This Harley-Davidson LiveWire Is Being Sold for Coronavirus Relief

Bonhams art and automobile auction house and Harley-Davidson are selling a totally custom LiveWire to fight the global pandemic.

(Harley-Davidson)

“As a longtime partner of the United Way, and inspired by their continued resilience in this crisis, Harley-Davidson is honored to have a part to play in the relief effort and to inspire our community about the open road ahead,” said Jon Bekefy, general manager of brand marketing at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. All proceeds from the auction, excluding taxes and fees, will go to the United Way Worldwide’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund.

(Harley-Davidson)

Weighing in with 105 horsepower and 86 pound-feet of max torque produced by a magnet synchronous motor, as well as a 98 miles of minimum range, the Detroit motorcycle brand’s first all-electric hog made waves when it debuted in 2019. This one-off version, no. 500 of 500 of the inaugural “First Strike” series, features an exclusive paint scheme and unique graphics package, a carbon fiber-trimmed speed screen, tail section and tank trim, and autographs from members of the Davidson family.

(Harley-Davidson)

The winning bidder and one guest will also take part in an exclusive delivery and behind-the-scenes Harley-Davidson tour. This private, hosted experience will include an archival look at the Harley-Davidson Museum.

The auction is live online through Tuesday, May 26 at 4:00 p.m. EST. The highest bid was listed at $48,000 at the time of publication.

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