designer tanner van de veer has envisioned the harley-davidson revival idea, an electric motorcycle focused to younger customers who don’t determine with the model. the ensuing design proposes a refined bike that takes cues from the model’s design language as a way to keep the model id with a small, low profile package deal that makes use of open air and transparencies so as to add to the refined nature of the bike.
photographs by tanner van de veer
drifting away from the loud harley-davidson notorious bikes, the revival by tanner van de veer is quiet and environmentally pleasant, with an electrical powertrain that satisfies the wants of a youthful shopper. it additionally has the additional advantage of a much less steep studying curve with the absence of a clutch or gears. the important thing traces and shapes reference the model’s earlier historical past: the boarder-trackers. transparencies are used to create the phantasm of mass whereas a mix of lights brutalist shapes are utilized to modernize the types.
whereas comparable in size to the LiveWire and sportster, the revival is significantly decrease and smaller. a skinny physique and low silhouette make the bike extra approachable whereas a excessive floor clearance retains it nimble and adaptable. the light-weight, open body construction with clear paneling creates quantity with out added visible weight. by using brutal traces and a silhouette tailored from early boarder-tracker bikes, this motorbike is equal components classic and punk.
tanner van de veer has additionally envisioned harley-davidson energy facilities, the place customers can both subscribe or pay per us for batteries. as soon as at a station, a rider can choose their battery and drop off an outdated one to swap for a freshly charged one. riders don’t personal the batteries and don’t have to fret about upkeep whereas additionally having fun with a decrease preliminary bike price.
designer: tanner van de veer
sort: idea electrical harley-davidson bike
juliana neira I designboom
sep 28, 2020