Zero Motorcycles releases electric motorcycle specially developed for law enforcement agencies
Motorcycle manufacturer Zero have released the new version of the 2012 Zero DS which is designed specifically for the police and security agencies. The motorcycle has been produced in response to the increase in interest shown by law enforcement agencies around the world, who, are looking to explore more environmentally friendly vehicles.
The Santa Cruz Police Department, Scotts Valley Police Department, Sebastopol Police Department and the London Metropolitan Police. Many other agencies have been testing Zero’s product line over the past two years. Zero has received positive feedback from them and is looking to expand one of its fastest growing markets globally. The Zero DS Police Motorcycle offers a claimed top speed of 130 kmph, the company touting on its design’s, instant torque, no shifting, no noise and no exhaust. Other favorable attributes claimed by Zero for are its light weight and low heat emissions. The Z-Force power pack is rated to 3,000 complete charge cycles before the battery life depletes to 80% of its original capacity, and includes emergency lighting harness, programmable Whelen siren system, 4-way emergency flasher system etc.
Mark Cummings, Manager of Fleet Sales, Zero Motorcycles, states, “We are honored to have the support of so many different police and law enforcement agencies. Police officers put their lives on the line every day to protect and serve, so our goal was to give them all the tools necessary to allow them to be successful. The resulting Zero DS Police Motorcycle opens up new patrolling possibilities.”