Husqvarna Motorcycles, a subsidiary of KTM, plans to use India as a production hub for their upcoming on-road motorcycles. KTM is in talks with Bajaj Auto to develop such motorcycles for international markets at their facility in Chakan.
Swedish motorcycle manufacturer Husqvarna has announced its intentions of making a comeback at the Dakar Rally with a new factory team. They will compete on Husqvarna FR 450 Rally bikes and will be ridden by Ruben Faria of Portugal and Frenchmen Pierre-Alexandre Renet.
The Husqvarna 701 Supermoto and the 701 Enduro have been spotted undergoing trials in Tenerife, Spain. The Swedish manufacturer had first unveiled the motorcycle at last year’s EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy.
Swedish two-wheeler manufacturer Husqvarna has unveiled two new Street concept motorcycles at the ongoing EICMA Show in Milan, Italy. Christened 401 Vitpilen and 401 Svartpilen, these concepts are based on the KTM Duke 390 and are modern renditions of traditional cafe racer and scrambler motorcycles, respectively.
KTM has confirmed that the Husqvarna range of motorcycles will be manufactured in India. The bikes will be manufactured at Bajaj’s Chakan plant, near Pune, and from there it will be exported to various international markets. The Austrian maker will sell the Husqvarna motorcycles in India once the production starts. This development was confirmed by KTM’s CEO Stefan Pierer during a press conference in New Delhi. It was attended by Rajiv Bajaj and cricket player Gautam Gambhir who was gifted a special edition KTM Duke 390.
Husqvarna will unveil their new prototype at the EICMA event in Milan Italy. The world first unveiling will take place at the Husqvarna booth during a press conference scheduled for November 5 at 4pm. The prototype will offer a visual insight into the future of the brand.