Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 For Sale

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Husqvarna Vitpilen 701
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Current Prices: £6,650–£4,800
Insurance Costs: 7 of 10

What Is It?

The Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 is a premium cafe racer style bike and is powered by a liquid cooled 692.7 cc single cylinder engine which puts out 73.8 bhp at 8,500 rpm and maximum torque at 6,750 rpm.

Features include:

  • Steel tubular frame with Aluminium swingarm
  • 320 mm disc up front with Brembo four piston caliper
  • 240 mm disc at the rear with Brembo single piston caliper
  • Bosch 9M+ ABS system
  • Adjustable 43 mm WP APEX upside down fork with 135 mm travel
  • Adjustable WP APEX rear shock with 135 mm travel
  • Traction control with off mode
  • Quickshifter
  • Slip and assist clutch
  • Adjustable levers
  • LED lighting all round
  • 6 speed gearbox with gear position sensor

Husqvarna is part of KTM which explains the re-purposed KTM Duke 690 engine, frame and the WP suspension setup.

The wire-spoked 17" wheels take a Bridgestone Battlax S21 120/70 tyre at the front and a 160/60 at the rear.

Accessories include the bar end mirrors, fly screens, comfort seats, wavy discs and Akrapovic exhaust.

Colours: Blue, silver/yellow

Did You Know?

Vit Pilen translates as The White Arrow.

Up And Down The Range

For a more rugged vibe check out the Svartpilen 701. It's essentially the same bike with a more relaxed riding position, higher bars and more ground clearance.

Review In A Few

What's Good?

  • Custom retro looks
  • Handling
  • Engine
  • Light

Any Downsides?

  • Fairly expensive new
  • Basic LCD dash
  • Mirrors
  • Range
  • Seat

Specs

Launch RRP: £7,550

Capacity: 693 cc (average)

Power: 74 bhp / 55 kW (average)

Red Line: 9,000 rpm (average)

Top Speed: 120 mph / 193 km/h (high)

Economy: 55 mpg / 5.1 L/100km (average)

Range: 150 miles / 241 km (average)

Fuel Capacity: 12.0 litres / 2.6 gallons (average)

Seat Height: 830 mm / 32.7 inches (average)

Dry Weight: 158 kg / 348 pounds

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Check out this promo video from Husqvarna and this video review from TheMissendenFlyer.

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Bikes For Sale (10)

  • HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 2019 19
    £6,490 ebay
    • £140 Over Guide Price
    • 2019
    • Huddersfield(Map)
    • HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 19
  • 2019 69 HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701, IMMACULATE CONDITION, £6,490 OR FLEXIBLE FINANCE
    £6,490 ebay
    • £140 Over Guide Price
    • 2019
    • Sittingbourne(Map)
    • 69 HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701, IMMACULATE CONDITION, OR FLEXIBLE FINANCE
  • 2020 20 HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 BLUE ***EX DEMO BIKE***
    £7,199 ebay
    • £550 Over Guide Price
    • 2020
    • Brighton(Map)
    • 20 HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 BLUE *EX DEMO BIKE*
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Price Guide

Year
Dealer
Private
Part Ex
Mileage
2018
£6,000
£4,800
£4,200
5,100
2019
£6,350
£5,050
£4,450
3,700
2020
£6,650
£5,350
£4,700
2,100
We work out the price guide in-house.

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Popularity & How Many Left

Year
On Road
Off Road
Total
For Sale
2018
64
8
72
76 / month
2019
86
7
93
130 / month
2020
Data coming soon...
140 / month

Source: DVLA