US cult brand
:Harley Davidson swears off the heavy machinery
Harley Davidson, known for its loud and heavy culture motorcycles, breaks new ground. The company has announced the market launch of its first e-bike for 2019. The livewire of the American brand is expected to roll from late summer to the dealers, according to spokesman.
The electric gliders should be able to reach it for up to 177 kilometers – however, gliding is relative. For from 0 to almost 97 km / h to make the Harley in less than 3.5 seconds. Due to the electric drive neither clutch nor gearbox are required. The price mentioned in the press is $ 30,000.
Innovative e-scooter from Harley
In addition to the e-bike Harley has developed an e-scooter. The vehicle has a seat and is described by experts as more exciting than his “big brother”, He deviates significantly from the classic form and is more reminiscent of a moped. The running boards look like skateboards.
Overall, the vehicle is designed minimalist, the branding is rather spartan. It is expected that the scooter is significantly cheaper than the e-bike. But no details are known yet. (dpa, red)