Click here to go to the home page
Home About Us Shop Newsletter Send News Tip
Custom Search
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Google Plus Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Pinterest Follow us on a RSS Feeder Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube

  Click here to go to the motorcycles in the movies site


Eicma 2011: Zero Electric Motorcycle 2012 Improvements

  Posted at 11:59:00 PM
  File under  EICMA Exhibitions Electrical Zero Motorcycles
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Milan, Italy

Zero logo
Their press conference has not been held, but I found this French leaflet in the press center today, and only now did I pay attention.

Zero Open link in a new window motorcycles will be showing off their improvements on their electric motorcycles at Eicma. Their new engines will increase in range, up to 114 miles (183 kilometers) for the Zero S and Zero DS. The Zero X, MX and XU get a good 75% extra range.

The new Z-Force battery will be able to support up to 3,000 electric charges beore it reaches 80% of its maximum charge (that's when you need to replace the battery).

Two capacity types are now available for customer of the Zero S and the DS, the choice is yours.

As for speed and torque, they have all been improved. All models have received a torque increase (no mention what the number is), and the Zero S will have a top speed of 88 mph (142 kph), and the Zero DS will race you up to 75 mph (129 kph).

The new brushless engine is cleaner, and cooled by forced air, and as most electric engines will not require any maintenance. The road models will have a energy regenerating scheme going with the brakes.

A pillion passenger kit will be available for the Zero S and DS.

This was a quick translation. Tomorrow we should know more.

Add to Flipboard Magazine.

Article Comments
comments powered by Disqus

Technorati :

frame image

frame image

Click here for our free
daily/weekly newsletter

Special Articles

- Riding in France
- Getting your License in France
- How to lose your license in France
- Finding cheap fuel in France
-Dreaded French Signposts Fear Not
- Renting a motorcycle in France
- Biker Friendly Hotels in France
- Motorcycle Taxis in France

- Social Media of Famous Bikers
- Electric Motorcycles List

Content Copyrighted - click to read notice

frame image
Ads by Motorbiker                           
 Jafrum–Motorcycle Gear Experts

frame image

frame image

frame image

frame image

frame image

frame image
on this site!
Click here

  frame image

Check out my book:
Photographic visit ...
By Photographs &...
Disclaimer:All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

Privacy Policy

Admin Web Analytics