The SVARTPILEN 701 is simple, raw, authentic and thrilling to ride. Its design captures some of the original spirit that originally made motorcycling great, and that still fuels the imagination of riders today. Its flat track-inspired design exudes a timeless appeal that will continue to stand the test of time. Riding this powerful single-cylinder street explorer is an experience that recaptures the excitement of those first sparks of inspiration, while its SIMPLE. PROGRESSIVE. design is a paradox that challenges the status quo of motorcycling.
The intention with the SVARTPILEN 701, was to strip away all unnecessary gimmicks and create a simple, progressive mix of classic thinking and modern design. This approach is synonymous with the Swedish heritage of Husqvarna Motorcycles and can be clearly seen in the sleek, reduced look of this model. The lightweight, narrow bodywork is stylishly shaped into the SVARTPILEN 701's overall design and allows for seamless movement while riding. The design was inspired by the raw and timeless authenticity of the flat track scene, but brought to life in a premium, modern and progressive way.
The lightweight 18" front and 17" rear black cast alloy wheels produce minimal unsprung weight and contribute to the bikes dark, mysterious appeal. The Husqvarna Motorcycles insignia discreetly embedded into the wheel is an assurance of premium quality, strength and durability. The PIRELLI MT60 RS tyres offer advanced grip and durability in a wide range of conditions, while also giving the SVARTPILEN 701 a more rugged character.
The exhaust system on the SVARTPILEN 701 features a steel pre-silencer, neatly concealed within the framework of the motorcycle, and a final silencer, proudly exposed and stylishly finished in black to compliment the overall design. The exhaust is designed to perfectly match the engine performance, as well as meet strict emissions regulations.
The SVARTPILEN 701 is powered by a modern 692.7 cc liquid cooled, single-cylinder engine that features the latest design and electronics technology. With a peak horsepower of 55 kW (75 hp) and 72 Nm of torque at 6750 rpm, there is no doubting this motorcycle´s performance potential. The electronic fuel injection is operated by a ride-by-wire system and delivers immediate, sharp and refined power, controlled by the standard traction control system. Featuring some of the latest technical solutions, such as a standard up & down easy shift, this engine delivers exceptional ride-ability. Produced using innovative production processes and the highest quality materials, premium reliability and efficiency is ensured. This quality also results in conveniently long 10,000 km service interval.
The SVARTPILEN 701 is fitted with hydraulic BREMBO disk brake callipers, which are manufactured to the highest standards and, in combination with 320 mm front and 240 mm rear perforated steel discs, deliver controllable and confident braking performance. The SVARTPILEN 701 is also fitted with a state-of-the-art BOSCH ABS system, ensuring the highest level of safety in varying braking conditions. This function can be fully disengaged for more advanced riders.
The suspension on the SVARTPILEN 701 is produced by WP and is made to exacting standards, ensuring the highest level of quality and craftsmanship. The front features upside down 43 mm forks with a split damping function, while the rear features a monoshock, connected via a linkage to the swingarm. Both high-quality components are fully adjustable and can be set up to perfectly to handle ever-changing urban environments.