Official: Mercedes goes boating again with G63 AMG-inspired Cigarette

February 6th, 2013 by admin Leave a reply »

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Cigarette Racing has another Mercedes-Benz AMG-themed boat headed out to sea. After The SLS AMG-inspired 46-foot Rider in 2010 and the C63 AMG Black Series-inspired 50-foot Marauder in 2012, this year’s Miami Boat Show will introduce the 42-foot Huntress, theme provided by the G63 AMG.

The latest Cigarette homage is less overly racy than the ones before, befitting a watercraft modeled off a performance SUV, but don’t let the looks fool: there are five Mercury Racing Verado 350SCi outboard engines, each one of them packing a supercharged inline six-cylinder with, natch, 350 horsepower. Those 1,650 horses will be good for 78 miles per hour when you’ve got some saltwater underneath you.

If you’re in South Florida this week, Booth B-23 at the Miami Convention Center could be your best place to see it. Otherwise, like the 536-hp G63 AMG, it could be hard to catch. There’s a press release with more information below.

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