pressure balance inside the shock keeps damping consistent, resulting in superior rider comfort and handling.

Using the same linkage progression as the Husqvarna motocross range, the rear end sits low for optimal control and comfort in extreme enduro conditions. The shock is fully adjustable and delivers unrivalled traction, feeling and energy absorption. Rear wheel travel is 300 mm.

  • Advanced linkage progression → exceptional control and comfort
  • Pressure balance → consistent damping
  • 300 mm wheel travel

BRAKTEC hydraulic clutch

The high-quality BRAKTEC clutch system guarantees even wear, and reliable and near maintenance-free operation as well as perfect modulation in all conditions. Play is constantly compensated so that the pressure point and function of the clutch remain consistent in cold or hot conditions, as well as over time.

  • BRAKTEC hydraulic clutch → perfect modulation in all conditions

BRAKTEC brakes

The BRAKTEC braking system guarantees the highest level of quality and exceptional braking performance. The brakes are specifically tailored to enduro riding, delivering a precise and modulated feel. The front brake consists of an 11 mm master cylinder, 2×25 mm piston monoblock caliper and a 260 mm GSK wave disc. The rear brake has a 12.7 mm master cylinder, 25 mm piston caliper and a 220 mm GSK disc. The cast aluminum brake system keeps weight to a minimum while offering complete braking confidence by delivering superior stopping power in all conditions.

  • BRAKTEC brake system and high-performance GSK discs → superior stopping power with outstanding sensitivity and modulation

 

 

 

ProTaper handlebar

The ProTaper handlebar is second to none for function and style. Manufactured to exacting standards, the ProTaper handlebar features class-leading fatigue resistance while adding minimal weight. ProTaper logos are chemically applied and are scratch and peel resistant.

  • ProTaper handlebar → class-leading function and style

Grips and throttle assembly

The ODI lock-on grip on the left side does not require gluing, while on the right, the vulcanized grip features an innovative integrated throttle mechanism. The assembly has easy free-play adjustment and, by changing its cam, throttle progression can be altered.

  • Throttle assembly and ODI grips → easily altered throttle progression; easy grip-mounting without glue

Map switch, traction control

Designed for easy operation, a map switch is standard on the FE 450 4-stroke model. It selects between two electronic fuel injection (EFI) maps and activates the traction control feature. Traction control offers improved grip and control on slick terrain.

Traction control is turned on and off by the switch, and functions by analyzing throttle input from the rider and the rate at which RPM increases in the engine. If the RPM increases too quickly, the engine management system (EMS) registers a loss of grip and reduces the amount of power to the rear wheel ensuring maximum traction.

Additionally, all 2-stroke models are fitted with a standard map switch allowing selection between two ignition curves, based on conditions or rider preference.

  • Standard handlebar map switch on FE 450 → alters engine characteristics according to conditions and rider preference
  • Traction control → optimal traction in all conditions

Engine management system (EMS)

Apart from controlling EFI parameters on the 4-strokes, the Keihin EMS features selectable engine maps on the FE 450 via the handlebar switch, as well as traction control. Combined with the gear sensor, power delivery is tailored for each gear.

  • Keihin EMS → smaller, lighter and faster at processing engine data for more efficient engine management
  • Gear sensor → specific engine maps for each gear

On the 2-strokes, the EMS features an electronic control unit (ECU) which is responsible for several functions. The unit determines the ignition timing, the amount of fuel and oil injected and receives information from the throttle position sensor, ambient air and intake pressure sensors, as well as crankcase pressure and water temperature sensors, to adapt values and make corrections for automatic temperature and altitude compensation. This means there is no need to change carburetor jetting as in the past.

  • 2-stroke EMS → modern engine management eliminating the need for jetting changes

Throttle body

The 4-stroke range features a 42 mm Keihin throttle body. The injector is positioned to ensure the most efficient flow into the combustion chamber. To ensure optimal throttle response, the cable is mounted directly without a throttle linkage, providing more immediate response and control.

  • Throttle body → 42 mm injector positioned for optimal flow, more immediate throttle response thanks to direct cable mounting

The 2-strokes use a 39 mm throttle body which regulates the amount of air entering the engine via a butterfly operated by dual throttle cables connected to the handlebar throttle assembly. Unlike 4-stroke throttle bodies, fuel is not introduced at this point, but instead 2-stroke oil is mixed with the air entering the engine to lubricate the crankshaft, cylinder and piston. Additionally, a throttle position sensor (TPS) relays airflow data to the ECU, which in turn calculates the amount of oil and fuel delivered to the engine. A bypass screw regulates the idling speed and a cold start device opens a bypass providing more air for cold starts to prevent too rich air and fuel mixture.

  • 39 mm throttle body → regulates air flow, TPS relays airflow data

Exhaust system

Tailored specifically for each model using an innovative 3D design process, the 2-stroke header pipes feature advanced geometry and performance. The TE 250/300 header pipe offers more ground clearance making it less susceptible to damage, while a corrugated surface makes the header pipe more resistant to dents from rocks and other hazards found on the enduro trail. The 2-stroke silencers feature an aluminum mounting bracket and advanced internal construction for excellent noise damping and weight saving.

The 4-stroke exhaust system is expertly designed to deliver class-leading performance at the lowest possible weight. The header pipe is designed and manufactured in two pieces to be as compact as possible. It is joined so that it can be removed without having to take out the rear shock. Further innovation allows for a short, compact silencer without increasing noise levels. The component is crafted from lightweight aluminum and is stylishly finished in a black coating that highlights its premium quality.

  • Corrugated surface on TE 250/300 → more resistant to damage
  • Header joining position on 4-stroke → can be removed without removing rear shock

Electric start and wiring harness

All TE, FE and FEs models come with an electric starter as standard. The system uses a compact and lightweight Li-Ion battery which is 2.2 lb lighter than a conventional battery. After several years of experience with electric starters on Husqvarna Enduro models, reliability is second to none and the system ensures a quick and seamless start in any condition.

Additionally, the wiring harness concentrates all necessary electrical components in a common area below the seat for easy accessibility.

 

Integrated cooling system and radiators

The radiators are expertly crafted using high-strength aluminum and are CFD (computational fluid dynamics) designed to channel air more efficiently. The cooling system is intelligently integrated into the frame, eliminating the need for additional hoses. The large center tube running through the frame reduces pressure at this point, allowing for consistent coolant flow.

Additionally, the radiators are mounted close to the center of gravity for improved handling agility. All 4-stroke models are fitted with radiator fans as standard, and there is the option to fit fans from the accessories catalogue on all 2-strokes.

  • Integrated cooling → maximum efficiency in minimal space
  • Large central tube → consistent coolant flow

Fuel tank

The 2.25 gallon (8.5 liter) polythene fuel tanks incorporate a quick release filler cap and an integrated fuel pump. The fuel pump features internal line routing directly from the pump to the flange for optimal fuel flow. Additionally, the external fuel line is specifically positioned to make it less exposed and susceptible to damage. A fuel level sensor is incorporated on all models.

Airbox and tool-less air filter access

The airbox is designed with precisely positioned inlet ducts to prevent air deformation, ensuring maximum airflow and maximum filter protection. The air filter is easily accessed, without tools, by removing the left side panel. Easy maintenance is guaranteed by the Twin Air filter and cage design that features a simple fail-proof mounting system for safe and accurate filter installation.

  • Airbox → maximum air flow and filter protection
  • Filter mounting system → safe and accurate protection against dirt
  • Tool-less filter access → easy and rapid maintenance

Wheels

Off-road models are equipped with black high-strength alloy rims by D.I.D with laser engraved logos that are coupled to CNC machined hubs using light-weight spokes and silver anodized aluminum nipples. The nipples incorporate an advanced design reducing the frequency of spoke checks and maintenance. Dual-sport models feature GIANT rims paired with CNC machined hubs and aluminum nipples.

  • Lightweight but strong and reliable construction → minimal unsprung weight

Tires

The off-road range features Dunlop AT81 rear tires that are now paired with Dunlop MX33 fronts, offering advanced grip in a wide variety of terrain. The dual-sport models feature Continental TKC80 tires, providing excellent grip both on and off-road.

Bodywork

The off-road and dual-sport range features bodywork which clearly demonstrates Husqvarna Motorcycles’ progressive approach to off-road motorcycles, while dark blue and electric yellow graphics stylishly adorn the Swedish-inspired design. The ergonomics are specifically tailored to deliver great comfort and control. A result of extensive testing, slim contact points make shifting between riding positions easier and allow the rider a seamless flow of movement.

The flat seat profile, together with the textured seat cover, deliver superior comfort and control in all conditions.

  • Progressive bodywork → distinctive looks, modern design and graphics
  • Ergonomics → confidence-inspiring riding position in all riding situations

Seat → flat seat profile for exceptional comfort and control in all conditions

 

 

 

 

2023 Husqvarna FE501S – Totalmotorcycle.com Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $ 12649 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $14399 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £10349 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine
• Transmission 6-speed
• Starter Electric starter
• Stroke 72mm
• Bore 95mm
• Clutch DDS wet multi-disc clutch, Braktec hydraulics
• Displacement 510.9cm³
• EMS Keihin EMS
• Design 1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine

 

Chassis
• Weight (without fuel) 108.4kg
• Tank capacity (approx.) 9l
• Front brake disc diameter 260mm
• Rear brake disc diameter 220mm
• Front brake Disc brake
• Rear brake Disc brake
• Chain X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4″
• Frame design Central double-cradle-type 25CrMo4 steel
• Front suspension WP XPLOR-USD, Ø 48 mm
• Ground clearance 360mm
• Rear suspension WP XACT Monoshock with linkage
• Seat height 950mm
• Steering head angle 63.5°
• Suspension travel (front) 300mm
• Suspension travel (rear) 300mm

 

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