Torqeedo boosts range with new Travel 1003 C

Torqeedo has announced the Travel 1003 C, a development of its Travel 1003 motor series.

The Travel 1003 C is a new version of Torqeedo’s bestselling electric outboard, now with extended range and runtime, along with an integrated lithium battery. The Travel 1003 C has 73 per cent greater battery capacity compared to the standard Travel 1003, at an almost-identical weight.

Torqeedo’s Travel 1003 models offer the same performance as 3hp petrol outboard motors, with the thrust equivalent of a 4hp motor. The Travel range is designed for small boats, dinghies and daysailers up to 1.5 tons.

As standard, the Travel 1003 C comes with a GPS system, a digital readout that displays power consumption, battery status and remaining range and a USB socket for charging a phone or powering a light whilst out on the water.

The new Travel 1003 C is available for the 2017 boating season with a standard and long shaft version, and is priced from £1,699.