The Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer is going electric and coming to Silicon Valley. Harley-Davidson announced it will open an R&D Center in the Bay Area by the end year’s end, to support its commitment to building electric vehicles.
I still haven’t found a good onomatopoeia for the sound of an e-bike. Your thoughts?
NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 23: A Harley Davidson Livewire motorcycle, Harley Davidson’s first electric bike, sits on display outside the Harley Davidson Store on June 23, 2014 in New York City. The Livewire has 74 horsepower and a top speed of 92 miles per hour. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
You’ve seen Black Widow on one in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and next year you’ll be able to ride one yourself.
The iconic Biker company, Harley-Davidson, has partnered with e-motorcycle company Alta Motors, to produce an electric motorcycle. Titled Project LiveWire, these two wheeled beauties hit the streets sometime next year (Avenger, not included).