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ZEV Scooters Derby

Scooters are an eco-friendly, cost-saving mode of transportation that many people are turning to as an alternative to owning a car. Read through the following articles to learn more about ZEV scooters and find local companies and providers who can help you find what you’re looking for.

Bob Minion Ltd
01332-342064
156-160 London Road
Derby
 
Smalley Cross Ltd
01332 881 882
Smalley Cross Road
Derby
 
Pidcock Motorcycles Ltd
0115 946 9555
2 Palmer Business Court Manor House Road
Long Eaton
 
Roy Jervis And Co Ltd
01773 743358
The Bike Shop Chapel Street
Ripley
 
Bikers Motorcyces Ltd
01283 558282
Unit 11 Boardmans Ind Estate
Swadlincote
 
Moby Dick Scooters Ltd
01332 208 700
1-2 Ascot Drive
Derby
 
Full Throttle
(115) 939-0719
152 Derby Road
Nottingham
 
Midland Scooter Centre
0115 9392713
30 Pasture Road
Stapleford - Nottingham
 
Arnold'S Motorcycles (Burton On Trent)
01283 565154
Burton On Trent
 
Needham Motorbikes
(115) 928-9853
26 Wollaton Road
Nottingham
 

ZEV7000

Tuesday, 20 April 2010 23:28   
FASTEST PRODUCTION SCOOTER IN THE WORLD! Aparently
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FASTEST PRODUCTION SCOOTER IN THE WORLD! Aparently
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First of all I have to apologise for all the electric scooter news at the moment, but this is what appears to the happening thing in the industry at the moment. So anyway, "the fastest production in the world" is the very bold claim that is being made by ZEV about their ZEV7000 electric scoot. Now there is a LOT of very brash posturing on their website .

Their main selling point, relevant to this "fastest" business is that they are faster than the Vectrix (Bramo and Zero get mentions too) machines... now I don't know about you but I wouldn't be telling people to "bring their street legal production bike and to bring their betting money" if my max speed was a MASSIVE 2mph difference 68 for the Vectrix (although it does say 100kph which is 60mph.... who knows? either way all tests point to around 110kph which sounds about right) and 70 for the ZEV! Generally speaking not many people claim the "actual" top speed in their literature, anyway I would love to test them head to head.

There are some definite pro's for the Zev however, the first is the price, at around 7 grand (American Money) which is noticeably less than the faster/bigger of the Vectrix models. The one that stands out to me though is the weight which is 134kg vs 200 odd for the Vectrix. The other number that stands out is the torque figure of 184nm which combined with 14kw "launch power" should provide some entertainment in the traffic light grand prix.

All in all it does look like a pretty good piece of kit, Lithium Ion batteries, Large oil cooled motor, decent range and charge times plus acceptable(ish) price adds up to a pretty good commuting machine I just question the claims and the way they are going about it, i would love to see a track battle between the bikes they are "dissing" Bramo, Zero, Vectrix et al... come on boys, less talk more action... give them all to us if you like, impartial track battle on!

Page two has all the info supplied on the ZEV WEBSITE

7 Kw (7000 WATTS) OF CONTINUOUS OUTPUT POWER 8 Kw (8000 WATTS) of peak power. 14 KW launch or standing start power

Zev has had it with all of the claims by various companies that they have the fastest street legal production bike around. We tell them to bring their street legal production bike and to bring their betting money. There can be only one “fastest” street legal production electric motor scooter or bike in the world.

Designed to be a commuter bike, the ZEV7000 will run +113 kmph / 70 mph speeds. Take it out on the highway and run. Punch the shift button for the power boost into second and third as you go up through the “gears” on our “Electronic Transmission” and feel the power roll on.

Cruising at at less than all out speeds this bike has yielde...

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