Vitpilen 401 2020 Promotions


Model Description


A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON URBAN MOTORCYCLING

The VITPILEN 401 is an unassuming hero of the sub-500 cc world. Its surefootedness, light weight and immersive riding position guarantee helmet-hidden smiles. You don’t ride it as much as guide it with feather-light inputs. It reacts to the smallest response, moves at the lightest touch and feeds back every road texture through low-slung bars. It’s an all-encompassing and sensory ride which resonates with new and experienced riders alike.

ENGINE & GEARBOX

The VITPILEN 401 is powered by a modern 373cc 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 power. With a peak horsepower of 32kW (44hp), the VITPILEN 401 is accessible to A2 licence holders, while its lightweight construction means the power-to-weight ratio will also excite more experienced riders.

EXHAUST

The exhaust system on the VITPILEN 401 comprises of two parts, a pre-silencer made from steel, and a final silencer, which is made from aluminium and finished off with a raw look and the iconic Husqvarna logo. The design fits well with the stylish overall look of the bike and importantly, also ensures the VITPILEN 401 meets strict emissions regulations.

BRAKES

The VITPILEN 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.The VITPILEN 401 is also fitted with a state-of-the-art Bosch ABS system, ensuring the highest level of safety in varying braking conditions.

SUSPENSION

The suspension on the VITPILEN 401 is produced by WP performance systems and 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 optimal for challenging urban environments.

Model Specification


  • Engine

    Engine

    1-cylinder 4-stroke engine, water-cooled

    Displacement

    373cc

    Starting aid

    Electric starter

    Engine lubrication

    Wet sump

    Cooling

    Liquid cooled

    Ignition system

  • Frame

    Bore

    89mm

    Stroke

    60mm

    Frame

    Steel trellis frame, powder coated

    Chain

    X-Ring 5/8 x 1/4

    Steering head angle

    65 degrees

    Total fuel tank capacity approx.

    9.5 litres

    Weight without fuel approx.

    151kg

  • Transmission

    Transmission

    6 speed

    Primary ratio

    Secondary gear ratio

    Clutch

    PASC anti-hopping clutch

  • Suspension

    Forks

    WP USD 43mm

    Shock absorber

    WP Monoshock

    Suspension travel Front

    142mm

    Suspension travel Rear

    150mm

  • Wheels

    Brake system Front

    Four piston radial fixed calliper

    Brake system Rear

    Single piston floating calliper

    Brake discs - diameter Front

    320mm

    Brake discs - diameter Rear

    230mm

  • Dimensions

    Wheel base

    Ground clearance (unloaded)

    145mm

    Seat height (unloaded)

    835mm