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Torqeedo Cruise 4.0 R electric motor

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Forest River's South Bay, Berkshire and SolarCraft pontoon boats can now be packaged with a Torqeedo Cruise 4.0 R electric motor, which has the static thrust of a 9.9-hp internal combustion engine and shaft performance of 3.5 kW or 4.7 hp.

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"Torqeedo's electric outboards are technologically advanced, safe for the environment and a very suitable alternative power source for those consumers wishing to go green," says Tom McCuddy, general manager of Forest River Inc. Torqeedo motors are available on South Bay models 720CR, 516C, 518C, 518CR, 520F, 520FC, 520CR, 520CR LSR and 518F LSR; Berkshire models 200CL Select, 220CL Select, 201RFC Select, 160CL Limited, 180CL Limited and 200CL Limited; and SolarCraft models 14C and 18C. Torqeedo Inc., (815) 444-8806, www.torqeedo.com; Forest River, (574) 389-4600. www.forestriverinc.com

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