2013 Zero DS 5 / Zero DS 4 motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Zero DS


year: 2013 DS price: $15995 Engine: 75-7 passively air-cooled, efficiency, radial flux magnet, brushless motor Clutchless direct drive|Clutchless drive Horsepower @ RPM: 29 @ MPG(Cty): 426 MPG(Hwy): 205 Torque @ 68 Energy: Z-Force™ Li-Ion Top Speed: 95 mph

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on 04.12.2013 11:22 by Sulthoni

agile and strong, the 2013 of the Zero DS is especially developed to you with a thrilling ride you jump on its saddle.

The Zero DS is on the platform of the new 2013 Zero S and is with a completely new electric The engine is powered by a modular pack system which is in two configurations: ZF 8.5 (one module) and ZF (two modules).

Compared to the unit the new motor is 93% more generates 62% more torque and 13% greater city range an autonomy of 100 km for the ZF8.5 and 132 km for the ZF11.4.

As far as the is concerned the Zero DS can be charged to 95% at stations in an hour or less.

Hit the for more information on the Zero DS and Zero DS ZF11.4.


NEW FOR 2013

The Evolution Of Extraordinary

The DS is built off the platform of the revolutionary new Zero S. Similarly, it is 93% more generates 62% more torque and 13% greater city range. to travel 126 mi (city), or 76 mi (highway), on a charge, the Zero DS has fantastic and performance. Using a new optional the Zero DS can be charged to 95% at charging in an hour or less.

Featuring Motorcycles’ completely new Z-Force™ and higher-voltage power system, the DS delivers instant acceleration is both impressive and, ever needing to shift, smooth. This sophisticated, yet simple, power delivery allows riders to take on challenging terrain by eliminating inconveniences such as clutching or

The brushless motor is sealed to longevity and operates with high efficiency that it no mechanical cooling systems Owning a Zero has never more enjoyable.

The Zero DS new rugged bodywork, on-board Nissin brakes and mobile integration. A new two-up seat, frame and passenger pegs improved comfort and control for the rider and passenger. For improved handling and to accommodate a wider of tires, the Zero DS uses new 19” and 17” rear tires.

Offering a new of personalization, the Z-ForceTM powertrain with mobile devices, via allowing riders to view a dashboard of detailed riding and adjust the performance characteristics of the


The Zero DS innovation with passion to the world’s most versatile motorcycle. Designed to be agile in the and quick on the street, the Zero DS a new kind of freedom.

Blast a gravel road or a dusty When you’re ready, pass from the wild to the as you arrive at your destination. The DS is tough when you demand it and when required.

Its edgy, yet appearance is highlighted by an eye catching spar frame that is rigid and lightweight.

Powered by the advanced powertrain in the industry, the DS is a fully electric motorcycle can handle any surface you throw at it. obstacles and maintaining control is due to its fully adjustable suspension and wheel set. Under riding conditions, Zero’s direct drive system astonishing responsiveness with the of your wrist.


A Refined Powertrain With An Off-Road Heritage

The DS is built on the foundation of the Zero S and technology from Zero’s durable off-road motorcycles as the wheels, suspension and ability to diverse conditions. The wheels are to be particularly lightweight and strong. In the or on the street the dual sport maintain a tight grip and a engineered suspension system the bumps.

The result is a dual motorcycle that is ready for any you can throw at it.

Game Changing Power Pack

120+ Mi / 280,000+ Mi Lifetime

The 2013 DS leverages a completely new battery chemistry and configuration. Not only the ZF11.4 power pack you to go beyond 120 miles, it is also to last the life of the motorcycle. The of cutting edge research and each cell in the power is individually controlled and monitored at all to ensure maximum health.

The onboard charger minimizes time and can work in parallel Zero’s quick charge What’s this all mean? put, the Zero DS is a leader for electric motorcycles in acceleration, recharge time and longevity.

in two configurations: ZF8.5 (95 mi) and ZF11.4 mi)

State of the art new 102 Volt power configurations and cell chemistry

last 2,500 full cycles before hitting 80% yielding as much as 284,000 on the original power pack

energy density yields range and performance advantages

low resistance and highly robust interconnect technology

Advanced management system with 24/7 cell monitoring

Scalable quick-charge options to cut recharge times (see for details)

Isolated power and 12 volt system for running

Onboard charger that a specially developed and optimized profile

Revolutionary Z-Force™

54 Hp, 68 Ft-Lbs… And Incredibly Efficient

Motorcycles designed the Z-Force™ from the ground up to be compact, and powerful. It provides you with acceleration to a top speed of 95 mph. air cooled, the motor is designed to a fantastic riding experience the need for any regular maintenance.

slowing down, the motor electricity that is channeled into the power pack to extend ride times.

from the ground up by Zero to be the world’s most efficient, compact, brushless and sealed motor

Produces 54 hp and 68 ft-lbs of

Requires no routine maintenance

with such high that it does not require any cooling system

Increased and broad power band for stronger acceleration

Quad-level system recharges the power when decelerating

Re-gen is increased during brake vs. “neutral” deceleration

Both and “neutral” re-gen levels are set in Eco vs. Sport mode

Eco mode levels can be customized using the Motorcycles App

Great To Look At. Better To Ride.

Aircraft aluminum is exclusively used in the of the Zero DS twin spar It is lightweight, strong and one of the main that the Zero DS handles well on the dirt or street. to have a low center of gravity, the DS is highly maneuverable and responsive.

The refined, yet rugged, appearance is with sleek new bodywork to it a contemporary, aggressive and … The ‘tank’ section of the bodywork an integrated storage compartment is both lockable and removable.

Standard passenger accommodation

sculpted new rugged bodywork

lockable and removable storage

Extremely rigid and lightweight twin spar aircraft aluminum frame

Designed to a low center of gravity for better and responsiveness

Sleek headlight and LED light

Wheels And Brakes

Braking With Nissin

The DS wheels are engineered to minimize weight and reduce rotating Developed specifically for the Zero DS, the construction includes custom spokes, and rotors. To maximize wheel strength the hub is configured to use pull spokes. The resulting is lighter, stronger and more

For maximum stopping power, the DS features robust and easy to brakes with a new Nissin

Robust black wheels

strength/lightweight straight pull

Aggressive profile dual tires

Nissin brakes are easy to modulate and require effort


The Magic

Zero DS

The suspension on the Zero DS was developed by to take advantage of the motorcycle’s design. Its inverted front is among the lightest in the industry and can be adjusted to dial in compression and damping. A rigid double rear swing arm keeps the planted using a custom shock with a fully spring preload and easily damping.

The smooth suspension with the silence of the powertrain to an exhilarating ride that to be experienced to be understood.

Robust for improved bearing pre-loading and

Specialized fork and shock

Unique double diamond grade aluminum rear for reduced weight and increased rigidity

Front adjustments: Compression and damping

Rear adjustments: preload, compression and rebound

Dash And Controls

Focus On The Ride

The dash is designed by to quickly and accurately provide information on speed, charge and temperature. The Zero DS allows you to set the performance to either Sport or Want more information the motorcycle while riding or at

Try the new Zero Motorcycles app.

/ Eco switch to allow you to select performance

High intensity

Exceptionally accurate charge

Ergonomic and durable switch (for operation of lights, signals, etc.)

Keyed switch and steering lock for security and peace of mind

designed and comfortable two-up

Zero Motorcycles App

Get Your Dialed

Using the new Zero app you can see detailed information about motorcycle such as the time charged, average watts per total charge cycles and more. When parked the app you to set custom parameters for top speed, torque and maximum regenerative While riding, your transforms into a customized that provides detailed motorcycle information.

Synced Bluetooth, the app works on iPhone and mobile devices.

Bluetooth connectivity for both iPhone and mobile devices

Adjustable performance to enable sportier or economical riding (customized is available through the ‘eco’ setting on the Zero DS)

Customizable reports precise state of and real-time power usage riding

Direct Drive

Instant Torque With A

Featuring a clutchless direct the Zero DS is geared for rapid and maximum efficiency. Without needing to shift, the Zero DS controlled and powerful acceleration any speed between 0-95mph. The fiber belt allows the DS to achieve minimal frictional for increased overall range and is to making the powertrain maintenance-free.

Sophisticatedly simple “just direct-drive system means no no shifting and no need to carry a and complex transmission

Maintenance-free and silent belt drive

Clutchless single speed simplifies operation

Geared for acceleration and maximum efficiency

rear axle to modify tension

Charge Anywhere

In At Any Standard Outlet

The Zero DS system is integrated into the and can be plugged in at any standard outlet. No equipment is required for standard This allows you to conveniently in your garage, at the office or you stop at one of your favorite while enjoying a day out. the Zero DS in during the evening, or at the office, and it is ready to go when you

Those interested in fast can reduce charge times 0-95% to as little as one hour the CHAdeMO accessory.

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