Here is a complete detailed review on Harley Davidson LiveWire, Price, Full Specs, Top Speed and Range
The Harley Davidson LiveWire will be available in August of 2019 onwards as pre-bookings have started in the U.S and Europe, its starting price will be $29,799 USD and 21,21,986 in INR as far our concern the price of the Harley LiveWire motorbike in India will be higher due to heavy taxes and duties estimated price (29-34 lakh).
So, What’s new in the Harley Davidson LiveWire!
- Harley Davidson LiveWire features cellular telematics and cloud connectivity
- Harley Davidson LiveWire comes with Regenerative Braking System
- A complete rigid lighted weighted cast aluminium frame best for performance and handling
- LiveWire will get a level of 1,2,3 Fast Charging power cord to connect to any standard outlets
- Harley Davidson LiveWire features a high voltage battery which is capable of producing incredible acceleration and torque
- The Instrument console of LiveWire is a fully TFT LCD full touched screen that has Bluetooth connectivity and Panasonic cellular connectivity
- LiveWire is estimated to gets a Seven Riding Modes which four of them are pre-programmed like the economy mode, custom mode and the sports mode.
- The Braking system of the bike is equipped with Cornering ABS System and traction control
- The Best Part of the LiveWire is the Sound like “Jet” the bike makes which we feel totally cool
Looks and Design of the Harley Davidson LiveWire:
The LiveWire features impressive super sporty body with the futuristic design, the sleek modern fuel tank basically reminds me of modern retro styling from the 90s, surprisingly not meant for fuel purpose it carries a charging socket for charging the motorcycle. The futuristic headlamps with curve aerodynamics fairing cuts will definitely help in the performance of the bike. now coming to the lower section of the bike lies the battery pack with Lithium-ion cells and the permanent magnet revolution electric motor placed below the battery which will initially lower the bikes centre of gravity. whereas the LiveWire gets Heat fins in the battery cover which gives the bike an extra level of quality.
Engine and Performance of the Harley Davidson LiveWire:
Harley-Davidson has recently revealed that LiveWire can touch a max speed of 0 TO 60 IN UNDER 3.5 SECONDS which is quite fast, for a completely new in the market production electric bike! The LiveWire gets an instant boost of power the moment you twist the throttle of the bike and comes with No clutch to release or neither gears to run through. All you need to do is just flick your wrist and take off. note: the power and torque of the bike are not yet disclosed by Harley Davidson.
Mileage and Range of the Harley Davidson LiveWire:
Harley Davidson LiveWire is equipped with a Huge high voltage Battery (note: capacity and size of the battery not yet disclosed) that is capable of producing incredible power and torque. As Harley Davidson revealed that the LiveWire has a capacity of touring Range of about 110 MILE in a single charge or 177 Kilometres per-charge and also there will be an option of getting a level of 1,2,3 Fast Charging power cord which means Level 1 charger gets a full charge overnight, Level 2 gets a full charge a bit quick of 1-2 hours compared to level 1 and As sources revealed that Level 3 will be the fastest to get a full charge is about 30-55 minutes(only will be available in the Harley showroom).
H-D™ CONNECT SERVICE of the LiveWire:
Harley Davidson LiveWire will be the smartest motorbike on the roads in 2019 features H-D connect technology by which you can pair your smartphones using the latest version of the Harley‑Davidson Smart App includes Check your bike’s current battery status, secure anti-theft system, Location of your bike on GPS Map, stolen vehicle tracking assistance, nearby charging stations, service reminder, tamper alerts, music, and many more.
Tires and Braking System of the LiveWire:
Harley Davidson LiveWire rides on 17-inch wheels sizes at both ends 180mm at the rear and 120mm at the front with high-performance Michelin tires specially made for the LiveWire. The Braking system of the bike is taken by Brembo, The front brake callipers gripping dual 300 mm diameter discs and a single at the rear, with cornering-enhanced ABS system and traction control.
The suspension system and Frame of the LiveWire:
The suspension system of the LiveWire is carried out by the high-performance SHOWA brand both front and rear which is fully adjustable. The frame of the LiveWire is a completely rigid lighted weighted cast aluminium frame best for performance and handling.
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Handling and Riding Posture of the LiveWire:
The riding posture is standard sports, The mid portion of the bike controls the knees of the rider and are locked up high which means the footpegs are perfectly placed for a sporty riding position.
Top Speed and Adrenaline of the LiveWire:
Harley Davidson LiveWire can hit a top speed of 150-160 kmph(est).
Instrument Console and lights of the LiveWire:
The Instrument console in the LiveWire is a full-colour 10.9 cm TFT LCD touched screen that has Bluetooth Connectivity, cellular connectivity, music, current battery status, GPS Map, stolen vehicle tracking assistance, nearby charging stations, service reminder, tamper alerts and more.
Charging and Charging ports of the LiveWire:
Harley Davidson LiveWire can be charged at any compatible charging station by its own onboard charger which company will set-up around your city/town before launching the bike and a normal household outlet charging power cord. Basically, there will be three charging option: Level 1 standard household outlet=can charge the LiveWire 13 miles range per hour of charge “, Level 2=can charge the LiveWire similar to Level 1 rate, Level 3=DC Fast Charge can charge 192 miles range per hour. we assume the charger will be only available in the Harleys showroom
Pricing and Mileage of the LiveWire:
The Harley Davidson LiveWire will be available in August of 2019 onwards as pre-bookings have started in the U.S and Europe, its starting price will be $29,799 USD and 21,21,986 in INR as far our concern the price of the Harley LiveWire motorbike in India will be higher due to heavy taxes and duties estimated price (29-34 lakh). and the Mileage will be about 110 MILE in a single charge or 177 Kilometres per-charge
Overall Specification of the Harley Davidson LiveWire:
|ENGINE SPECS OF LIVEWIRE|
|Engine Description||Electric/Battery Powered|
|Number of Gears||Gearless|
|No of Cylinder||NA|
|Max Power||74 BHP(estimated)|
|Max Torque||70 NM(estimated)|
|Cooling system||Liquid Cool|
|TRANSMISSION OF LIVEWIRE|
|Primary drive||Belt Drive|
|Transmission type||Automatic transmission|
|No of Gears||Gearless|
|BRAKES OF LIVEWIRE|
|Front Disc Size||300 mm|
|Rear Disc Size||300 mm|
|SUSPENSION OF LIVEWIRE|
|Chassis Type||Lighted weighted cast aluminium frame|
|Front Suspension||Fully adjustable by SHOWA|
|Rear Suspension||Fully adjustable by SHOWA|
|WHEELS & TYRES OF LIVEWIRE|
|Wheel type||Black 12 type alloy wheels|
|ELECTRICAL OF LIVEWIRE|
|Battery type||MF(Maintenance Free)|
|Head light||Smart LED|
|Tail light||Smart LED|
|DIMENSION AND WEIGHT OF LIVEWIRE|
|STD FEATURES OF LIVEWIRE|
|Low Charge Warning Light||YES|
|Top speed||150-160 kmph(est).|
Competition of the LiveWire:
The Harley Davidson LiveWire will directly compete with Ducati electric motorbike which will be introduced by 2021, and now competing with Zero motorcycles
Harley Davidson LiveWire will hit the roads in August of 2019 and will come in three colour options Yellow Fuse, Orange Fuse and vivid black which give a look of anodized metal and feels, premium. we would like to say that the LiveWire is a complete package of technology, performance, Impressive Mileage.