HARLEY Davidson chiefs have revealed they have put the brakes on their new LiveWire production after issues have arisen during quality testing.
The Milwaukee firm’s first battery-powered model hit dealers earlier this summer after it broke cover earlier this year, but any new shipments may have to wait.
While it’s not yet known what exactly has been discovered in the company’s fault-finding as bosses stay tight-lipped over the issues, a brief statement from Harley Davidson reads:
“We recently discovered a non-standard condition during a final quality check; stopped production and deliveries; and began additional testing and analysis, which is progressing well.
“We are in close contact with our LiveWire dealers and customers and have assured them they can continue to ride LiveWire motorcycles. As usual, we’re keeping high
The news comes after many have taken swipes at the American bike’s £28,995 price tag, which some feel could turn away potential new electric bike owners and the younger generation which HD is looking to target.
More on the LiveWire halt when we have it.