VITPILEN 701 2018

A powerful urban icon

The VITPILEN 701 is an immaculately designed street bike that offers a new perspective on urban motorcycling. Driven by a powerful single-cylinder engine, this compact and agile motorcycle is expertly crafted to deliver minimalist styling with exceptional performance and reduced to the bare essence of what a motorcycle should be. Created to suit the unique, progressive lifestyle of modern motorcycling, it delivers a more thrilling, honest and real bike experience.

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Exterior

The design idea is to strip away all unnecessary gimmicks and create a simple, progressive mix of classic thinking and modern design. This way of thinking is synonymous with the Swedish heritage of Husqvarna Motorcycles and can be clearly seen on the VITPILEN 701. The lightweight and narrow bodywork is shaped into the VITPILEN 701´s progressive design and intelligently allows for seamless movement while riding.
Wheels

Wheels

Lightweight 17" cast alloy wheels are a design highlight of the VITPILEN 701. The wheels offer a unique sense of style and ensure high levels of strength and durability with minimal unsprung weight. The Husqvarna logo is embedded into the wheel, discreetly highlighting the attention to detail on the VITPILEN 701.

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Ignition cover plug

Ignition cover plug

CNC-machined design made of high-strength aluminum Premium quality, anodized surface finish

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Footbrake cylinder cover

Footbrake cylinder cover

CNC-machined design made of high-strength aluminum Premium quality, anodized surface finish

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Oil filter cover

Oil filter cover

CNC-machined design made of high-strength aluminum Premium quality, anodized surface finish

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Fender

Fender

Replaces stock front fender. Great for changing visual apperance of your bike.

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Fuel tank fairing

Fuel tank fairing

Replaces stock fuel tank fairing. Great for changing visual apperance of your bike.

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Wheel set

Wheel set

Lightweight and stylish wheel set offers great customization possibilities by replacing stock rims. Includes: Spoked front and rea…

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Split

Integrated within the bodywork is a progressive design feature known as "the split". This yellow division runs diagonally from top to bottom and starts from the rear of the fuel tank, down to the exhaust hanger. This element is unique to Husqvarna and further showcases the brand's pioneering design direction.
Tank & Filler Cap

Tank & Filler Cap

The aluminium filler cap proudly displays the Husqvarna Motorcycles logo, like a stamp of premium quality, standing humble but bold on the fuel tank. The tank is seamlessly integrated into the design, and is a central focal point of the VITPILEN 701 style. The intelligent design also allows the rider to move seamlessly between riding positions, while painted finishes and subtle accents highlight its progressive and unique design.
Seat

Seat

The seat of the VITPILEN 701 uses high-quality foam and MOKKA leather fabric, which, despite its reduced appearance, remains comfortable for the rider. Extending from the main bodywork and seamlessly floating above the rear wheel, the seat forms part of the minimalistic rear subframe, which adds to the unique riding experience the VITPILEN 701 provides.

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Style seat

Style seat

Custom designed seat for uncompromising look. Features: Durable cover Sleek and elegant design Premium fit and feel Easy installat…

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Pillion seat cover

Pillion seat cover

Great option when converting your motorcycle from duo- to solo-seater. Provides clean look and compliments design lines of your mo…

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Tank pad set

Tank pad set

Enhance the look and protect your bike with these pads.

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Control Zone & Triple Clamp

Clip-on handlebars attach to forged aluminium triple clamps, central to the VITPILEN 701 style. In keeping with the minimalistic look of the SIMPLE.PROGRESSIVE. design, the control zone is not obstructed by any fairings and simply features a digital display unit with the necessary information.
Lights

Lights

The premium LED headlight on the VITPILEN 701 conveys an unmistakable look. Around the circumference is a daytime running light, making the VITPILEN 701 clearly visible in all conditions.The LED tail light is integrated within the sleek bodywork and gives the rear end a clean, uninterrupted appearance.

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Handlebar ends

Handlebar ends

Protects grip rubbers from grazing in the event of a fall.

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Lever protection

Lever protection

High-grade aluminum lever protection guards lever from being clipped by other motorbikes and in the event on unintentional ground…

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Mirror

Mirror

Round mirror featuring modern and clean design. Aluminium CNC machined Adjustable stem Usable for left and right side

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Handlebar end mirror

Handlebar end mirror

Handlebar end mirror which can be mounted on either side of the handlebar. Aluminum CNC milled Ball-and-socket joint for flexible…

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Technical Specs

Engine

Design
1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine
Displacement
692.7 cm³
Bore
105 mm
Stroke
80 mm
Power in KW
55 kW
Starter
Electric starter
Lubrication
Forced oil lubrication with 2 oil pumps
Transmission
6-speed
Primary drive
36:79
Cooling
Liquid cooled
Clutch
APTC(TM) slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
EMS
Keihin EMS with RBW, twin ignition

Chassis

Frame design
Chromium-Molybdenum steel trellis frame, powder coated
Front suspension
WP upside-down Ø 43 mm
Rear suspension
WP shock absorber with linkage
Suspension travel (front)
135 mm
Suspension travel (rear)
135 mm
Front brake
Brembo four-piston radial fixed calliper, brake disc
Rear brake
Brembo single-piston floating calliper, brake disc
Front brake disc diameter
320 mm
Rear brake disc diameter
240 mm
ABS
Bosch 9M+ two-channel ABS (disengageable)
Chain
X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4"
Steering head angle
65 °
Ground clearance
140 mm
Seat height
830 mm
Tank capacity (approx.)
12 l
Weight without fuel
157 kg