Husqvarna Motorcycles have presented the production Svartpilen 701 and Vitpilen 701 Aero concept models at EICMA, while also revealing the EE 5 electric minicycle, taking their first step into electric mobility.
Inspired by the iconic flat track scene, the all-new Svartpilen 701 production model marks the next step in Husqvarna Motorcycles’ return to the street. It is a modern naked bike aimed at a new generation of motorcycle users.
Making its first global appearance at EICMA, the Vitpilen 701 AERO concept model pays tribute to an iconic era of motorcycling. Contrasting the lines of a classic faired racer with modern styling, it is a more race-oriented glimpse on Husqvarna Motorcycles’ future steps in the street segment.
Drawing on Husqvarna’s rich history in top-level motocross competition, the EE 5 is an electric minicycle that features a 5kW electric motor and is designed for aspiring young riders starting out in the exciting world of dirt biking.
2019 Husqvarna Svartpilen 701
The Svartpilen 701 street explorer is a flat-track-inspired machine created for the new generation of motorcyclists – those who prefer a simpler design.
Inspired by the brand’s Swedish heritage, the Svartpilen 701 is powered by a lightweight 4-stroke single-cylinder engine that offers a performance output of 75hp and 72Nm. The engine combines optimum reliability with riding efficiency.
The lightweight and powerful engine is housed within a stripped-down chassis and bodywork layout to provide a raw riding experience. Using high-grade chromium molybdenum steel, the trellis frame provides precise handling and confidence in all riding conditions.
With the Svartpilen 701 featuring high quality and fully-adjustable WP suspension, exceptional stopping power is guaranteed by the combination of Brembo brakes with Bosch’s latest ABS system. The all-new Svartpilen 701 will be available at authorised Svartpilen Motorcycles dealers during the first quarter of 2019.
2019 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 Aero Concept
The Vitpilen 701 Aero concept is a modern faired sportsbike with a design that pays its respect to the past. Built around a modern single-cylinder engine with an elevated power output, it features a sporty look that hints at the future for Husqvarna Motorcycles’ street range.
Featuring a lower and more locked-in position, the Vitpilen 701 Aero concept offers an appealing classic design.
2020 Husqvarna EE 5
All-new for MY20, the EE 5 is Husqvarna Motorcycles’ first step into the fast-paced world of electric motorcycles. Dedicated to young and aspiring riders, it features the latest in high-quality componentry.
Fully adaptable and adjustable, it is an easy-to-use minicycle that allows up and coming riders to enter the exciting world of offroad motorcycling with confidence. The new EE 5 machine will be available at authorised Husqvarna Motorcycles dealers during summer 2019.
A state-of-the-art electric motor with 5 kW peak performance includes six different ride modes and a 907Wh Li-ion battery with quick charging. The high-end chassis features race proven technology, alongside WP suspension for advanced performance and control. Ergonomic bodywork and an adjustable seat height ensure comfort and room to grow.