During the recent Miami International Boat Show — 2019 was shown speedboat Cigarette Racing 41’ AMG Carbon Edition. He created the Cigarette Racing Team, in partnership with Mercedes-AMG as a result of inspiration “four-door coupe” the Mercedes-AMG GT S. 63
It is obvious that the use of carbon fiber becomes a kind of trend, if we talk about the materials used in high-speed boats of the newest type of. 8X.
This is a 12.5-metre racing boat, like a powerful road-going hypercar, made entirely of carbon fiber.
Between the Cigarette Racing 41’ AMG Carbon Edition and a beautiful car is generally a lot in common.
“As in the case with the machine, we modified the boat without sacrificing performance. Altered the design, lowered center of gravity, used carbon fiber everywhere,” says Skip Braver (Braver Skip), President of Cigarette Racing Team.
Even the deck and hardtop it from carbon. The use of this lightweight but strong material has allowed the yacht to lose weight by 227 kg compared to the 50′ Marauder AMG, another joint work, “three-rayed star”, and a Cigarette.
Gorden Wagener (Gorden Wagener), chief designer of Daimler AG, adds: “Now the ideology of Performance Luxury from Mercedes-AMG can be tested and in the sea”.
Outside Cigarette Racing 41’ AMG Carbon Edition — graphite-red. Identical color palette and Board, but only with a predominance of red, especially in the case of finish leather: grey under the scorching summer sun heats up stronger. However, “to fry” guests will still not allow innovative material Cigarette Cool, which were covered seat. The assurance of Mercedes-Benz and Cigarette, he reflects up to 30% of heat.
Before the eyes of the captain there are three multifunction 17-inch touch screen with Full HD from Garmin. There are displayed the GPS coordinates, the navigation charts and important data about the engines.
By the way, about the engines. Fast boat with four outboard Mercury Racing 400R with a total power output of 1,600 horses.
The boat is ready to reach a maximum speed of 134 km/h with eight passengers on Board.
In principle, it is able to accommodate 20 people, but then the “ceiling” of strength will be equal to “only” 102 km/h.
When ordering yourself a ship, you need to be prepared for a wait, because from beginning to end it is done manually. About eight months is work on the body, not counting his painting (plus two months) and another month will be spent to design the interior.
According to Skip braver and the Moers Tobias (Tobias Moers), Chairman of the Board of management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH, the company decided not to stop and continue to write new chapters in the history of the twelve-year partnership in such projects. So on the way another interesting speedbot!