Buyers Guide Harley-Davidson 2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Buyer's Guide: Specs & Price

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Buyer’s Guide: Specs & Price

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire

The faithful can argue endlessly about whether or not the 2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire is a legitimate member of The Motor Company’s family.

The fact is, the LiveWire is a Harley-Davidson despite being powered by electricity, and it is the most prominent route of the More Roads to Harley-Davidson initiative being promoted out of Milwaukee.

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire priceWithout any doubt, the LiveWire is positioned as an aspirational motorcycle. The $29,799 MSRP makes it the most expensive Harley-Davidson that doesn’t have CVO in its name. Featuring sportbike handling and thoroughly modern styling, the LiveWire expands what it means to be a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Discussions made regarding the price relative to the performance and battery range are missing the point. This is a statement motorcycle from Harley-Davidson, and they have a couple dozen motorcycles models with internal combustion engines that they will be happy to sell you. The 2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire is a unique motorcycle that will be purchased by those who want an experience like no other.

Read our 2020 Harley-Davidson Live Wire Review.

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Buyer's Guide: Specs & Prices2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Specs

ENGINE

  • Type: Revelation internal permanent magnet synchronous motor
  • Maximum power: 105 horsepower
  • Maximum torque: 116 ft/lbs
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Transmission: Clutchless single-speed
  • Final drive: Belt

BATTERY

  • Type: Lithium-ion
  • Maximum capacity: 24 kWh
  • AC charge time: 12.5 hours
  • DC fast charging time: 1.0 hours
  • City range: 146 miles
  • Highway range: 70 miles @ 70 mph

CHASSIS

  • Front suspension; travel: Fully adjustable Showa Separate Function Forks – Big Piston 43mm inverted fork; 4.5 inches
  • Rear suspension; travel: Fully adjustable Showa Balance Free Rear Cushion piggyback reservoir shock; 4.5 inches
  • Wheels: Split 5-spoke cast aluminum
  • Front wheel: 3.50 x 17
  • Rear wheel: 5.50 x 17
  • Tires: Michelin Scorcher Sport
  • Front tire: 120/70 x 17
  • Rear tire: 180/55 x 17
  • Front brake: 300mm discs w/ radially mounted Brembo 4-piston monoblock calipers
  • Rear brake: 260mm floating disc w/ dual-piston caliper
  • ABS: Standard

DIMENSIONS and CAPACITIES

  • Wheelbase: 58.7 inches
  • Rake: 24.5 degrees
  • Trail: 4.3 inches
  • Seat height: 30.0 or 30.7 inches
  • Curb weight: 549 pounds

COLORS

  • Orange Fuse
  • Yellow Fuse
  • Vivid Black

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire Price:

  • From $29,799 MSRP

Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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