[ Coming to America this fall: all-new Husky TR650 single-cylinder dual-sport. Terra model features 21/18-inch wheels. A more street-oriented Strada will come equipped with 19/17-inchers. A full line of adventure-type accessories will be available for both models. ] Husqvarna history reaches back 300 years to a Swedish arsenal founded in 1689, and it’s arguably [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Remaking Husqvarna The all-new TR650 dual-sport, an upcoming street-legal two-stroke and more 900 Twins aim to get a Husky in your garage.
Somehow, in the process of giving the Husqvarna version of the Rotax/BMW F800 engine an extra 100cc, the engineers responsible did more: They gave it a character transplant. Ride Husky’s Nuda and you’d swear it wasn’t powered by anything derived from the somewhat staid parallel-Twin of the BMW F800. No, this engine has a syncopated [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
We may not get Husky’s twin-cylinder Nuda 900 in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean that the Italy-based, German-owned company of Swedish origin is ignoring the street market on our side of the Atlantic. Its recent announcement of the TR650 Terra ($6999) )and TR650 Strada ($7499) dual-sport motorcycles gives us an indication of Husky’s future [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
If you’re a diehard two-stroke lover, Husqvarna has added two more two-strokes to its 2011 lineup, which includes the previously announced WR150. Joining the smallest WR are the WR250 and WR300 enduro machines. With lessons learned from its involvement in the World Enduro Championship, Husky has revised these models for 2011. New graphics, bodywork, integrated [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)