PowaKaddy has announced that the latest range of its best selling Freeway trolley's will be available in March with all four models benefiting from new features and eye-catching designs.
All of the trolleys continue to be based around PowaKaddy's low-profile PowaFrame chassis, which guarantees extra strength and robustness whilst reducing overall weight. We've long been fans of the bespoke engineering of the PowaFrame and the simple and strong three-way folding mechanism that it incorporates that make the Freeway range so easy to use.
This theme is continued in PowaKaddy's innovative Plug 'n' Play battery technology that means all of the batteries available with the trolleys can be slotted easily into the battery tray without having to connect any wiring. Additionally all of the trolleys can be powered by the thinnest Lithium battery on the market, with the latest lithium-ion battery technology meaning the Powakaddy Lithium battery now gives 20% more staying power.
Handling and manoeuvrability of the range has been proven through long term testing whilst the use of Tempered glass from bearings ensure a smoother, quieter movement, that are up to five times more durable than regular bearings. Finally PowaKaddy's engineers have worked on the drive systems to further reduce sound and have achieved near silent motion.
David Catford, PowaKaddy's CEO, explains the drive to continually improve the models:
We’re very proud of the Freeway’s title as the world’s best-selling trolley range, but we understand that golfers are always looking for extra in terms of performance, style and value – and ultimately the new 2016 line-up delivers on all those fronts. The FW3 and FW5 models have undergone significant design changes that offer a genuine ‘wow’ factor, while the FW7S is the standout trolley in the new range and offer golfers more features than ever before.
PowaKaddy Freeway FW7s and FW7s EBS 2016 Golf Trolleys
The first thing you will notice about the top of the range trolleys in the Freeway range, the FW7 and FW7 EBS, is that they've been rebranded with an S.
S represents the sporty and stylish nature of PowaKaddy's flagship design which is really geared towards the avid golfer looking for the ultimate in performance and function.
The FW7s is feature packed and most of these can be seen on the new 3.5 inch Widescreen Full Colour Display that’s the same size as a smartphone screen. In addition to all of the control and battery information you would expect this will also show golfers how much energy they have personally burned up during the round with an in-built calorie counter.
A chrome speed dial makes the FW7s extremely simple to control and the USB charging port makes it easy to charge smart phones and GPS devices during the round.
Under the bonnet the motor of the Freeway FW7s has been given a boost to 230 watts for more power to drive the low-profile PowaFrame chassis. This has also been updated with the addition of a new Rear Diffuser that comes in either Brushed Silver or Carbon Graphite and the FW7s has been given new low profile Premium Sports Wheels to further enhance the trolley aesthetics.
Popular features such as the Automatic Distance Function (ADF) for setting the trolley off at specific distances between 5-50 yards have been maintained and the display contains information on speed as well as a Battery Fuel indicator.
As with previous generations the FW7s is also available with PowaKaddy's Electronic Braking System (EBS) that gives three levels of progressive braking on downhill stretches or steep inclines.
The FW7s series, which comes with a 3-year trolley warranty for the first time, are priced from £429.99 dependent on braking and battery options.
PowaKaddy Freeway FW5 2016 Golf Trolley
Like the flagship FW7s the Freeway FW5 boasts a new Rear Diffuser design that contrasts with the colour of the frame and is at the heart of a makeover for 2016.
This also includes the introduction of new low profile Deluxe Sports Wheels with yellow accents on the spokes and both the frames trims and graphics have been updated.
The FW5 comes in a choice of Polar White or Classic Black and has a 200W motor as well as features such as the Automatic Distance Function (ADF) that lets golfers set the trolley off in distances of 15, 30 or 45 yards, a USB charging port and Digital Power Gauge and Battery Fuel Indicator.
The FW5 are priced from £349.99 depending on battery option.
PowaKaddy Freeway FW3 2016 Golf Trolley
The entry-level Freeway FW3 has also benefited from new trim effects and tube graphics to complement the chassis that like the FW5 comes in either a Polar White or a Classic Black colour option.
New low profile sporty wheels add to the FW3's fresh look and like the FW5 it is powered by a whisper-quiet 200W motor and features that offer simple functionality for golfers not searching out the bells and whistles. Simple easy to use controls are complemented by a straightforward On/Off button that has Power, Pause & Resume functions.
The FW3 are priced from £299.99 depending on battery option.