Husqvarna Motorcycles have announced updates to their dual-sport trail-happy off-roader, the 701 Enduro including new colours, Euro-5 exhaust system and LCD dashboard plus ABS you can fully turn off.

Updates to the Husqvarna 701 Enduro (and sister 701 Supermoto model) comprise a  seemingly short but meaningful list for the 2021 season. Available now in dealers, the 701 has undergone a few detail changes like a new LCD dashboard – with a gear indicator and rpm display – behind a redesigned headlight unit which apes the TE and FE enduro models. 

The new EURO 5 compliant exhaust system is a meatier and more meaningful addition for 2021 designed to keep this single cylinder model on the road for a few years yet – albeit with a bulkier silencer poking out the back.

Equally the ability to fully disengage the ABS system for off-road use, or not as you prefer, makes the bike more adaptable for different riding conditions and rider abilities. 

2021 Husqvarna 701 Enduro technical highlights:

  • New LCD dashboard with integrated gear indicator and RPM display
  • New design of headlight unit based on motorsport development
  • New EURO 5 compliant exhaust system
  • ABS functionality can be fully disengaged on 701 Enduro for off-road performance
  • Advanced Ride Mode functions including off-road ABS and cornering ABS
  • Lean-angle sensitive traction control
  • Easy shift, gear change assist
  • Chromium-molybdenum steel trellis frame
  • Aluminium swingarm
  • Polyamide rear subframe with integrated fuel tank (under seat)
  • 74 hp single cylinder engine
  • Ride-by-wire throttle
  • Power assist slipper clutch
  • New for 2021 graphics


Looking forward to a test ride

We at Enduro21 have had some decent experience riding the orange sibling to the Husqvarna 701, the KTM 690 Enduro R. It proved to be a surprisingly capable dual-sport bike, as happy in a technical trail as hitting out some road miles – we enjoyed it and look forward to giving the new 701 a blast in the near future. 

A range of dual-sport apparel is also in the Husqvarna collection if you want to go full Husky in looks as well as bike plus there is a decent line-up of technical accessories available for the 701. 

The MY21 701 Enduro (and 701 Supermoto version) are available now at authorised Husqvarna Motorcycles dealers. Availabilities may differ from country to country. 


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