2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle Review Specs Price

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The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle is among those bikes that can quickly turn an ordinary ride into an adventurous one. It is ideal for those motorcyclists who are eager to push electricity into uncharted territories. This motorcycle is much more capable of doing what other electric bikes cannot. It is one of the most capable adventure-ready electric bikes on the planet, and a ride can explore the new roads without all of the noise. The following are the full review and specifications, including the price of the original 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle.

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle – Features and Price

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle

Always Dialed

The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle is always ready to serve on any condition. It allows the rider to change performance profiles with just a press of a button on the fly. It comes with a pre-programmed setting with ECO and Sport modes, and performance can be fully customized using the Zero Motorcycles app where the rider can see detailed ride stats.

Torque Beast

The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF delivers silent stump-pulling torque with churning up to an outrageous 116 ft-lb, which is more than any fuel-burning production literbike. It is easy to use a motorcycle with just a twist of a throttle. Thanks to the powerful motor, this e-bike is capable of leaving a gas bikes behind. There is no need for a shifting, fumes, and vibration. It comes with an industry-leading Z-Force Powertrain effortlessly drives the adventure as the motorcycle seems to disappear beneath the rider silently.

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle

Charge Up to 6 Times Faster

The motorcycle allows the rider to charge the 2020 DRS/BF faster. Suppose a bike plugs in for an hour, and then it will add up to 94 miles of range. The Charge Tank option is also available that is compatible with Level 2 charge stations. It delivers roughly six times faster charging than when it is compared to a standard wall outlet. Depending on the battery condition, a typical recharge can take just an hour.

Charge from Standard Household Outlet

There is no need for any equipment; the rider can use the standard household outlets for the fueling station. The overall fueling cost of the motorcycle is meager as compared to the price of gasoline. The rider can plug in the 2020 Zero DRS/BF at night and start the next day with a full tank.

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle

Long Range Battery Tech

The Zero DRS/BF comes with the highest power and energy density battery in the EV industry. Thanks to the thirteen years of rigorous off-road experience, the Z-Force battery confidently delivers the rider to his destination.

Pull the Plug on Maintenance

The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle does not require regular maintenance because it does not have an oily mess. The Zero DRS/BF ripping acceleration is delivered through a carbon fiber belt that is directly connected with the motor of the rear wheel.

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle

Swappable Battery Capability

The new Zero Motorcycles Z-Force battery is the most powerful and high energy density in the EV industry. The motorcycle has a standard ZF14.4 battery with an option of Power Tank accessory that expands the battery capacity by 3.6 kWh.

Motor

An all-new Z-Force motor delivers smooth power and up to 116 ft-lbs with an impressive design that is so efficient that it only requires passive air-cooling. The rider can quickly roll on the throttle for massive acceleration and roll off the throttle to progressively channel the energy back into the battery.

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle

Chassis

The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle is available with a compact and lightweight chassis. It comes with the latest suspension system that is custom-tuned for Zero by Showa, and the bike has 7 inches of plush travel that enables the rider to tackle virtually any terrain thrown the rider way. The whole suspension system can be fully and easily adjusted to glide over a city street or can rip down the rider’s favorite road.

Dashboard

The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Bike comes with a modern, minimalist, and efficient dashboard. It projects all the necessary specs that the rider needs, i.e., speed, state of charge, selected riding profile, power output, and tossed recharge time, in a cool blue LCD. Furthermore, the rider can sync his smartphone to add a customizable secondary dash or view detailed ride stats.

Onboard Charger

To charge the new Zero DSR/BF, one does not need any special charging equipment. The standard 1.3 kW onboard charger plugs into any of the household outlet. It can be easily operated in conjunction with the off-board Quick Charger accessory with or without the Charge Tank option to accelerate charge times.

Tank

The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle is equipped with spacious lockable storage that is perfect for stowing personal items like cell phones, gloves, and wallets. The riders can also swap the standard tank for a charge tank option for a faster changing facility, or the Power Tank accessory adds 3.6 kWh of battery.

Brakes

The new Bosch Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) delivers a secure braking experience. The braking system is tested for every situation to ensure impressive braking performance. Braking is actuated via a lever that can be adjusted for improved ergonomics, and ABS can be easily switched on or off by the rider.

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle

Direct Drive

The new 2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle offers direct drive. The rider should not be worried about clutches, shifting, gears and chains, and any other complexities. It can quickly deliver speeds over 95 mph with pure efficiency as energy quietly transforms into propulsion. The new state-of-the-art motor connects directly to the rear wheel using a carbon fiber belt.

Wheels and Tires

The Zero DRS/BF 2020 offers a secure riding experience on all kinds of roads. The new Pirelli MT-60 tires provide superior traction, excellent durability, and road feel. The tires are attached to durable cast alloy wheels and a hollow front axle that shaves unsprung weight to improve handling.

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle – Technical Specifications

Specs \ Bikes ZF14.4 ZF14.4 POWER TANK

Range

City 157 miles (253 km) 196 miles (315 km)
Highway, 55 mph (89 km/h) 88 miles (142 km) 110 miles (177 km)
Highway, 70 mph (113 km/h) 64 miles (103 km) 80 miles (129 km)

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle Specs

Motor

Peak torque 116 ft-lb (157 Nm)
Peak power 70 hp (52 kW) @ 3,500 rpm
Top speed (max) 102 mph (163 km/h)
Top speed (sustained) 90 mph (145 km/h)
Type Z-Force® 75-7R passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux, interior permanent hi-temp magnet, brushless motor
Controller High efficiency, 775 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration

Power system

Powerpack Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent integrated
Max capacity 14.4 kWh 18.0 kWh
Nominal capacity 12.6 kWh 15.8 kWh
Charger type 1.3 kW, integrated
Charge time (standard) 9.8 hours (100% charged) / 9.3 hours (95% charged) 12.1 hours (100% charged) / 11.6 hours (95% charged)
Input Standard 110 V or 220 V

2020 Zero DRS/BF Electric Adventure Motorcycle Specs

Drivetrain

Transmission Clutchless direct drive
Final drive 90T / 20T, Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt

Chassis / Suspension / Brakes

Front Suspension All-new Showa 41 mm inverted cartridge forks covering adjustable spring preload, new compression, and rebound damping
Rear suspension Showa 40 mm piston, piggy-back reservoir shock with adjustable spring preload, compression, and rebound damping
Front suspension travel 7.00 in (178 mm)
Rear suspension travel 7.03 in (179 mm)
Front brakes Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan asymmetric dual-piston floating caliper, 320 x 5 mm disc
Rear brakes Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan single-piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5 mm disc
Front tire Pirelli MT-60 100/90-19
Rear tire Pirelli MT-60 130/80-17
Front-wheel 2.50 x 19
Rear-wheel 3.50 x 17

Dimensions

Wheelbase 56.2 in (1,427 mm)
Seat height 33.2 in (843 mm)
Rake 26.5°
Trail 4.6 in (117 mm)

Weight

Curb weight 489 lb (222 kg) 531 lb (241 kg)
Carrying capacity 417 lb (189 kg) 375 lb (170 kg)

Economy

Equivalent fuel economy (city) 435 MPGe (0.54 l/100 km)
Equivalent fuel economy (highway) 207 MPGe (1.13 l/100 km)
Typical cost to recharge $1.61 $2.02

Pricing

MSRP $18,995 $21,890

Warranty

Standard motorcycle warranty Two years
Powerpack warranty Five years/unlimited miles