Electric motorcycle news 2013: Zero Motorcycles, move!

The electric way of the 2 wheels is long. For as much, Zero Motorcycles intends well to consolidate its position of pioneer and referent on this market still in becoming. In Intermot, the American manufacturer presents a range of electric motor bikes deeply altered. He promises in particular up to 220 km of autonomy and 153 km/h at a peak. Let us see that.

Electric motorcycle news 2013: Zero Motorcycles, move!

Even if the large manufacturers motor bike/scooter themselves work already on the question, they are still very few these marks to bet on the electric whole. Zero Motorcycles is part of the batch and affirms its ambitions in Intermot by presenting a range of electric motor bikes deeply altered.

Model headlight of Zero Motorcycles 2013, the Zero S promises 99% of power in more and especially, autonomy increased to 220 km (downtown). This prowess would be due partly on arrival of a very new propellant block, the “Z-Force”, compact and equipped with a new cooling system by air. It would allow moreover a faster refill, that is to say 95% in less than one hour on a specific terminal or 25% faster than in the past directly on a standard socket-outlet.

So there is well the large innovation to be retained on Zero Motorcycles 2013, their look should also largely facilitate their acceptance by a public still little accustomed – even reticent – to the electric propulsion on the motor bikes (and scooters). Without question, the American manufacturer it succeeded in hiding parts still far from aesthetic under a preparing much more typified motor bike than in the past.

The Zero motorcycle 2013 receive moreover various functionalities of which the reception of the smart phones with system Bluetooth for in particular visualizing and intervening on the parameters of operation of the motor bike. The executives of each model would also have been optimized. Last innovation of the range Zero Motorcycles 2013, FX is also lightest, that is to say 125 kg, thus allowing best accelerations. We will undoubtedly have the opportunity of quickly speaking again you of these famous electric motor bikes made in the USA on the station. Stay in touch!

Range Zero Motorcycles 2013, essence:

  • New engine Z-Force, more compact, cooled by air
  • 2 models of batteries Z-Force Li-ion (of 8.5 kw to 11.4 kw)
  • Autonomy and increased power
  • Power from 20 to 40 kw according to the models
  • Faster loading of the batteries
  • Belt drive, direct without clutch (chain on the Zero MX)
  • Completely altered line
  • Guarantee 2 years

Range Zero Motorcycles 2013, models:

Zero S motorcycle 2013

Electric motorcycle news 2013: Zero Motorcycles, move!

The Zero S motorcycle is the electric motor bike most powerful of the range Zero Motorcycles 2013, a compact roadster with the aggressive look: power 40 kw, couples 9.2 daN.m, 153 km/h and up to 220 km of autonomy according to the manufacturer; weight 159 to 173 kg and price from 13,995 to 15,995 € according to the type of battery retained (8.5 kw or 11 kw).

Zero DS motorcycle 2013

Electric motorcycle news 2013: Zero Motorcycles, move!

Here the trail of the range Zero Motorcycles 2013, studied for a general-purpose use, leisure road/way: suspensions with great clearance, coils of 19 inches to the front one. For the rest, the Zero DS motorcycle takes again the technical base of the Zero S, with in particular its framework parametric, the saddle Bi places and the storage in front of the pilot in the false tank. Weight 165 to 179 kg and price from 13,995 to 15,995 € according to the type of battery retained (8.5 kw or 11 kw).

Zero FX motorcycle 2013

Electric motorcycle news 2013: Zero Motorcycles, move!

On another technical basis, Zero FX motorcycle is lighter than the S/DS but also higher (saddles to 90 cm) for a directed uses all. She proposes also the best value of couple (9.5 daN.m) and a power from 20 to 33 kw according to the batteries selected (one or two modules of 2.8 kw), influencing directly the weight, from 106 to 125 kg for a price from 9,495 to 11,995 €.

Zero XU motorcycle 2013

Electric motorcycle news 2013: Zero Motorcycles, move!

It is the first price of the range Zero Motorcycles 2013 and the version strictly road of FX. Equipped with a rim before 19 inches instead of 21 inches for FX, this one conditions its height of less saddle (79 cm). Its maximum power limited to 21 kw takes along all the same the Zero XU to 124 km/h of maximum speed. It is as less low as that of the Zero S and DS (up to 122 km to the great maximum).

Zero MX motorcycle 2013

Electric motorcycle news 2013: Zero Motorcycles, move!

Here the electric motor bike cross-country race of the American ranges Zero Motorcycles 2013, on the basis as of FX and XU. With 101 to 120 kg according to the number of batteries retained, the Zero MX proposes also two powers: 20 or 40 kw, are not less 54 ch. for most powerful, which lets forecast very beautiful feelings… The Zero MX is the only one of Zero Motorcycles equipped with a drive chain – definitely more resistant under conditions hardware – and entirely adjustable suspensions with great clearance. Price from 9,495 to 11,995 €.

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