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Husqvarna Motorcycles

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Founded: 1689
Age: 333 years
Country: Sweden
Website: www.husqvarna.com
Total series: 28
Active series: 12
Discontinued series: 16
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 series

Series
Produced
Variations
2014 - 2022
2
2019 - 2022
1
2014 - 2023
3
2014 - 2023
6
2016 - 2022
1
2017 - 2023
2
2017 - 2022
2
2002 - 2023
9
1986 - 2023
18
2017 - 2023
3
2016 - 2022
2
2022
1

Discontinued series

Series
Produced
Variations
1986
1
2012
2
1999 - 2013
3
2012 - 2013
1
2001 - 2002
2
2001
1
2012 - 2014
1
1963 - 1967
1
1999 - 2013
9
2004 - 2014
6
2011 - 2013
2
2013 - 2014
2
2008 - 2013
5
1973 - 2013
9
1997 - 2013
1
1988 - 1992
3

Brand 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)