canadian startup taiga motors’ TS2 is the closest to a tesla any electric snowmobile on the market is right now. lightweight and super fast, it is capable of reaching 60mph (100 km) in just three seconds. 

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at 500 pounds the TS2 is on the lighter side of most electronic snowmobiles in the industry. it’s available both a single and two-seater model, and features a PMAC motor which gives you around 250 newton meters of torque.



a thermally controlled lithium-ion battery provides approximately 62 miles per charge and charging options are impressive too. with the optional DC fast charge to 80% in 20 minutes and standard onboard charger to 100% in 2 hours.



pre-orders can be placed on taiga’s website. there are four different options available, across a range of specs. prices start at $15,000 and delivery is anywhere between 12 and 18 months. 

  • Handsome. Probably better than those moaning chainsaw sleds, but at $15k you need a long winter.


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