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HUSQVARNA Brand History
Husqvarna is a Swedish motorcycle manufacturer, derived from the Husqvarna Vapenfabrik, (the Husqvarna weapons factory) which was founded in the 17th century by King Karl XL. Like many other motorcycle manufacturers, Husqvarna first produced bicycles, slowly moving on to motorized vehicles.
The first bike from the Swedish manufacturer came in 1903 and had a 1.2 horsepower engine. Although it wasn't quite popular, this model was about three times more expensive than a bicycle. A few years later, in 1907 and 1908, Husqvarna came up with more powerful models, managing to sell 14 units.
Husqvarna came up with their first 500cc engine in 1919 which was kept in production until 1932. Two years later, the company developed another engine, a 994cc one, but Husqvarna remained mostly focused on small bikes for the general public. These models had 175 and 250cc engines and thanks to them, the Swedish firm recorded an impressive success during the 20s and th... continue reading HUSQVARNA history →
Latest News about HUSQVARNA
There's bit quite a stir with Husqvarna announcing they'll be entering Moto3 as of 2014. Of course, after all the fuss and hassle with the brand changing hands this year and all the production moved to Mattighofen and all, many voices in the industry asked directly whether the new Husky Moto3 machine is... Continue Reading →
Husqvarna has unveiled their all-new 701 Concept machine at Milan, and it looks like a solid step Husky could make towards road-bikes in the future. There's no information on whether Stefan Pierer changed his mind as far as Husqvarna is concerned and is now pondering going forward in the direction BMW opened ... Continue Reading →
If you like riding far from the urban areas and paved roads, fuel-related peace of mind is truly valuable. IMS knows this, and that's why they cam with a new, much-anticipated auxiliary tank which adds serious range to the bike. The IMS auxiliary tank is created for Husqvarna 449 and 511 models and brings in... Continue Reading →
As reported, Husqvarna has unveiled their new bike line-up for 2014, and it looks like the KTM-owned brand is bent on making a strong comeback after the difficult years. November will see Husky pushing no less than 14 models in the dealerships. The new bikes are loaded with some KTM parts and technologies, as it ... Continue Reading →
Here are two photos of the Husqvarna TC300 Factory Racing, the very first bike Husky will offer after having taken over by Pierer Industries AG, a company owned by KTM's CEO Stefan Pierer. The Husqvarna TC300 Factory Racing is derived from thr TV250 2-stroke machine, with a displacement hike to 300cc, thanks... Continue Reading →
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued the recall campaign number 13-263 for at least 260 Husqvarna motorcycles. According to the safety agency, the specific bikes recalled may show a throttle cable malfunction which can in turn, cause riders to completely lose control over the speed, possibly ... Continue Reading →
Some say there's no beauty in a supermoto machine, but we beg to differ. We really believe it's simply impossible to like powerful, aggressive motorcycles and say that a bike such as Emanuele Nisi's Husqvarna SMR 510 has nothing to please the eye with. Emanuele is an Italian guy who creates graphics... Continue Reading →
An 1971 Husqvarna 400 Cross previously owned and raced by the legendary Steve McQueen is going under the hammer in Santa Monica, California during a Mecum celebrity items auction. It will be accompanied by another Husky, this time a '68 250 T Commando which belonged to the actor Dennis Hopper. Steve's ma... Continue Reading →
Bad news from Husqvarna, as GPOne and A&R report: the Husqvarna operations in Varese, Italy have been brought to a halt, after major problems have been discovered. Husqvarna has recently changed hands from BMW to Pierer Industries AG, the company owned by KTM CEO Stephan Pierer. Pierer Industries has announced... Continue Reading →
Good news for the fans of Marc Coma and KTM: the Spaniard is back on two wheels and it looks like he's more eager to win like he was before. He won the first place in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the first round of the World Cross Country rounds of the year. After the KTM Rally Factory Team was forced to s... Continue Reading →