The SVARTPILEN 401 makes no excuses about its rugged appeal. It is by definition a motorcycle at home on the fringes of a metropolitan playground, where the blacktop is less than perfect. Making use of its lightweight and punchy engine to navigate side streets, it is a master of all it surveys.
ENGINE & GEARBOX
The SVARTPILEN 401 is powered by a modern 375cc single cylinder engine that is remarkably compact. With 37Nm of torque from low down in the RPM range and a 6-speed gearbox, it is perfect for urban riding. The electronic fuel injection is operated by a ride-by-wire system and delivers a sharp, but refined and controllable power with a low fuel consumption. With a peak horsepower of 32kW (44hp), the SVARTPILEN 401 is accessible to A2 licence holders, while its lightweight construction means the power-to-weight ratio will also excite more experienced riders.
The SVARTPILEN 401 is fitted with hydraulic ByBre disk brake callipers, which are manufactured to the highest standards, and in combination with 320mm front and 230mm rear perforated steel discs, deliver controllable and confident braking performance. Additionally, the SVARTPILEN 401 uses a state-of-the-art Bosch ABS system, ensuring the highest level of safety in varying braking conditions.
The WP suspension on the SVARTPILEN 401 is made to exacting standards, ensuring the highest level of quality and craftsmanship. The front suspension features 43 mm open cartridge forks, while the rear features a progressive damping system connected directly to the swingarm. The high-quality components offer dynamic handling ideal for busy urban environments.