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Husqvarna Motorcycles

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Founded: 1689
Age: 331 years
Country: Sweden
Website: www.husqvarna.com
Total models: 23
Active models: 13
Discontinued models: 10
Husqvarna is a leading motorcycle manufacturer with Swedish origins and has been manufacturing motorcycles since 1903. The company, currently under the license of BMW, models top notch bikes for enduro, Motocross, supermotard and Dual categories. The label has two world titles to add to its fame and is capable of delivering excellent performance through their bikes. The bikes are well engineered, uniquely designed and are embedded with novel technologies to empower the bike with features any off-road bike enthusiast would like to have.

Active models

Models
Produced
Variations
2015 - now
3
2015 - now
3
1988 - now
48
2013 - now
8
2013 - now
12
2001 - now
27
2010 - now
3
1995 - now
26
1999 - now
41
2016 - now
1
2017 - now
1
2017 - now
1

Discontinued models

Models
Produced
Variations
1971 - 1972
1
2001 - 2012
8
2001 - 2012
7
1971 - 1976
1
2011 - 2015
4
2003 - 2013
13
2009 - 2013
9
2012 - 2013
2
2009 - 2012
7
1988 - 2012
9

Company timeline

1689
  • Company is founded
1903
  • Husqvarna begins producing motorcycles
1918
  • First machines built completely in-house
1920
  • First own engine factory
1939
  • Husqvarna becomes Sweden's largest motorcycle manufacturer
1959
  • Rolf Tibblin wins 250cc championship
1960
  • Bill Nilsson wins 500cc championship
1983
  • Introduction of 500cc bike that will form the basis of the Husaberg brand
1987
  • Husqvarna motorcycles sold to Cagiva
1995
  • Company acquired by KTM
2007
  • Company bought by BMW
2013
  • Company sold to Pierer Industrie AG
  • Production starts in Austria plant
  • Husaberg incorporated into Husqvarna brand
2014
  • Re-entry into street bike market
2017
  • New enduro motorcycles with TPI (Transfer Port Injection)