The high-voltage battery provides 146 miles (235 km) of city range or 95 miles (152 km) of combined stop-and-go and highway range.**
Two Easy Ways to Charge
Use the onboard Level 1 charger and power cord to connect to any standard household outlet and get a full charge overnight. For a faster charge, visit any public Level 3 DC Fast Charge station for 80% charge in 40 minutes or 100% charge in an hour.
LiveWire™ offers seven selectable Ride Modes that electronically control the performance characteristics of the motorcycle and the level of Reflex™ Defensive Rider Systems (RDRS) intervention. Each Ride Mode consists of a specific combination of power, regeneration, throttle response, and traction control settings. LiveWire comes with four pre-programmed modes: sport, road, range, and rain, along with three ride modes the rider can customize.
Free charging up to 500KWH or 2 years, whichever comes first*
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.
Reflex Defensive Rider Systems (RDRS)
A new collection of technologies that help give you confidence and control in less-than-ideal situations. The systems utilize advanced chassis control, electronic brake control and powertrain technology to assist you with accelerating and braking in a straight line or while in a turn.
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 constanly 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.
REFLEX™ DEFENSIVE RIDER SYSTEMS
An new collection of technologies that help give you confidence and control in less-than-ideal situations. The systems utilize advanced chassis control, electronic brake control and powertrain technology to assist you with accelerating and braking in a straight line or while in a turn.
When and where will the LiveWire™ motorcycle be available?
The LiveWire™ motorcycle to be available in select dealerships through North America and Western Europe in the fall of 2019. Select additional markets will follow.
What are the charging options for the LiveWire™ motorcycle?
The LiveWire™ can be charged at any compatible charging station, or with its on-board charger and a standard household outlet.
Level 1 (standard household outlet): 13 miles range per hour of charged
Level 2: LiveWire can be connected to a Level 2 charge unit but will be charged at the Level 1 rate
DC Fast Charge: 192 miles range per hour charged.
What kind of connector does the LiveWire™ motorcycle require to use DC Fast charging?
The LiveWire™ can be charged at any compatible charging station using any market specific DC Fast Charge station
North America: CCS Combo 1/J1772
Western Europe: CCS Combo 2
How much power does the motor make?
The LiveWire motorcycle is powered by a H-D Revelation™ permanent-magnet electric motor rated at 105 horsepower (78kW) and producing 86 ft. lbs. of torque.
What is H-D™ Connect Service?
It is a technology that provides cellular connectivity that can link a LiveWire™ owner with their motorcycle through their smart phone using the latest version of the Harley‑Davidson™ App.
What are the benefits H-D™ Connect offers me?
H-D™ Connect allows owners to connect remotely to their LiveWire™ motorcycle and allows for viewing of key vehicle health information such as battery charge status. It will also send you security alerts if your bike has been bumped, tampered with or moved. GPS-enabled stolen vehicle tracking provides peace of mind. H‑D™ Connect also tells you the location of your parked motorcycle on a map, sends you automated reminders about upcoming vehicle service and a charge station locator.
How much will the H-D™ Connect annual subscription cost?
H-D™ Connect will have an initial free subscription period. After that an annual subscription fee will be required.
Will the LiveWire™ motorcycle retain all functionality if I don’t care to subscribe to H‑D™ Connect?
Without the subscription that is required to maintain a cellular service, owners will not be able to take advantage of any of the remote status and security features.
Does H-D™ Connect function if the LiveWire™ motorcycle is in a location with no cell service?
Cellular service is required for the H‑D™ Connect Service related capabilities to function. Generally, H‑D™ Connect will continue to function in areas with lower cellular service quality coverage such as 3G areas.
Will H-D™ Connect be used to gather vehicle data?
Vehicle usage data (anonymized where required) will be collected to improve overall vehicle quality and the rider’s experience. Riders will be able to opt out of the service. Detailed data collection and privacy information will be available at the time of service launch.
How easy is it to maintain LiveWire™?
The LiveWire™ motorcycle is convenient to own because many of the routine maintenance items required of a motorcycle powered by an internal combustion engine are eliminated: there’s no engine oil to change, and no spark plugs, air filter or primary drive to service. Electric power also eliminates maintenance issues associated with ethanol gasoline and off-season storage. The LiveWire™motorcycle does require inspection or service of some mechanical and consumable items, such as the drive belt tension, brake fluid and brake pads, and tires, at recommended intervals and pre-ride.
*Financing Offer available only on new Harley-Davidson® motorcycles financed through Eaglemark Savings Bank (ESB) and is subject to credit approval. Not all applicants will qualify. This 7.99% offer is available on new Harley Davidson® motorcycles to high credit tier customers at ESB and only for up to an 84-month term. The APR may vary based on the applicant’s past credit performance and the term of the loan. For example, a 2020 LiveWire™ motorcycle in Vivid Black with an MSRP of $29,799, a 10% down payment and amount financed of $26,819.10, 84-month repayment term, and 7.99% APR results in monthly payments of $417.87. In this example, customer is responsible for applicable taxes, title, licensing fees and any other fees or charges at the time of sale. APR is calculated according to the simple interest method. Not valid in conjunction with other offers. Other terms, conditions, and limitations may apply. Dealer participation may vary. Financing offer is subject to change or cancellation at any time. See your Harley-Davidson® Dealership for details.