Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 For Sale
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.
- 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
- 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/yellowDid 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
- Custom retro looks
- Fairly expensive new
- Basic LCD dash
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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