Mercedes AMG and Cigarette Racing – two brands, which are equally inextricably linked the concept of “force” and “power”. Single – bearer in the world of high-speed motor boats, the other forward on the market of sports cars. Can it be doubted that by combining their efforts in a single project to light something fast, powerful and of course expensive?
At last February’s Miami International Boat Show, the company made a presentation of a new version of speed boat Cigarette 50 Marauder GT S Concept, designed to create “a few” updated Mercedes AMG GT S.
Boat length 15,24 meter is powered by two V8 engines Mercury Racing with a power of 1550 HP each and is alleged to be the fastest boat of this size on the market today. A total of 3100 horsepower allow it to reach a speed of 217 km/h or 117 knots. The cost of the Cigarette 50 Marauder GT S Concept is $ 1.2 million.
His brother-in-project – updated Mercedes AMG GT S – received as the last engine development engineers at Mercedes AMG 4-liter V8 biturbo GT power 503 HP Speed acceleration to 100 km/h is 3.7 seconds.
“With its high-tech stuffing the Mercedes AMG GT S meets our high requirements for dynamics, flexibility and performance,” says Tobias Moers, Chairman of Mercedes AMG. “The GT S is built in accordance with our motto “handcrafted by Racers”. We are glad that this spirit and our typical high quality inspired by our longtime partner Cigarette Racing to create their speedboat”.
Journalist, news editor. The team ruYachts.com 2014. Major topics: motor yachts, concepts, gadgets and technology.
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