Mercedes-Benz AMG And Cigarette Racing Alliance

By on January 11, 2010
Cigarette Racing Boat Inspired by Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Cigarette Racing, the American offshore legend, will launch a new boat at the Miami International Boat Show 2010. The new craft is said to be inspired by the 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.

The 42-foot craft is expected to reach a speed of 120 mph with its power – twin staggered engines. The new Cigarette Racing boat “will feature more than 100 innovations included in the design, development and rigging of the boat.”

The legendary creations will be unveiled online on February 11 here.

Cigarette Racing Boat

You can read full press release below:

PRESS RELEASE

MERCEDES AMG AND CIGARETTE RACING JOIN FORCES

MONTVALE – Two legendary performance brands — Mercedes AMG and Cigarette Racing — have joined forces to create a custom Cigarette Racing boat that will be unveiled with its inspiration, the SLS AMG, on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at the Miami International Boat Show. Both the Cigarette Boat and SLS AMG will be on display until Monday, February 15, 2010 at the boat show.

While each brand’s playground is as different as asphalt and water, both AMG and Cigarette use their racing expertise to develop high performance machines for passionate enthusiasts. Taking direct inspiration from the all-new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG super sports car, the new Cigarette AMG offshore racer will feature more than 100 innovations included in the design, development and rigging of the boat.

The lightweight design – To maximize performance, safety and efficiency, innovative building techniques were employed to ensure the hull is as strong and light as possible.

Innovative Hull design – Cigarette Racing has incorporated lessons learned from its 170+ MPH race boat into the hull design to offer a fast and smooth ride in the most demanding conditions.

Technology Advancements – Revolutionary technology will be on display in the Inspired by AMG Cigarette Boat. From the boats paint to its electronics to its power plants, every component of this boat has been chosen specifically to enhance the driving experience.

Efficiency – With a lightweight design and special attention being paid to aerodynamics and power plants, this boat will be the most efficient ever produced in its class

Length – More than 42′
Top speed – 120+ MPH
Power – Twin Staggered Engines HP-TBA

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Related links:
Mercedes AMG
Cigarette Racing

Photo: mercedes-amg.com