2009 Husqvarna SM510R

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2009 Husqvarna SM510R
2009 Husqvarna SM510R

– 2009 Husqvarna SM510R

2009 Husqvarna SM510R

SM 510R – HUSQVARNA. The Husqvarna SM 450 R and SM 510 R have seen some quite radical changes reflecting the experience gained from wins on world championship supermotard tracks.

Husqvarna engineers concentrated on the frame to make both models even lighter and easier to handle. To achieve this, the frame is of a completely new design with new levels of rigidity and settings for dealing with power that optimise handling and give the rider a much better feel for the bike. The frame is also one kilo lighter than before.

New 2009 graphics adorn the white racing number panels on the sides and the new headlamp unit that houses the smaller, lighter digital display is also white. The front mudguard is also new. The new look of the bike is both eye-catching and different. Still on the subject of looks, the wheels are black anodised Excel rims and the new plastic engine protectors on both sides are also black.

The newly designed side stand is made of forged aluminium. The engine has a new over-pressure valve in the oil circuit, a new needle cage lubrication bearing and a new oil filter. The exhaust valves are made of steel to ensure longer life and reliability. The gearbox has been renewed to offer improved gear change speed and accuracy.

Gearbox design has seen changes in terms of: gear change linkage, lever and selector mechanisms. The 450 and 510 engines have also benefited from a new timing gear chain tensioner that was introduced to improve chain tension and reduce contact pressure. The exhaust system has twin aluminium silencers that create a very special sound, reduce overall noise levels and improve performance.

The SM510R evolves for 2009 with the addition of a new twin silencer exhaust system and a new slim line digital dash. The core of the bike stays true to form: super responsive, fuel injected twin cam engine, sub 120kgs dry weight and powerful Brembo brakes all combine to make the SM510R one of, if not the most hardcore road legal Supermoto bikes you can buy today.



Wheelbase 1445 mm
Overall length 2163 mm
Overall width 820 mm
Overall height 1250 mm
Seat height 920 mm
Min. ground clearance 245 mm
Dry weight 120.5 kg
Fuel tank capacity 7.2 litres



2009 Husqvarna SM510R Specifications

Type Single cylinder, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4 valve
Bore 97 mm
Stroke 67.8 mm
Displacement 501 cc
Compression ratio 12.9 : 1
Starting Electric (with automatic decompressor)
Cooling Liquid-cooled
Radiator 2
Lubrication Dry sump with 2 oil pump rotors and cartridge filter
Ignition Digital C.D.I., with variable advance
Spark plug type NGK CR 8EB
Spark plug gap 0.7 mm
Clutch Wet, multi-plate, hydraulic control
Driving disc number 8
Driven disc number 7

Type Steel single tube cradle with steel round tubes
Rear frame in light alloy
Front suspension MARZOCCHI USD telescopic hydraulic fork with advanced axle compression and rebound stroke adjustment
Fork leg diameter 50 mm
Fork travel 250 mm
Rear suspension SACHS Progressive Soft Damp type with single hydraulic shock absorber, spring pre-load adjustment. Compression and rebound adjustment (compression stroke – double adjustment)
Rear wheel travel 290 mm
Front brake 320 mm BREMBO floating disc type with hydraulic control and radial caliper
Rear brake 240 mm BREMBO floating disc type with hydraulic control and floating caliper
Rim front 3.50″ x 17″, light alloy
Rim rear 4.25″ x 17″, light alloy
Tyre front 120/70-17″ PIRELLI MTR 21 Dragon-EVO
Tyre rear 150/60-17″ PIRELLI MTR 22 Dragon-EVO

Electrical Equipment
Voltage 12 V
Head light 35/35 W
Pilot light 3 W
Tail light 5 W
Stop light 21 W
Turn signal 10 W
Battery 12 V – 6 Ah

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