The Swedish two-wheeler manufacturer Husqvarna has once more increased the prices of its products in India. The Vitpilen 250 and Svartpilen 250, two quarter-liter motorcycles sold by the company in India, have each seen a price hike of Rs 2,099. The Vitpilen 250 is now priced at Rs. 2,19,251, while the Svartpilen 250 is now priced at Rs. 2,19,878. The price of these motorcycles was increased by the manufacturer earlier in May. There are no technical or cosmetic changes brought by the recent price increase.
These two motorcycles share the same characteristics and engines: a 248.77cc single-cylinder liquid-cooled engine that generates 30.84 bhp of power and 24 Nm of maximum torque. The same engine is used in the KTM Duke 250. An assist and slipper clutch with 6-speed transmission is connected to the engine. The split trellis frame serves as the foundation for the motorcycles' bodywork. Both the bikes features same braking setup and gets dual-channel ABS and ByBre 320 mm front and 230 mm rear disc brakes. Other features include a fully digital instrument cluster, full LED lighting, and more.
Both Vitpilen and Svartpilen 250 receive a single-pod digital instrument cluster that sits above it and provides a wealth of data in terms of characteristics. The angular fuel tank blends in with a high-set, stubby tail section that houses a small LED tail lamp all the way up to the rider's seat. The Vitpilen 250 is a caf頲acer and has a forward-leaning riding position. With its higher handlebars, the Svartpilen 250 resembles a scrambler motorcycle more.
In other Husqvarna related news, the brand has updated the Husqvarna 401 twins for the year 2022. The Svartpilen 125, along with the Viptlien 401 twins, have been secretly modified by Husqvarna. There is no information to suggest that these bikes would soon be available in India; the upgrades are made for the foreign market.
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Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH, marketed as Husqvarna, is owned by the Austrian brand KTM AG, which itself is owned by KTM Industries AG and Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto. KTM had acquired Swedish brand Husqvarna Motorcycles from its former owner BMW Motorrad in 2013.