Husqvarna Becomes a High-Tech Motorcycle Company

Resurgent Husqvarna have released the first detailed information about the forthcoming Husqvarna 701 Supermoto which will be launched later this year.

Husqvarna have confirmed the motorcycle will have ride-by-wire throttle with three different riding modes, it will get the latest Bosch 9.1 MP ABS system and an accessory plug-in dongle will unlock Supermoto ABS which will allow rear wheel lock-up but keep the front wheel under electronic control.
The Husqvarna 701 Supermoto motorcycle will also be getting a slipper clutch to help with corner entry control and will be getting new 48mm diameter WP forks with 215mm of suspension travel, along with a WP shock with 250 of travel.

The final production version of the Husqvarna 701 Supermoto will be at the Milan motorcycle show this in a few months.

Husqvarna, now under the ownership of KTM, is aiming to make the brand a technically advanced company and inteds to embrace the history and racing innovation Husqvarna was known for in the '50s and '60s.
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