Charged EVs | LiveWire launches S2 Del Mar electrical bike


Two-wheel icon Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) started growing an electrical bike in 2014, and pre-orders for the LiveWire ONE opened in 2019. Extra not too long ago, LiveWire was spun off as a separate model—one which “advantages from Harley-Davidson’s engineering experience, manufacturing footprint, provide chain infrastructure, and international logistics capabilities.”

Now LiveWire has a second mannequin within the pipeline—reservations are open for the manufacturing model of the S2 Del Mar electrical bike. The Launch Version of the S2 Del Mar rapidly offered out in Might. Deliveries are anticipated to start within the spring of 2023.

Anticipated specs embody output of 80 hp (59.6 kW), 184 ft-lb of torque, and a 0-to-60 time of three.1 seconds. The Del Mar will weigh round 431 kilos, cost from 20-80% in about 75 minutes (utilizing Stage 2 charging), and ship a spread of round 110 miles in metropolis using. LiveWire will launch extra efficiency specs on the time of retail launch.

The Del Mar relies on LiveWire’s new Arrow structure, which serves because the central element of the bike chassis, and incorporates a proprietary battery, motor, charging and management techniques.

The Del Mar is provided with a ten.5 kWh battery pack, custom-developed LiveWire Dunlop DT1 tires, Stage 1 and Stage 2 charging capabilities, over-the-air updates, and a 4-inch TFT LCD show.

All S2 Del Mar bikes can be assembled at Harley-Davidson Automobile Operations in York, Pennsylvania.

The manufacturing S2 Del Mar debuts with an MSRP of $16,999.

“At present we’re happy to be opening reservations for the manufacturing version of the S2 Del Mar—our second LiveWire bike and the subsequent step within the evolution of the LiveWire Model,” stated Jochen Zeitz, Chairman and CEO of LiveWire Group. “The modular ARROW structure underpinning the Del Mar, developed in-house at LiveWire Labs, demonstrates our ambition to guide within the EV world.”

Supply: LiveWire


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