The new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike is among those motorcycles that have changed the motorcycling experience. The DSR delivers silent stump-pulling torque and churning up to an outrageous 116 ft-lb, which is more than any other fuel-burning production literbike. The rider has to twist its throttle and enjoy the direct throttle response simply. There is no need for gear shifting, playing with vibration and fumes. An all-new industry-leading Z-Force powertrain effortlessly drives the motorcycle’s adventure that seems to disappear beneath the rider silently. The full review of Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike with its price and specification is given below.
Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike – Features and Price
The new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Motorcycle comes with plenty of impressive features. The rider can easily change his performance profile with just a press of a button to master any kind of terrain. The Zero DSR pre-programmed with Eco and Sport modes and performance can be fully customized using the Zero Motorcycles app to see detailed rider stats.
For those riders who are eager to push electricity into uncharted territories, the new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike is an ideal motorcycle for them. It can make the adventure-ready electric bikes on the planet, and riders can explore new roads without all the noise.
The DSR motorcycle provides the maximum riding range up to 94 miles with incredible riding pleasure. The Charge Tank option is compatible with the Level 2 charge stations, and it delivers six times faster charging than the standard wall outlet. Depending on the battery conditions, a typical recharge can now take as little as an hour.
Charging Meet Household Outlet
One does not need any other equipment to charge the new 2020 DSR. All the rider need is his standard household outlet that can be served as a fueling station for a fraction of gasoline costs. The owner can plug it in at night and can start the next day with a full tank.
Long Range Battery Tech
The new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike comes with the highest power and energy density battery in the entire EV industry. Having more than thirteen years of experience, the Zero Engineers have used the latest Z-Force battery confidently that delivers outstanding performance and takes the rider to his destination safe and sound.
Pull the plug on maintenance
The rider need not worry about any heavy or regular maintenance of the Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike. There is no need to replace clogged filters or dirty oil. The new Z-Force powertrain eliminates the fossil burner mess, spark plugs, clutches, trading oil, and filters for a motor, including a single moving part. The Zero DSR ripping acceleration is delivered through a carbon fiber belt that directly connects the motor to its rear wheel, due to which chain maintenance is a thing of the past that will never be repeated.
The new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike has an all-new Zero Motorcycle’s Z-Force battery that is the most power and energy-dense in the entire EV industry. The Zero DSR comes standard with a ZF14.4 battery, and the owner can also add a Power Tank accessory to enlarge battery capacity by 3.6 kWh.
The new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike comes with an impressive Z-Force motor that delivers smooth power and up to 116 ft-lb, including a design so efficient that it only requires passive air-cooling. Furthermore, the rider can roll on the throttle for massive acceleration, and on rolling-off the throttle, it progressively channels energy back into the battery.
Chassis and Suspension
The new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike comes with a compact and stylish chassis containing the latest suspension system. It has been custom-tuned for Zero Motorcycles by Showa, and it offers 7 inches of plush travel that allows the rider to tackle virtually any terrain thrown his way. The entire suspension system can be entirely and significantly adjusted to glide over the city street or rip down his favorite fire road.
The new Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike features a minimalist, modern and efficient dashboard that gives all the necessary information that rider needs, including speed, power output, state of charge, etc. A cool and standard blue highlights the dash LED display. In addition to that, the rider can sync the smartphone with the bike to make a phone as a customizable secondary dash or view detailed ride stats.
Standard Onboard Charger
The rider of Zero DSR does not need any additional charging station or equipment to charge the 2020 DSR. The standard 1.3 kW onboard outlet can be used to charge this electric motorcycle. It can efficiently function in conjunction with the off-board Quick Charger accessory and the Charge Tank option to accelerate charge times.
The standard Zero DSR tank is equipped with spacious lockable storage, perfect for storing personal items like wallets, gloves, and cell phones. Furthermore, the rider can swap the standard tank for the Charge Tank option six times faster charging or the Power Tank accessory, which adds up to 3.6 kWh of battery.
The new Bosch Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) delivers a confident braking experience. It has been tested for just about any situation that the rider can imagine. This system optimizes deceleration when the rider hit the brakes hard. The braking is actuated via a lever that can be easily adjusted for enhanced ergonomics. The ABS function can be switched on or off by the rider.
There is no need to worry about clutches, gears, chains, shifting, and all their weighty complexities. They seamlessly rocket to speeds more than 95 mph with pure efficiency as energy quietly transforms into propulsion. The latest direct drive is the state-of-the-art motor that connects directly to the rear wheel using a carbon fiber belt.
Wheels and Tires
The wheels and tires have been Shred confidently on anything from twisting tarmac loose fire roads. The new Pirelli MT-60 tires offer superior traction and excellent durability and road feel. The tires have been efficiently attached with the durable cast alloy wheels and a unique hollow front axle, which cuts unsprung weight to improve handling.
Zero 2020 DSR Electric Bike – Technical Specifications and Price
|Bikes \ Specs||ZF 14.4||ZF 14.4 Power Tank|
|City||163 miles (262 km)||204 miles (328 km)|
|Highway, 55 mph (89 km/h)||98 miles (158 km)||122 miles (196 km)|
|Highway, 70 mph (113 km/h)||78 miles (126 km)||97 miles (156 km)|
|Peak power||70hp (52kW) at 3,500rpm|
|Peak torque||116ft-lb (157Nm)|
|Top speed (sustained)||90mph (145 km/h)|
|Top speed (max)||102mph (163 km/h)|
|Type||Z-Force® 75-7R passively air-cooled, radial flux, high efficiency, 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|
|Nominal capacity||12.6 kWh||15.8 kWh|
|Charger type||1.3 kW, integrated|
|Charge time (standard)||Normally 9.8 hours (100% charged) / 9.3hours (95% charged)|
|Input||Standard 110 V / 220 V|
|Transmission||All-New Clutchless direct drive|
|Final drive||90T / 20T, Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt|
Chassis / Suspension / Brakes
|Front suspension||Showa 41mm inverted cartridge forks, including adjustable spring preload, compression & rebound damping|
|Rear suspension||Showa 40mm piston, piggy-back reservoir shock including adjustable spring preload, compression, & rebound damping|
|Front suspension travel||7 inches (178 mm)|
|Rear suspension travel||7.03 inches (179 mm)|
|Front brakes||All-new Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan asymmetric dual-piston floating caliper, 320 x 5mm disc|
|Rear brakes||All-new Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan solo-piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5mm disc|
|Front tire||All-New 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 inches (1,427 mm)|
|Seat height||33.2 inches (843 mm)|
|Trail||4.6 inches (117 mm)|
|Curb weight||419 lb (190 kg)||463 lb (210 kg)|
|Carrying capacity||487 lb (221 kg)||443 lb (201 kg)|
|Equivalent fuel economy (city)||435 MPGe (0.54 l/100 km)|
|Comparable fuel economy (highway)||207 MPGe (1.13 l/100 km)|
|The typical cost to recharge||$1.61||$2.02|
|Standard motorcycle warranty||Two years|
|Powerpack warranty||Five years/unlimited miles|