Motorbikes at ZF

ZF Motorbike covers the complete development range of mechanical engineering, electronics and industrial design of high-performance and racing motorcycle parts with particular attention to design, vibration mechanics, mechanical technology, dynamics, powertrain, as well as driving assistance systems. Over the last 20 years our ZF motorcycle development team has supported a huge quantity of OE projects in the international motorbike industry, with our expertise in development and production of automotive components. Beside the development process we produce prototype parts, serial parts, test and validate new parts in our worldwide test facilities.

Products for Motorbikes

Whether touring across the country on cruisers, racing off-road on quads or chasing turns on sport bikes: Chassis technology by ZF for motorcycles and all terrain vehicles increase both driving fun and safety.


In Development, we ensure that components, assemblies, modules are created in accordance with the customers' expectations. For this purpose, we use all standard programs and development methods within the ZF Group.


We offer single part solutions as well as complete system solutions. We generate farsighted, unusual and extraordinary solutions. These are driven by a well-developed feeling for material, technical and technological trends, market relevance and future consumer and customer requirements.


Regardless of whether we carry out virtual or real tests, whether we work at component level or on the entire vehicle, whether it is a test system or a material test - thanks to our own, accredited test laboratories, we always find the right solution for our customers in order to be able to provide a meaningful and to be able to give validated feedback from real scenarios.


The motorcycle market is very complex today and therefore you have to operate many processes to bring a motorcycle from development to series production. Our team takes care of the quality management process, approval process and the overall change process.

Trial and Test

Our test team plans, organisies and carries out all types of requested test. We have in our production sites all types of latest test equipment and measuring technology to carry out endurance testing on race tracks and public roads, chassis and geometrical testing, performance tests, coordination of traction and control systems and application of traction and control systems.

Prototypes and small series production

Regardless of whether the customer requires a complete prototype or just one component, our prototype construction and low-volume engineering department can manufacture all motorcycle components according to all standard manufacturing processes.

Your Motorbike Contact

Stefano Vizzini

Key Account Motorbike

ZF Race Engineering

+39 011 0922 278

Wentao Fan

Engineering Sales

ZF Race Engineering

+86 1381 8118 333