KTM-owned Husqvarna launches 2014 lineup
Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH, the newly formed company of KTM AG, is fully operational and ready to begin worldwide delivery of the new model range of Husqvarna motorcycles.
Six months after the acquisition of Husqvarna Motorcycles by Pierer Industries AG, Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH announced in October that it is fully operational and will soon begin distributing the 2014 Husqvarna model range of motocross, enduro and minicycle bikes in collaboration to its 14 subsidiaries and 46 importers worldwide.
Based in Mattighofen, Austria, Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH will be a sister company of KTM Sportmotorcycle AG, with new generation Husqvarna machinery benefitting from direct association with KTM group, Europe’s largest motorcycle manufacturer operating from one of the world’s newest, state-of-the-art production facilities.
United by state-of-the-art technology and the very latest manufacturing methods, Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH will feature new, exciting and exclusive design. Production in Mattighofen ensures Husqvarna will benefit from the expertise and experience of today’s off-road market leaders, while developing its own unique style and character.
The 2014 model Husqvarna enduro and motocross models were unveiled to the motorcycling press in October. Husqvarna 2014 models will be arriving at dealer floors in Europe in November, with North American dealerships to follow.
“These are extremely exciting times for Husqvarna. Over the last six months work has been on going in preparation of the arrival of the new Husqvarna models, and that day is here,” said Stefan Pierer, CEO and chairman of the executive board at KTM AG. “Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH, with its enduro, motocross and minicycles brings Husqvarna back with an exciting new model line-up — one that will profit from the professionalism, experience and knowledge of the KTM group. We have ambitious plans for Husqvarna in terms of both production machinery and sporting success, all of which starts with the delivery of the 2014 model range — a significant moment in the new chapter of Husqvarna motorcycles.”