taking the batteries from BMW i3s, torqeedo have equipped its fast-racing ‘deep blue’ speed boats with high-capacity electric technology. the advancements enable up to 160 hp, whilst claiming to offer the highest energy density available in boating. flawlessly working with the motor boats already, the i3 batteries will soon be operating in many other water vehicles, including sailing yachts and commercial marine applications.


all images courtesy of torqeedo

 

 

BMW i batteries are a model of exceptional reliability and performance in electric mobility. they allow us to deliver cutting-edge electric propulsion and integrated energy management for both recreational and commercial applications‘, states christoph ballin, co-founder and CEO of torqeedo.

 

the selection of BMW i high-capacity energy storage for torqeedo‘s deep blue drive system is further proof that performance, innovation and sustainability are not mutually exclusive says alexander kotouc, head of product management BMW i. ‘the successful adaptation of state-of-the-art automotive technology to the water is a testament to the comprehensive development priorities of BMW i.

 

 

taking BMW’s high-precision and robust batteries from the road to the water, the torqeedo’s ‘deep blue’ motor boats delivers high performance from electric power. the batteries adapt suitability to its different use. the design of their modules ensure superior shock resistance, which is experienced constantly from the waves. furthermore, the technology allows efficient cooling, a compact size and temperature distribution to better it even more so for use on the water.

 

  • What a wonderful wooden boat – hope it does come with a swimmer-safe-jetstream that would perfectly fit the silent boat concept

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