Zuojun – z60

Affordability drives our daily lives, sustainability drives Evolution’s thinking and our desire to change the way we as Bermudians get around our island. We have enough daily expenses without adding on transport and our built-in fossil fuel cost.  Combining both environmental costs and economic ones is tremendously powerful in how we respond to the challenges of climate change.  A class B electric car rivals a moped in how little it costs to propel on Bermuda’s roads on a daily basis. Let that sink in for a moment…your affordable electric car could conceivably cost you a dollar or two a day to run.

z60 Blue

Exterior Finish Colors:

Ultimate Edition – White / Green / Blue
Premium Edition – White / Green /Blue / Champagne / Silver

Bermuda Licensing: B Class

Battery: 20kWh Lithium-Ion Battery

Electric Motor: capable of producing 22.5 Kw

Max Speed: 77 km

Max Driving Distance: 200 km

 

Click here for detailed Specifications

 

 

WARRANTY:    Ultimate Edition & Premium Edition – 2 YEAR BUMPER TO BUMPER INCLUDING BATTERY AND MOTOR –  Optional – 12 MONTH EXTENDED WARRANTY

INTERIOR DESIGN  The Z60 comes with either a two-tone modern interior highlight knitted cloth in the Ultimate edition or a contrasting craft stitched black leather-upholstered interior with the upgrade Premium edition. There are two electronic displays, a 7-inch center console touchscreen which includes a reverse camera and infotainment system, and a second digital display above the steering console which shows charge level, digital speedometer,  odometer, and charging condition.

z60-interior      z60 - interior

The Z60 also comes Bluetooth ready with a hands-free phone connect, is mp3 capable, and has a USB charging port.  Full AC climate control and power electric windows central door locks, electric side mirrors with built-in signal light, and remote entry along with the 14” custom alloy wheels are also included in the premium package.

z60 interior

 

z60 Premium Edition with craft stitched leather interior.
Both Ultimate and Premium come with a 20kWh Lithium-Ion battery
and an Electric Motor capable of producing 22.5 Kw at maximum output.
Speed has been capped at 77 Km in order to maintain the
battery’s 200 km range.
Test drive

Z 60 Safety Design

The Z60 has an excellent chassis design that brings advanced comfort and safety to the car. The power drive system uses the world’s leading American KDS AC asynchronous motor, front-front drive, abundant power, and smooth driving.

At the same time, it is equipped with high-end safety configurations such as the industry’s leading EBD braking force distribution system, over speed alarm device, and rear door child safety lock.

 

z60 Door Panels Safety

Usage Guidelines

ZUOJUN z60

Manufacturers Specifications, Suggested Driving and Usage Guidelines

Electric vehicles respond differently to driving conditions than internal combustion engine vehicles. When driving the z60 note that there is a short delay between pressing the accelerator and the electric motor engaging the wheels. Ensure you have time to safely pull out into traffic. Once moving an electric vehicle will accelerate quickly, and a slight whining sound is normal as the motor turns at a high RPM.

Download Guidelines here (pdf) or scroll down to read more …

Detailed Specifications:

ZUOJUN – z60

ULTIMATE EDITION

PREMIUM EDITION

INTERIOR - SEATS

DUAL HIGHLIGHT CLOTH UPOLSTERY

HIGHLIGHT STITCHED LEATHER

INFOTAINMENT SYSTEM/ BACKUP CAMERA

STANDARD

STANDARD

MAX SPEED

77 KM/H

77 KM/H

DIGITAL DRIVER INFORMATION DISPLAY

STANDARD

STANDARD

BLUETOOTH HANDS FREE PHONE

STANDARD

STANDARD

AC CLIMATE PLUS

STANDARD

STANDARD

ELECTRIC MIRRORS / CENTRAL LOCK / LED LIGHTS

STANDARD

STANDARD

SIDE MIRROR SIGNAL LIGHTS

STANDARD

STANDARD

TINTED WINDOWS

N / A

EXECUTIVE CUSTOM TINTED WINDOWS

ENTRY

KEYED

REMOTE ENTRY

EXTERIOR FINISH COLORS

WHITE / GREEN / BLUE

WHITE / GREEN / BLUE /   CHAMPAGN E / SILVER

MAX DRIVING DISTANCE

 200 KM

200 KM

WARRANTY

2 YEAR BUMPER TO BUMPER INCLUDING BATTERY AND MOTOR

2 YEAR BUMPER TO BUMPER INCLUDING BATTERY AND MOTOR

OPTIONAL

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OPTIONAL 12 MONTH EXTENDED WARRANTY AVAILABLE

 

Suggested Driving and Usage Guidelines

BREAK IN PERIOD and CHARGING

The Break-in period for the Zuojun z60 asynchronous electric motor is 3000 Km, (1,875 Mi). During the break-in period, it is strongly recommended that when driving over inclines (hills) owners switch to using the L driving position in order to prevent undue torque on the new motor.

Undue stress placed on the asynchronous electric motor can trigger large current spikes and possibly cause sudden loss of power if the vehicle if overloaded. It can also possibly cause damage to the motor or power controller.

During the initial break-in period charging of the battery pack on a regular basis is encouraged, the pack voltage should not drop below 4 bars on the state of charge (SOC) display. If it does, immediately plug in the vehicle to fully re-charge.

The z60 has an increased size battery pack (20kWh) and consequently, it is not suggested that charging take place using a 120v outlet as it could lead to extended charge times of 14 – 18 hours. The manufacturer suggests using a 220v outlet to charge. This should bring charging times down below the 14-hour cut off for the charge controller. The manufacturer specifications state charge times using 220v can be expected to be in the 8 -9 hours range.

DRIVING

The Zuojun z60 is a direct drive electric vehicle. Consequently, when driving please be aware that if the motor is not engaged using the accelerator or brake pedals the car can drift forward or backward this is especially noticeable on an incline.

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Electric vehicles respond differently to driving conditions than internal combustion engine vehicles. When driving the z60 note that there is a short delay between pressing the accelerator and the electric motor engaging the wheels. Ensure you have time to safely pull out into traffic. Once moving an electric vehicle will accelerate quickly, and a slight whining sound is normal as the motor turns at a high RPM.

Driving through the water under normal circumstances should not be an issue for the z60. However, driving through large amounts of deep water as with any vehicle is not recommended and could cause issues with electric circuits, battery continuity, and control functions. Drivers should use caution when approaching water and use common sense as the vehicle can stall if power is interrupted caused by excessive water loading the electric circuits. This could place the vehicle warranty at risk should damage occur.

The Z60 can be driven through a commercial car wash, however, use caution and do not exit the car until the process is complete. If washing the car do not open the hood and under no circumstances place water near the front components as these contain high voltage apparatuses and power controllers and could cause damage or injury.

CHECK UP, CARE and CAUTION

Note that the N or Neutral position with the hand brake fully engaged is the standard parking position. When parking on an incline driver should position wheels toward the direction of the curbside. The driver should also ensure the brake is fully extended.

The manufacturer suggested an initial check-up period of 5000 km or 1 year, whichever occurs first. At that time all components should be checked for wear and any irregularities should be repaired along with normal regular service.

 

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