Teenage Spy Film Requests ZAPPY TURBO Scooters


SEBASTOPOL, Calif., June 5, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- ZAP (OTCBB:ZAPPQ) today announced that the filming of "Cody Banks," a new teenage spy thriller modeled after the James Bond movies, has requested two of its new ZAPPY(r) TURBO electric scooters.

The movie features "Malcolm in the Middle" star Frankie Muniz. Muniz's contract is reportedly worth $2 million, making him the highest paid teenage actor since Macaulay Culkin. ZAP scooters have also appeared on the set of "Malcolm in the Middle."

ZAP's newest TURBO scooter is equipped with a new high-performance electronic propulsion system even 'Q' would envy, packing loads of power into almost the same scooter package that formed the basis for ZAP's original ZAPPY. The folding stand-on TURBO scooter travels almost 18.5 mph and can recharge at any normal outlet. Whisper quiet, ZAP scooters have been popular around the lots of Hollywood for years, appearing in such films and TV productions as "The Princess Diaries," "Just Shoot Me," "Salton Sea," Drew Carey, David Letterman and more.

ZAP Scooters have even been popular with the cast and crew. An impressive array of actors and musicians use ZAP scooters. During the production of "Salton Sea" the crew pitched in to get a discount on 25 of the battery-powered scooters.

ZAP helped pioneer the U.S. market for stand-on electric scooters with the release of its ZAPPY folding electric scooter in 1997. To see and order the new ZAPPY TURBO, visit http://www.zapworld.com or call 800-251-4555.


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