2020 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR First Look Preview

The 2020 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR is a serious adventure machine, built to take riders far from the beaten path.

2020 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR First Look Preview

Corning ABS and traction control improve on-road safety and performance. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)

If you’re serious about long-range adventure rides that include plenty of off-roading, then the 2020 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR is the bike for you.

It’s essentially a 701 Enduro with an additional 3.2 gallons of fuel capacity. That means you’ll have a total of 6.6 gallons to play with, allowing you to go more than 300 miles between fill-ups, according to Husqvarna. The fuel is housed in two tanks; a 3.2-gallon front tank and a 3.4-gallon rear subframe-integrated tank.

Ride modes allow you to select the throttle and traction control settings you want for on- and off-road environments.
Ride modes allow you to select the throttle and traction control settings you want for on- and off-road environments. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)

The platform is impressive in a number of other ways as well. The 692.7cc single provides a claimed 74 hp at 8,000 rpm and 54 pound-feet of torque at 6,500 rpm. Ride by wire offers smooth and consistent power delivery, and riders can choose between two ride modes that adjust throttle response and traction control settings. Mode 1 is for road riding, with a more sporty throttle and cornering traction control enabled. Mode 2 is more dialed for off-road riding, providing a smoother throttle response and allowing wheel slip to occur. Easy Shift technology allows you to quickly and seamlessly move up and down the six-speed gearbox.

A massive 6.6-gallon fuel capacity lets you ride and ride.
A massive 6.6-gallon fuel capacity lets you ride and ride. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)

The powerplant is housed within a chromium-molybdenum steel trellis frame. Fully adjustable WP suspension provides 9.8 inches travel front and rear, and Brembo hardware is equipped to handle braking duties. Two-channel Bosch 9.1 MP ABS has cornering functionality and can be disengaged when desired.

The 701 Enduro LR rolls on 21-inch front and 18-inch aluminum alloy spoked wheels.

You’ll be able to pick up your 2020 701 Enduro LR for $12,499 from authorized dealers starting this fall.

2020 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR Specifications

Price: $12,499
Engine: 692.7cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder; four valves
Bore x Stroke: 105.0 x 80.0mm
Compression Ratio: 12:7.1
Fuel Delivery: Keihin EFI w/ 50mm throttle body
Clutch: Wet, PASC
Transmission/Final Drive: 6-speed/chain
Frame: Chromium-molybdenum steel trellis
Front Suspension: 48mm WP Xplor USD, fully adjustable; 9.8-in. travel
Rear Suspension: WP Xplor monoshock w/ linkage; 9.8-in. travel
Front Brakes: Brembo 2-piston floating caliper, 300mm disc, w/ Bosch Cornering ABS
Rear Brake: Brembo 1-piston floating caliper, 240mm disc, w/ Bosch Cornering ABS
Wheels, Front/Rear: Aluminum alloy; 21x1.85 in. / 18x2.5 in.
Tires, Front/Rear: 90/90-21 / 140/80-18
Seat Height: 36.4 in.
Fuel Capacity: 6.6 gal.
Claimed Weight: 342 lb. (w/o fuel)
Warranty: N/A
Available: Fall 2020
Contact: husqvarna-motorcycles.com
ABS can be disengaged for more fun off road.
ABS can be disengaged for more fun off road. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)The 2020 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR has an aluminum swingarm and chromium-molybdenum steel trellis frame.
The 2020 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR has an aluminum swingarm and chromium-molybdenum steel trellis frame. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)WP Xplor suspension front and rear is fully adjustable and provides 9.8 inches travel.
WP Xplor suspension front and rear is fully adjustable and provides 9.8 inches travel. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)Fuel is split between a front tank and a rear subframe-integrated tank.
Fuel is split between a front tank and a rear subframe-integrated tank. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)The Enduro 701 LR will price at $12,499.
The Enduro 701 LR will price at $12,499. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)Built for serious off-road adventure.
Built for serious off-road adventure. (Husqvarna Motorcycles/)
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