2012 Zero Motorcycle
Featuring a top speed of 80 miles per hour and a range of 112 miles in town (62 miles at a steady 70 mph), the DS ZF9 is a street-friendly dual-sport electric motorcycle.
Recharging the powerpack to full capacity takes under two-and-a-half hours with the Quick 4x charger.
The 17-inch front/16- inch rear combo isn’t serious for off-roading, and the 341-pound weight is substantial.
An aluminum frame and swingarm is matched to 38mm inverted forks and a no-link rear shock. A smaller, lower-capacity power pack is available, which reduces range, performance, weight, and price.
2012 Zero DS ZF9 Quick Stats:
- ENGINE TYPE: Electric
- BATTERY: Lithium-ion
- CAPACITY: 9.0 kWh
- TRANSMISSION: Clutchless 1-speed
- SUSPENSION TRAVEL. f/r: 9.4″/7.7″
- SEAT HEIGHT: 35.3 inches
- WEIGHT: 341 pounds
- PRICE: $13,995
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