Harley-Devidson keeps abreast of trends and introduced the electric bike LiveWireMarch 5, 2019
Despite the fact that the legendary motorcycle brand is associated exclusively with classic choppers, it does not lose touch with modernity and presented a whole line of electric motorcycles.
As part of the newly opened Geneva Motor Show, Harley-Devidson showed a production version of the all-electric motorcycle, LiveWire. In addition to the presentation, the company announced the start of accepting pre-orders, and the first deliveries will begin by the end of the year. For the basic version will have to pay almost 30 000 dollars.
As a power unit used a powerful electric motor, with yet unnamed power. Despite this, the press service has published dynamic characteristics. An electric bike will be able to accelerate to 100 km/h in 3 seconds, from 100 km / h to 130 km / h the motorcycle will accelerate in 1.9 seconds. Power reserve will be about 140 km in mixed mode, and you can charge the battery up to 80% in just 40 minutes, and another 20 minutes will take the rest of the charge.
“Harley-Davidson electric motorcycles are an important part of the“ More roads to Harley-Davidson ”global strategy aimed at shaping a new generation of motorcyclists using an expanded model line in various segments of the motor market, the company noted.
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