Cruise 12.0 Electric Outboard Motor

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Size Short Shaft

SKU 1280-00

Torqeedo's Cruise 12.0 electric outboard motor brings 12 kW of electric power to propel your boat with a new lightweight and more efficient motor design.  The Cruise 12.0 is equivalent to a 25 hp gasoline outboard.

The Cruise 12.0 electric outboard boat motor is new for the 2022 model year and complete specifications are coming soon!

Need an electric motor package (outboard, batteries, and chargers)?  Complete the Wee Boats' package quote request.



  • 12 kW continuous power – propulsion like a 25 HP combustion engine
  • The Cruise 12.0 is recommended for dinghies and sailboats up to 12 tons.
  • Available in short, long, and extra long shaft lengths
  • Intelligent on-board computer and all of the convenience of a Torqeedo electric drive system
  • Electric tilt
  • Waterproof to IP67
  • In the box -  Coming soon
  • Requires two Power 48-5000 batteries, Charger, and TorqLink Throttle*


 *Due to the complexities and variability of each installation, other items may be needed for a Cruise electric outboard installation, such as extension cables. Consultation with a local certified marine electrician or installer is recommended.







Best Use Dinghies and Small boats up to 12 tons
Battery Size None included - Requires two Power 48-5000 batteries
Nominal Voltage 48 volts
Input Power 12,000 watts

Running Time

(hours : minutes)

Slow 09:00, Medium 03:00, Full-throttle 00:50



Slow 4.08, Medium 6.52, Full-throttle 14.51


(nautical miles)*

Slow 36.7, Medium 19.6, Full-throttle 12.1

Comparable gas outboards

(propulsive power)

25 hp

Comparable gas outboards


25 hp
Shaft Length 15.2 inches (38.5 cm) short-shaft, 20.2 inches (51.2 cm) long-shaft, 25.2 inches (63.9 cm) extra-long-shaft

Standard propeller

(v = speed in km/h at p = power in watts)


Optional propeller

(v = speed in km/h at p = power in watts)

v32/p10k and v15/p10k
Weight  131.8 lbs (59.8 kg) short-shaft, 135.1 lbs (61.3 kg) long-shaft, 137.8 lbs (62.5 kg) extra-long-shaft
Warranty 2 year manufacturer's limited warranty for non-commercial use
Shipping Weight  lbs


* As tested on a small inflatable and two Power 48-5000 batteries.  Depends on type of boat, load, propeller and conditions. Speed and range indications do not represent a legal guarantee.



Ask a Question
  • Hello, when do expect to have the Cruise 12.0RL in stock for sale? Thanks

    The new Cruise 12R short and extra-long shafts are available for immediate shipment.  The Long shaft is available for pre-order and we anticipate shipment in April 2022.