The development of electric vehicles is now a priority of many vehicle manufacturers, including motorcycle and car manufacturers. From the motorcycle segment, there is also the presence of a variety of electric motorcycles with various models, including Zero Motorcycle which presents Zero SR / F.
The manufacturer from the United States produces a naked bike style motorcycle with a very handsome appearance. It should be noted that Zero SR / F is a fully electric motorcycle that relies on a combination of a battery and an electric motor.
It can directly be seen at the bottom of the tank which is usually filled with engine blocks, now switch with the battery. The ZF 14.4 lithium-ion battery used is capable of charging 95 percent in just 1.5 hours, have up to 10 driving modes, and can go up to 260 kilometers in one charging.
All of the WOW factors are exist thanks to the Cypher III control system and Rapid Charge that the company embedded in for the electric motorcycle.
Then as an equivalent battery used, this electric motor manufacturer provides ZF75-10 electric motor powered 111.5 horsepower and 190 nm of torque. Its top speed can reach 200 kilometers per hour which have been limited due to regulation.
Unfortunately, the United States-based company has not yet explained the battery capacity and other detailed specifications, including details of the electric motor used, is still a secret. They only revealed the acceleration of 0-100 kilometers per hour (kph) could reach 3.5 seconds.
In terms of safety measures, Zero SR / F is equipped with Bosch Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC). Besides ABS braking (anti-lock brake system), other integrated features include cornering brake control, traction control, and drag torque control.
In order to provide different sensation in various conditions while driving, Zero SR / F is equipped with Street, Sport, Eco, and Rain driving modes. Zero Motorcycles claims that there are 10 controls that can be adjusted by the owner. The display can be seen by the driver through the TFT screen in the steering area.
Looking at the frame, the Zero SR / F has used a trellis frame motorcycle combined with the Showa upside-down suspension in front with a diameter of 43 mm and a monoshock in the rear with a diameter of 40 mm that can be regulated hardness. While the tire uses Pirelli Diablo Rosso III.
Zero SR / F is priced at $ 18,995 with standard 3kWh charging devices. The most luxurious type with a 6kWh rapid charger, digital fly screen display, grip warmers, and aluminum bar ends is marketed at $ 20,995.