2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire

The 2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire is the company’s first electric motorcycle ever. It’s fast and impressive to look at but comes with only a mildly impressive range and a soul-crushing price tag. The motorcycle is a move in the right direction for Harley, but it’s far from the bike most people wanted.

The LiveWire gets a permanent magnet electric motor that provides instant torque and can launch the bike from 0-60 mph in three seconds. The range sits at 146 miles in the city and 95 miles on the highway. The engine makes 105 hp and 86 lb-ft of torque.

The LiveWire is the first of its kind. Harley will build more electric bikes in the future. This bike is the halo bike for the rest. The LiveWire has an absolutely outrageous starting price of $29,799.

The motorcycle is available in three colors: Vivid Black, Orange Fuse, and Yellow Fuse.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new Harley-Davidson LiveWire in one place.


Model Overview

General Info

  • Price: $ 29,799
  • Key Features:
    • Lightweight Frame
    • Traction control
    • LED Lighting

Key Specs

  • Engine type: Electric
  • Power: 105 hp
  • Wet weight: 549 lbs
  • Seat height: 30 in

Key Competitors

  • 2020 Energica EsseEsse9
  • 2020 Zero SR/F

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire


2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Specifications

From Harley-Davidson

ENGINE

Engine 753cc, High Output Revolution X™ V-Twin
Power 105 Hp
Motor Revelation
Power System 15.5 kWh Rechargeable Energy Storage System (RESS)
Charging 13 miles for each hour of charging
Starter Electric
Lubrication

DRIVETRAIN

Clutch
Transmission 6-speed
Final Drive Gear, 36/68 ratio

CHASSIS

Suspension Front Black, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Suspension Rear Black, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum
Brakes Front  Dual 4-piston monoblock radial mount
Brakes Rear dual-piston
Tires Front 120/70 ZR17 58W
Tires Rear 180/55 ZR17 73W
Fuel Tank Capacity
Color Vivid Black, Orange Fuse, and Yellow Fuse

ELECTRICAL

Ignition
Spark Plugs
Headlight LED
Tail Light LED

DIMENSIONS

Overall Length 84.1 in (2,135 mm)
Overall Width
Overall Height
Wheelbase 58.7 in (1,490 mm)
Ground Clearance 5.1 in (130 mm)
Seat Height 30 in (765 mm)
Curb Weight 549 lbs (249 kg)

WARRANTY

Warranty
Extension

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire


2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Features

H-D Revelation™ powertrain

The permanent magnet electric motor can produce 100 percent of its rated torque instantly – it’s the reason for LiveWire™ motorcycle’s incredible acceleration. It’s located below the battery to lower the center of gravity for easier handling.

Lightweight Frame

The lightweight cast aluminum frame is extremely rigid, and contributes to the precise, responsive handling that makes the LiveWire™ motorcycle a thrill to ride.

Fully Adjustable Suspension

The high-performance SHOWA front and rear suspension is fully adjustable. So you can dial in comfort and handling with precision for your own riding style.

H-D /MICHELIN SCORCHER SPORT TIRES

The LiveWire™ motorcycle rides on premium 180mm rear and 120mm front H-D/Michelin Scorcher Sport tires. They were designed exclusively to enhance the ride and handling performance of this ground-breaking machine.

State-Of-The-Art Touchscreen Display

A 4.3 inch, full-color, liquid-crystal, touchscreen display on the all-new LiveWire™ motorcycle keeps you constantly up-to-date on your speed, range and battery status. Customize it even more with information like music, turn-by-turn navigation, alert information and more.

Customize Your LiveWire™

We are designing Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories to make your LiveWire™ motorcycle stand out on the road. You’ll be able to customize your bike with accessories like a speed screen blade, hand and foot controls and more.


2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Photos


2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Videos


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