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Swedish mopeds of the 1950s - part 2: Husqvarna

Picture of 1955 Husqvarna Novolette
1955 Husqvarna Novolette.

Manufacturer:
Husqvarna Vapenfabriks AB, Husqvarna, Sweden
Engine
Husqvarna ‘improved’ 2-stroke moped engine producing 0.8bhp at 4,000rpm.  Bing carburettor.  Flywheel magneto with lighting coils.
Transmission:
Belt drive with countershaft.
Frame & Fork:
Rigid tubular steel frame with parallelogram spring fork.
Hubs:
Front: drum brake hub.  Back: Novo special coaster hub.
Tyres:
24"×2" or 26"×1.75"×1½".
Fuel tank:
3.2 litre on 24" model or 2.7 litre on 26" model.
Equipment:
Lighting with full and dipped beams.  Pump.  Electric horn.  Strong carrier
Price:
780Kr

Picture of 1958 Husqvarna Corona
1958 Husqvarna Corona

Manufacturer:
Husqvarna Vapenfabriks AB, Husqvarna, Sweden
Engine:
Husqvarna 2-stroke 2-speed engine, capacity 50cc, producing 0.8bhp at 3,500rpm, fitted with kickstart.  Bing carburettor.
Transmission:
Chain drive.
Suspension:
Front fork of swinging arm type with telescopic sping units. Back: swinging arm with telescopic sping units.
Frame:
Pressed steel shell with concealed fuel tank placed above the rear wheel.
Wheels:
20"×2½" moped rims. Full width hubs.
Handlebars:
Pressed steel incorporating a speedometer.
Fuel tank:
Capacity 5.5 litre.
Price:
1,095Kr

Picture of 1959 Husqvarna Roulett
1959 Husqvarna Roulett

Manufacturer:
Husqvarna Vapenfabriks AB, Husqvarna, Sweden
Engine:
Husqvarna 2-stroke, 3-speed motor, capacity 50cc, producing 0.8bhp at 3,500rpm.  Bing carburettor.  Flywheel magneto.
Transmission:
3-speed gear and chain drive.
Suspension:
Front: sprung bottom link with rubber damper.  Back: telescopic spring units.
Frame:
Duplex model with steel oval beam.  Fully enclosed.
Equipment:
Toolbox, pump, parcel carrier, full width hubs front & back, swing saddle.
Colour scheme:
Red, blue or green with biege trim.
Price:
830Kr

Picture of Husqvarna 41121
Husqvarna 41121

Manufacturer:
Husqvarna Vapenfabriks AB, Husqvarna, Sweden
Engine:
Husqvarna 48cc, 2-stroke motor, producing 1.0bhp at 3,800rpm.  Cylinder bore 39mm, stroke 40mm, compression ratio 9.0:1, kick-start.
Transmission:
2-speed.  Enclosed chain drive.
Suspension:
Hydraulic damping front & back.
Electrics:
Flywheel magneto with seperate HT coil. Full lighting, including brake light.
Wheels:
23"×2.25".
Fuel tank:
5.5 litre including reserve of 0.5 litre.
Colour scheme:
Red & beige or blue & beige.
Price:
1,025Kr

Picture of Husqvarna Cornette
Husqvarna Cornette

Note: The Cornette was introduced in the 1950s, however, this picture shows a 1961 model
Photograph: Thore Kristoffersson

Manufacturer:
Husqvarna Vapenfabriks AB, Husqvarna, Sweden
Engine:
Husqvarna 48cc, 2-stroke motor.  Cylinder bore 39mm, stroke 40mm, kick-start.
Transmission:
Chain drive.
Suspension:
Hydraulic damping front & back.
Electrics:
Flywheel magneto with seperate HT coil. Full lighting, including brake light.

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