2018 ZERO Motorcycles pack 223 miles in just over 2 hours of charge!
With just a decade of experience in the industry, ZERO Motorcycles has been at the epitome of electrically powered machines on two wheels. Showing the world how to do it right all this while, the folks have upped their game for 2018.
Offering higher performances, the four models for 2018 will come in a set of modern colors and have battery packs that will provide for a ten percent extended range and six times faster-charging capabilities.
With this, the California Republic-based company is addressing the major issues faced by motorcycles running on ’non-liquified dinosaurs’.
Riding the tailwinds of waxing public interest and expanding infrastructure, Zero Motorcycles advances The Cause with new improvements and adjustments to its street-centric “S” and “SR” models. This year sees the addition of a more powerful motor that generates increased torque and horsepower as well as a smaller battery pack for short urban trips; all good stuff for increased fun and flexibility, necessary factors if the company wants to further its push into the mainstream.
While these changes will likely benefit Zero, I submit that at this stage in the game, anything that increases the appeal and feasibility of electric transportation is good for electric vehicles in general with a direct, positive impact on the environment. In other words, a victory for Zero is a victory for all, so join me while I check out what the company is doing to fight for the progression of the electric agenda.
Continue reading for my review of the Zero S and SR.