It’s been a long wait to find out all the details of H-D’s new electric machine, but with the world launch of its latest model taking place over the next few days, the Milwaukee-based brand has finally released the bikes full tech specs for the world to see. And here they are, in full, glorious detail.
SPECIFICATION – Harley-Davidson LiveWire
DIMENSIONSLength 84.1 in. (2,135 mm) Overall Width 32.7 in. (830 mm) Overall Height 42.5 in. (1,080 mm) Seat Height, Laden / Unladen 30 in. (761 mm) / 30.7 in. (780 mm) Ground Clearance 5.1 in. (130 mm) Rake (steering head) 24.5 deg Trail 4.3 in. (108 mm) Wheelbase 58.7 in. (1,490 mm) Tyres, Type Michelin® Scorcher® “Sport” Tyres Scorcher® “Sport” Tyres, Front Specification 120/70 ZR17 58W Tyres, Rear Specification 180/55 ZR17 73W Transmission Capacity 0.34 qt (0.32 L) Coolant Capacity 0.8 qt. (0.72 L) Weight, As Shipped 549 lb. (249 kg) Weight, In Running Order 549 lb. (249 kg) Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 949 lb. (430 kg) Gross Axle Weight Rating, Front 434 lb. (197 kg) Gross Axle Weight Rating, Rear 580 lb. (263 kg)
DRIVETRAINPrimary Drive (*Cert) Spiral bevel gear , 55/17 ratio Final Drive (*Cert) Belt, 3/1 ratio Transmission Single Speed Gear Ratios (overall) 1st (*Cert) (X.XXX) 10
CHASSISFrame Aluminum cast Swingarm Aluminum cast Front Fork SHOWA® 43 mm Inverted Separate Function Forks – Big Piston (SFF-BP®), fully adjustable Rear Shocks SHOWA® Balance Free Rear Cushion Lite (BFRC-lite®), fully adjustable Wheels, Type Black, Split 5-Spoke Cast Aluminum Wheels, Front Dia. / Width 17 in. (432 mm) / 3.5 in. (89 mm) Wheels, Rear Dia. / Width 17 in. (432 mm) / 5.5 in. (140 mm) Brakes, Caliper Type Dual 4-piston monoblock radial mount front, dual-piston rear Brakes, Rotor Type Dual floating rotors (front), floating rotor (rear) Brakes, Front Diameter / Thickness 11.8 in. (300 mm) / 0.2 in. (5 mm) Brakes, Rear Diameter / Thickness 10.2 in. (260 mm) / 0.2 in. (5 mm) Brakes, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard Suspension Travel, Front / Rear 4.5 in. (115 mm) / 4.5 in. (115 mm)
PERFORMANCELean Angle Testing Method J1168 Lean Angle, Right / Left (deg) 45 / 45
ELECTRICBattery Lithium Ion, 12.8V , 24 Wh, 120 A Charging Onboard DC to DC conversion Lights (as per country regulation), Headlamp All LED, low beam, high beam and signature position lamp Lights (as per country regulation), Tail/Stop LED with light pipe tail Lights (as per country regulation), Front Signal Lights LED Lights (as per country regulation), Indicator Lamps High beam, turn signals, ABS, traction control, EV fault Lights, Rear Turn Signals LED, Amber Gauges 4.3” WQVGA 480×272 TFT Color Display with Ambient Light Sensor, 9 warning lights, Real Time Clock and Integrated Bluetooth Connectivity to a Smartphone to provide infotainment features including turn-by-turn navigation, telephone, music, and voice recogni Electric Power Outlet USB C-type; output 5V at 3A
EV SPECIFIC CONTENT: MOTORTorque 86 ft-lb RPM max 15,000 Type Internal Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor with Water Jacket cooling Motor Name Revelation® Inverter type IGBT Pole Count 6 Power (hp/kW) 105 HP (78kW) Diameter 6.69 in. (170 mm) Stack Length 3.94 in. (100 mm)
EV SPECIFIC CONTENT: RESSType Lithium Ion Capacity 15.5kWh total, 13.6kWh min usable
EV SPECIFIC CONTENT: ChargingCharge Plug Type SAE J1772 Combo Inlet (CCS1) / IEC 62196 Combo Inlet (CCS2) On-board charger, charge rate 1400 W AC wall charging time (not verified) Target – Full charge in 12.5 hrs
EV SPECIFIC CONTENT: RangeMIC City 146 mi (235 km) Highway (70 mph sustained) 70 mi (113 km) Combined 95 mi (152 km) WMTC (World Motorcycle Test Cycle) 98 mi (158 km)
INFOTAINMENTHands-free Mobile Phone – via Bluetooth Standard Voice Recognition Languages: Phone functions only Via paired iOS or Android device Voice Recognition Languages: Tuner/Media/ Navigation Via paired iOS or Android device USB USB Type-C Bluetooth Phone/media supported Telematics Standard
We’re actually heading over to ride the new LiveWire next week in the States – so if you’re interested in finding out even more about the new H-D, be sure to keep a close eye on MoreBikes for our first riding impressions. For more information in the meantime, click HERE.