Inspired by the Mercedes-AMG GT R

Miami (USA), 17 February 2017

Exactly ten years the American power boat manufacturer cigarette racing and the German HP forging Mercedes-AMG cooperate now already. In a decade of cooperation incurred spectacular boats with extreme technology. Now, the two partners at the Miami International Boat Show (16-20 February 2017) put the power boat "2017 50' Marauder AMG" in front of a ship that R was inspired by the Mercedes-AMG GT.

3,100 HP and 1,750 nm

The engineers involved in the project placed special emphasis on the generous use of carbon fibers. The lightweight material was used among other things to the deck in the cockpit, on the consoles and the engine hatch. In addition to the obvious weight advantage, the carbon on the torsional rigidity of the boat has a positive impact. Finally pull the two mercury racing units at the rear with a total 3,100 HP and 1,750 nm of torque on the delicate body of the ship.

Connection to the AMG GT R

Also on the optical side, the two brands have done all the work. On deck, passengers in five seats take a special geometric pattern place. The ship's hull in shiny carbon was provided with a large AMG logo, which shines in the color "Green Hell Magno" an obvious link to the Mercedes-AMG GT R, the top model of the GT family. His 585-HP V8 sports car circumnavigated the Nordschleife in 7: 10,92 minutes. In recent years, was the Mercedes-AMG GT for the special boats, either as a "normal" road version or as brute GT3 race version. (mf)