Update: New video below and Livewire Microsite is live:
…or so the Youtube would lead us to believe. Obviously we’ll find out soon (6.19.14). Until then check out the spyshots from an upcoming Captain America movie in which a character rides a Harley without an exhaust pipe:
According to Motorcycle.com the engine is provided by/calledLivewire and there’s a shot of it below.
It’s unlikely Harley has produced its own battery and motor system and has likely instead chosen to source those bits to more established players in this field. Zero, Brammo, or Mission Motorsare the ones that come to mind. Judging by how substantial the battery is from these shots, we’re guessing its capacity to be anywhere from 9kWh to 15kWh. The guts of the Livewire are hidden in bodywork, so it’s difficult to determine which motor it is using, but we suspect it is liquid-cooled based on the pipe and fitting near the leading-edge of the bodywork.