An incursion on this planet of sport bare.
For the previous month or so, Zero has been teasing a brand new addition to its lineup with only some peeks on the silhouette and restricted efficiency info to work with—teasing effectively achieved. The corporate has lastly unveiled the brand new SR/F and we now know what Zero has been engaged on: the view from right here is fairly good!
Zero Bikes has lastly unveiled the all new, all electrical SR/F, its very first sport bare mannequin. Taking the whole lot it has been efficiently doing with its S lineup, the model takes issues a step additional and sexes issues up with the high-performance F.
First, the numbers. The brand new SR/F is utilizing the identical 14.four kWh battery used within the high-end S and SR. What has modified is the electrical motor—as a substitute of the standard 7-centimeter rotor discovered within the present Zeros, the F receives a 10-centimeter unit, which leads to a efficiency increase. Actually, each variations of the F (Commonplace and Premium) are rated at 110 horsepower, 140 lb-ft of torque, and a prime pace of 124 mph (versus 70hp, 116 lb-ft, and 102 mph for the SR).
Regardless of the rise in energy, Zero has in some way managed to take care of a extremely aggressive vary; the usual SR/F is anticipated to supply a mixed vary rated between 102 and 123 miles (relying on freeway pace). Charging time is anticipated to hover between four.5 hours for the entry-level mannequin with three kW charger and 1.5 hour with the 6 kW quick charger.
Design-wise, the look is harking back to Honda’s Neo Sport Café aesthetic with the excessive dorsal, single LED headlight and sporty profile. The price of all these goodies, nonetheless, is weight and the SR/F suggestions the size at 485 lb—a bit over 70 lb greater than the SR. Pricing has been set at $18,995 for the Commonplace model. The Premium trim provides a display screen, fast-charger, heated grips, and aluminum bar ends for an additional $2,000. This positions the brand new SR/F on the prime of the road, over $2k above the SR.