The new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle is among those E-Bikes that are famous for their long distant rides. In addition to high performing motor and long-life battery, the bike has the full support of styling chassis and beautifully designed seat to ensure perfect riding positions. It is the ideal naked street motorcycle that offers stunning acceleration at any RPM, sharp lines and sporty ergonomics, transforming the daily rides into a thrilling adventure. Thanks to the latest aerodynamic riding posture, the motorcycle can deliver up to 223 miles in the city while 112 miles on the highway, making it the highest range in the Zero lineup. The full review of Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle with its price and specification is written below.
Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle – Features and Price
The new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle can transform performance profiles with just a press of a button to conquer City Street, twisty roads, and urban rides entirely. The new Zero S is pre-programmed with Eco or Sports modes. Additionally, the rider can also connect his mobile device to customize performance or get stats on his ride.
The new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle comes with pure stealth, propelled by the industry’s most advanced technology, the Z-Force powertrain. There is no need for any shifting; it gives all torque experience by delivering smooth acceleration with just a throttle twist. The Zero S Stripes away the noise, fumes and vibration so that the rider feels is an uninterrupted flow of the ride. The bike comes with different pre-programmed Eco or Sports modes, and it allows the rider to change riding profiles with just a press of a button.
An option of adding Charge Tank funnels up to 85 miles of riding pleasure into the 2020 Zero S for every hour of charging when plugged into a level-2 charge station. One coffee is equaled to 30 miles of riding, or the rider can also charge fully in a little hour depending on battery size.
Charging with Standard Household Outlet
There is no need to install any special charging equipment to charge the new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle. A standard household outlet can be used as a fueling station that delivers daily rides at a fraction of the cost of gas. The owner can plug it in a night and can start the next day with a full tank.
More Ride, Less Regular Maintenance
There is no need for any costly powertrain maintenance and regular visits to the mechanics. The new Z-Force powertrain eliminates the greasy mess of fossil burners. Simultaneously, there is no need for any spark plugs, oil change, clutches, chain adjustments and other expensive and regular maintenance. Instead, 2020 Zero S has a carbon fiber belt directly connected with the rear wheel and motor to ensure better torque delivery.
Furthermore, the Z-Force powertrain is continuously refined to ensure more excellent performance. There an official Zero App available on Google Play and iOS store that provides all the upgrades using the rider’s mobile devices.
Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle – Updates
The new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle comes with the latest Zero Motorcycles Z-Force battery, which is most power and energy-dense in the entire EV industry. The 2020 Zero S comes with a standard ZF7.2 battery, while the new 2020 Zero SR comes with a ZF14.4 battery. In addition to the standard batteries, the rider can also add additional Power Tank accessories to expand battery capacity by 3.6 kWh. Furthermore, the battery is designed to last more than five years with an unlimited mileage warranty.
The dashboard comes with a minimalist and cool blue LCD. It projects all the specs details that the rider needs, including;
- Charging Status
- Selected Riding Profile
- Projected Recharge Time
- Power Output
Furthermore, the rider can also turn his smartphone into a customizable secondary dash to view detailed ride stats.
The Zero Motorcycles have collaborated with Showa to develop smooth suspension with superior small bump compliance and predictable control of more significant impacts. The complete suspension system can be fully and easily adjusted to glide over any city street or rip down the favorite twisty roads.
Wheels and Tires
The new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle allows the rider to enter into the corners with confidence. Furthermore, Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires are attached to the motorcycle with stylish cast alloy wheels to ensure maximum grip. The new hollow front axle shaves unsprung weight to improve handling.
An all-new Bosch Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) delivers confident braking performance. It is tested for almost every situation so that it will never disappoint riders when he hit brakes. The braking is actuated via levers that are adjustable for more excellent ergonomics. The ABS can be switched on or off by the rider.
The new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle allows the rider to enjoy the ride without worrying about gear shifting and engaging in clutch action. The motorcycle can easily each up to 100 rpm with pure efficiencies as energy quietly transform into propulsion. The Zero S is a direct drive, and it is a state-of-the-art motor that connects directly to the rear wheel by using a carbon fiber belt.
Standard Charge Port
The charging port is straightforward, discrete, and subtle. A lightweight cable can easily connect the onboard charger with the standard household outlet. There is no need to install any charging equipment.
The new Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle comes with a unique fuel tank equipped with spacious lockable storage. If the rider is interested in faster chagrin or more excellent range, he can add a tank or Power tank accessory.
Zero S 2020 Electric Motorcycle – Technical Specifications
|City||89 miles (143 km)|
|Highway, 55 mph (89 km/h)||54 miles (87 km)|
|Highway, 70 mph (113 km/h)||45 miles (72 km)|
|Peak torque||78 ft-lb (106 Nm)|
|Peak power||46 hp (34 kW) @ 4,300 rpm|
|Top speed (max)||98 mph (158 km/h)|
|Top speed (sustained)||80 mph (129 km/h)|
|Type||Z-Force® 75-5 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux, permanent interior magnet, brushless motor|
|Controller||High efficiency, 550 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration|
|Powerpack||Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent integrated|
|Max capacity||7.2 kWh|
|Nominal capacity||6.3 kWh|
|Charger type||1.3 kW, integrated|
|Charge time (standard)||5.2 hours (100% charged) / 4.7 hours (95% charged)|
|Input||Standard 110 V or 220 V|
|Transmission||Clutchless direct drive|
|Final drive||90T / 18T, Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt|
Chassis / Suspension / Brakes
|Front suspension||Showa 41mm inverted cartridge forks, including adjustable spring preload, compression, and rebound damping|
|Rear suspension||Showa 40mm piston, piggy-back reservoir shock including adjustable spring preload, compression, and rebound damping|
|Front suspension travel||6.25 in (159 mm)|
|Rear suspension travel||6.35 in (161 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 Diablo Rosso II 110/70-17|
|Rear tire||Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 140/70-17|
|Front-wheel||3.00 x 17|
|Rear-wheel||3.50 x 17|
|Wheelbase||55.5 in (1,410 mm)|
|Seat height||31.8 in (807 mm)|
|Trail||3.2 in (80 mm)|
|Curb weight||313 lb (142 kg)|
|Carrying capacity||404 lb (183 kg)|
|Equivalent fuel economy (city)||477 MPGe (0.49 l/100 km)|
|Equivalent fuel economy (highway)||240 MPGe (0.98 l/100 km)|
|The typical cost to recharge||$0.81|
|Standard motorcycle warranty||Two years|
|Powerpack warranty||Five years/unlimited miles|