Designed in Waikato, New Zealand. The SL3 promises an exciting new era in water sports.

Manta5 Hydrofoil Bikes are sold exclusively via authorised resellers. Contact your nearest reseller for model prices and demo opportunities.

The Hydrofoiler XE-1

The world’s first hydrofoil eBike that replicates the cycling experience on water. Designed and developed in New Zealand. Experience the thrill of a completely unique mode of water mobility elevated above the chop and swell.

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$8,990 USD
Shipping and handling calculated based on end delivery location upon submission of order. 

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Once you have placed your order a Manta5 team member will be in contact to confirm the estimated lead-time for your chosen product(s).

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Hydrofoiler XE-1 Top Specs


  • Ride time
    Up to 4 hours
  • Battery capacity
    882 Wh
  • Top Speed
    21 kph | 13 mph | 11 kn
  • Recharge time
    3 hours
  • Minimum foiling speed
    9 kph | 6 mph | 5 kn
  • Total weight
    31 kg | 68 lbs


    What are the terms of the warranty?

    All Hydrofoiler XE-1’s come with a comprehensive replacement warranty for all XE-1 components and frame. Full Warranty

    How fast can I expect to learn to ride?

    If you can ride a bike and swim you will be able to ride the Hydrofoiler XE-1. Certain techniques like the submerged launch take more time to master. Most people can launch from a beach or jetty within a few attempts. Manta5 has a wealth of resources to get you up and foiling quickly. See training.manta5.com.

    Does the bike come in different sizes?
    The ergonomics of the handlebars, seat and pedals means that one bike fits a family of different sized riders. Rider’s up to 220lbs (100kgs) are able to launch and foil.

    The most surreal cycling experience to date

    Join together a love of cycling and water. A community of riders is forming, and cycling on water’s future is set to be an exciting one. This is your chance to make history and play a pioneering role in shaping cycling’s new frontier in your backyard.

    Eco friendly

    7 levels of electric assist

    Top speed: 21 km/h
    Cruising speed: 9 km/h

    Up to 4 hours ride time

    Easy transport and assembly

    Handles chop and waves

    Record Breaking

    Crossing New Zealand’s Cook Strait – 29 km across one of the most notorious bodies of water.

    Join over a thousand riders across the globe.