Electric tuatara side-by-side tuatara-utv atv Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand


The all-new eTuatara Electric UTV 4WD with a whopping 220 km max range, together with unbeatable features and the go-anywhere capability of this vehicle, make the eTuatara an easy choice for a range of New Zealand activities.

 TUATARA 1500 Electric ATV


  • Maximum range 220kms(110 to 220km*). on a single charge;
  • Low, low running costs – equivalent 30c per litre of petrol;
  • Minimum servicing requirements – eg. no air intake, no carburation system, no exhaust, no oil changes;
  • Regenerative braking provides genuine engine braking on steep inclines and recharges the battery on the run;
  • 5 – 7 hour re-charge time;
  • Powerful 15kW water-cooled electric motor;
  • Semi-automatic, high / low ratio transmission;
  • Massive cargo deck – 1.6m x 1.4m x 30mm.;
  • Maximum cargo carrying capacity 750kgs;
  • Maximum towing capacity of 1,000kgs;
  • Equipped with 2WD / 4WD, differentials locks on each axle for amazing go-anywhere capability;


  • 220kms(110 to 220km*)

*Max range depends on the number of batteries required


The powerful 15kW electric motor, with semi-automatic high/low ratio transmission, combined with 26″ high‑grip CST 6‑ply tyres and 310 mm ground clearance, along with selectable 2WD / 4WD and differential-lock on each axle, provide a truly go-anywhere capability that makes the eTuatara suitable for almost any environment.


LED headlights, fog lights, and an amazingly powerful roof‑mounted LED light bar make the eTuatara an excellent platform for night work.

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    Electric ATV – Ultra Terrain Vehicle

    The eTUATARA Electric ATV is unquestionably the Market Leader by a country mile.  No off-road EV side-by-side can come close to achieving the 220 km. maximum range of the eTUATARA.  And the carrying and towing capacity, together with the go anywhere capability of this vehicle, to say nothing to the low running costs and the simplicity of a vehicle with no air intake, no carburation and no exhaust system, make the eTuatara an easy choice for a range of activities including farming, horticulture, agricultural contracting, beekeeping, adventure tourism, hunting and all manner of recreational pursuits.

    TypePermanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
    Rated Power15kW
    Peak Power30kW
    Rated Speed4,000rpm
    Maximum Speed5,500rpm
    Rated Torque35.8 N.m
    Maximum Torque130 N.m
    Rated Current150A
    Peak Current400A
    Water ProtectionIP67
    Insulation GradeHigh
    Cooling MethodWater
    Radiator equipped with thermo-fan
    TypeLithium Iron Phosphate
    Capacity13kWh or 26kWh
    Charging time5 – 7 hours
    Maximum Range220kms (With 26kWh battery)
    Suspension (Front)Independent single A-arm with MacPherson strut
    Suspension (Rear)Independent, double A-arms with dual coil springs

    Drive shafts operated through a transfer case, front &

    rear differentials with CV axles, selectable 2WD / 4WD

    BrakesHydraulic discs with booster assist (Front & rear)
    Chassis & frame

    All steel, ladder design chassis – entire structure

    subjected to electrophoresis anti-corrosion treatment

    Maximum speed60 km/h
    Maximum load (Rear cargo tray)550 kg
    Maximum load (Front cargo tray)150 kg.
    Recommended tyre pressure (Front & rear)

    15 psi


    Winch – Maximum pulling capacity2000 kg
    Ground clearance310 mm
    Wheel base2400 mm
    Physical dimensions3580 mm (L) x 1550 mm (W) x 2065 mm (H)
    Rear cargo tray1600 mm (L) x 1400 mm (W) x 300 mm (H)
    Net weight1100 kg

    The Perfect Electric Farm Vehicle

    “This is hands down the most versatile ATV I have purchased for the farm.”

    “Brilliantly Engineered”

    “Handles hills with ease”

    “Looks and runs as reliably as a 1950’s Land Rover”

    Want to add accessories to your Electric ATV?

    ATV accessories for the Tuatara and other farm vehicles.

    Tuatara ATV Trailer

    ATV Trailer

    The ATV trailer is specifically designed to be towed behind the Tuatara side-by-side, but it works well with any other larger capacity ATVs or even an on-road motor vehicle.
    See more on our:
    ATV trailer

    Tuatara Heavy-duty ATV loading ramps

    ATV Loading Ramp

    Heavy-duty ATV loading ramps are suitable for all ATVs and heavier side-by-sides and even light vehicles. The loading ramps are constructed of heavy gauge aluminium that offers the advantage of being lightweight and corrosion-free.
    See more r:
    ATV Loading Ramps

    Tuatara ATV cage

    ATV cage

    One of our most popular accessories. This is a lightweight but very strong aluminium cage that can be easily fitted to the Tuatara side-by-side to enhance the cargo tray’s already generous carrying capacity.
    See more
    ATV Cage

    Tuatara ATV Dog Box

    ATV dog box

    Introducing our latest accessory for the Tuatara ATV, an exceptionally well-constructed yet lightweight ATV dog box. Removable partitions give you the flexibility to create three bays to separate boisterous dogs, or one big bay if you prefer.
    See more :
    ATV Dog Box


    Get In Touch

    If you have any questions about the TUATARA ATV, or any of our other products, just send us a message including your contact details and the nature of your enquiry. We generally respond the same day that a message is received.


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    Electric ATV UTV Side by Side