Australia Gets First Electric Bikes from Zero
The Zero S and DS bikes can therefore now be ordered by Australian riders who can now tackle the roads on an electric motorcycles for the first time.
“The arrival of our Zero S and DS in Australia allows motorcyclists to experience and purchase a street legal electric motorcycle for the first time,” said John Lloyd, VP of Worldwide Sales for Zero Motorcycles, in a statement for the press. “Off-road enthusiasts have been enjoying the Zero X and MX over the last year. We’re excited to be growing our product offerings in Australia and look forward to continuing to expand our presence throughout the region.”
“Australians have been thinking that electric motorcycles are years away from being seen on the roads. We are extremely pleased to announce that today, and for the first time ever, street legal electric motorcycles are available in the Australian market,” said Phil Wilkinson, Director of Zero Motorcycles Australia. “From the response we’re getting, Australians can expect to see many Zeros on the road in the months to come.”
The bikes are built from the ground up using Zero Motorcycles' proprietary Z-Force power pack and aircraft grade alloy frame.
The Zero S and DS have a range of up to 50 miles (80 km) and are highway legal. Each model combines state-of-the-art Z-Force technology with an ultra-light frame design to make them agile and fast where it counts. Characterized by instant acceleration and lightweight design Zero’s product line allows riders to take on anything from city streets to off-road trails.