The new Candela C-8 flying electric boat is now outselling traditional boats despite being released in September. This means that the speed boat developer's investments are finally paying off.

Candela Flying Electric Boat Outsells Traditional Models | What Makes C-8 In-Demand?
(Photo : Screenshot from Twitter post of @CandelaBoat)
Candela Flying Electric Boat Outsells Traditional Models | What Makes C-8 In-Demand?

"In order to make a truly compelling electric craft, we had to rethink boats," said Candela via its official website.

As of the moment, the new C-8 is considered the Tesla Model S of the leisure speed boats. It was developed by Candela to replace the recent C-7 electric boat.

Compared to its predecessor, the new electric boat model is much easier to produce and offers better features and design, and components. Here's why many people are now interested in the latest C-8 electric boat to give you more ideas.

Why Candela C-8 Electric Boat is In-Demand

According to Electrek's latest report, the new C-8 electric boat is quite different from other models and traditional boats since it can fly.

Candela Flying Electric Boat Outsells Traditional Models | What Makes C-8 In-Demand?

(Photo : Screenshot from Candela's official website)
Candela Flying Electric Boat Outsells Traditional Models | What Makes C-8 In-Demand?

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This 28-foot speed boat can glide or fly in the water using its integrated hydrofoils. On the other hand, it also doesn't make too much noise compared to other Candela leisure boats, thanks to its C-POD silent thruster.Aside from these, it is also powered by counter-rotating propellers, which use individual motors that are submerged underwater.

Candela is just one of the companies that are offering vehicles that rely on clean energy. But, most of the manufacturers that are now into electric vehicles are in the car industry.

In other news, GM plans to overtake Tesla in the U.s. EV market. On the other hand, Tesla has increased the prices of its popular Model Y and Model 3 electric cars.

C-8 Flying Electric Boat's Other Features

Candela's official website provided the features of its popular C-8 flying electric boat. These include the following: 

  • Offers different amenities, including radar, searchlights, freshwater shower, beverage cooler, and more. 
  • C-8's interior design can accommodate two adults and two children. It offers the optional Premium Sound System, which includes a subwoofer and six speakers. 
  • Candela's in-demand electric boat also has a retractable sunroof. This allows you to remove its roof if you want to have an open are vibe or cover the boat when the weather is bad. 

For more news updates about Candela's C-8 and other electric boats, always keep your tabs open here at TechTimes.  

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