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Narke's latest electric PWC has room for three

Narke's latest electric PWC ha...
The GT95 promises quieter fun on the water for up to three
The GT95 promises quieter fun on the water for up to three
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Narke says that per charge range has increased by 20 percent compared to the previous model
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Narke says that per charge range has increased by 20 percent compared to the previous model
The Narke GT95 has a top speed of 70 km/h
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The Narke GT95 has a top speed of 70 km/h
The GT95 promises quieter fun on the water for up to three
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The GT95 promises quieter fun on the water for up to three
The GT95 features a large swim platform and anchor points front and back
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The GT95 features a large swim platform and anchor points front and back
The GT95's 71-kW electric motor offers a top speed of 70 km/h
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The GT95's 71-kW electric motor offers a top speed of 70 km/h
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Back in 2018, Hungary's Narke revealed what it called the world's first electric personal watercraft designed for proper series production – the GT45. Now the company has announced its latest model, with a more powerful electric drive and room for three.

The Narke development team has actually been working on bringing its Electrojet to market since 2014, and launched the GT45 at the 2018 Cannes Yachting Festival in France. The first generation model reportedly sold out pretty quickly, and work began on a more spacious, more powerful version.

The new GT95 Electrojet was recently unveiled at a private event in Lake Balaton in Hungary, and will make its show debut at Top Marques Monaco in September.

The three-seater personal watercraft measures 4.02 x 1.2 x 1.1 m (13.18 x 3.9 x 3.6 ft) and benefits from a carbon-fiber-reinforced composite body for an "ultra sleek and sophisticated look." It rocks a large swim platform and has front and rear anchor points.

The "95" in the name refers to the output, which gets a bump over the previous model to 95 (sea)horses (71 kW), with three power modes available – eco, cruise and sport. Top speed is reckoned to be 70 km/h (44 mph), and water babies are promised up to two hours of zero local emission fun per charge of the Li-ion battery, depending on how it's used.

Narke says that per charge range has increased by 20 percent compared to the previous model
Narke says that per charge range has increased by 20 percent compared to the previous model

Charging time is six hours over a household (230-V) connection, though the Electrojet does have a built-in fast charger that can reduce that to 1.5 hours. And there's a 7-inch sunlight-readable smart display in front of the pilot, which shows charge level, distance traveled and distance from the port, water temperature, incoming call alerts, and more.

The standard GT95 in white or red is priced at €39,000 (about US$47k), but options like a different color palette, wireless MOB (Man OverBoard) system, smartphone connectivity and a trailer to hitch to the back of your electric truck could add thousands to that figure. The video below has more.

NARKE GT95 A new generation is born

Source: Narke

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A normal ice jetski is not the price of an ice car, so an electric jetski should not be the price of an electric car.
Tom Lee Mullins
I think that is really cool looking and green but on the pricey side.
michael_dowling
They still don't get it. Several comments in the video about quiet operation,but they can't even show a few seconds of video with just the ambient sounds. It always has to be drowned in overpowering music!
Jeff7
Yes - it is clearly much quieter than an ICE JetSki.
nick101
Considering you can buy a used watercraft for less than 1/40th of the cost, and that a friend built a 12volt electric drive system for one for less than $1000 they will be a rich mans toy.