2012 Husqvarna Nuda 900 | First Ride

Superdupermoto!

By Alan Cathcart, Photography by Milagro

Tech Spec

EVOLUTION
An all-new model powered by an 898cc derivative of the BMW F800R's parallel-twin.
RIVALS
Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200, BMW F800R, Ducati Hypermotard 1100 EVO, KTM 990 SMR.
TECH

Price na
Engine type DOHC, 8v
Displacement 898cc
Bore x stroke 84.0 x 81.0mm
Compression 13.0:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 6-speed
Claimed horsepower 105 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Claimed torque 74 lb.-ft. @ 7000 rpm
Frame Tubular-steel trellis
Front suspension Sachs 48mm fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Sachs shock with adjustable spring preload and rebound damping
Front brake Brembo four-piston calipers, 320mm discs
Rear brake Brembo two-piston caliper, 265mm disc
Front tire 120/70ZR-17 Metzeler Interact Sportec M5
Rear tire 180/55ZR-17 Metzeler Interact Sportec M5
Rake/trail 24.5°/4.0 in.
Seat height 34.4 in.
Wheelbase 58.9 in.
Fuel capacity 3.4 gal.
Claimed curb weight 430 lbs.
Colors Black/white, red/white/black
Available na
Warranty na
Contact Husqvarna Motorcycles North America
371 Corporate Terrace Cir. #102
Corona, CA 92789
951.268.3600
www.husqvarna-motorcyclesna.com
Verdict 4.5 out of 5 stars

As capable and exciting as anything else on the market, the Nuda is even more enticing because we can't have one!

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