LiveWire units drag racing information for elapsed time and high velocity
IT’S the electrical bike that’s set to shake up the market. The Harley-Davidson LiveWire is the primary mass manufacturing two-wheeled EV to launch, and it’s already setting new benchmarks for elapsed time and high velocity on the drag strip.
Taking to the eighth and quarter mile on September 4, the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines backed Angelle Samprey (a three-time Professional Inventory Bike champion) jumped on the electrical bike to set some world document breaking runs.
Usually aboard a Harley-Davidson FXDR Professional Inventory competitors bike, Samprey coated the eighth-mile distance in 7.017-seconds and the complete quarter-mile course in simply 11.156 seconds at 110.35mph (177.59km/h).
What’s important is that the 2020 LiveWire bike’s high velocity is restricted to 110mph. The information have been set throughout exhibition runs on the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals on the Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.
“Let me let you know what’s superb,” stated Sampey. “That was the primary time I rode the LiveWire.”
Sampey and her Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines teammates, Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec, made quite a few head-to-head drag race runs on inventory LiveWire fashions, with Sampey posting the quickest occasions.
Sampey is the winningest feminine in motor sports activities historical past with three-time Professional Inventory Bike championships (2000-2002) and 43 Professional Inventory bike wins.
The Harley-Davidson LiveWire bike is an all-electric mannequin designed to supply riders an exhilarating and high-performance motorcycling expertise infused with a brand new stage of know-how, and the premium appear and feel of a Harley-Davidson product.
As Sampey proved at Indy, the moment torque supplied by the H-D Revelation energy practice delivers exhilarating acceleration from a cease; the LiveWire bike can rush from 0 to 100km/h in 3.0 seconds.
In different Harley-Davidson information, the corporate is re-launching The Fanatic journal as a print and digital publication designed to showcase bike tradition and the driving life-style via the lens of the Harley-Davidson model.
Initially revealed by Harley-Davidson from 1916 to 2008, The Fanatic journal will exchange HOG Journal because the official publication of Harley-Davidson Motor Firm and can grow to be extra broadly obtainable via different distribution channels.
All Full and Life Harley Proprietor Group members will proceed to obtain a complimentary subscription to The Fanatic journal as a part of their membership advantages. Free App variations of the journal are additionally obtainable for iOS and Android telephones and tablets.