Pod Electric Drive EVO

ePropulsion pod drives are direct-drive and maintenance-free electric motors for sailboats and small crafts.

Simple. Silent. Space-Saving.

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Space-saving and efficient. Popular with sailboats and small watercrafts. ePropulsion pod drives are direct-drive and maintenance-free electric motors for sailboats and small crafts. They’re space-saving and maximize your cabin space. You hear no noise onboard.

Features At a Glance

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Introducing Pod Drives

ePropulsion pod drives are direct drive and maintenance-free electric motors for sailboats and small crafts. They’re space-saving and maximize your cabin space. You hear no noise onboard. Under 10HP, it’s a market gap of diesel saildrive, and ePropulsion pod drives can satisfy the demand and offer a new option other than outboard.

Specifications

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Pod Drive Series

Pod 1.0Pod 3.0Pod 6.0
Input Power1kW3kW6kW
Equivalent Power3 HP6 HP9.9 HP
Input Voltage39V – 60V39V – 60V39V – 60V
Recommended BatteryePropulsion E-Series BatteryePropulsion E-Series BatteryePropulsion E-Series Battery
Weight13.7 lbs33.7 lbs68.3 lbs
ControlEvo Remote Control / Evo Side Mount Control / Evo Dual Remote ControlEvo Top Mount Control / Evo Side Mount Control / Evo Dual Remote ControlEvo Top Mount Control / Evo Side Mount Control / Evo Dual Remote Control
Propeller11″ × 5.8″ 2-blade composite propeller10.2″ × 6.7″ 2-blade composite propeller12.6″ × 8.7″ 2-blade aluminum propeller
2″ × 21.3″ 2-blade NAB folding propeller
Static Thrust71 lbs132.6 lbs224.8 lbs
Rated RPM1,200 RPM2,300 RPM1,500 RPM
MotorBrushless DC motor – maintenance-freeBrushless DC motor – maintenance-freeBrushless DC motor – maintenance-free
Hydro GenerationYesYesYes

* The weight is measured with the short shaft version.
* Price includes a motor and a remote control, battery excluded.
* Price varies if you choose other controls.
* The weight includes an external driver box (for 3.0 and 6.0).

Lithium Batteries 48 V E-Series

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We recommend choosing ePropulsion original battery. 48V E-Series lithium iron phosphate battery is the perfect match for your Pod Drive.

Learn more about E-Series battery

Choose What You Need

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Step 1

Choose Your Power

Pod Drive 1

Pod Drive 1.0

Pod Drive 3

Pod Drive 3.0

Pod Drive 6

Pod Drive 6.0

Step 2

Choose Your Control

Evo Top Mount Control

Evo Top Mount Control

Evo Sidemount Control

Evo Side Mount Control

Dual Control

Dual Control

Step 3

Choose Your Battery

E40 / 2 Kwh

E40 / 2 Kwh

E80 / 4 Kwh

E80 / 4 Kwh

E175 / 9 Kwh

E175 / 9 Kwh

* These batteries are 30% lighter than other batteries and are Life PO4 Lithium Metal Phosphate. The standard charger of the E-Series battery is purchased separately. It’s a unified charger that works with E40, E80 and E175. For fast charging, you could use two or more chargers in parallel connection.