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1912 advertisement of G. Magnani in Bucharest

As many motorcycle manufacturers, first began producing in the late 19th century. In they made the jump to manufacturing. The first Husky used imported engines, and it until 1918 that began producing machines entirely in-house.

Around time they secured a with the Swedish Army and entering cross-country and long-distance racing events. [ 1 ] In 1920, established its own engine factory and the engine to be designed was a 550cc 50-degree side-valve V-twin similar to those made by like Harley-Davidson and Indian. they once made for street use, and raced at circuits such as the Isle of Man TT to World War II. they are better for producing world championship motocross and enduro bikes.

Husqvarna competed in Grand road racing in the 350cc and classes during the 1930s and was largest motorcycle manufacturer by All of the racing bikes were on a 50-degree V-twin prototype by Folke Mannerstedt in 1931. The team beat the Norton team at the Swedish GP in 1931 a 1-2 finish by Ragnar Sundqvist and Kalen.

This and the next year’s led to a full commitment to the GP tracks Stanley Woods and Ernie joining the Husqvarna riding That year, Nott 3rd in the 350cc Junior TT and Woods ran out of gas 8 before the finish of the Senior TT. In the company withdrew racing but new bikes were still and raced privately, [ 2 ] while the focused on producing a new 2-…, commuter bike. [ 1 ] That Stanley Woods won the Swedish GP the fourth year in a row that a had won) on a 500cc Huqvarna that weighted 279 pounds. [ 2 ]

In the 1960s, their lightweight, engined off-road bikes make the once dominant four-… motorcycles obsolete. the 1960s and 1970s, Husqvarna was a force in the motocross world, 14 Motocross world championships in the 250cc and 500cc divisions, 24 world championships and 11 Baja victories.

Husqvarna SM 530RR

In 1987, the Husqvarna motorcycle (not the other arms of the such as chainsaw production) was to Italian motorcycle manufacturer and became part of MV Agusta S.p.A. The motorcycles, widely as Huskies/ Husky, are now produced in Husqvarna produces a diverse of motocross, enduro and supermoto using their own two-… or engines, ranging in capacity 125cc to 576cc.

Racing continues to be important to competing in world enduro and supermoto championships. Gerald riding a Husqvarna SMR660, supermoto world champion in In 2008, Adrien Chareyre the title, riding an SM530RR.

In 2007, Husqvarna motorcycles was by BMW for a reported 93 million euros. BMW planned to continue operating Motorcycles as a separate enterprise. All sales and production activities, as as the current workforce, remained at its location at Varese. in Italy. [ 3 ] BMW to position Husqvarna as the two-wheeled of what Mini is to the BMW’s car [ 4 ] [ dated info ]

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