Electric Vehicles

Zero Introduces 2017 Electric Police Motorcycles

November 10, 2016

Photo courtesy of Zero Motorcycles
Photo courtesy of Zero Motorcycles

Zero Motorcycles has released information about its 2017 electric motorcycles, including its police versions. The company offers three police models that provide nearly silent, exhaust-free operation with minimal heat production and instant torque from zero RPM, according to Zero.

The Zero DSRP has a range of between 58 and 141 miles depending on speed and location, 70 hp, 116 lb.-ft. of torque, and top speed of 102 mph. The Zero DSP has the same range but offers 60 hp and 81 lb.-ft. of torque and delivers a top speed of 98 mph. Both these models come with an optional power tank for additional range.

The Zero FXP has a range of 29 to 79 miles, and offers 46 hp, 78 lb.-ft. of torque, and max speed of 85 mph.

Benefits of an electric motorcycle include “fuel” cost of a penny per mile, maintenance-free powertrain, and nearly noiseless operation for stealth patrols, according to the company. Tactical advantages include greater maneuverability with a lightweight vehicle, instant acceleration from idle, and the ability to ride indoors or in close confines.

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