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It’s been a hot minute since we covered McQueen’s last beastie to go on auction – a gorgeous Husqvarna Viking 360 that sold for a whopping $204,000 at Rob Myers (RM) Sotheby’s – an auction house specializing in rare antique, classic, and sports and racing automobiles since 1979. Now, the same name to let go …

Hold on to your helmets – we’ve just been given a peek at a new Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 in the testing phase – and it’s getting one heck of a facelift.  According to a report from MCN, the ‘dinky retro’ from Husqvarna will still be housing a new engine – the same that’s also being tested …

The Husqvarna Norden 901 is nearly here – and we still don’t know very much about it.  This is what we know. Originally shown as a concept bike at the Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA), or the Milan Motorcycle Show, in 2019, the Norden 901 was a bike that boasted a visual aesthetic …

Nestled in the dramatic coastline of Monterey, Cali, is the world’s number one classic car and investment quality auction house. Rob Myers (RM) Sotheby’s has been specializing in rare antique, classic, and sports and racing automobiles since 1979. Their latest acquisition? A 1968 Husqvarna Viking 360 from the competition-crazy King of Cool, Steve McQueen.  Word …

Husqvarna has just released more information regarding their new Vektorr concept escooter, geared for the modern urban commuter. According to Drivespark, the Swedish manufacturer revealed the model May 6, hot on the heels of the unveiling of their E-pilen motorcycle concept and the headlines that their electric scooter launch would be delayed by a year, with …

Husqvarna has just revealed their new sexy fleet of special edition models – and I’m drooling. Save your pennies, boys and girls. Here’s a sneak peek from the photoshoot: According to RideApart, the Swedish manufacturer has once again partnered with REPLAY, a premium casual clothing brand from Italy, to create a range of well-groomed rides …

Baby In Stature, Big In Features I wrote an article recently about the recently teased Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 making its way to Europe for an official release, but as of February third, the motorcycle is ready for global sales in an ever-growing small-displacement market. The 2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 is the smallest motorcycle that the …

A Sleek Take On The 125 Duke Europe has quite a large market for small-displacement motorcycles thanks to their licensing laws and regulations that prohibit riders from reaching the big bikes until they have spent enough time on A2-suited rides. AS a result, Husqvarna is bringing a small version of their successful Vitpilen in 125cc …

The Sasquatch Effect: Is it Real, Or Not? The long-awaited Husqvarna Norden 901 has been spotted in the wild on some test rides, and we’re excited about it.  Husqvarna unveiled the concept for the ADV motorcycle way back in 2019 and has been pretty silent regarding its development and potential release since then. They promised …

A New Look For 2021, Husqvarna will release the FC 450 Rockstar Edition that’s based on Zach Osbornes’ AMA 450MX championship-winning machine. The Rockstar Edition gets some fancy new black and yellow livery, too. The bike has number plates on each side and some Husky blue on the factory triple clamps, wheel hubs, and FMF …

Get Dirty Husqvarna added two new Rockstar Edition enduro bikes to its lineup. These bikes have some Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing graphics and some other lovely things. Included on both bikes are powder-coated frames, blue CNC-machined triple clamps, and blue chain guides. The bikes also have black seat covers with additional ribbing, front disc …

This Is a Very Good Thing The Husqvarna Norden 901 concept made a big splash. Shortly after the company said it would build it. Now, we’re getting our first look at the production machine. Motociclismo shared what investors have called a “stolen” photo that shows what the Norden 901 will look like. It’s unclear if …

Pierer Mobility, the owners of both Husqvarna and KTM, announced their roadmap for future models yesterday. Two of them are of great interest to use two-wheeled street riders. The first is that there will be a Husqvarna E-Scooter coming in 2021, perfect for in-city short trips. With 4 kW of power, or about 5.5 HP, …

A Bigger Svatpilen? Husqvarna appears to be working on a Svartpilen 890 scrambler. The motorcycle was spotted out testing, and images of the motorcycle were shared by Motorcycle News. The bike looks like it features an 894cc parallel-twin engine in the frame, which would be a notable upgrade from the 701 Svartpilen.  The new 890 …

LR Stands for Long Range Dual-sport machines aren’t usually equipped with huge gas tanks and many guys take these bikes way off into the wilderness. Range anxiety can be a factor. Husqvarna is aware of this and has now released a long-range 701 Enduro. The LR version of the bike gets a bigger gas tank …

Husky Branded Gear Husqvarna has made some gear in conjunction with REV’IT! that will go along nicely with its street motorcycles. The collection has a bit of everything, so you can wear Husqvarna-branded gear from toe to fingertips. The catalog says that the gear is created for the modern-motorcyclist, whatever that means. I would assume …

Plenty of Adventure to be Had The Husqvarna Norden 901 is one of the better-looking concept bikes to come out of EICMA. The bike was pretty quickly signed off on as a production model and will be coming to Husky showrooms soon enough. Now, according to ADVPulse, it seems that Husqvarna will continue to expand …

Available in February 2020 At the India Bike Week 2019, Bajaj introduced the Husqvarna brand to the public. Husqvarna is owned by KTM and Bajaj has 48 percent stake in the company. With Bajaj being so influential in the Indian bike scene, it’s no wonder. Husky has two new motorcycles for the Indian market. They …

That’s No Surprise In a not-so-surprising turn of events, Husqvarna says that it will in fact put the Norden 901 Concept into production. It was just last month that Huskey debuted this concept bike and even then we knew it would likely go to production.  The motorcycle will be called the Norden 901 and become …

A Husky ADV? Yes. The rumors of a Husqvarna ADV bike were out there but there wasn’t much known. Now we know some things. Check out the Norden Concept, Husqvarna’s adventure bike. The motorcycle was revealed at EICMA 2019, and I have to say the bike is one of the more handsome ADV bikes out …

A Better Supermoto The Husqvarna FS 450 Supermoto is the only factory-built supermoto with a single cylinder that’s race ready. This competition bike is a special machine, and Husky decided to take things up a notch for the latest model. The engine remains unchanged the 2020 model year. It’s still the 450cc single that makes …

Looking for a Quiet Alternative to Your Kid’s 50cc? Husqvarna has officially entered into the electric bike world, but not in the way you probably thought the brand would. The motorcycle is called the Husqvarna EE 5. It’s a five-kilowatt competition machine that Husky says will rival any 50cc out there. This bike is small …

The CEO Hints It Will Happen Husqvarna has had a couple of good years recently. The KTM-owned company has some new bikes and a reasonable amount of buzz around them and the brand in general. It will be interesting to see how it develops over time and adds more products. KTM’s CEO Stefan Pierer recently …

Get Ready for Another Version of the Svartpilen 701 Husqvarna’s Svartpilen 701 Style is a new special edition of the Svartpilen 701 that’s immediately available at dealerships. The company calls its latest iteration of the motorcycle a “flat-track inspired street explorer” in its press release. The bike gets a special bronze, black, and silver color …

The Shark In Swedish Clothing: The Black and White Arrow Bikes The Husqvarna Pilen Helmet isn’t available in North America yet, but it’s coming soon. I figured I should let the cat out of the bag right away before you rush off looking to buy it straight away. I first learned of it about a month …

Call This a Teaser Of Things To Come It’s still winter here in Alberta, Canada and it’s been a longer and colder one this year with more snow in March than usual. For us northern motorcyclists impatiently anticipating the arrival of our short riding season, it’s pure agony. The sensible thing to do while your …