Mercedes-AMG, Cigarette Racing Reveal GT3-Inspired Boat in Miami

For the sixth year running, Cigarette Racing and Mercedes-AMG have partnered up to build a high-performance speed boat that looks like one of AMG’s fastest cars. Last year, the pair developed a Cigarette Racing boat that matched a Mercedes-AMG GT S street car. This year, it was the Mercedes-AMG GT3 racing car that served as inspiration for the aquatic performance machine that debuts at the Miami boat show.

The new Cigarette Racing boat is 41 feet long and wears the same livery as the racing car: Silver paint with green and yellow stripes. Motivation comes from a pair of Mercury Racing 1,110-hp marine engines; Cigarette Racing says the boat can manage 100 mph despite weighing more than 20,000 lb. The Mercedes-AMG GT3 racing car, meanwhile, campaigns in FIA GT3 racing with a naturally aspirated 6.3-liter V-8 engine and a six-speed sequential transmission. By contrast, the road-going AMG GT S packs a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 engine and a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic.

Cigarette Racing Team 41 Foot SD GT3 Boat Bench Seat

The boat’s interior was also brought up to par with what you’ll find in a land-bound Mercedes-AMG, with the German automaker’s design head, Gorden Wagener, helping develop marine-grade leather upholstery, a teak wood floor, and other hand-crafted design elements.

Pricing for the new boat is available “on request,” which is a surefire signal it will be out of most boaters’ budgets. You can take a look at the swanky, high-performance Cigarette Racing boat in the photo gallery below.

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