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Husaberg FE550

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Husaberg FE550 review

So here is the Husaberg FE550, standing in front of me in all its glory. This is the result of a bunch of Swedish exHusqvarna employees starting up a small company in 1987 after the Italians bought their brand. It was a lighter weight and more-aggressive 4-stroke than anyone thought possible, and definitely an eyeopener to the Japanese manufacturers at the time, with their aircooled XRs, DRs and TTs. The Husaberg FE550 wasn't conventional, and much of that uniqueness still lives on today.

Husaberg FE550


Truth be told, there was a reason KTM bought the brand just before building its Racing Four Stroke. And now Husabergs are built in the same factory as KTMs, though the technical development still takes place in Sweden. Perfect bikes for fast trail riding and simple in use. With a smaller fuel tank it would work well in a motocross setting. Once the sag is set the stock setting work very well for tough gnarly sections as well as sandy sweepers. The motor is the best 4-stroke ever designed. It is capable of any input  and its power is unlimited. More specs and user manual of Husaberg FE550 you can see in next overview.

Husaberg FE 550


Husaberg FE550 specifications

General information
Model: Husaberg FE 550
Category: Enduro/offroad

Engine and transmission
Displacement: 549.78ccm
Engine type: Single cylinder
Stroke: 4
Compression: 11.8:1
Bore x stroke: 100x70mm (3.9 x 2.8 inches)
Fuel system: Carburettor. Keihin MXFCR 41 mm
Valves per cylinder: 4
Fuel control: OHC
Ignition: Kokusan digital
Starter: Electric & kick
Lubrication system: Pressure circulation, trochoit oil pump
Cooling system: Liquid
Gearbox: 6-speed

Transmission type
final drive: Chain
Clutch: Wet multi-disc clutch, operated hydraulically

Physical measures
Dry weight: 109kg (240.3 pounds)
Overall height: 1120mm
Overall length: 2170mm
Overall width: 810mm
Ground clearance: 380mm (15.0 inches)
Wheelbase: 1490mm (58.7 inches)

Chassis and dimensions
Frame type: CrMo
Front suspension: WPMXMA 4860 Husaberg Enduro
Front suspension travel: 295 mm
Rear suspension: WP PDS 5018-Husaberg Enduro
Front tyre dimensions: 90/90-21
Rear tyre dimensions: 140/80-18
Front brakes: Single disc
Front brakes diameter: 260 mm
Rear brakes: Single disc
Rear brakes diameter: 220 mm
Speed and acceleration
Other specifications
Fuel capacity: 9 litres (2.38 gallons)

Husaberg FE550

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