The final couple of years have seen some fairly radical bulletins from American producer, Harley Davidson. Aside from the launch of its first fully-electric bike, Livewire, the corporate additionally introduced three new modular platforms that may span from 500cc to 1,250cc. Set to be launched by 2020, the record includes the Pan America 1250, a Customized 1250 mannequin and a 975cc Streetfighter mannequin. Now, a patent submitting has revealed drawings of the liquid-cooled, V-twin that may debut on the aforementioned bikes.
A big majority of the corporate’s choices are presently powered by air-cooled engines and the introduction of liquid-cooling may very well be in an effort to permit upcoming bikes to adjust to stricter emission norms. Whereas the patent doesn’t reveal something apart from the engine drawings, it’s evident that the upcoming engine design doesn’t stray too removed from the traditional Harley V-twin engine structure.
The Pan America 1250 and Customized 1250 will more than likely share the identical 1,250cc engine whereas the Streetfighter mannequin will use a brand new 975cc engine. It will likely be fascinating to see if Harley Davidson additionally decides to make use of this engine on their present platforms as nicely. For an in depth have a look at what Harley revealed in regards to the upcoming bikes, head here.