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ADV NewsZero Announces Early Release of 2022 e-Models Due to High Demand

Zero Announces Early Release of 2022 e-Models Due to High Demand

Sales boom hits electric motorcycle industry.

Published on 09.20.2021

Zero motorcycles has announced they are moving up the clock, releasing the 2022 DS, DSR dual sport models as well as the S street line ahead of their scheduled launch. According to the electric motorcycle manufacturer, the decision to move forward with an early release was driven by an unprecedented demand.

As it turns out, the boom in motorcycle sales since the beginning of the pandemic has not been limited to fuel-powered bikes. “Though the overall demand for all powersports, particularly dual-sport models, has increased since the onset of lockdown restrictions in early 2020, demand for electric motorcycles has continued to spike upward even well into the calendar year 2021 riding season,” states Zero.

This continued sales surge has triggered the company’s decision to launch several models early to support demand while riders still enjoy agreeable weather nationwide. The Zero Motorcycles dealer network is the largest electric motorcycle sales channel in the world, and these models will begin shipping immediately to continue putting more riders on electric motorcycles than any other manufacturer.


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The 2022 DS, DSR and Zero S are all powered with the company’s proprietary Cypher II Operating System that orchestrates all of the motorcycles’ subsystems. That includes Bosch ABS (which is standard on all three models), motor, battery and a Bluetooth connectivity module to pair the machine to the mobile app for rider customizations. These models also received updated hardware in the form of a full-color, optically bonded, 5” TFT display.

The 2022 Zero DS dual sport model comes in a Quicksand colorway and is also powered by the Z-Force 75-5 motor. The bike can achieve 98 mph while getting 82 miles of off-road adventure, carries a Z-Force 7.2 kWh battery, and retails for $11,195.

The 2022 Zero DSR comes in Black and is the R-type variant of the dual sport model DS. The DSR is powered by a Z-Force 75-7 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux, interior permanent magnet, brushless motor that is capable of 102 mph while producing 116 foot pounds of torque and 70 horsepower. Fueled by the Z-Force 14.4 kWh power pack, the e-bike gets 163 miles of range on city streets or off road, and retails for $15,695.

The 2022 Zero S naked street motorcycle gets 89 miles of range through city streets, is capable of a top speed of 98 mph, comes in Twilight color and produces 78 foot pounds of torque and 46 horsepower. The Z-Force 75-5 passively air-cooled, brushless motor is supplied by energy from a Z-Force 7.2 kWh lithium-ion battery, and retails for $11,195.

All of these new models are available for order and will be shipping immediately to all Zero Motorcycles Dealers worldwide.

Author: ADV Pulse Staff
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