Zap scooters are built by one of the world's largest electric
vehicle manufacturers. ZAP or Zero Air Pollution, used to
be the corporate name of Zap Power Systems. It is a brand
leader in the distribution of technologically advanced, environment-
friendly vehicles. The company produces around 90,000 vehicles
and distributes them to over 70 countries.
Zap focuses on developing vehicles that harness electrical
energy rather than using oil and gasoline as fuel.
ZAP products are renowned for its unique design and small
body structure, as shown in the electric sedans, trucks, off-road
ATVs, dirty bikes, and scooters manufactured. It has recently
developed and introduced the ZAP-X, a high-performance crossover
ZAP scooters are reliable in busy areas of the city. Zap
electric scooters can zip and zigzag through heavy traffic
and can easily be parked. Moreover, the units barely give
off irritating noise and vibration; thus, the Zap scooters
travel smoothly at moderate speeds that make the ride more
enjoyable. This further reduces the guilt feeling since you
will not be burning expensive gas that pollutes the atmosphere.
Zap scooters are very economical as the battery will only
cost about 8 cents per full charge. Maintenance will also
be minimal because there are hardly any moving parts, except
for parts that are subject to wear and tear.
The most popular electric scooter in Zap's line of models
is the Zappy 3 Electric Motor Scooter. The Zappy 3 is a 3-wheeled
platform personal transport that is designed for both kids
The Zappy 3 model has evolved into 3 designs including the
Zappy 3 Original Electric Scooter, Zappy 3 Pro and the Zappy
3 EZ. The Zappy 3 Original Electric Scooter is the earliest
model. The Zappy 3 Pro is outfitted with a more forceful drive
system, larger wheels, and more battery capacity. And, the
Zappy 3 EZ is best suited for city travel.
The ZAP Zapino is ZAP's latest full sized electric scooter
and considered the link between ZAP's personal transporters
and electric cars. The Zapino is made in China with a brushless
DC induction motor and delivers 9000 RPM and is so compact
that it gives more space for extra batteries under the seat.
Moreover, the unit utilizes a 60V Silicone battery pack that
gives the scooter a 30 mph speed to cover distances of 30
miles per charge. The Zap Zapino weighs approximately 298
pounds with the battery and can carry 2 passengers with a
carrying limit of 280 pounds. It also has an optional 60V
40AH Lithium pack that can increase the distance range to
approximately 65 miles. It can climb in a 25-percent slope
depending on the weather condition.
Kill A Watt
There are other innovations allied with ZAP Zapino including
the "Kill A Watt" Plug-in Power Monitor that allows
the owner to check on the electrical expense consumed by the
scooter; the Zapino Fast 10A Charger; and the Zapino Rear
Luggage Case. These can all be purchased with any regular
scooter dealer that carry ZAP products.
The ZAP Zapino is a reliable electric scooter. Its uniqueness
and advanced technology greatly attracts riders from different
countries. Owning a ZAP Zapino would not only put you in style
but also allow you to operate a highly advanced vehicle. The
retail price of the Zap Zapino is about US$2995.