Zero XU (2012)

The 2012 Zero XU motorcycle has a high-efficiency axial flux permanent magnet brushless motor with an integrated forced air cooling system and a high-efficiency 220 amp 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration. It has a Z-force C patented Li-Ion intelligent portable power pack with a maximum capacity of 3.0 kWh and a nominal capacity of 2.6 kWh. The estimated pack life to 80% is 113,000 miles (182,000 km), and it has a 1kW integrated charger with a standard charge time of 3.1 hours (100% charged). The range is 42 miles (68 km) in the city (EPA UDDS) and 28 miles (45 km) on the highway (commuting at 55 mph). The motorcycle has a lightweight aluminum twin-spar frame, front suspension of 38mm inverted forks with adjustable compression and rebound damping, and a direct-link shock with adjustable spring preload on the rear. The front and rear brakes are single 220mm discs with a two-piston caliper on the front and one on the rear. It has a top speed of 105 km/h (65 mph) sustained and 55 mph (88 km/h) and weighs 100kg (221lb) with a carrying capacity of 113kg (250lb). The motorcycle has a low seat height of 749 mm (29.5 in) and a high seat height of 800 mm (31.5 in).

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Zero XU

Year: 2012

Motor: Type High efficiency, axial flux permanent magnet, brushless motor with integrated forced air cooling Controller High efficiency, 220 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with re-generative deceleration
Power System: Type Z-Force c patented Li-Ion intelligent portable power pack Maximum capacity 3.0 kWh Nominal capacity 2.6 kWh Estimated pack life to 80% (city) 113,000 miles (182,000 km) Charger type 1kW, integrated Charge time (standard) 3.1 hours (100% charged) / 2.7 hours (95% charged) Quick 2x charger time (accessory) 2.0 hours (100% charged) / 1.3 hours (95% charged) Input Standard 110V or 220V
Range: City (EPA UDDS) 42 miles (68 km) Highway (commuting, 55mph) 28 miles (45 km)
Drive Train: Transmission Clutchless one speed Final drive 132T / 25T, Poly Chain (R) GT (R) Carbon c belt
Frame: Lightweight aluminium, twin spar
Front Suspension: 38mm Inverted forks with adjustable compression and rebound damping, 135 mm
Front Wheel Travel: 135 mm / 5.3 in wheel travel
Rear Suspension: Direct-link shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear Wheel Travel: 140 mm / 5.5 in wheel travel
Front Brakes: Single 220mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc, 1 piston caliper
Front Tyre: 90/90 -19
Rear Tyre: 110/90-16
Rake: 24.7 degrees
Trail: 86 mm / 3.4 in

Wheel base: 1397 mm / 52.0 in
Seat Height: 800 mm / 31.5 in (Low seat height 749 mm / 29.5 in)
Weight: 100 kg / 221 lb
Carrying capacity: 113 kg / 250 lb
Top Speed: 105 km/h / 65 mph (sustained) 55 mph / 88 km/h

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