Minn Kota Introduces New PowerDrive Motors for 2017

July 13, 2016

Minn Kota announces the introduction of new PowerDrive motors.  Rugged and reliable PowerDrive V2 and Riptide PowerDrive trolling motors have been made even better with a host of improvements, including new aesthetics, redesigned foot pedal* and Bluetooth® wireless communication. 


Bluetooth enables compatibility with the new i-Pilot system featuring a redesigned remote and reinvented Spot-Lock, the most accurate electronic GPS anchor ever and also extends trolling motor controls to a phone app.

New PowerDrive and Riptide PowerDrive* motors are available in 12- and 24-volt models, with 45-, 55-, and 70 lbs. thrust, and 48-, 54-, and 60-inch shaft lengths. The new product launch also includes two models specifically designed for pontoon use with 48-inch shaft length, and either 54- or 68 lbs. thrust. Product will be available in late fall, 2016. PowerDrive-profile

PowerDrive MSRP:  $529.99 - $1349.99

Riptide PowerDrive = $869.99 - $1369.99

*Riptide PowerDrive models come standard with CoPilot, foot pedal sold separately.  PowerDrive and Riptide PowerDrive models with i-Pilot pre-installed are not available with foot pedal.