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Mercedes-Benz Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Powerboat Unveiled

Mercedes-Benz Cigarette Boat AMG Electric Drive 2013Cigarette Racing, the world renowned manufacturer of powered boats and Mercedes-Benz launched at the Miami International Boat Show, the world’s most powerful electrically-driven powerboat – the Cigarette AMG Electric Drive. Inspired by the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive, the new Cigarette AMG Electric Drive is currently the fastest and most powerful electric boat ever produced, although it’s still a concept. The 38 foot-long powerboat that’s finished in the same “AMG Electricbeam Magno” matt yellow paint as the SLS AMG Electric Drive is powered by an all-electric powertrain that offers 2,200 horsepower and 2,213 pound-feet of torque.

Press Release

Design and fittings reflect the dynamic characteristics of the “Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Concept”. The signature Cigarette Racing sports seats are matched with various carbon elements in the cockpit. The display concept of the SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive can also be found behind the steering wheel: fitted with dials in the exclusive “AMG Electricbeam magno” paint finish and sporting AMG logos, the displays provide information about the current motor output, the speed, battery voltage and of course the battery’s state of charge.

SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Concept **
Maximum output 552 kW 1656 kW
Torque 1000 Nm 3000 Nm
Maximum speed 250 km/h* over 160 km/h
Battery energy content 60 kWh 240 kWh
Battery voltage 400 Volt 400 Volt
CO2 emissions 0 g/km 0 g/km
*electronic restriction; **preliminary data

[ Source: Mercedes-Benz ]