Harley-Davidson just made its first electric motorcycle available for pre-order

Hersteller Harley Davidson Livewire

Hersteller Harley Davidson Livewire

That's common for electric vehicles, minus the handle part, but Harley-Davidson declined to mention the bike's horsepower or torque ratings.

Called the Harley-Davidson LiveWire, the bike was shown off in all its glory at the Panasonic's CES 2019 press conference, complete with news that you can pre-order it now for the princely sum of $29,799.

In the flesh (well, metal) the bike is a beauty, bearing all the hallmarks of a Harley-Davidson but with a distinct lack of a gasoline smell.

At the time, there were more questions about LiveWire than there were answers, but Harley has finally released details on the bike, which will reportedly retail for $29,000 when it company starts fulfilling orders in the fall.

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Though it's not in Harley's traditional wheelhouse, the LiveWire is a stab at expanding beyond the stereotypical chopper. The app lets riders check their battery charge level and available range, remotely check the motorcycle's location and status, and get alerts if the bike is bumped or moved.

While the company only revealed a few performance specs, the company did confirm the bike will have an estimated range of 110 miles (177 km) on "urban roads". Riders can charge with the onboard Level 1 charger and power cord to connect to any standard household outlet and get a full charge overnight, or charge up faster at any public Level 3 DC Fast Charge station. The tires are 180mm rear and 120mm front Michelin Scorcher Sport tires.

The Harley-Davidson LiveWire will be out in August and comes in three color options: Yellow Fuse, Orange Fuse and Vivid Black.

Harley-Davidson has always been the standard bearer of loud, booming engines, but at Las Vegas' Consumer Electronics Showcase on Monday, the motorcycle company showed off its first ever pure electric bike.

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