The two-wheelers manufacturer Bajaj has started the production of Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 at its Chakan plant. This 125cc motorbike will be based on KTM 125cc and shares its chassis and other parts too. Simultaneously, the production of eight-liter Svartpilen has also started alongside in Sweden.
What’s in the design of Husqvarna Svartpilen 125:
The Svartpilen 125 design is based on a cafe racer and it looks identical to its higher sibling Svartpilen 250. Even the design is so much similar except for the lower bronze engine guard. The headlight and mirrors are round, the handlebar is straight and the seat is almost straight. Apart from this, the wheels are wired spoke unlike the quarter-liter Svartpilen but both the tyres have bybre braking hardware disc ( 320 mm at the front and 230 mm at the rear) with a single-piston caliper and the braking is assisted by a dual-channel Bosch ABS (Anti- Braking System.
The suspension duty has been carried by a WP Apex inverted front forks and rear mono-shock (142mm travel at both ends).
Engine and Gearbox:
As the bike is based on KTM 125, So the motor is also a 125cc unit that also founds on the Austrian brand small bikes. The 125cc, liquid-cooled motors churns out a power output of 15 BHP and 12 Nm and will come mated with a 5-Speed gearbox.
This 125cc small bike likely to be launch in the Indian market also and will be priced a bit lower than the KTM 125, just like how the 250 twins from the Swedish brand cost less than the KTM 250.