Review of Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike

Review of Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike
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The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike is another impressive electric supermoto bike suitable for those who want a single bike for all kinds of surfaces. This bike has the ability to tackle all the rough surfaces due to its compact design and lightweight chassis. Its lightweight helps it in precise handling and an ultimate acceleration. It gives an outstanding on-road agility and best performance to conquer the road. This bike gives an effortless fun and ultimate thrill ride. The review of new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike with its price and specifications are given below.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike – Features

Powerful & Minimalist

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike is specially tuned to deliver the thrilling ride with its most compact Z-Force powertrain with Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires. It does not require any shifting or clunkiness because it has a direct drive system that directly connects the motor with the rear wheel for power transfer. There is also an option of the profile for riders as well. The rider can easily choose between two profile options i.e. Eco or Sports modes. The rider can also choose these profile with the help of phone when he connects his phone to the bike.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike Ride

Charging

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike does not require any special outlet for charging. The standard household outlet can be used a fueling stating. The rider can easily ride up to 100 miles a day in the city when the tank is full. After the busy day, he can plug it in again at night and again start the day with fully charged fuel. There is also an optional Quick Chargers accessories for those who want to reduce the charging time by over 60%.

Instant Full Tank

The latest hot-swappable technology lets the rider to easily switch from empty to full in just a few seconds. The depleted additional batteries can also be charged while the riders using off-board charging accessories.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike

Pass on Service

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike requires almost no regular maintenance because it does not contain any clutches, filters, expensive oil and spark plugs. The motor is directly connected to the rear wheel with the help of carbon fiber felt which is a single moving part. The air cooling system is used to maintain the powerplant temperature. An official Zero App can easily deliver upgrades on mobile devices.

Go the Distance

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike has the ability to travels up to 100 miles with just a single charging. It is all possible with its most innovative, compact and lightweight battery. It has the ability to boost the highest power and energy density in the entire EV industry. The Zero FXS ZF3.6 cuts the battery size and weight by about fifty percent. The rider can also add a secondary battery module at any time to match the range and performance of the ZF7.2.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike

Battery

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike is available in two battery configuration. The ZF3.6 comes with the modular battery technology, which lets the rider to add the secondary battery to double its range and makes it possible to fully recharge by quickly swapping batteries. The ZF7.2 is also fully integrated into the bike and it is considered as a more economical option for those riders who want to maximize their riding range. The Zero Motorcycles Z-Force battery is one of the most innovative, powerful and energy dense battery in the entire EV industry. ZF7.2 gives the maximum battery capacity of 7.2 kWh that can deliver up to 100 miles of city traffic. This battery is carefully designed to last and is backed by the five-year unlimited mileage warranty.

Motor

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike features the powerful motor that has the ability to deliver a torque of 78 ft-lb. It is an air-cooled Interior Permanent Magnet (IPM) motor that delivers impressive performance and outstanding acceleration which can work in conjunction with regenerative braking to channel energy back into the battery. There is no heavy, expensive and complicated cooling system used like it not used in 2018 Zero FX. There is no need for any regular maintenance. This motor is considered as most efficient, compact and powerful motor of all times.

Nose

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike features impressive design and stylish twin projector beam headlamps, which flood the road ahead with the light and it has an integrated fly screen that adds an aggressive stylish touch.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike

Dash

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike features the cool blue LCD screen offering all the necessary information like charging state, speed, riding profile etc. The rider can also sync his smartphone and can turn it into the secondary customizable dash as well.

Suspension

This latest bike like the 2017 Zero FXS is well known for its smooth ride. The Showa suspension offers an ultimate performance and full adjustability. There is also a wheel travel of 9 inches that has the ability to deliver the superior damping to smooth out the road’s imperfection.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike

Wheels and Tires

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike is well known for its ultimate handling experience. It comes with the latest Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires that are fixed with the stylish cast alloy wheels to ensure the best grip. The hollow front axle further reduces an unsprung weight to improve handling.

Brakes

This electric bike is specially optimized for better braking performance. It features the Bosch anti-lock brake system (ABS) that delivers confident braking. This ABS can also be switched on or off by the rider.

Direct Drive

The new 2018 Zero bike does not contain any clutches, gear, chains, shifting and weight complexities. This system can quickly transform the power into propulsion. This drive system connects the motor directly to the rear wheel with the help of carbon fiber belt.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike

Frame

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike features the best aircraft-grade aluminum frame. It is specially built to have a perfect handling experience. The color combination is interesting and overall frame is kept compact and lightweight.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike – Price

The new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike is available in $8,495 only.

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike – Technical Specifications

Specs ZERO FXS ZF3.6 MODULAR ZERO FXS ZF7.2

Mileage

City 50 miles (80 km) 100 miles (161 km)
Highway, 70 mph (113 km/h) 20 miles (32 km) 40 miles (64 km)
Combined 29 miles (47 km) 57 miles (92 km)

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike Specs

Motor

Peak torque 78 ft-lb (106 Nm)
Peak power 27 hp (20 kW) @ 4,300 rpm 46 hp (34 kW) @ 4,300 rpm
Top speed (max) 85 mph (137 km/h)
Max capacity 3.6 kWh 7.2 kWh

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike Specs

Battery

Typical cost to recharge $0.40 $0.81
Charge time (standard) 5.1 hours (100% charged) / 4.6 hours (95% charged) 9.7 hours (100% charged) / 9.2 hours (95% charged)
With max accessory chargers 1.6 hours (100% charged) / 1.1 hours (95% charged) 1.8 hours (100% charged) / 1.3 hours (95% charged)

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike Specs

Dimension

Curb weight 251 lb (114 kg) 293 lb (133 kg)
Seat height 32.9 inches (836 mm)

Warranty

Power pack warranty 5 years/unlimited miles

Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike

Conclusion

This article is about the review of new Zero FXS 2018 Electric Bike and it is covered under www.bikescatalog.com. It features the powerful motor which is capable enough to deliver the best performance in all conditions. The battery is compact and can deliver the riding range of 100 miles in the city. The overall chassis structure is kept slim and compact for better maneuvering and handling. The seat and handlebars ensure to have a comfortable yet thrill ride.

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