Taiga Motors Orca: jet ski with electric motor drives two hours


The new watercraft Orca of the Taiga Motors start-up should also protect the environment on the water. Instead of a loud engine and stinking exhaust gases, the Orca has an electric motor with 134 kW of power on board. The ensures a top speed of 105 km / h. The 23 kWh battery can be charged at a household socket or a quick charger. With the latter, the battery can be recharged to 80 percent in 20 minutes. The Orca is sold with a five-year warranty for around $ 24,000.

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  1. CONITAS GmbH, Karlsruhe
  2. Vodafone GmbH, Dusseldorf

Like a motorcycle, the vehicle has a handlebar. In between is a digital display with a map display. The jet ski is equipped with LTE, WLAN and Bluetooth and also displays the water temperature and information about the battery level, speed and range on the display.

Taiga Motors Orca (Image: Taiga Motors)

Of the Orca should be sold from 2020.