2017 Zero DS Electric Motorcycle
Ready to traverse
whatever gets in its way

Bypass the Ordinary

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

Blast down a gravel road or a dusty trail. When you’re ready, stealthily pass from the wild to the civilized as you arrive at your destination. The Zero DS is tough when you demand it and distinguished when required. Choose from the Power Tank or Charge Tank accessories to extend your range or take advantage of three times faster charging.

Propelled by the most advanced technology in the industry, the Zero DS is a fully electric motorcycle that can handle any surface you throw at it. Overcoming obstacles and maintaining control is effortless due to its direct-drive powertrain and fully adjustable suspension. Under technical riding conditions, Zero’s revolutionary Z-Force® motor delivers astonishing responsiveness with the twist of your wrist. As with Zero’s entire model line, the Zero DS offers a liberating ownership experience with its maintenance-free powertrain, penny-per-mile “fuel” cost and powerful acceleration.

“Electric motorcycling just took a massive leap forward.”
– Jalopnik
“You go from nothing to full torque in the slow blink of an eye. The acceleration is extremely rapid.”
– Cycle News
“Zero has dramatically advanced the state of the art in electric motorcycles.”
– Motorcyclist
“It’s a go-anywhere moto perfect for exploring…maintenance plan consists of keeping air in the tires.”
– Wired
“If the perfect motorcycle transmits all the experience of the ride without imposing
anything between the rider and the road, electric propulsion is the clear answer.”
– Motorcycle.com

Introducing the Zero DS ZF6.5

The new Zero DS ZF6.5 is the perfect urban motorcycle with rugged versatility: nimble, practical and carefree to own.

  • All the benefits of electric at a lower price
  • Compact battery saves 95 lb and creates space for additional storage
  • Dual locking storage compartments are convenient, secure and weather-resistant

2017 Advancements

19% More Torque. 11% Increase in Power. Smoother Delivery.
Premium Paint with a More Durable Finish
Upgraded Power Packs with a New Five-Year, Unlimited-Mileage Warranty
Introducing the Zero DS ZF6.5
Wider, Stronger Drive Belt
Locking Tank Trunk
All 2017 model purchases come with:
A one-year AMA membership and free roadside assistance. (Enrollment required)
Test Ride the Zero DS
Watch the Customer Experience Videos
News, Highlights and More
USA Today February 9, 2018
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Bloomberg Pursuits August 2, 2017
The Electric Zero DS ZF6.5 Is the Tesla Model 3 of Motorcycles More >>
Autoweek.com July 12, 2017
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Business Insider.com June 25, 2017
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