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LiveWire Unveils 2024 S2 Mulholland Electric Motorcycle

  • Mar 24, 2024
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LiveWire Unveils 2024 S2 Mulholland Electric Motorcycle

For decades, Harley-Davidson absolutely dominated the American cruiser bike market, with a steadfast customer base that allowed the MoCo to have an absolute stranglehold on the segment. As the Black and Orange’s primary demographic continues to age out of riding, it’s become increasingly clear that the Milwaukee marque needed to pivot and deliver a new product range that appealed to a younger, hipper crop of customers. This solution would come in the form of Harley-Davidson’s EV division known as LiveWire. And after rolling out its S2 Del Mar ebike, the fledgling firm has now pulled the cover off of its second urban-focused all-electric motorcycle dubbed the S2 Mulholland. 

Based on the same platform as the S2 Del Mar, the S2 Mulholland strays from the Del Mar’s tracker-inspired aesthetic in favor of a modern take on a cruiser-style design, with a waspish tail section capped off with a monoposto-inspired two-up saddle that extends up onto the Mulholland’s “tank” cover. The Mulholland also uses a host of sustainable materials including radiator shrouds made from recycled ocean plastics and bodywork crafted from a material derived from hemp. From the front, the bike’s headlight and turn signal arrangement also mimic that of the LiveWire One, presumably laying the early foundation for what will likely be the LiveWire brand’s signature aesthetic. The S2 Del Mar’s chassis, Brembo brakes, battery, and motor have been carried over onto the new Mulholland model — though these latter two areas have been treated to several performance upgrades over the Del Mar. 

Though both bikes share the same 10.5-kWh battery pack and 78-minute (Level 2) charge time, the Mulholland gains an additional eight miles of autonomy — bringing its city range up to 121 miles per charge. The 63-kW electric motor at the heart of the new model makes the same 84hp and 194ft-lbs of torque, which allows the S2 Mulholland to clock 0-60mph runs in 3.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 99mph — just slightly down from the Del Mar’s 3.0-second time and 103-mph top speed. The Mulholland also jettisons its predecessor’s front and rear Showa suspension in favor of items from Hitachi. As a new electric motorcycle, LiveWire’s latest release also unsurprisingly boasts a bevy of cutting-edge tech including cornering ABS and traction control and a drag-torque slip control system. 

Offered in three color options, the 2024 LiveWire S2 Mullholland is available for order now, with pricing starting from $15,999. 

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