January will bring the motorcycling world important final pieces of information about Harley-Davidson’s new Livewire, the motor company’s first production electric motorcycle. I’ve spent a lot of time recently discussing what it’ll take to make Livewire’s launch successful, including what its range and price need to come in at. These are my predictions about what Livewire will cost, how far it’ll go on a charge, and what Harley needs to do for a successful launch and purchase experience.
It’s us again. We’re that generation of riders that you got genuinely excited about Project LiveWire when you announced it a year ago. In fact, today marks exactly one year since you detailed your ambitious plan to create an innovative electric motorcycle to help take the motor company boldly into the future.
June 19, 2014 was a big day for you. It may have been one of the biggest days in the motor company’s history since rolling the first production motorcycle of out a small shed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903.
You announced a new generation of motorcycles powered solely by electricity: “Project Livewire.”
In doing so, you took on enormous risk…