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Harley will be debuting prototype electric motorcycles next week. The Harley LiveWire won’t have the in-your-face roar of a gas powered Harley. It’s more like the whine of jet turbine.
While the electric motor is silent, the hum comes from the gears. Harley promises the electric bike won’t compromise on performance. it can go from 0 to 100 km/h in about four seconds.
The LiveWire is a full-sized bike, unlike most electric bikes on the market and Harley’s lead engineer on LiveWire, put it this way: “Some people may get on it thinking, ‘golf cart,’ and they get off thinking, ‘rocket ship.”’
Don’t excpect to be able to buy an electric Harley any time soon…It could take several years for the Harley electric bikes to reach the market. Read more HERE