2022 Zero S [Specs, Features, Photos]

2022 Zero S

The 2022 Zero S: The Entry Into the Zero Street Lineup

The Zero S is the motorcycle that started the street segment for the American company. Today, it sits below the more capable Zero SR, SR/F, and SR/S models in the 2022 Zero Motorcycles lineup. That said, it offers modest performance and range numbers, making it an excellent option for everyday commuting.

Unlike the Zero SR models with 14.4kWh battery packs as standard, the Zero S offers half the battery capacity with a 7.2 kWh total capacity. This translates to less than half the range, with a claimed 89 miles in the city and 45 miles (at 70mph) on the highway. A full charge takes 5.2 hours, but you can bring that number down to just 1.5 hours using the Charge Tank (6kW charger).

The Z-Force 75-5 motor produces peak power and torque figures of 46hp and 78 lb-ft, respectively. This isn’t the most exciting EV in Zero’s stable, but the performance is enough to get the bike to a respectable top speed of 98mph.

Zero Motorcycles may have equipped the Zero S with a more humble powertrain and battery pack, but it didn’t skimp out on the hardware. The EV comes equipped with a set of grippy Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires, fully adjustable Showa suspension, and Bosch Gen 9 ABS that works alongside braking hardware from J.Juan.

Yes, you’re missing out on the neck-snapping torque and acceleration that the SR models offer, but it’s worth noting that the Zero S costs at least $7,000 less than its bigger siblings.

The 2022 Zero S starts at $11,595 USD / $14,895 CAD.

On this page: we’ve curated specs, features, news, photos/videos, etc. so you can read up on the new 2022 Zero S in one place.

2022 Zero S


Motorcycle Overview

General Info

  • Price: $11,595 USD / $14,895 CAD
  • Key Features:
    • 89 miles range in the city
    • $0.81 average recharge cost
    • Bosch Gen 9 ABS
    • Pirelli Diablo Rosso II tires
    • Five-year unlimited mile power pack warranty

Main Specs

  • Engine: 7.2 kWh
  • Power: 46hp
  • Torque: 78lb-ft
  • Wet Weight: 313 lbs (142kg)
  • Seat Height: 31.8 inches (807 mm)

2022 Zero S


2022 Zero S Specifications

From Zero Motorcycles

Engine

Peak torque
78 ft-lb (106 Nm)
Peak power
46 hp (34 kW) @ 4,300 rpm
Top speed (max)
98 mph (158 km/h)
Type
Z-Force® 75-5 passively air-cooled, high efficiency, radial flux, interior permanent magnet, brushless motor
Controller
High efficiency, 550 amp, 3-phase brushless controller with regenerative deceleration
Lubrication

Drivetrain

Transmission Clutchless direct drive
Clutch
Final Drive 90T / 18T, Poly Chain® HTD® Carbon™ belt

Chassis

Suspension Front
Showa 41 mm inverted cartridge forks, with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Suspension Rear Showa 40 mm piston, piggy-back reservoir shock with adjustable spring preload, compression and rebound damping
Brakes Front
Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan asymmetric dual piston floating caliper, 320 x 5 mm disc
Brakes Rear
Bosch Gen 9 ABS, J-Juan single piston floating caliper, 240 x 4.5 mm disc
Tires Front Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 110/70-17
Tires Rear Pirelli Diablo Rosso II 140/70-17
Fuel Tank Capacity N/A
Color

Power system

Power pack
Z-Force® Li-Ion intelligent integrated
Charger type
1.3 kW, integrated
Charge time (standard) 5.2 hours (100% charged) / 4.7 hours (95% charged)

Dimensions

Wheelbase
55.5 in (1,410 mm)
Overall Width
Trail
3.2 in (80 mm)
Rake
24.0°
Seat Height 31.8 in (807 mm)
Curb Weight
313 lb (142 kg)

Warranty

Warranty
2 years
Extension

2022 Zero S


2022 Zero S Features

NAKED ELECTRIC

The model that originally defined electric motorcycle street riding is still able to thrill riders all over the world. Stunning acceleration at any RPM, sharp lines and sporty ergonomics transform your daily ride into a thrill. This foundational powertrain delivers ranges up to 89 miles in the city and 45 miles on the highway.

 


2022 Zero S Photos


2022 Zero S Videos

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2021 Zero S Review by Mark Pulling:


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