MY-Elégance combines classic design with the latest technology - powered by a Torqeedo Deep Blue 100i

T. Smallridge


Gilching, Germany (October 30, 2019) – The fully electric MY-Elégance S by Hanke & Dorsch melds classic design with high-tech, eco-friendly motorization by Torqeedo.

The elegant day cruiser is powered by a Deep Blue 100 kW electric inboard motor specifically designed and constructed to power planing motorboats with a reliable, easy-to-maintain direct-drive design. Two 40 kWh Deep Blue lithium batteries with BMW technology (i3-type), deliver the latest in automotive battery technology, industry-leading energy density and a comprehensive safety system. Due to the modern construction and the well-balanced lines, this boat planes, in combination with the Deep Blue 100 kW, extremely fast.

The MY-Elégance S is constructed from fibreglass and mahogany, a 6.45-metre modern interpretation of the classic sport boats of the 1920s, which had the helm far in the quarterdeck and a very powerful motor in the foredeck. With a top speed of almost 55 km/h, the MY-Elégance has a range of 43 km. At a cruising speed of 10 km/h the owner can spend up to 10 hours on the water.

The Torqeedo electric drive system takes up very little space compared to a combustion engine, which allows a spaciously designed 6-seat centre cockpit to be integrated in front of the driver. The lithium-ion batteries were installed in the hull, which assists with a proper trim when planing. This increases speed and efficiency without additional trim tabs.

With the model "MY-Elégance S" the boatbuilders Hanke & Dorsch present their latest development, a luxurious electric day cruiser which combines modern features with classic style.

About Torqeedo

Torqeedo is the market leader for electric mobility on the water. Founded in 2005 in Starnberg, the company develops and manufactures electric and hybrid drives from 0.5 to 100 kW for commercial applications and recreational use. Torqeedo products are characterized by an uncompromising high-tech focus, maximum efficiency and complete system integration. Torqeedo is part of DEUTZ Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems.  ›


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