SINGLE CYLINDER SAVIOUR: HUSKY’S NEW 701 ENDURO

Founded in Sweden in 1903, the same year as Harley-Davidson – the traditionally off-road-oriented Husqvarna brand is now owned by KTM, with production undertaken at its factory in Austria.

Beneath the paintwork of the 701 Enduro, much is shared with KTM’s 690 Enduro R, including its brilliant new liquid-cooled, 690cc single-cylinder engine. In fact, KTM boss Stefan Pierer sees the Husky as KTM’s less aggressive cousin; with its white, yellow and blue machines, a more rounded, manageable alternative to the race-oriented orange KTMs.

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