The 2023 Husqvarna Bike Lineup + Our Take On Every Mannequin


Husqvarna Bikes has had fairly an eventful yr with all of its aggressive endeavors. With success in enduro and rally occasions and plans to develop its presence within the MotoGP paddock, the producer is making notable strides within the racing area. Protecting with its off-road heritage, you’ll discover that the marquee has made probably the most vital adjustments to its Enduro and Motocross fashions. Practically all these bikes aren’t street-legal, so we haven’t added them to this record.

For 2023, Husqvarna has additionally added a closely revised iteration of certainly one of its Supermoto fashions within the type of the all-new FS 450 Supermoto. Sadly, this bike, too, is homologated for closed-circuit exercise solely. Fortunately for us frequent people, the restricted but wonderful 2022 Husqvarna Bike lineup makes its manner into 2023 with little to no adjustments.

Bare

2023 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401

The Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 receives no adjustments for 2023. The Svartpilen is the scrambler-styled mannequin of the 2 ‘bare’ 401 twins within the firm’s portfolio and is without doubt one of the most tasty entry-level bikes you may get your arms on. The time period ‘Svartpilen’ is Swedish for ‘black arrow,’ and the dedication to its naming is obvious from the minimalist darkish panels and graphics.

Powering the Svartpilen 401 is similar powertrain from the KTM 390 Duke — a 373cc, liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine making 43.5 hp and 27 lb-ft of torque.

2023 Husqvarna Vitpilen 401

2023 Husqvarna Vitpilen 401

Like its sibling, the Husqvarna Vitpilen 401 enters 2023 with no adjustments. It shares its engine and underpinnings with the Svartpilen 401 however, with clip-on handlebars, avenue tires, and alloy wheels as a substitute of wire-spoke items, is a cafe-racer-styled providing. ‘Vitpilen’ interprets to ‘white arrow,’ and, once more, that is evident from the bike’s styling and graphics.

Supermoto

2023 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto

2023 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto

The Husqvarna 701 Supermoto receives a brand new coloration scheme for 2023. Like most Husqvarna bikes, the 701 Supermoto shares a lot in frequent with an providing from sister firm KTM. On this case, it’s the KTM 690 SMC R. What you get is a giant single-cylinder engine displacing 692.7cc and producing 74.7hp. With spectacular {hardware} and a number of digital rider aids, this bike guarantees to be a hooligan on the streets.

Journey

2023 Husqvarna 701 Enduro

2023 Husqvarna 701 Enduro

Regardless of the ‘Enduro’ in its title, the Husqvarna 701 Enduro is categorized beneath the corporate’s ‘Journey’ fashions. Whether or not you select to stay to tarmac or enterprise off-road, the 701 Enduro is a reliable package deal that’s up for any problem. It’s based mostly on the KTM 690 Enduro, utilizing the identical engine and sharing some {hardware}. For 2023, it stays unchanged over the 2022 mannequin.

2023 Husqvarna Norden 901

2023 Husqvarna Norden 901

The Husqvarna 901 Norden is without doubt one of the most up-to-date additions to the producer’s street-bike portfolio. After a yr of teasers and hypothesis, it lastly made its debut as a part of final yr’s mannequin lineup. Unsurprisingly, it receives no adjustments going into subsequent yr. The 889cc parallel-twin engine at its coronary heart is borrowed from the KTM 890 Journey and produces 105hp and 74 lb-ft of torque. It additionally has numerous digital rider aids, from traction management to an Straightforward Shift system that helps with clutchless gear shifts. Should you’re out there for a superb middle-weight journey tourer, look no additional.

Enduro

2023 Husqvarna FE 350s

2023 Husqvarna FE 350s

The 2023 Husqvarna Enduro portfolio includes 9 fashions between the 2-stroke and 4-stroke lineups. Solely two of them are street-legal. The 2023 Husqvarna FE 350s is sort of an identical to its predecessor, barring minor beauty updates. Remember that the FE 350s is an off-road bike first. Expectedly, it options competition-spec, long-travel suspension sourced from WP, hydraulic brakes, and a superlight chassis with a composite carbon fiber subframe.

2023 Husqvarna FE 501s

2023 Husqvarna FE 501s

Possessing probably the most highly effective engine in Husqvarna’s dual-sport line-up, the versatile FE 501s is completely poised to mix off-road prowess with on-road practicality. The large-bore 510.9cc single-cylinder weighs simply 64.8 lbs. That, along with a light-weight chromium molybdenum metal body and carbon fiber subframe, means the entire dry weight of the bike is slightly below 240 lbs. Like its smaller sibling, the FE 501s is a mud bike by and thru however could be ridden on tarmac. It has some nifty options like toolless air filter entry and a hydraulic clutch.