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2018 Zero sr

Massive torque. Stunning acceleration. Instantaneous response. The Zero SR amps-up performance with a higher output controller and high temperature motor magnets. The result is a stunning 116 ft-lb of torque, more than any production 1,000cc sport bike. With arm-stretching acceleration and higher sustained top speeds, the Zero SR leaves gas-powered competition in the dust. The Zero SR travels up to 359 km; more range than any other production electric motorcycle.

What’s New for 2018

  • Charge at up to 166 kilometers per hour using the 6 kW Charge Tank at Level 2 charging stations, 6x faster than when using standard, Level 1, 110 V outlets.
  • Travel 10% farther, up to 359 km per charge, courtesy of improved chemistry in the Z-Force® power pack, the highest energy density battery in today’s transportation industry.
  • Owners can easily realize the benefits of continuous performance advancements by updating their firmware via the latest Zero Motorcycles mobile app.
  • Features Pearlescent Sierra White paint
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Key Features of the Zero SR

  • Longest range production electric motorcycle in the world with up to 359 km city and 180 km on the highway
  • Z-Force® 75-7R motor contains higher temperature magnets and produces 116 ft-lb of torque and 70 hp
  • Battery packs covered by a five-year, unlimited mileage warranty
  • Instant torque and abundant, seamless power
  • Highly efficient, zero-maintenance powertrain does not require a complex cooling system
  • Zero Motorcycles’ proprietary Z-Force® motor is the industry’s most efficient, powerful, compact, brushless and sealed air-cooled motor
  • Z-Force® IPM (Interior Permanent Magnet) motor is highly efficient and rapidly air-cools for improved performance during hard riding and higher sustained top speeds
  • “Just ride” direct-drive system operates elegantly and simply using a maintenance-free Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt: no clutch, no shifting, and no need to carry a heavy and complex transmission
  • In addition to standard “sport” and “eco” riding modes, the Zero Motorcycles app offers “custom” mode allowing riders to set their own performance profile and view detailed energy usage statistics
  • For maximum range, the maintenance-free 102 V, 14.4 kWh power pack can be expanded to 18.0 kWh with optional Power Tank accessory
  • Life-of-motorcycle cell technology ensures outstanding battery longevity
  • Dual-level and adjustable regenerative braking
  • User-adjustable regenerative braking levels
  • 1.3 kW on-board charger can be plugged into any household outlet and used together with the optional Quick Charger accessory and/or Charge Tank option for reduced charge times
  • Refined twin-spar aircraft-grade aluminum chassis is lightweight and torsionally stiff for precise handling and exceptional durability
  • Fully adjustable, custom-tuned Showa suspension optimizes comfort and control
  • Bosch anti-lock braking system ensures optimal stopping performance under a wide variety of conditions
  • Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires provide excellent grip and handling
  • Aerodynamic chin fairing aids powertrain cooling
  • High-contrast backlit LCD screen displays state of charge, performance profile, and key riding stats
  • Integrated, lockable, weather resistant tank trunk provides convenient storage
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Pricing and Warranty

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1)
2018ZF14.4Power Tank2Charge Tank2Quick Charger
Zero SR$21,595 CAD$3,695 CAD$2,995 CAD$900 CAD

1. MSRP does not include shipping, applicable taxes, PDI, registration or dealer installation. Zero Motorcycles are available exclusively through authorized dealers. Dealer sets actual price. Government incentives may apply. Financing may be available to qualifying customers at participating dealers.

2. As they occupy the same space, a Power Tank and Charge Tank may not be installed on the same motorcycle.

The 2017 model line arrives at North American dealerships in November 2016. Motorcycles come with a two-year standard warranty and a 5-year/unlimited mileage warranty on the power pack.

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Specs

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range ZERO SR ZF14.4ZERO SR ZF14.4 +Power Tank
City
A “City” range test is specified to determine riding range during “stop-and-go” operation typically found in urban areas. This estimate is provided following the SAE J2982 Riding Range Test Procedure for On-Highway Electric Motorcycles to provide a reasonable and consistent basis for manufacturers to inform prospective owners of the riding range that can be expected under specified operating conditions. Actual range will vary based upon riding conditions and habits.
179 miles (288 km)223 miles (359 km)
Highway, 55 mph (89 km/h)
This is meant to provide a range value that riders can expect to achieve when riding their motorcycle on a highway at a steady speed of 55 mph (89 km/h) according to the SAE J2982 Riding Range Test Procedure. Actual range will vary based upon riding conditions and habits.
109 miles (175 km)136 miles (219 km)
 » Combined
The combined or “Highway Commuting” range calculation procedure is specified to determine riding range in urban areas when operation consists of 50% stop-and-go operation and 50% operation on urban freeways under levels of congestion that allow for quasi-steady speeds of 55 mph (89 km/h). This estimate is provided following the SAE J2982 Riding Range Test Procedure. Actual range will vary based upon riding conditions and habits.
135 miles (217 km)169 miles (272 km)
Highway, 70 mph (113 km/h)
This is meant to provide a range value that riders can expect to achieve when riding their motorcycle on a highway at a steady speed of 70 mph (113 km/h) according to the SAE J2982 Riding Range Test Procedure. Actual range will vary based upon riding conditions and habits.
90 miles (145 km)112 miles (180 km)
 » Combined
The combined or “Highway Commuting” range calculation procedure is specified to determine riding range in urban areas when operation consists of 50% stop-and-go operation and 50% operation on urban freeways under levels of congestion that allow for quasi-steady speeds of 70 mph (113 km/h). This estimate is provided following the SAE J2982 Riding Range Test Procedure. Actual range will vary based upon riding conditions and habits.
120 miles (193 km)150 miles (241 km)
Motor
Peak torque 116 ft-lb (157 Nm)116 ft-lb (157 Nm)
Peak power
Peak power the motor can produce for a finite period of time. Actual power output may vary depending on a number of conditions, including operating temperature and state of charge.
70 hp (52 kW) @ 3,500 rpm70 hp (52 kW) @ 3,500 rpm
Top speed (max)
The top speed is based on the results of government regulated standardized testing known as homologation. Actual top speed may vary according to riding conditions and the battery's state-of-charge.
102 mph (164 km/h)102 mph (164 km/h)
Top speed (sustained)
The sustained top speed is that which the motorcycle can be expected to hold for an extended period of time. This sustained top speed may vary according to riding conditions.
95 mph (153 km/h)95 mph (153 km/h)
Type Z-Force® 75-7R passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux, interior permanent hi-temp magnet, brushless motorZ-Force® 75-7R passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux, interior permanent hi-temp magnet, brushless motor
Controller
An electric motorcycle's controller is akin to a gas bike's fuel injection system. It precisely "meters" the flow of electricity from the battery to the motor according to the action of the rider's throttle and surrounding conditions, via a sophisticated map algorithm.
High efficiency, 775 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative decelerationHigh efficiency, 775 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration
Power system
Power pack Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent integratedZ-Force® Li-Ion intelligent integrated
Max capacity

Maximum capacity tends to be the electric vehicle industry’s choice for reporting the maximum amount of energy that can be stored in a vehicle’s power pack.

About kWh : Where gasoline vehicles use gallons, electric vehicles frequently use kilowatt hours (kWh) to measure the total possible ‘fuel’ or energy storage capacity.

The Formula:
Maximum kWh = (# of cells) * (cell Amp-hour capacity rating) * (cell max voltage rating)

14.4 kWh18.0 kWh
Nominal capacity

Nominal capacity is the most accurate measure of the amount of usable energy that can be stored in a vehicle’s power pack. It differs from maximum capacity because it is calculated using an average voltage that is more often ‘the norm’ rather than a maximum which is rarely seen.

About kWh: Where gasoline vehicles use gallons, electric vehicles frequently use kilowatt hours (kWh) to measure the total possible ‘fuel’ or energy storage capacity.

The Formula:
Nominal kWh = (# of cells) * (cell Amp-hour capacity rating) * (cell nominal voltage rating)

12.6 kWh15.8 kWh
Charger type 1.3 kW, integrated1.3 kW, integrated
Charge time (standard)

Typical charge time using the motorcycle's on-board charger and a standard 110 V or 220 V outlet.

Note that charge times to 95% are referenced for two reasons. First, with normal use, it’s rare that a power pack would be discharged to 0%. Second, "topping off" from 95% to 100% takes 30 minutes, regardless of charging method, in order to maximize battery capacity.

9.8 hours (100% charged) / 9.3 hours (95% charged)12.1 hours (100% charged) / 11.6 hours (95% charged)
 » With Charge Tank option
The Zero S, Zero SR, Zero DS, and Zero DSR can charge up to 6x faster than when using standard, Level 1, 110 V outlets. This breakthrough comes your way courtesy of a game changing 6 kW Charge Tank option. The technology makes it possible to power up a Zero S or Zero DS ZF7.2 in about one hour, or larger batteries in about two hours using Level 2 charge stations.
2.5 hours (100% charged) / 2.0 hours (95% charged)N/A
 » With one accessory charger

Zero's scalable charging accessories allow customers to add multiple standalone chargers (in addition to the existing on-board unit) for up to a ~75% reduction in charge time, depending on the model and year.

Zero Motorcycles generally recommends that only one charger be plugged into one circuit, including the motorcycle's on-board charger. Plugging multiple chargers into a single circuit risks drawing too much power, thereby activating the source's circuit breaker.

Some household circuits—including many in Europe—operate at high enough capacities to power multiple chargers. It is the customer's responsibility to first verify that any given power source is rated at high enough output to safely support the load of a charger or chargers.

Zero motorcycles' on-board chargers draw up to 1500W (Zero S, SR, DS, DSR) or 800W (Zero FX, FXS). Off-board accessory chargers draw up to 1200W.

5.7 hours (100% charged) / 5.2 hours (95% charged)7.0 hours (100% charged) / 6.5 hours (95% charged)
 » With max accessory chargers

Zero's scalable charging accessories allow customers to add multiple standalone chargers (in addition to the existing on-board unit) for up to a ~75% reduction in charge time, depending on the model and year.

Zero Motorcycles generally recommends that only one charger be plugged into one circuit, including the motorcycle's on-board charger. Plugging multiple chargers into a single circuit risks drawing too much power, thereby activating the source's circuit breaker.

Some household circuits—including many in Europe—operate at high enough capacities to power multiple chargers. It is the customer's responsibility to first verify that any given power source is rated at high enough output to safely support the load of a charger or chargers.

Zero motorcycles' on-board chargers draw up to 1500W (Zero S, SR, DS, DSR) or 800W (Zero FX, FXS). Off-board accessory chargers draw up to 1200W.

For 2018 motorcycles, the max number of accessory chargers is:
Zero S, Zero SR, Zero DS, Zero DSR = 4
Zero FX, Zero FXS 7.2 = 4
Zero FX, Zero FXS 3.6 = 2

2.8 hours (100% charged) / 2.3 hours (95% charged)3.3 hours (100% charged) / 2.8 hours (95% charged)
Input Standard 110 V or 220 VStandard 110 V or 220 V
Drivetrain
Transmission Clutchless direct driveClutchless direct drive
Final drive 90T / 20T, Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt90T / 20T, Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt
Chassis / Suspension / Brakes
Front suspension Showa 41 mm inverted cartridge forks, with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound dampingShowa 41 mm inverted cartridge forks, with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear suspension Showa 40 mm piston, piggy-back reservoir shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound dampingShowa 40 mm piston, piggy-back reservoir shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Front suspension travel
Wheel travel, measured along fork-line.
6.25 in (159 mm)6.25 in (159 mm)
Rear suspension travel
Wheel travel, measured perpendicular to ground.
6.35 in (161 mm)6.35 in (161 mm)
Front brakes Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan asymmetric dual piston floating caliper, 320 x 5 mm disc 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 discBosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan single piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5 mm disc
Front tire Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 110/70-17Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 110/70-17
Rear tire Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 140/70-17Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 140/70-17
Front wheel 3.00 x 173.00 x 17
Rear wheel 3.50 x 173.50 x 17
Dimensions
Wheelbase
The distance from where the front tire contacts the ground to where the back tire contacts the ground without any additional weight on the motorcycle (Unladen).
55.5 in (1,410 mm)55.5 in (1,410 mm)
Seat height
The distance from the ground to the top of the seat without any additional weight on the motorcycle (Unladen).
31.8 in (807 mm)31.8 in (807 mm)
Rake
At ride height (1/3 suspension sag)
24.0°24.0°
Trail
At ride height (1/3 suspension sag)
3.2 in (80 mm)3.2 in (80 mm)
Weight
Curb weight 414 lb (188 kg)458 lb (208 kg)
Carrying capacity 361 lb (164 kg)317 lb (144 kg)
Economy
Equivalent fuel economy (city)

Electric vehicle fuel economy is measured in Miles Per Gallon equivalent (MPGe) which indicates, via an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prescribed formula, how far an electric vehicle can go using the same amount of energy as is contained in one gallon of gasoline. Electric vehicles are much more efficient than their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts. An electric vehicle powertrain can turn above 90% of the energy supplied to it into usable motive power. An ICE powertrain can only turn about 25-30% of its supplied energy into motive power. The result is that an electric vehicle powertrain can operate at over three times the efficiency of its ICE counterparts.

The Formula:
Equivalent Fuel Economy, City = (EPA UDDS range) / (Power Pack nominal capacity) x 33.7 (EPA kWh per gallon of gasoline)

Equivalent Fuel Economy, Highway = (Highway range) / (Power Pack nominal capacity) x 33.7 (EPA kWh per gallon of gasoline)

474 MPGe (0.50 l/100 km)474 MPGe (0.50 l/100 km)
Equivalent fuel economy (highway)

Electric vehicle fuel economy is measured in Miles Per Gallon equivalent (MPGe) which indicates, via an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prescribed formula, how far an electric vehicle can go using the same amount of energy as is contained in one gallon of gasoline. Electric vehicles are much more efficient than their internal combustion engine (ICE) counterparts. An electric vehicle powertrain can turn above 90% of the energy supplied to it into usable motive power. An ICE powertrain can only turn about 25-30% of its supplied energy into motive power. The result is that an electric vehicle powertrain can operate at over three times the efficiency of its ICE counterparts.

The Formula:
Equivalent Fuel Economy, City = (EPA UDDS range) / (Power Pack nominal capacity) x 33.7 (EPA kWh per gallon of gasoline)

Equivalent Fuel Economy, Highway = (Highway range) / (Power Pack nominal capacity) x 33.7 (EPA kWh per gallon of gasoline)

238 MPGe (0.99 l/100 km)238 MPGe (0.99 l/100 km)
Typical cost to recharge

This indicates the average cost to recharge a fully drained power pack. More often, riders will be charging a partially drained power pack and will have a lower cost of recharge. The actual cost of recharging will always be dictated by the amount of charge put into the power pack and the cost of electricity flowing from the particular outlet.

The Formula:
Typical cost to recharge = (Average consumer cost per KWh) X (Power Pack nominal capacity) / (charging efficiency).
Charging efficiency is 0.94 for all 2013-later models.

$1.61$2.02
Pricing
MSRP
(MSRP does not include shipping, applicable taxes, PDI, registration or dealer installation.)
$21,595 CAD$25,290 CAD
Warranty
Standard motorcycle warranty* 2 years2 years
Power pack warranty* 5 years/unlimited km5 years/unlimited km
* For additional details about powerpack or standard warranty: Click Here
Specifications are subject to change without notice. Imagery may not reflect most current product specifications. Zero Motorcycles reserves the right to make improvements and/or design changes without any obligation to previously sold, assembled or fabricated equipment.
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