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Taiga Begins Electric PWC Deliveries

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Canadian powersports company Taiga yesterday announced it has begun deliveries of its Orca electric personal watercraft. The PWC has a carbon-fiber hull and is powered by a 120-kW motor with an output equivalent of 160 hp.

“Not only are we kicking off summer with Orca deliveries, but we are proudly marking the milestone of the first-ever, mass-produced electric watercraft available to consumers,” Taiga CEO Samuel Bruneau said in a statement. “Years of engineering and testing of our revolutionary electric powertrain platform in snow and water has now come full circle.”

The Orca has a maximum range of 28 miles. Base pricing starts at US$17,490.

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