TEMO brings a new electric-powered outboard motor to the US market with the help of  Defender Industries

4 Responses

  1. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    I have not yet tried a TEMO but I’ve been a fan of the super portable design since it came out in 2020:

    https://panbo.com/temo-unique-electric-propulsion-with-ancient-design-roots/

    I also like how they’ve teamed with Defender to get instant U.S. national distribution with reliable customer service. But it is true that the price is premium when compared to the power and range of more conventional — and less portable — electric outboards from the likes of Torqeedo and ePropulsion.

  2. Bo Johansson says:

    Is it possible to connect an external battery?

    • Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

      I don’t think so, Bo. In fact, it doesn’t look like you can carry a spare battery either. But then again an hour of running is good enough for many people and then it’s fairly to carry 11 pounds to a charger on the big boat or at home.

  3. Ben Ellison Ben Ellison says:

    Interesting that the TEMO 1000 — not yet shipping — is a much more conventional design overall, but with some neat new ideas:

    https://www.temofrance.com/en_GB/temo-1000

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