Zero Motorcycles, the
leading electric motorcycle manufacturer, today announced the company's
all-new 2009 Zero X electric motorcycle is now available for purchase at
the Zero Motorcycles website. Modifications to the 09 model have made the
bike faster, stronger and more durable for the most demanding terrain.
Upgraded elements include the drivetrain, frame, suspension, brakes, wheels
and tires. With the overwhelming success of the sold-out 2008 model, the
more powerful 09 Zero X is arriving just in time.
The Zero X electric motorcycle is a high performance, zero-compromise
electric dirt bike that utilizes a proprietary lithium-ion power pack, and
a handmade aircraft grade aluminum frame to deliver surprising power and
explosive acceleration. With a 23 horsepower electric motor and a total
weight of 151 pounds, the Zero X can keep pace with conventional gas
off-road motorcycles - without the related noise and pollution problems.
Built from the ground up using the ultimate electric motorcycle technology
and boasting 50 ft-lbs of torque, twice that of its competition, this
stealthy motorcycle races up hills, flies over jumps, and splashes through
streams. And it can all be done without disturbing nature or neighbors.
"After years of designing electric motorcycles we're still innovating
to go faster and further. The 09 Zero X is another evolutionary leap
forward. We've made several key changes based on suggestions from both pro
riders and our current customers," said Neal Saiki, inventor and founder of
Zero Motorcycles. "We are definitely the leader in electric motorcycle
technology and we intend to remain out front."
The 3rd generation of the Zero X is designed to easily tackle the most
challenging off-road environments. Improvements start with a beefier
drivetrain and work their way out from there. For a complete list of
features for the 09 Zero X, please visit:
Exceeding all expectations with the 08 model, Zero is ramping up
production and delivery on the 09 version to accommodate the more than 100
units on its waiting list by Christmas. New orders received by the end of
November will ship by year end.
The 2009 Zero X is priced at $7750, with an introductory price of $7450
through December 31, 2008.
Zero Motorcycles is the next step in motorcycle evolution and
represents the ultimate electric motorcycle technology. Unencumbered by
conventional thinking about how they design, manufacture, and sell high
performance electric motorcycles, Zero is on a mission to turn heads and
revolutionize our industry by combining the best aspects of a traditional
motorcycle with today's most advanced technology. The result is an electric
motorcycle line that's insanely fast, and environmentally friendly.