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TAKE CHARGE

2015 P R E S S

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Greetings from Zero Motorcycles, Since 2006, we have diligently worked toward our vision of redefining two-wheeled transportation and recreation by exploring the boundaries of how electric propulsion elevates the motorcycle experience. Many of you have joined us on this remarkable ride, and we say, “Thank you!” for your trust and confidence. For those still sitting on the sidelines, we present the 2015 Zero Motorcycles line–the fullest realization yet of our vision of what an electric motorcycle can and should be. Brimming with new technical features, the 2015 line reflects our commitment to building the world’s finest electric motorcycles. All models feature Showa suspension and Bosch anti-lock brakes (ABS). With increased power pack capacity on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS, our already class-leading range is now extended by 10%. When equipped with the optional Power Tank accessory, a new Zero S ZF12.5 can cover an amazing 185 miles in the city, making it the production electric motorcycle with the longest range ever offered. Of course, the really big news for 2015 is the fully adjustable Showa suspension that now comes as standard equipment on every model. Showa is world-renowned for producing the finest suspension components, and their inclusion in the 2015 Zero line is a substantial improvement. The enhanced comfort and increased control provide the motorcycles with a much more refined feel. Coupled with Bosch ABS brakes, Zero motorcycles are not only a dream to ride, but the first production electric motorcycles ever to offer ABS brakes. Along with substantially upgraded components, 2015 Zero motorcycles feature a number of design refinements, including new cast alloy wheels on the Zero S, Zero SR, and Zero DS models, plus legendary Pirelli tires throughout the line. And don’t forget Zero’s revolutionary app that allows the rider to customize the power and regeneration settings on the motorcycle. Backing all this up is the most aggressive battery warranty in the electric motorcycle industry: 5 years or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first, on every 2015 Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS model (5 years/50,000 miles on the FX). This press kit contains comprehensive information on our entire 2015 model line—including consumer, police/ authority, and military models—with concise product overviews highlighting “What’s New,” detailed features and specifications. Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the contents of this package. If you have additional questions, do not hesitate to contact us. Zero Motorcycles invites you to discover the sophisticated simplicity of riding the most advanced production electric motorcycles in the world. Come to an event or schedule a test ride with our media department. 2015 is sure to be another record year for Zero Motorcycles. Come join us for the ride of a lifetime.

Sincerely, Your Friends at Zero Motorcycles Take Charge


zero motorcycles — take charge™ Table of Contents About Zero Motorcycles The Story. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 The Mission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 The Growth Strategy – Building a Global Brand. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 A Global Impact – Gaining Widespread Recognition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Government Incentives, Initiatives and Support. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2015 Launch Overview Zero Motorcycles 2015 Product Announcement – Corporate Press Release. . . . . . . . . . 13 What’s New for 2015 – A Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Zero S – Streetfighter Meet the Zero S – General Product Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Summary of What’s New . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Meet the Zero SR – General Product Info and Specs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Product Upgrades – Point by Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Zero DS – Dual Sport Meet the Zero DS – General Product Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Summary of What’s New . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Product Upgrades – Point by Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Zero FX – Stealthfighter Meet the Zero FX – General Product Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Summary of What’s New . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Product Upgrades – Point by Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Police and Security Motorcycles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Military Motorcycles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Technology Z-Force® Motor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Z-Force® Power Pack and Power Tank. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Zero Motorcycles App. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Powertrain Division. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Accessories. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Team Zero – Structured for Growth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40


“The Zero S is so light, slim, and tossable that it practically begs to be played with.” Road RUNNER Motorcycle

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About Zero Motorcycles The Story Zero Motorcycles is the next step in motorcycle evolution. By combining the best aspects of a traditional motorcycle with today’s most advanced technology, Zero produces high-performance electric motorcycles that are lightweight, efficient, fast off the line and fun to ride. Each motorcycle is optimized from the ground up to leverage the revolutionary Z-Force® electric powertrain and uses a specially designed rigid, aircraft-grade aluminum frame to minimize weight. Once a burning idea conceived inside a Santa Cruz, California garage, Zero has rapidly grown into an internationally known motorcycle company. The result is groundbreaking motorcycle innovation that is available for customers to own today. Since 2006, when the first prototypes were produced, Zero has invited motorcyclists to go for a ride. Some things are better experienced than explained.

The Mission Zero Motorcycles creates a superior riding experience with its transformational line of electric powered motorcycles. Our people are driven by innovation, charged by passion, guided by integrity, and measured by results. With an unwavering focus on quality, we are committed to delivering exceptional value, performance, and fun for our customers and partners worldwide.

Our Vision Fulfilled – 2015 Zero Motorcycles Model Line

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About Zero Motorcycles

The Growth Strategy – Building A Global Brand Interest and developments in the electric motorcycle industry are growing exponentially and on a daily basis. This is merely the beginning of what industry experts expect to be the most rapidly growing segment of the motorcycle industry. Since inception, Zero has executed well thought out strategies to build a global motorcycle brand and sustain a premium product line while keeping prices low. The result of these strategies has been Zero’s rapid rise and prominence in the electric motorcycle industry, which includes a focus on both consumer and fleet applications. Central to this success is developing real products, positioning them well and delivering them. Zero is focused on building a solid business that will leave customers, fleet buyers and partners enjoying the benefits of leading edge technology and a globally recognized brand. Here’s how Zero plans to continue to build a global brand while maintaining clear leadership in the electric motorcycle industry: A Better Motorcycle – Balancing Performance, Range, Weight, Affordability & Availability Zero focuses on balancing performance, range, weight and affordability to build the best electric motorcycles available on the market today. With the intent of combining the longperfected aspects of traditional motorcycles with today’s most advanced technology, Zero has assembled a team of skilled engineers from both the motorcycle and high tech industries. The result: Zero is the only company to successfully bring an entire electric motorcycle product line to market and Zero is the industry leader. Volume Production – Global Availability Of Advanced Technology Today Zero has brought to market the best electric motorcycles that are in production today. By ensuring that Zero can meet the manufacturing demands of its customers, Zero creates a sense of confidence. With seasoned executives heading up both Zero’s engineering and manufacturing teams, Zero is implementing time-tested processes of bringing motorcycles to market. Zero’s model line policy is designed to bolster the integrity of its technology and product capabilities. To ensure that Zero’s announcements will have maximum impact in the electric motorcycle industry, Zero withholds product announcements until we are confident that the product will succeed and that it can be rapidly delivered.

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Commitment To Quality – Applying Process to Innovation and Production Quality starts in Zero’s design process, is carried through manufacturing and is supported through its service department. Every motorcycle that Zero releases to the public is the result of a coordinated effort among departments. When a customer purchases a Zero they can to do so with confidence. Zero guarantees the quality of its products and backs every motorcycle shipped with a two-year limited warranty on the entire motorcycle as well as an industry leading five-year warranty on the power pack. All efforts in quality and customer support are backed by a wellmanaged business model that is financially sound and well funded. Diverse Product Line – Motorcycles to Meet Today’s Needs Zero has developed a product line to meet the wide-ranging demands of individual customers as well as governments, organizations and businesses. Zero drives innovation through extensive research and development, and will continue to bring new motorcycles to market to accommodate growing consumer and fleet demand. Innovative Powertrain – Rugged, Robust, Patented & Delivered Zero’s innovation centers around its revolutionary powertrain technology that is designed to safely withstand the demands of aggressive off or on-road use. The result is a safe and incredibly powerful technology that scales rapidly, is long lasting and reliable. Zero’s powertrain division offers businesses the opportunity to integrate the Z-Force® powertrain into applications that will benefit from a powerful, compact, maintenance-free and clean power source. Innovative Sales and Support Model – Lean, Personal & Streamlined From start to finish, Zero takes care of customers and partners. Zero has developed a comprehensive sales and support model to facilitate rapid and responsible growth. The model revolves around enhancing customer experience, ensuring owner needs are met and maximizing owner benefits. Zero streamlines customers’ buying experiences by quickly connecting them with authorized dealers and making it easy for them to purchase. What’s Next – Constant Innovation / Strategic Announcements With the largest dedicated electric motorcycle engineering and manufacturing team in the world, Zero is developing groundbreaking technology on a daily basis. At the right time and place, Zero will let the world know about the details of these developments. Zero ensures that products in its product development pipeline are well tested and can be moved rapidly into customers’ hands before revealing details to the press.

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“Best Electric Motorcycle of 2014” Motorcycle.com

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About Zero Motorcycles A Global Impact – Gaining Widespread Recognition

“Like electric cars, electric motorcycles are clean and efficient, but that’s not why people buy them. The real reason is that they’re a blast to ride, as we were recently reminded with some seat time on the latest bikes from Zero Motorcycles.” Consumer Reports

“This is the sort of bike that flips switches in people’s brains. Every single dyed-in-the-wool, petrolhead biker that took this thing around the block said a different version of the same thing: wow, that’s awesome, I want one.” Gizmag.com

“I like Zero in general because, in part, it reminds me of Tesla: It’s a West Coast company applying new technology and a fresh, novel approach to a somewhat stagnant industry.” Forbes

“Around town, the SR is a fun and fast commuter. Stoplight to stoplight, the SR will smoke just about any automobile, and we love its stealthy manner.” Cycle World

“Way more Porsche than Prius, the Zero’s electric motor delivers an instantaneous 70 lb-ft of torque.” Men’s Journal

“Wow! Hella fast, superfun…smoked everything on the track in its path. Props to the Zero!” Motorcycle.com

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“Zero electric motorcycles prove quiet, efficient, and fun. Continued improvements add appeal to these electric rides.” Consumer Reports .COM

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About Zero Motorcycles

Government Incentives, Initiatives and Support From the national to local level, many governments around the world are offering incentives to those who purchase and operate electric motorcycles. While not all countries and regions have discounts or rebates, many are exploring such ideas or other incentives to reduce pollution or accelerate their economy. Zero Motorcycles works with organizations around the world to ensure that maximum exposure and benefits are given to this new industry. By adopting this technology early, large organizations and individual owners have many opportunities to benefit. Some of these benefits are listed below. Examples »» Government tax breaks and credits »» Clean air grants for organizations that sometimes cover the entire cost of the new electric fleet motorcycles »» Special access to parking, lanes/roads and riding areas »» Positive recognition from the public, politicians and government agencies »» Free charging stations

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“No question, the FX is the world’s most entertaining electric bike.” Cycle World

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2015 Launch Overview

Zero Motorcycles 2015 Product Line Announcement – As Seen in Zero Motorcycles’ Corporate Press Release SANTA CRUZ, CA (Sept. 30, 2014) – Zero Motorcycles, the global

The latest California-built electric motorcycles leverage proven

leader in the electric motorcycle industry, today announced its

Z-Force® technology. Following years of evolution and refinement,

2015 model line with premium new standard equipment including

the powertrain has been instrumental in Zero being awarded “Best

Showa suspension, Bosch anti-lock brake systems and Pirelli tires.

Electric Motorcycle” by multiple publications around the globe.

The refinements are designed to transform the already exhilarating

After years of development, thousands of customers around the

ride experience by offering incredibly smooth suspension, optimal

world and the announcement of an industry leading 5-year power

braking responsiveness and unrivaled traction. To increase range,

pack warranty, Zero Motorcycles is the driving force of the electric

Zero introduced new battery cells with 10% greater capacity on the

motorcycle industry.

Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS. When combined with the Power Tank accessory this yields an industry leading range of up to 185 miles in the city, 94 miles on the highway at 70 mph or 115 miles at 55 mph.

“Zero worked in close collaboration with Showa to develop suspension systems that are optimized for each specific model,” said Abe Askenazi, CTO of Zero Motorcycles. “The resulting ride quality

“For 2015 we have further redefined the motorcycle experience

is fantastic. When combined with Bosch’s carefully tuned ABS on

by creating a lineup that delivers, quite possibly, the most seamless

newly engineered brake systems and Pirelli tires, every Zero has

and pure ride of any motorcycle ever manufactured,” said Richard

once again been transformed.”

Walker, CEO of Zero Motorcycles. “With no shifting, up to 106 ft-lb of instant torque and a host of new technical improvements that offer premium comfort and control, we invite all consumers to go for a ride on these impressive new machines. The new lineup will arrive at North American dealerships in December and during late February for Europe.”

By staying focused on carefully selected motorcycle categories, Zero has kept their product line diverse enough to meet the needs of a wide variety of riders and lean enough to offer customers refinements without substantial increases to suggested retail pricing. As a result, the premium upgrades to the 2015 line will only cost riders around $400 more for very significant improvements.

Beyond improvements in suspension, brakes and batteries, the 2015 lineup features a host of new design elements and componentry. Freshly designed cast alloy wheels on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS incorporate a carrier-less front rotor and hollow front axle to reduce unsprung weight. Riders will notice stylish new mirrors that provide excellent rearward visibility and reduce motorcycle width. Improved seat ergonomics and softer grips enhance comfort. A more robust throttle controls the Z-Force® motor’s instantaneous torque.

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2015 Launch Overview What’s New For 2015 – A Summary Zero Motorcycles 2015 model line takes comfort and control to the next level with premium Showa suspension, Pirelli tires and Bosch anti-lock brakes on every model. With newly engineered cast wheels, fresh design highlights and 10% more range on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS, enthusiasts will turn heads while enjoying more spirited, thrilling and longer rides than ever before. The 2015 lineup is fueled by Zero’s industry leading, and continually advancing, 100% electric Z-Force® powertrain. Cutting-edge, powerful and thrilling, the Z-Force® powertrain strips away all but the purest elements of the motorcycle experience to let riders focus on what matters most… the ride.

Showa suspension »» Every Zero is now fully equipped with Showa suspension »» Exceptionally smooth action for improved comfort and control »» Fully adjustable settings to meet the demands of a wide variety of riders »» Increased torsional rigidity on the front end for improved handling »» Hollow front axle for reduced unsprung weight »» Durable and highly protective new fork guards on the Zero DS and Zero FX »» Developed in close collaboration with Showa

Bosch anti-lock braking system (ABS) »» Advanced Bosch ABS is now standard on every model »» ABS can be switched on or off depending on rider’s preferences »» Incredibly smooth actuation for improved control under extreme braking »» Larger 320 mm carrier-less front rotor increases stopping power on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS » » New braking systems with refined hydraulic ratios for improved braking power and modulation »» Adjustable front brake lever for customizable ergonomics on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS

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Up to 185 miles with higher energy density »» The Zero S and Zero SR city range can now be extended to 185 miles using the Power Tank accessory »» Newly packaged battery cell offers 10% more energy density on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS

New wheels and Pirelli tires across the entire lineup »» New cast alloy wheels on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS »» New high performance Pirelli tires for every model combine excellent grip with long lasting mileage »» The Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS wheels are now equipped with a larger carrier-less front rotor to reduce unsprung weight and increase stopping power »» The Zero SR now uses softer compound Diablo Rosso II tires for even greater traction »» The Zero FX now features wider 1.85 x 21 front and 2.50 x 18 rear wheels and tires for increased strength and greater aftermarket tire options »» Larger, higher-capacity wheel bearings on every model to increase stiffness, versatility and durability

Improved rider interface »» Stylish new mirrors provide great visibility while also reducing motorcycle width »» Comfortable new grips use a softer rubber compound »» Newly contoured seat for improved ergonomics on the Zero S, Zero SR and Zero DS »» New throttle for improved action

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ZERO S™ Streetfighter

Meet the Zero S General Product Information Imagine instant torque and power from a standstill. Imagine

Featuring Zero Motorcycles’ Z-Force® motor and power pack,

smooth acceleration as you throttle out of turns. Then, imagine

the Zero S pulls hard to speeds above 90 mph and offers a city

never needing to stop at a gas station or being burdened with

range of up to 185 miles with the optional Power Tank accessory.

any scheduled powertrain maintenance. Pure. Powerful. Electric… and available now. Developed to aggressively take on urban environments while encouraging occasional detours to your favorite stretch of backcountry twisties, the Zero S integrates revolutionary technology with innovative motorcycle design. The result is a motorcycle with breathtaking performance and a sophisticated appearance.

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Whether stealthily accelerating onto the highway or out of the turns, the Zero S is uniquely designed to deliver a thrilling sensation unlike any other on the road today. Are you ready?


Zero S – Summary of What’s New The Zero S and Zero SR have always offered breathtaking power,

Zero worked in close collaboration with Showa to develop suspension

seamless acceleration and the purity of a ride that enhances the most

for the Zero S line that provides excellent small bump compliance,

enjoyable elements of the traditional motorcycle experience. The 2015

predictable control of bigger impacts and exceptionally smooth action

models will all but disappear beneath you as you fly down the road

under all conditions. Torsional rigidity of the front end was increased for

with new Showa suspension, Bosch anti-lock brakes (ABS) and high

improved handling, and a hollow front axle was used to reduce unsprung

performance Pirelli tires. Already the longest-range electric motorcycles

weight. Suspension settings are now completely customizable to meet

in production today, the Zero S and Zero SR now offer riders 10%

the demands of a wide variety of riders.

greater range by way of a newly optimized battery cell configuration. That’s up to 185 miles of exhilaration.

Designed to make the twisties even more enjoyable, the contemporary new wheels, Pirelli tires and ABS work together with the highly tuned suspension to provide confidence and control. Riders will also enjoy the stylish new mirrors that provide excellent visibility of the vehicles they just passed.

PRICING AND WARRANTY The Zero S starts at $13,345 MSRP for the ZF9.4 and $15,345 MSRP

and will begin shipping in the United States during December. The

for the ZF12.5. Excluding installation the Power Tank has an MSRP

Zero S comes with a 5-year/100,000-mile warranty on the power pack.

of $2,495. Some countries or states may offer incentives. Financing

Price does not include local shipping, applicable taxes, PDI and road

may be available to qualifying customers
at participating dealers. The

registration fees.

motorcycle can be ordered from authorized Zero Motorcycles dealers

COLORS AVAILABLE

Zero SR only

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ZERO SR™ MAX PERFORMANCE

Meet the Zero SR General Product Info and Specs More power. Higher top speed. Greater acceleration. The “R”

Capable of doing 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds with a top speed of over

configuration of the Zero S is designed for riders who simply want to go

100 mph using direct drive, the Zero SR offers spirited riders an edge

faster and accelerate harder. Aptly named on account of its performance

in competitive riding. The only motorcycle in the lineup available in red,

and ability to dominate, the Zero SR features a larger 660 amp motor

the tank section of the motorcycle is highlighted with a sophisticated

controller that provides 25% more power and 56% more torque. To

“Zero SR” emblem and the tail section features the motor controller with

accommodate the increased power, the Zero SR motor uses higher

a bold and elegantly designed heat sink.

temperature magnets to ensure better performance during extended durations at higher speeds.

Zero SR » Specifications range City Highway, 55 mph (88 km/h) » Combined Highway, 70 mph (112 km/h) » Combined Motor Max torque Max power Top speed (max) Top speed (sustained) Type Controller Final drive

ZERO Sr ZF12.5

zero sr zf12.5 +POWER TANK

151 miles (243 km) 94 miles (151 km) 115 miles (185 km) 77 miles (124 km) 102 miles (164 km)

185 miles (298 km) 115 miles (185 km) 141 miles (227 km) 94 miles (151 km) 125 miles (201 km)

106 ft-lb (144 Nm) 106 ft-lb (144 Nm) 67 hp (50 kW) @ 4,000 rpm 67 hp (50 kW) @ 4,000 rpm 102 mph (164 km/h) 102 mph (164 km/h) 85 mph (137 km/h) 85 mph (137 km/h) Z-Force® 75-7 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux, permanent high-temp magnet, brushless motor High efficiency, 660 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration 132T / 30T, Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt 132T / 30T, Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt


“The performance and acceleration feel absolutely excessive in the way all the best bikes do.” Forbes

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ZERO S™ & ZERO SR™ Product Upgrades – Point by Point • Showa suspension »» Exceptionally smooth action for improved comfort and control »» Fully adjustable settings to meet the demands of a wide variety of riders »» Increased torsional rigidity on the front end for improved handling »» Hollow front axle for reduced unsprung weight »» Developed in close collaboration with Showa • Bosch anti-lock braking system (ABS) »» Advanced Bosch ABS is now standard »» ABS can be switched on or off depending on rider’s preferences »» Incredibly smooth actuation for improved control under extreme braking »» Larger 320 mm carrier-less front rotor increases stopping power »» New braking systems with refined hydraulic ratios for improved braking power and modulation »» Adjustable front brake lever for customizable ergonomics

• Up to 185 miles with higher energy density »» The Zero S and Zero SR city range can now be extended to 185 miles using the Power Tank accessory »» Newly packaged battery cell offers 10% more energy density • New wheels and Pirelli tires »» Stylish new cast alloy wheels are equipped with a larger carrier-less front rotor to reduce unsprung weight and increase stopping power »» The Zero S now features high performance Pirelli Sport Demon tires combining excellent grip with long lasting mileage »» The Zero SR now features softer compound Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires for even greater traction »» Larger, higher-capacity wheel bearings increases stiffness, versatility and durability • Improved rider interface »» Stylish new mirrors provide great visibility while also reducing motorcycle width »» Comfortable new grips use a softer rubber compound »» Newly contoured seat for improved ergonomics »» New throttle for improved action

Product Features »» Z-Force® motor is designed from the ground up by Zero Motorcycles to be the world's most efficient, powerful, compact, brushless and sealed air-cooled motor »» Z-Force® 75-7 motor produces 54 hp and 68 ft-lb of torque on the Zero S »» Z-Force® 75-7R motor produces 67 hp and 106 ft-lb of torque on the Zero SR »» Highly efficient powertrain requires no routine maintenance or complex cooling systems »» Sophisticatedly simple “just ride” direct-drive system means no clutch, no shifting and no need to carry a heavy and complex transmission »» Multiple configurations of 102 V power packs allow customers to select the range that best meets their needs: 9.4 kWh, 12.5 kWh, or 15.3 kWh with optional Power Tank accessory »» Up to 185 miles range in the city with the 2.8 kWh Power Tank accessory »» 1.3 kW onboard charger can be plugged into any household outlet and used in combination with the optional Quick Charger accessory to reduce charge times

»» Life-of-motorcycle cell technology offers a high cycle life »» Refined aircraft grade aluminum chassis features twin spar design that’s lightweight and torsionally rigid for precise handling and exceptional durability »» Stylish bodywork with aerodynamic chin fairing that improves powertrain cooling »» High contrast backlit LCD screen displaying state of charge, performance profile, and other useful riding information »» Dual level and adjustable regenerative braking »» Custom riding mode setting allows riders to set their own performance profile in addition to the factory preset “sport” and “eco” riding modes (custom mode performance profile must be configured within the Zero Motorcycles app) »» Zero Motorcycles App allows riders to adjust performance to enable sportier or more economical riding and provides detailed motorcycle statistics »» Integrated and lockable storage »» LED tail light


Zero S » Specifications range City Highway, 55 mph (88 km/h) » Combined Highway, 70 mph (112 km/h) » Combined Motor Max torque Max power Top speed (max) Top speed (sustained) Acceleration, 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) Type Controller Power system Est. pack life to 80% (city) Power pack Max capacity Nominal capacity Charger type Charge time (standard) » With one accessory charger » With max accessory chargers

ZERO S ZF9.4

ZERO S ZF12.5

zero s zf12.5 +POWER TANK

113 miles (182 km) 70 miles (113 km) 87 miles (140 km) 58 miles (93 km) 76 miles (122 km)

151 miles (243 km) 94 miles (151 km) 115 miles (185 km) 77 miles (124 km) 102 miles (164 km)

185 miles (298 km) 115 miles (185 km) 141 miles (227 km) 94 miles (151 km) 125 miles (201 km)

68 ft-lb (92 Nm) 68 ft-lb (92 Nm) 68 ft-lb (92 Nm) 54 hp (40 kW) @ 4,300 rpm 54 hp (40 kW) @ 4,300 rpm 54 hp (40 kW) @ 4,300 rpm 95 mph (153 km/h) 95 mph (153 km/h) 95 mph (153 km/h) 80 mph (129 km/h) 80 mph (129 km/h) 80 mph (129 km/h) 4.8 seconds 5.2 seconds 5.8 seconds Z-Force® 75-7 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux permanent magnet, brushless motor High efficiency, 420 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration 254,000 miles (409,000 km) Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent 9.4 kWh 8.3 kWh 1.3 kW, integrated 6.6 hours (100% charged) / 6.1 hours (95% charged) 3.9 hours (100% charged) / 3.4 hours (95% charged) 1.9 hours (100% charged) / 1.4 hours (95% charged) Standard 110 V or 220 V

339,000 miles (546,000 km) Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent 12.5 kWh 11.0 kWh 1.3 kW, integrated 8.6 hours (100% charged) / 8.1 hours (95% charged) 5.0 hours (100% charged) / 4.5 hours (95% charged) 2.4 hours (100% charged) / 1.9 hours (95% charged) Standard 110 V or 220 V

415,000 miles (668,000 km) Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent 15.3 kWh 13.5 kWh 1.3 kW, integrated 10.5 hours (100% charged) / 10.0 hours (95% charged) 6.0 hours (100% charged) / 5.5 hours (95% charged) 2.8 hours (100% charged) / 2.3 hours (95% charged) Standard 110 V or 220 V

Input Drivetrain Transmission Clutchless direct drive Clutchless direct drive Clutchless direct drive Final drive 132T / 28T, Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt Chassis / Suspension / Brakes Front suspension Showa 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 damping Front suspension travel 6.25 in (159 mm) 6.25 in (159 mm) 6.25 in (159 mm) Rear suspension travel 6.35 in (161 mm) 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 Rear brakes Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan single piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5 mm disc Front tire Pirelli Sport Demon 110/70-17 Pirelli Sport Demon 110/70-17 Pirelli Sport Demon 110/70-17 Rear tire Pirelli Sport Demon 140/70-17 Pirelli Sport Demon 140/70-17 Pirelli Sport Demon 140/70-17 Front wheel 3.00 x 17 3.00 x 17 3.00 x 17 Rear wheel 3.50 x 17 3.50 x 17 3.50 x 17 Dimensions Wheel base 55.5 in (1,410 mm) 55.5 in (1,410 mm) 55.5 in (1,410 mm) Seat height 31.8 in (807 mm) 31.8 in (807 mm) 31.8 in (807 mm) Rake 24.0° 24.0° 24.0° Trail 3.2 in (80 mm) 3.2 in (80 mm) 3.2 in (80 mm) Weight Frame 23 lb (10.4 kg) 23 lb (10.4 kg) 23 lb (10.4 kg) Curb weight 376 lb (171 kg) 408 lb (185 kg) 452 lb (205 kg) Carrying capacity 399 lb (181 kg) 367 lb (166 kg) 323 lb (147 kg) Economy Equivalent fuel economy (city) 462 MPGe (0.51 l/100 km) 462 MPGe (0.51 l/100 km) 461 MPGe (0.51 l/100 km) Equivalent fuel economy (highway) 236 MPGe (1.00 l/100 km) 236 MPGe (1.00 l/100 km) 235 MPGe (1.00 l/100 km) Typical cost to recharge $1.05 $1.40 $1.72


ZERO DS™ DUAL SPORT

Meet the Zero DS General Product Information The Zero DS combines innovation with passion to deliver the

Propelled by the most advanced technology in the industry,

world’s most versatile electric motorcycle. Designed to be agile

the Zero DS is a fully electric motorcycle that can handle any

in the dirt and quick on the street, the Zero DS represents a new

surface you throw at it. Overcoming obstacles and maintaining

kind of freedom.

control is effortless due to its direct-drive, fully adjustable

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. Its edgy yet sophisticated appearance is highlighted by an eye-catching twin-spar frame that is both rigid and lightweight.

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Showa suspension and rugged wheel set. 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 2015 Zero DS offers a liberating ownership experience with its maintenance-free powertrain, penny per mile ‘fuel’ cost and powerful acceleration.


Zero DS – Summary of What’s New Agile in the dirt and quick on the street, the Zero DS represents a

Advanced Bosch anti-lock brakes (ABS) improve control in a wide

new kind of freedom…freedom from gasoline, noise, and frequent

array of conditions, ensuring the best performance out of newly tuned

maintenance. For 2015, the world’s most versatile electric motorcycle

hydraulic ratios. Of course, ABS can be disabled when the adventure

expands its boundaries even further. Showa suspension delivers

leads off road. Riders will notice stylish new mirrors that provide

enhanced comfort and control, both on and off road, perfectly

excellent rearward visibility and reduce motorcycle width. Comfortable

complementing Pirelli MT-60 enduro tires. Longer adventures are now

new grips are made of a softer rubber compound, and a more robust

available thanks to 10% increased battery capacity, extending Zero

throttle seamlessly delivers the Z-Force® motor’s instantaneous torque.

Motorcycles’ class-leading range up to 170 miles in the city.

PRICING AND WARRANTY The Zero DS starts at $13,345 MSRP for the ZF9.4 and

Zero Motorcycles dealers and will begin shipping in the United States

$15,345 MSRP for the ZF12.5. Excluding installation the Power Tank

during December. The Zero DS comes with a 5-year/100,000-mile

has an MSRP of $2,495. Some countries or states may offer

warranty on the power pack. Price does not include local shipping,

incentives. Financing may be available to qualifying customers
at

applicable taxes, PDI and road registration fees.

participating dealers. The motorcycle can be ordered from authorized

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ZERO DS™ DUAL SPORT Product Upgrades – Point by Point • Showa suspension »» Exceptionally smooth action for improved comfort and control »» Fully adjustable settings to meet the demands of a wide variety of riders »» Increased torsional rigidity on the front end for improved handling »» Hollow front axle for reduced unsprung weight »» Durable and highly protective new fork guards »» Developed in close collaboration with Showa • Bosch anti-lock braking system (ABS brakes) »» Advanced Bosch ABS is now standard »» ABS can be switched on or off depending on rider’s preferences »» Incredibly smooth actuation for improved control under extreme braking »» Larger 320 mm carrier-less front rotor increases stopping power »» New braking systems with refined hydraulic ratios for improved braking power and modulation

• Up to 170 miles with higher energy density »» The Zero DS city range can now be extended to 170 miles using the Power Tank accessory »» Newly packaged battery cell offers 10% more energy density • New wheels and Pirelli tires »» Stylish new cast alloy wheels are equipped with a larger carrier-less front rotor to reduce unsprung weight and increase stopping power »» Versatile Pirelli MT-60 tires offer excellent traction in both on and off road conditions, superb cornering and straight line stability, and wet weather performance »» Larger, higher-capacity wheel bearings increases stiffness, versatility and durability • Improved rider interface »» Stylish new mirrors provide great visibility while also reducing motorcycle width »» Comfortable new grips use a softer rubber compound »» Newly contoured seat for improved ergonomics »» New throttle for improved action

»» Adjustable front brake lever for customizable ergonomics

Product Features »» Z-Force® motor is designed from the ground up by Zero Motorcycles to be the world's most efficient, powerful, compact, brushless and sealed air-cooled motor »» Z-Force® 75-7 motor produces 54 hp and 68 ft-lb of torque on the Zero DS »» Highly efficient powertrain requires no routine maintenance or complex cooling systems »» Sophisticatedly simple “just ride” direct-drive system means no clutch, no shifting and no need to carry a heavy and complex transmission »» Multiple configurations of 102 V power packs allow customers to select the range that best meets their needs: 9.4 kWh, 12.5 kWh, or 15.3 kWh with optional Power Tank accessory »» Up to 170 miles range in the city with the 2.8 kWh Power Tank accessory »» 1.3 kW onboard charger can be plugged into any household outlet and used in combination with the optional Quick Charger accessory to reduce charge times

»» Life-of-motorcycle cell technology offers a high cycle life »» Refined aircraft grade aluminum chassis features twin spar design that’s lightweight, strong, and torsionally rigid for precise handling and exceptional durability »» Stylish bodywork with aerodynamic chin fairing that improves powertrain cooling »» High contrast backlit LCD screen displaying state of charge, performance profile, and other useful riding information »» Dual level and adjustable regenerative braking »» Custom riding mode setting allows riders to set their own performance profile in addition to the factory preset “sport” and “eco” riding modes (custom mode performance profile must be configured within the Zero Motorcycles app) »» Zero Motorcycles App allows riders to adjust performance to enable sportier or more economical riding and provides detailed motorcycle statistics »» Integrated and lockable storage »» LED tail light


Zero DS » Specifications

range City Highway, 55 mph (88 km/h) » Combined Highway, 70 mph (112 km/h) » Combined Motor Max torque Max power Top speed (max) Top speed (sustained) Acceleration, 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) Type Controller Power system Est. pack life to 80% (city) Power pack Max capacity Nominal capacity Charger type Charge time (standard) » With one accessory charger » With max accessory chargers

ZERO DS zf9.4

ZERO DS zf12.5

ZERO DS ZF12.5 +Power Tank

104 miles (167 km) 63 miles (101 km) 78 miles (126 km) 50 miles (80 km) 68 miles (109 km)

139 miles (224 km) 84 miles (135 km) 104 miles (167 km) 67 miles (108 km) 90 miles (145 km)

170 miles (274 km) 102 miles (164 km) 128 miles (206 km) 82 miles (132 km) 111 miles (179 km)

68 ft-lb (92 Nm) 68 ft-lb (92 Nm) 68 ft-lb (92 Nm) 54 hp (40 kW) @ 4,300 rpm 54 hp (40 kW) @ 4,300 rpm 54 hp (40 kW) @ 4,300 rpm 98 mph (158 km/h) 98 mph (158 km/h) 98 mph (158 km/h) 80 mph (129 km/h) 80 mph (129 km/h) 80 mph (129 km/h) 5.2 seconds 5.7 seconds 6.4 seconds Z-Force® 75-7 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux permanent magnet, brushless motor High efficiency, 420 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration 234,000 miles (377,000 km) Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent 9.4 kWh 8.3 kWh 1.3 kW, integrated 6.6 hours (100% charged) / 6.1 hours (95% charged) 3.9 hours (100% charged) / 3.4 hours (95% charged) 1.9 hours (100% charged) / 1.4 hours (95% charged) Standard 110 V or 220 V

312,000 miles (502,000 km) Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent 12.5 kWh 11.0 kWh 1.3 kW, integrated 8.6 hours (100% charged) / 8.1 hours (95% charged) 5.0 hours (100% charged) / 4.5 hours (95% charged) 2.4 hours (100% charged) / 1.9 hours (95% charged) Standard 110 V or 220 V

382,000 miles (615,000 km) Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent 15.3 kWh 13.5 kWh 1.3 kW, integrated 10.5 hours (100% charged) / 10.0 hours (95% charged) 6.0 hours (100% charged) / 5.5 hours (95% charged) 2.8 hours (100% charged) / 2.3 hours (95% charged) Standard 110 V or 220 V

Input Drivetrain Transmission Clutchless direct drive Clutchless direct drive Clutchless direct drive Final drive 130T / 28T, Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt Chassis / Suspension / Brakes Front suspension Showa 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 damping Front suspension travel 7.00 in (178 mm) 7.00 in (178 mm) 7.00 in (178 mm) Rear suspension travel 7.03 in (179 mm) 7.03 in (179 mm) 7.03 in (179 mm) Front brakes 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 disc Front tire Pirelli MT-60 100/90-19 Pirelli MT-60 100/90-19 Pirelli MT-60 100/90-19 Rear tire Pirelli MT-60 130/80-17 Pirelli MT-60 130/80-17 Pirelli MT-60 130/80-17 Front wheel 2.50 x 19 2.50 x 19 2.50 x 19 Rear wheel 3.50 x 17 3.50 x 17 3.50 x 17 Dimensions Wheel base 56.2 in (1,427 mm) 56.2 in (1,427 mm) 56.2 in (1,427 mm) Seat height 33.2 in (843 mm) 33.2 in (843 mm) 33.2 in (843 mm) Rake 26.5° 26.5° 26.5° Trail 4.6 in (117 mm) 4.6 in (117 mm) 4.6 in (117 mm) Weight Frame 23 lb (10.4 kg) 23 lb (10.4 kg) 23 lb (10.4 kg) Curb weight 381 lb (173 kg) 413 lb (187 kg) 457 lb (207 kg) Carrying capacity 394 lb (179 kg) 362 lb (164 kg) 318 lb (144 kg) Economy Equivalent fuel economy (city) 425 MPGe (0.55 l/100 km) 425 MPGe (0.55 l/100 km) 424 MPGe (0.55 l/100 km) Equivalent fuel economy (highway) 206 MPGe (1.14 l/100 km) 206 MPGe (1.14 l/100 km) 205 MPGe (1.15 l/100 km) Typical cost to recharge $1.05 $1.40 $1.72


ZERO FX™ Stealthfighter

Meet the Zero FX General Product Information You’ve never experienced power and freedom like this. All those

Tempting you to ride on any terrain that crosses your path, the

things you wished you could get away with... they just became

Zero FX chassis hails from Zero Motorcycles’ championship-

possible. It is said, “Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” Just in

winning off-road heritage and features the most advanced

case you find this to be true, hit the eco-switch... or don’t.

Z-Force® technology yet.

Delivering a nearly instantaneous 70 ft-lb of torque, 44 hp and

Equipped with a maintenance-free powertrain, belt drive and

with a low weight of only 289 lb, the Zero FX takes any type of

fully modular power pack system, no riding time is wasted and

riding to bold new levels. Stealthily ride at any hour of the day or

each mile ridden only costs around a penny in electricity.

night, on a motorcycle that distills riding into its most basic and adrenaline-pumping elements.

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Zero FX – Summary of What’s New All-new features and a host of refinements make one of the most

Advanced Bosch anti-lock brakes (ABS) improve control in a wide array

dynamic motorcycles on the planet even more entertaining. Showa

of conditions, ensuring the best performance out of newly tuned hydraulic

suspension keeps the bike perfectly balanced whether you’re pointed

ratios. Of course, ABS can be disabled when the adventure leads off

at the apex, powering over choppy terrain, or sailing along your favorite

road. Riders will notice stylish new mirrors that provide excellent rearward

ribbon of singletrack. The upgraded suspension perfectly complements

visibility and reduce motorcycle width. Comfortable new grips are made of

improved wheels clad with Pirelli Scorpion MT-90 tires for better traction

a softer rubber compound, and a more robust throttle seamlessly delivers

on everything from smooth pavement to dirt roads.

the Z-Force® motor’s 70 ft-lb of torque.

PRICING AND WARRANTY The Zero FX starts at $9,845 MSRP for the ZF2.8 and $12,340 MSRP

and will begin shipping in the United States during December. The

for the ZF5.7. Some countries or states may offer incentives. Financing

Zero FX comes with a 5-year/50,000-mile warranty on the power pack.

may be available to qualifying customers at participating dealers. The

Price does not include local shipping, applicable taxes, PDI and road

motorcycle can be ordered from authorized Zero Motorcycles dealers

registration fees.

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ZERO FX™ Stealthfighter Product Upgrades – Point by Point • Showa suspension »» Exceptionally smooth action for improved comfort and control »» Fully adjustable settings to meet the demands of a wide variety of riders

»» New braking systems with refined hydraulic ratios for improved braking power and modulation »» Adjustable front brake lever for customizable ergonomics • New wheels and Pirelli tires

»» Increased torsional rigidity on the front end for improved handling

»» Dynamic Pirelli Scorpion MT-90 tires offer high performance from daily urban use to weekend off road adventure.

»» Hollow front axle for reduced unsprung weight

»» Wider 1.85 x 21 front and 2.50 x 18 rear wheels for increased strength and greater aftermarket tire options

»» Durable and highly protective new fork guards »» Developed in close collaboration with Showa • Bosch anti-lock braking system (ABS brakes) »» Advanced Bosch ABS is now standard »» ABS can be switched on or off depending on rider’s preferences »» Incredibly smooth actuation for improved control under extreme braking

• Improved rider interface »» Stylish new mirrors provide great visibility while also reducing motorcycle width »» Comfortable new grips use a softer rubber compound »» New throttle for improved action

Product Features »» Revolutionary Z-Force® motor generates up to 70 ft-lb torque and 44 hp »» Fully modular Z-Force® quick-swap technology allows riders to easily upgrade from 2.8 kWh (max) to 5.7 kWh (max) in seconds »» Removable power pack modules can be charged on the motorcycle using the standard charger, off-board with optional accessories, and swapped in and out regardless of individual state of charge »» Dual projector beam headlights and integrated fly screen provide a more refined and contemporary front profile »» High contrast and blue backlit LCD screen allows users to better understand the motorcycle’s state of charge, see their current performance profile and view other useful riding information »» Programmable custom riding mode setting allows riders to set their own performance profile in addition to the factory preset “sport” and “eco” riding modes (custom mode performance profile must be configured within the Zero Motorcycles App)

»» Z-Force® motor is designed from the ground up by Zero Motorcycles to be the world’s most efficient, powerful, compact, brushless and sealed air-cooled motor »» Highly efficient powertrain requires no routine maintenance or complex cooling systems »» Dual level and adjustable regenerative braking »» Sophisticatedly simple “just ride” direct-drive system means no clutch, no shifting and no need to carry a heavy and complex transmission »» 650 W onboard charger can be plugged into any household outlet and used in combination with the optional Quick Charger accessory to reduce charge times »» Life-of-motorcycle power pack cell technology offers a high cycle life »» Zero Motorcycles App allows riders to adjust performance to enable sportier or more economical riding and provides detailed motorcycle statistics »» Now includes passenger pegs


Zero FX » Specifications ZERO FX zf2.8

ZERO FX zf5.7

City

35 miles (56 km)

70 miles (113 km)

Highway, 55 mph (88 km/h)

22 miles (35 km)

44 miles (71 km)

» Combined

27 miles (43 km)

54 miles (87 km)

Highway, 70 mph (112 km/h)

15 miles (24 km)

30 miles (48 km)

» Combined

21 miles (34 km)

42 miles (68 km)

Max torque

70 ft-lb (95 Nm)

70 ft-lb (95 Nm)

Max power

27 hp (20 kW) @ 3,700 rpm

44 hp (33 kW) @ 3,700 rpm

Top speed (max)

85 mph (137 km/h)

85 mph (137 km/h)

Top speed (sustained)

70 mph (113 km/h)

70 mph (113 km/h)

range

Motor

Acceleration, 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) 4.3 seconds Type

4.0 seconds

Z-Force® 75-5 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux permanent magnet, brushless motor

Controller

High efficiency, 420 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration

Power system Est. pack life to 80% (city)

79,000 miles (127,000 km)

158,000 miles (254,000 km)

Power pack

Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent modular

Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent modular

Max capacity

2.8 kWh

5.7 kWh

Nominal capacity

2.5 kWh

5.0 kWh

Charger type

650 W, integrated

650 W, integrated

Charge time (standard)

4.1 hours (100% charged) / 3.7 hours (95% charged)

7.8 hours (100% charged) / 7.4 hours (95% charged)

» With one accessory charger

1.9 hours (100% charged) / 1.4 hours (95% charged)

3.4 hours (100% charged) / 2.9 hours (95% charged)

» With max accessory chargers

1.9 hours (100% charged) / 1.4 hours (95% charged)

1.8 hours (100% charged) / 1.3 hours (95% charged)

Input

Standard 110 V or 220 V

Standard 110 V or 220 V

Transmission

Clutchless direct drive

Clutchless direct drive

Final drive

132T / 25T, Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt

132T / 25T, Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt

Drivetrain

Chassis / Suspension / Brakes Front suspension

Showa 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 damping

Front suspension travel

8.60 in (218 mm)

Rear suspension travel

8.94 in (227 mm)

8.60 in (218 mm) 8.94 in (227 mm)

Front brakes

Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan dual piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5 mm disc

Rear brakes

Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan single piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5 mm disc

Front tire

Pirelli Scorpion MT 90 A/T 90/90-21

Pirelli Scorpion MT 90 A/T 90/90-21

Rear tire

Pirelli Scorpion MT 90 A/T 120/80-18

Pirelli Scorpion MT 90 A/T 120/80-18

Front wheel

1.85 x 21

1.85 x 21

Rear wheel

2.50 x 18

2.50 x 18

Wheel base

56.6 in (1,438 mm)

56.6 in (1,438 mm)

Seat height

34.7 in (881 mm)

34.7 in (881 mm)

Rake

25.4°

25.4°

Trail

4.1 in (104 mm)

4.1 in (104 mm)

Frame

20 lb (9.1 kg)

20 lb (9.1 kg)

Curb weight

247 lb (112 kg)

289 lb (131 kg)

Carrying capacity

383 lb (174 kg)

341 lb (155 kg)

Equivalent fuel economy (city)

472 MPGe (0.50 l/100 km)

472 MPGe (0.50 l/100 km)

Equivalent fuel economy (highway)

202 MPGe (1.16 l/100 km)

202 MPGe (1.16 l/100 km)

Typical cost to recharge

$0.32

$0.64

Dimensions

Weight

Economy


Police and Security Motorcycles

police and security motorcycles Program Overview Zero Motorcycles offers a range of police and security models with

With a ‘fuel’ cost of about a penny per mile, and maintenance cost

customizable options to meet the specific needs of a wide variety of

reductions of up to 85%, a patrol fleet of Zero motorcycles saves

patrol applications. Over 30 government agencies from the USA, Europe,

police and security agencies time and money, while providing a tactical

South America and Asia have integrated Zero Motorcycles into their

advantage. In certain regions, grants and incentives may be available

patrol fleets.

specifically for both public and private organizations when purchasing

With the ability to cover both on and off road areas, Zero Motorcycles police and security models present unique advantages over internal combustion driven machines. They are highly maneuverable and ideal for patrolling a diverse range of areas: urban centers, city streets, tight quarters, parks, beaches and dirt trails. The 100% electric powertrain is nearly silent, exhaust free, produces minimal heat, has instant torque from zero rpm and is essentially maintenance-free.

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electric patrol vehicles.


Product Features Zero Motorcycles engineered the patrol lineup from the popular Zero S, Zero DS

Available Features »» Whelen TIR3 forward facing lights

and Zero FX motorcycles. Beginning with already robust and proven platforms,

»» Whelen TIR3 side facing lights

Zero customizes each to meet the demands of law enforcement, security agencies,

»» Whelen TIR3 rear facing lights

firefighting departments, and more.

»» Programmable Whelen siren system with PA and Microphone

The Zero SP is designed for street use. The Zero DSP is a dual sport model designed for both on and off road use. New for 2015, the Zero FXP has increased off road capability

»» Rear rack, top box, side cases

and builds upon the light and highly maneuverable Zero FX. All three models offer a wide

»» Front battery / frame protection bars

array of options that are tailored to suit specific, unique needs.

»» 12 V accessory outlet

2015 fleet motorcycles benefit from the same features found on the industry leading

»» Hand guards

consumer models. At the core is the Z-Force® motor and power pack system. The

»» Heated seat

brushless motor is sealed to ensure longevity and operates with such high efficiency

»» Windscreen

that it requires no external cooling systems. Using state-of-the-art cell technology and

»» Scalable quick charger systems

advanced battery management systems, each motorcycle can travel farther, faster, and last

»» Headlight / taillight cut switch and harness

longer. With the optional Z-Force® Power Tank, the Zero SP is capable of traveling nearly 180 miles within the city, while the Zero FXP features a modular system that allows power

»» Telescoping Pole Light

packs to be swapped within seconds.

Summary of What’s New Throughout the expanded 2015 line, agencies will find numerous refinements and technological advancements that provide greater control, comfort, and operating range. Zero Motorcycles is proud to introduce the all-new Zero FXP. Based upon the popular Zero FX, the Zero FXP offers maneuverability, versatility and increased off-road capability, plus the convenience of a modular power pack system, at a new and lower price point. Advanced Bosch ABS (anti-lock braking system) is now standard on all police and security models. The system can be switched on or off depending upon the rider’s preferences. Further refinements provide incredibly smooth actuation for improved control under extreme braking, better modulation and increased stopping power. All 2015 fleet models are equipped with Showa front and rear suspension. Close collaboration between Showa and Zero created a system that provides excellent small bump compliance, predictable control of bigger impacts, and exceptionally smooth action under all conditions. Torsional rigidity of the front end has also been increased for improved handling, and a hollow front axle reduces unsprung weight. Suspension settings are now fully customizable to meet the demands of a wide variety of riders. Increased energy density within the Zero SP and Zero DSP batteries offers 10% more capacity, extending Zero Motorcycles’ class-leading range. Equipped with the optional Power Tank accessory, a remarkable range of 178 miles is achievable within the city. Riders will also notice new mirrors with excellent rearward visibility while reducing motorcycle width, comfortable new grips, a newly contoured seat on the Zero SP and Zero DSP for improved ergonomics, and four way flashing hazard lights.

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Police and Security Motorcycles

Introducing the Zero FXP General Product Information New for 2015, the Zero FXP offers agencies a lighter weight, more

The motor in the Zero FXP is configured to produce incredible torque

maneuverable, remarkably quick, and highly customizable option at a

and sits inside the lightest motorcycle in the lineup. The result is instant,

more accessible price point.

silent acceleration. Zero Motorcycles designed the Z-Force速 motor to be

The Zero FXP features a fully modular power pack system. With

compact, efficient, and powerful while requiring no regular maintenance.

slots for two power packs, the Zero FXP may be operated with either

The Zero FXP benefits from all the advancements in the 2015 line,

one or both slots filled. The removable power pack modules can be

including ABS brakes, Showa suspension, and improved tires and

charged on the motorcycle using the standard charger, off-board with

wheels. Models are fully customizable with a wide array of options:

optional accessories, and swapped in and out regardless of individual

protection bars, racks and storage solutions, siren, PA and microphone,

state of charge.

chain kit, and more.

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Military Motorcycles

Military Motorcycles Program Overview In almost every way, an electric motorcycle is well suited for

Using Zero Motorcycles’ industry-leading Z-Force® powertrain the

military applications. They are quiet, have low heat profiles, emit no

Zero MMX features quick swappable power packs, direct drive gearing

exhaust, are simple to operate and incredibly fast. With this in mind

and an air cooled motor. With no transmission, powertrain fluids or gas,

Zero Motorcycles developed a military program that is specifically

the Zero MMX is also easy to transport and maintain.

designed to meet the needs of the military applications. Working alongside interested military personnel, Zero Motorcycles is able to deliver a motorcycle that includes the options and accessories required for a successful deployment and mission.

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Product Features The Zero MMX is designed and built to meet the needs of a wide variety of military

Standard Features »» Keyed ignition

applications. It can be customized with a selection of accessories to tailor the motorcycle

»» Modular and quick swappable power packs

for a specific type of usage and duty cycle.

»» Ability to operate in wet or rainy conditions with a one meter submersion capability

No exhaust and exceptionally stealthy, the Zero MMX holds unique tactical advantages over traditional internal combustion alternatives. The 100% electric powertrain offers personnel the ability to rapidly move over technical terrain while making virtually no noise and emitting

»» Chain-drive »» Off-board charger

no smell. Perhaps the most covert form of two-wheeled transportation, the motorcycle is

»» Off-road dash with indicators

completely silent when stopped and can accelerate instantly from 0 rpm.

»» Off-road tires

Using Zero Motorcycles’ industry-leading Z-Force® powertrain the Zero MMX features

»» Kickstand

quick swappable power packs, direct drive gearing and an air-cooled motor. With no transmission, powertrain fluids or gas, the Zero MMX is also easy to transport and maintain.

Available Options

The 2015 Zero MMX is based upon Zero’s award winning off-road motorcycle

»» Military switchgear kit: includes military switches (keyless ignition, headlight, safety override, reserve, and infrared front & rear), headlight, fly screen, IR pigtails.

technology and features many of the same upgrades as the Zero FX.

»» Aggressive foot pegs

As with all new 2015 Zero motorcycles, the MMX is fully equipped with Showa suspension. Close collaboration between Showa and Zero engineers created a system that provides

»» Tie down eyelets with integrated tow cable and rear seat strap

excellent small bump compliance, predictable control of bigger impacts, and exceptionally

»» On-board charger

smooth action in all conditions. Torsional rigidity of the front end was increased for improved

»» Belt drive

handling, and a hollow front axle reduced unsprung weight. Suspension settings are

»» Dual-sport tires

Summary of What’s New

customizable to meet the demands of a wide variety of riders.

»» Hand guards

Improved braking systems, enhanced weatherproofing, Pirelli DOT-approved tires, and a

»» Passenger foot pegs

new accessory rear rack are further refinements that elevate the performance of the MMX

»» Road/street dash instrumentation

while increasing reliability and versatility.

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Technology Z-Force® Motor The Z-Force® motor was developed from the ground up by Zero Motorcycles to be highly optimized for efficiency, power and size. With nearly the same weight and volume as competitive brushless motors used in similar applications, the revolutionary Z-Force® motor produces up to 130% more power and 150% more torque. Even more impressive, the compact brushless motor requires no liquid or forced-air cooling. By placing the heat-producing elements towards the outside, where the heat radiates away via aluminum cooling fins, the motor is completely sealed and requires no routine maintenance. When combined with a Z-Force® power pack, the remarkably compact and light motor delivers amazing horsepower and breathtaking acceleration. Providing a unique ride quality, the motor produces 100% torque from a standstill for instantaneous throttle response and incredible off-the-line performance. While sophisticated, the Z-Force® motor is designed to make the ownership experience simple and exhilarating. All extra parts, maintenance concerns and weight have been eliminated to help riders focus on the best part of owning a motorcycle – the ride. »» Available in three configurations: 75-5, 75-7 and 75-7R

»» Efficient, powerful, compact, brushless and sealed

»» Capable of as much as 67 hp and 106 ft-lb of torque

»» Requires no routine maintenance

»» Impressive torque and a broad power band

»» Passively air-cooled requiring no complex cooling systems

»» Designed from the ground up by Zero Motorcycles to be the best electric motorcycle motor

Z-Force® Power Pack and Power Tank Z-Force® power pack technology has been revolutionizing the electric motorcycle industry since 2007 when the first Zeros started rolling out of the Santa Cruz factory. The goal: pack more energy into less space. Using state-of-the-art Lithium Ion cell chemistry and advanced battery management systems, each motorcycle can travel farther, faster, and last longer. A typical Zero S or Zero DS can travel over 200,000 miles with the power packs retaining 80% of their original maximum capacity. In addition to longevity, Z-Force® power pack technology requires no active cooling or routine maintenance. The result is a completely electric motorcycle line that offers an exhilarating ride while saving on gas and virtually eliminating all routine powertrain maintenance.

100% Modular. Swap In. Swap Out. Zero Motorcycles is the first electric motorcycle manufacturer to feature hot-swappable modules. The Zero FX can be ridden using either one or two Z-Force® modules. A module can be added or removed in less than a minute. Charging can be done via the motorcycle’s standard on-board charger or by using optional off-board charging accessories.

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Zero Motorcycles App Customizing performance takes on new meaning with the Zero Motorcycles app. Not only does the app allow riders to view a real-time customizable dashboard, it also allows riders to change the performance characteristics of their motorcycle. Using Bluetooth-enabled iPhone and Android mobile devices, riders can adjust acceleration, top speed and regenerative braking to their exact specifications. The app provides two fundamental interfaces. The riding interface can be customized to show real-time data and acts as a secondary, more detailed motorcycle dashboard. When parked, it provides riding statistics, motorcycle data, helps with any diagnostics and allows the rider to customize both the motorcycle performance and the riding dashboard. »» Bluetooth enabled connectivity for both iPhone and Android mobile devices »» Adjustable motorcycle performance to enable sportier or more economical riding »» Customizable display reports precise state of charge and real-time power usage while riding

Z-Force® Power Tank The Z-Force® Power Tank adds an additional 2.8 kWh of power pack storage capacity to any 2015 Zero S, Zero SR or Zero DS model. An optional accessory, the Power Tank can be added at any time during or after the motorcycle is purchased. For example, an individual who purchases a 2015 Zero S ZF9.4 could actually upgrade their motorcycle to have 12.2 kWh of capacity years after purchasing their motorcycle. Alternatively, a customer who purchases a 2015 Zero S ZF12.5 could upgrade their motorcycle to have 15.3 kWh of power pack capacity if additional range is needed. With that much energy storage capacity, a rider can expect to travel up to 185 miles in the city or 94 miles on the highway. The Power Tank comes complete with a Z-Force® power pack module and additional bodywork. It is recommended that customers take their motorcycle to an authorized Zero Motorcycles dealer for installation. Once installed, the new bodywork includes a completely new tank section of the motorcycle with a newly designed plastic cover. The plastic cover and additional module occupy the area where the integrated tank bag would normally sit. [Note: The Z-Force® Power Tank is not compatible with 2013 and earlier model years] Fully Recyclable Zero Motorcycles uses the best practices in the EV industry to make sure all of our Lithium-Ion power packs are recycled. Each one uses a chemistry that allows us to take advantage of continuously improving battery-recycling programs.

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Powertrain Division Zero Motorcycles offers the Z-Force® powertrain as an attractive option to companies and organizations that are looking to integrate industry-leading technology into their products without having to invest years of time and money into developing a powertrain of their own. The components of the powertrain are available in several different packages designed to meet the needs of differing types of applications. The revolutionary Z-Force® powertrain is high power, high efficiency and extremely compact. Designed by Zero Motorcycles in California, it is the product of years of research, development and testing. A modular design, the powertrain components can be used in a wide variety of applications where an electric power pack, motor or complete powertrain offer advantages. Using robust systems originally designed to endure demanding motorcycle applications, the Z-Force® powertrain offers a cost effective and rapid path to deploying top of the line technology into a new concept, product or lineup. Three main Z-Force® powertrain kits are available: battery pack, motor/controller, and complete powertrain. For more information about the technology used in the Z-Force® powertrain please see the “Technology” section of this press kit.

Accessories Zero Motorcycles offers a variety of accessories to enhance and personalize each motorcycle. Designed in collaboration with some of the industry’s leading aftermarket suppliers, all accessories are engineered specifically for intended models. Accessories Include: »» Power Tank accessory extends the range of any 2014 or 2015 Zero SR, Zero S or Zero DS with an additional 2.8 kWh of onboard power pack capacity »» A new line of Zero FX accessories, including top racks and drop bars »» Scalable quick charger system that reduces motorcycle charging times by up to 75% (Note: For residential use, quick chargers typically need to be plugged into separate 110 V or 220 V circuits) »» Top box and side case storage accessory options developed with GIVI »» Commuter and dual sport windscreen options developed with MRA »» Hand guards developed with Cyrca Racing

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Team Zero – Structured for Growth

Richard joins Zero Motorcycles from Control4 Corporation, a leading provider of personalized home automation and control solutions, where he served as Executive Vice President for Product Development and Product Operations. At Control4 he was responsible for overseeing product management, engineering, quality, customer training, customer support and supply chain operations. He comes to Zero with an extensive consumer products background having previously been General Manager of Hewlett Packard’s $6B consumer desktop PC business unit comprising the HP Pavilion, Compaq Presario and HP TouchSmart product lines. Under his leadership and direction, profits improved significantly and revenues grew 15%. Richard Walker CEO

Richard brings a wealth of global business experience to Zero. He has lived and worked in Europe, North America and Asia. Having developed and executed growth plans for the emerging markets of China, India, Russia and Brazil while at HP, he not only understands the tremendous growth opportunities these countries represent, he also understands the unique challenges of each market. At Zero he takes on the leadership responsibility for establishing the company as the premier global provider of electric motorcycles to consumers and commercial customers.

Abe is a passionate engineer and motorcyclist who did his Master’s Thesis on “The Dynamics of Motorcycles.” Abe worked at Buell Motorcycle Co. for 15 years, where he rose to the position of Sr. Director of Analysis, Test and Engineering Process, reporting to Erik Buell and actively participating in Harley-Davidson Inc.’s Senior Leadership Group. He provided increasing levels of leadership to multi-functional teams in the delivery of 26 high-performance motorcycle models across 4 different platforms, resulting in the production of over 130k vehicles yielding over $1B in sales. In 2010, Abe was recruited by Zero Motorcycles as VP of Engineering to head the development of a full line of industryAbe Askenazi CTO

leading, on-road and off-road electric Motorcycles. In 2011, Abe was promoted to the role of Chief Technology Officer and led his team in delivering the first mass-produced electric motorcycles capable of exceeding 100 miles on a single charge, with batteries that last up to 300,000 miles, and with powertrains that are completely maintenance-free. Abe has numerous patents for motorcycle components and has published a textbook and multiple articles on analytical engineering.

John brings strategic and financial guidance to Zero Motorcycles since joining the company in January of 2010. In addition to overall financial management of the company, John leads the strategic planning and reporting processes. Prior to joining Zero Motorcycles, John worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group where he assisted clients in tackling their top business issues. His work at the Chicago office of BCG spanned numerous functions including international growth strategies and process redesigns across various industries including consumer and industrial goods. John graduated from Duke University after studying Mechanical Engineering and Economics. John Borofka CFO

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Scot brings more than 40 years of racing, management, product development and brand building experience in the motorcycle industry to Zero. Inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame in 2008, Scot has amassed 20 different International motorcycle racing titles and more than 200 wins including two SCORE Baja 1000 wins, three SCORE Baja 500 wins and two SCORE Championship titles. Throughout his career Harden has held executive sales, marketing and race team management positions with leading European motorcycle OEMs, including KTM and Husqvarna. His track record for building brands and companies is well known throughout the industry. Scot Harden VP of Global Marketing

John’s love of motorcycles started as a young kid growing up in the high desert of California. Keeping his motorcycle interests alive he spent the 22 years prior to Zero Motorcycles developing and managing several sales and operations organizations for large and startup companies. His varying global sales experiences with innovative technology based startups influenced his creativity towards leading edge sales models that drive competitive advantages of the companies he helps grow. John combines his passion of motorcycles, years of technology-based startups, and interest in alternative fuel technologies into a “perfect storm” that enables Zero Motorcycles and our selling partners worldwide with the best John Lloyd VP of Global Sales

chances of success. John has a BS degree in Computer Science and Business from San Francisco State University.

Kai brings over 20 years of high tech and consumer electronics supply chain and operations management experience to Zero Motorcycles. An energetic and passionate leader, he has worked at Siemens, Plantronics and Finisar serving in various procurement, planning and operations roles. His international experience spans the globe and is fundamental in developing Zero’s worldwide sourcing and operations footprint. A nationally recognized expert on supply chain and operational excellence, Kai frequently speaks at forums and is often mentioned in industry publications. As a lifelong motorcycle and automobile devotee and recent battery propulsion convert Kai Hypko VP of Operations

he is excited to share this enthusiasm with Zero Motorcycles.

Umberto leads all of Zero Motorcycles’ European operations. With a career spanning over 20 years with some of motorcycling’s most iconic brands, he brings valuable expertise in sales, marketing and international expansion. Uccelli’s motorcycle industry knowledge, passion for the sport and pioneering vision fuel Zero’s continued growth in the vital European market. “I’m inspired by the opportunity to apply my experience with traditional motorcycles to help build the future of motorcycling,” Umberto said. “Zero’s technology is exciting, the bikes are thrilling to ride and the team is very strong.”

Umberto Uccelli Managing Director, Europe

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