General Motors (GM) again presents a surprise by presenting a boat they call the Electric Pontoon that combines technology from GM.
These boats are manufactured by Pure Watercraft, a watercraft company that GM acquired with a percentage of 25 percent last fall.
Quoted from CarsCoops, Thursday, the 7,493-millimeter-long pontoon boat is equipped with a 66 kWh battery pack sourced from GM. That way, this ship is possible to be used in conjunction with the Bolt given its capacity.
In the entry-level variant, it drives a single outboard motor that produces 34 hp (25 kW / 34 PS). Customers can also get a twin outboard version, which should double the output.
In the single-motor variant, the boat can reach speeds of 15 mph (24 km/h), while the twin outboard version increases that figure to 23 mph (37 km/h).
Pure Watercraft says the pontoon has a range of up to 100 miles (161 km) at 5 mph (8 km/h), but battery life drops automatically at high speed and only lasts up to 32.2 miles (51, 8 km).
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This model has an integrated Level 1 charger, which can be plugged into both 120V and 240V outlets. When connected to the former, the boat can be fully recharged in about 27 hours.
If that's too slow, the 220V Level 2 charger can fully charge the battery in 8.5 hours. These boats are also compatible with DC Fast Chargers and they can deliver an 80 percent charge in just an hour.
Pure Watercraft is currently taking pre-orders with a $100 deposit and first deliveries are expected to begin later this year. However, the pontoon won't be cheap as prices are expected to start at $45,000 for the single outboard variant and $60,000 for the twin outboard version.