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Yes, Harley-Davidson is Serious About Releasing an Electric Motorcycle in 18 Months

Yes, Harley-Davidson is Serious About Releasing an Electric Motorcycle in 18 Months

A couple of weeks ago, Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich came right out and said that the brand would be releasing a new electric motorcycle in the next 18 months. This was a bit of a shocker (pun intended) considering the release timeframes we had heard previously for a production electric Harley were 2021 and “eventually.” Harley-Davidson technically already came out with an electric motorcycle in 2014 called the LiveWire, but that was just a prototype. The LiveWire had an electric motor powered by a 7kWh battery. It made 74 horsepower and 56 pound-feet of torque and it had a range of about 50 miles. Top...

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2019 Australia WorldSBK Friday: Ducati’s Bautista 0.014 Over Rea

2019 Australia WorldSBK Friday: Ducati’s Bautista 0.014 Over Rea

The Ducati Panigale V4 R and Alvaro Bautista once again topped the time sheets in 2019 World Superbike. Bautista, who led the final pre-season test of 2019 WorldSBK at Phillip Island earlier this week, was quickest during Friday testing ahead of the season opener in Australia. The Aruba.it Racing Ducati pilot, who debuts in World Superbike after spending nine years in the premier MotoGP class, posted a best time of 1:30.327, which was 0.24 of a second slower than his top time during pre-season testing. To put this time into perspective, Marco Melandri holds the race record lap of 1:38.848, which was set during last year’s...

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