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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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|
|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)|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Wheelbase||56.2 in (1,427 mm)|
|Seat height||33.2 in (843 mm)|
|Trail||4.6 in (117 mm)|
|Curb weight||489 lb (222 kg)||531 lb (241 kg)|
|Carrying capacity||417 lb (189 kg)||375 lb (170 kg)|
|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|
|Standard motorcycle warranty||Two years|
|Powerpack warranty||Five years/unlimited miles|