BMW posted another record quarter, reporting sales of 37,471 motorcycles in the three months ended June 30, 2011. First quarter unit sales were 3.6% higher than the 36,175 motorcycles sold in the same quarter of 2010. Combined with a record first quarter, BMW has sold 60,580 units in the first half of the year, a […]
2012 Husqvarna 900 Streetbike Testing
Motorcycle manufacturers have a different take on the word “spy”. For most people, when we hear the word “spy”, we picture covert operatives hiding in the shadows, trying to ferret out someone’ top secret information.
The OEMs however, seem to use the other definition of “spy”, as in “to observe”. Here’s the latest example, a set of “spy shots” released by Husqvarna of its new 900cc streetbike outside BMW’s testing facility in Munich.
Pretense aside, the images provide a first look on what Husqvarna’s first road-oriented model will look like. Powered by the a modified version of the BMW F800R’s engine, the as yet unnamed Husqvarna is expected to be revealed this fall at the 2012 EICMA Show in Milan.
More pictures after the jump.