Unlike other electric motorcycles, the 2015 Zero S boasts an air-cooled motor that produces 54-horsepower and 68 lb-ft of torque, good for a top speed of 95 mph, and 185-miles on a single charge (costs between $1.00 – $1.70 USD to recharge). The company spared no expense when it came to safety, as its aircraft-grade aluminum twin-spar frame has a low center of gravity for excellent maneuverability, designed to accommodate a lockable and removable storage compartment for increased functionality. It sits on Showa suspensions, a 41mm inverted cartridge fork with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping, complemented by a 40mm piston piggy-back reservoir rear shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping. Continue reading for a full review and more information.
“The 31.8″ (807mm) seat height makes the 2015 Zero S a reassuring ride for most motorcyclists, while the new and less experienced ones will definitely love the clutchless, direct drive transmission and the maintenance-free belt final drive. The Zero S model was built to rid yourself of your current 2-wheeled commuter vehicle. The letter ‘S’ stands for ‘streetfighter'”, reports Auto Evolution.