Imagining how the dimension of mobility will evolve over the next few years, a designer has (literally!) Put the wings of his imagination into the shape of this Husqvarna Devil S Concept. A fascinating vehicle, which seems to be inspired by the shape of a firefly.
Motorbikes? Usually more vulnerable
Most of the time, motorcycles are labeled as dangerous as they expose the rider's body to high-speed collision hazards in the event of an accident.
For their part, two-wheelers generally have a very open position that attracts the younger generation and adds an adrenaline rush.
How to reconcile the different needs? The designer Haochen (Wenson) Wei has designed a Husqvarna brand motorcycle with a very elegant and gritty character, which does not disdain safety.
Husqvarna, the story of a myth
The brand Husqvarna is a Swedish company that manufactures a wide range of outdoor power tools, including lawn mowers, chainsaws and leaf blowers. The company was founded in 1689 and has a long history of manufacturing high quality tools.
Husqvarna started selling motorcycles in 1903. At the time, the company was still very well known for its high quality outdoor power tools and decided to enter the motorcycle market to take advantage of the brand's reputation. Motorcycles were an instant success and Husqvarna motorcycles soon became one of the leading motorcycle manufacturers in the world.
A vehicle that is ultimately very different from how a motorcycle is perceived, but without losing the charm and appeal of a motorcycle.
How the Husqvarna Devil S concept is made
The rider sits inside the bike as you normally would in a car and the doors open again providing a resemblance to the shape of a firefly. It is not just a question of aesthetics, however: these doors "embrace" the driver in a cocoon of safety that is reassuring at high speeds.
In this way, the Husqvarna motorcycle retains its "bad girl" look, perfect for the new generation.
Interiors of the Devil S Concept complement the rider's needs with all the telemetry and vital information displayed on the side panels at the front.
In the intentions of the designer (and perhaps those of the market) this Husqvarna and other bikes of the future will be at ease both on the asphalt of the city and on the dirt roads. In four words: fast, furious, urban and safe.
How is it in profile?
The side profile of the Devil S is truly devilish, with a very balanced aesthetic appeal. The rider sits very low as the seating position is protected by the frame.
Are there airbags? I guess so. They have to. Ok. For me, this Husqvarna would like that to an inveterate motorcyclist: just get used to it.
This concept clearly expresses the opinions of its designer: one day there will be no more "discovered" bikes, or they will be a pure exception.