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2020 Zero SR/S: Shockingly good but expensive

The Zero SR/S feels like a fully fleshed-out motorcycle, with quality components and considerate engineering, but it's still really expensive for what you get.

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Kyle Hyatt

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Zero's SR/S is a fully faired version of its SR/F Streetfighter.

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It has a single electric motor that produces 110 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque.

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It's lithium-ion battery pack gives it a range of 161 miles in the city.

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The riding experience is unlike any internal combustion bike I've ridden.

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The electric motor provides an effortless wave of torque and very little noise.

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The SR/S is equipped with radially mounted dual front brake calipers by a company called J. Juan.

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The suspension is a Big Piston setup from Showa.

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The SR/S shares its electric guts with the SR/F and as such, is pretty well sorted.

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The bike has a belt final drive and no transmission.

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The motor's finned case was painted a handsome shade of bronze on my test bike, and it worked well against the gray paint of the bodywork.

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Keep scrolling for more photos of this emission-free Zero.

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