2013 Husaberg Off-Road Lineup First Look — Motorcycle USA

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Husaberg FE 501

2013 Husaberg Off-Road First Look

The 2013 and yellow dirt bikes a host of big engine, chassis and changes.

Husaberg has expanded its motorcycle lineup for model 2013. Last year was to cosmetic changes so the ’13 is welcome refreshment. The Swedish owned by KTM is sticking to its plan last year of providing enduro models. There are no or motocross versions available. has added 250cc and 350cc to its team of 4-… off-road which also includes the 450 and

Husaberg is again utilizing the of its parent company by dropping the cylinder engine design on its thumpers in favor of the new single-cam Also, the 390 (which debuted in as one of our editors’ favorites) has notably eliminated. Basically the FE models all get KTM

Additionally, the 2-… field the 250 and 300 we’ve come to expect, but no 125, 150 or 200 which might been rebadged from the

The Swedes have dropped the yellow color on the frames and to a more traditional grey on the new chromoly steel chassis. The central tube frame is for increased torsional stiffness and Husaberg also says decreased longitudinal stiffness absorb hard impacts the 18-inch rear wheel.

The retain their plastic (fiberglass-reinforced polyamide) and has adopted it for the models as well. This is a version of the subframe which of three components held by bolts, and the handholds are reworked. The is over half-pound lighter and the shock mount 5mm toward the

All of the bikes get new bodywork, seat and tank. The 4-… tanks are different with the upright arrangement allowing the airbox to be in the traditional location under the It does not require tools to

All models keep their skidplates (come on, KTM), and are with headlights and handguards.

WP is the provider but 2013 brings a new and shock. The PDS shock is 7mm longer, but the delivers the biggest news. A new 4CS unit graces the front This fork uses technology which KTM says the weight.

Rebound and compression are both accessible from the top of the legs.

Husaberg finally has a 4-…, the 2013 FE 250.

2013 Husaberg FE 250

The FE 250 is the first thumper ever produced by In the past Husaberg has claimed it need a 250F because its big handled like small Apparently that has changed for as the big bikes get new engines. The smallest FE a fuel-injected DOHC engine a 42mm Keihin throttle to handle the varying riding and climates that come off-road riding.

A six-speed ensures usable gear for tight or wide-open terrain. the rest of the Husaberg 4-strokes, the FE 250 a double-cradle Chromoly chassis cross-linked polyethylene subframe. It on the 48mm closed-cartridge WP fork and rear shock.

Brembo and clutch provide hydraulics and it 2.5 gallons of fuel in a translucent gas Husaberg claims it weighs 236 but does not specify if that is wet or

2013 Husaberg FE 350

This is essentially borrowed from KTM and the place of the 390. Like the 250 it a dual-cam engine which allow for very high Titanium valves are used in the but steel exhaust valves the larger engines.

2013 FE 450/501

KTM’s new 450/500 has been a resounding success. The FE 501 is 510.4cc displacement and replaces the 570 model (565.5cc). The power by the single-cam engine is extremely and has peak horsepower and torque that are impressive. By switching to a layout, the rotating mass is as are the overall exterior dimensions.

A more compact motorcycle lower center of gravity that “the handling of the previous 70-degree engine was able to be more than for.” Switching back to the layout opens up the header routing for less heat increases airbox capacity and the intake noise.

All the bikes get new for 2013. The 501 is now Husaberg’s big-bore Extreme enduro riders to favor the 2-….

2013 TE 250/300

The popular 2-… has taken over as the preferred platform for ‘Berg riders in the 250 and 300 displacements. The 300 has been Graham preferred competition-destroyer for the past as he tackles the most difficult on the planet. Both models with electric and kickstart where the 4-strokes are e-start with kickstart available as a kit. A V-Force 4 reed block smooths power from the intake side.

A new triple clamp shortens from 22mm to 20mm.

is not available yet but the bikes are slated to be in around September, 2012.


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