Harley-Davidson declassified details of electric Livewire

Harley-Davidson declassified details of electric Livewire

July 12, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The fact that the manufacturer is going to release the electric cycle, we know from the beginning of the year, but then no details about it were reported. Now we know what the first electric bike H-D is made of.

So let’s start with the model parameters. Harley-Davidson Livewire reaches a length of 2,135 mm, width – 830 mm, height – 1 080 mm, ground clearance is 130 mm, and the wheelbase – 1 490 mm. The maximum mass of the motorcycle – 430 kg, with the original – 249 kg.

 It is based on a cast aluminum frame. Plug – Showa Big Piston SFF-BP®. Five-spoke 17-inch wheels (also made of aluminum) are shod in Michelin® Scorcher® “Sport” tires with dimensions 120/70 ZR17 58W front and 180/55 ZR17 73W rear.

The power unit is a water-cooled Revelation electric motor. This unit generates a power of 78 kW (105 hp) and 116 Nm of torque. Battery lithium-ion capacity of 15.5 kW*h. On one charge the bike can travel 235 km.

 Also, the model is equipped with LED headlights, color touch-screen display 4.3” WQVGA 480×272 TFT, nine indicators, Integrated Bluetooth Connectivity system for synchronization with a smartphone and a real-time clock.

Earlier, the American company collaborated with LEGO to create a set of Fat Boy Creator – mini-copies of this year’s novelty. In addition, a full-size motorcycle was built from plastic blocks.