Image credits: © Mercedes-Benz.

2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder Concept news, pictures, specifications, and information

Mercedes-AMG GT S Inspires Latest Collaboration with Cigarette Racing

• High-Performance Boat and Sports Car to be Únveiled side-by-side at the Miami International Boat Show

February 12, 2015 - MONTVALE, NJ
Today at the Miami International Boat Show, Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing joined forces for the fifth consecutive year to present the all-new 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S and Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept. As the most powerful production twin engine performance boat, the Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept marries the characteristic styling and thoroughbred motorsport technology of the Mercedes-AMG GT S. Incorporating a stunning AMG Solarbeam Yellow painted exterior wîth custom matte black accents, the new concept boat was designed to mimic the dynamic character of the Mercedes-AMG GT S that will be on display alongside it.

With the launch of the Mercedes-AMG GT S in April, Mercedes-AMG is introducing a highly compelling new pure-bred sports car that combines driving dynamics and first-class racetrack performance wîth a stunning design. Its front mid-engine design and use of intelligent aluminum lightweight construction form the basis for a highly dynamic driving experience. The newly developed AMG 4.0-liter V-8 biturbo engine underscores the hallmark of AMG driving performance and develops 503 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque, propelling the car from 0 – 60 mph in a breathtaking 3.7 seconds.

'With its technological substance the Mercedes-AMG GT S meets our high demands on driving dynamics, agility and performance', says Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG. 'The GT S is built according to the motto 'Handcrafted by Racers'. We are glad that this spirit and our brand-typical driving performance inspired our long-time partner Cigarette Racing to create this powerboat.'

'We are thrilled to partner wîth the Mercedes-Benz high-performance brand again this year to design our fastest powerboat yet,' said Skip Braver, President and CEO of Cigarette Racing. 'Featuring the all new AMG-inspired Mercury racing engine, the 50 Marauder GT S Concept embodies our brand's commitment to innovation and craftsmanship.'

Vital Stats
Engine : 4.0 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 503 hp
Torque: 479 ft-lbs

7-speed Automatic
Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing have been collaborating since 2007, primarily for organizing joint customer and marketing activities. Whether on land or water, performance is what unites Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing. Similar to its Mercedes-AMG super sports counterpart, the 38' to 55' (11.6 to 16.8 meters) long powerboat from the American specialists is amongst the world's fastest and most exclusive machines. These boats boast custom-made, hand-crafted quality for enthusiasts and are tested under extreme conditions. Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing also have similar DNA makeups: both companies have triumphant racing roots and are still dedicated to this passion.


'Inspired by the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT S, our newest collaboration wîth Cigarette Racing focuses on the exhilarating and the exquisite,' said Gorden Wagener, Head of Design Daimler AG. 'The new Mercedes-AMG GT is a sports car in its purist form and this expression of power and speed is what also sculpted the body and the flowing lines of the 50 Marauder GT S Concept.'

Powered by All New Mercury Racing Engines

The Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept is powered by a pair of Mercury Racing 1550 HP V8 engines rigged in a Solarbeam engine room. Lightweight construction has allowed for approximately 1000 lbs. to be removed from the standard spec weight, thereby allowing the 50' boat wîth a width of 8' to achieve an estimated top speed of more than 135 mph.

Design, Fittings and Cockpit wîth Signature AMG Elements
The design and fittings reflect the dynamic characteristics of the Cigarette Racing 50 Marauder GT S Concept. The hand-crafted interior is black and Solarbeam wîth marine grade black alcantara accents and features a traditional Cigarette Racing helm layout. The exterior features a gloss black gel coat hull wîth an AMG logo in Solarbeam and matte black accents. Úser interface technology is also maximized wîth Bluetooth, computerized controls, four high-definition displays, and the next generation integration of Garmin and Cigarette navigation and audio.

The price of this one-of-a-kind boat from Cigarette Racing is ÚSD $1.2 million. For additional information on Cigarette Racing, please visit www.cigaretteracing.com.

The Miami International Boat Show is open to the public from February 12-16, 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Cigarette Racing Team is located in booth B23. For additional information, please visit www.miamiboatshow.com.

About Mercedes-Benz ÚSA
Mercedes-Benz ÚSA (MBÚSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service for all Mercedes-Benz products in the Únited States. MBÚSA offers drivers the most diverse line-up in the luxury §egmènt wîth 14 model lines ranging from the sporty CLA-Class four-door coupe to the flagship S-Class.

MBÚSA is also responsible for the distribution, marketing and customer service of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans, and smart products in the Ú.S. More information on MBÚSA and its products can be found at www.mbusa.com, www.mbsprinterusa.com and www.smartusa.com.

About Cigarette Racing
Whether on land or water, performance is what unites Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing. Similar to its Mercedes-AMG super sports counterpart, the 38 to 50 feet long powerboat from the American specialist is amongst the world's fastest and most exclusive machines. Their boats boast custom-made, hand-crafted quality for enthusiasts that are tested under extreme conditions.

Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing also have a similar DNA makeup in that both companies owe their roots to racing and are still dedicated to this passion.

Visit www.cigaretteracing.com for more company information.

Source - Mercedes-Benz
 
Recent Vehicle Additions
Mercedes-Benz at the 2017 New York International Auto Show : Two world premieres and two U.S. premieres deliver a sporting edge
Fuel consumption combined: 10.7-10.3 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 244-234 g/km At this year's New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Mercedes-Benz is following seamlessly on from its dynamic appearances at the motors shows in Detroit and Geneva. Celebrating a double world premiere are the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+ SUV and Coupé (fuel consumption, combined: 10.7-10.3 l/100 km; CO2 emissions, combined: 244-234 g/km) as well as the Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+ SUV and Coupé (fu...[Read more...]
Mercedes-Benz Highlights At The 2017 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)
Mercedes-AMG GLC63 SUV – World Premiere For the first time from Mercedes-AMG, a mid-size SUV will be available with a powerful eight-cylinder biturbo engine. The GLC63 SUV boasts a Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 engine (469 hp / 479 lb-ft of torque) paired with an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9-speed transmission and AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all- wheel drive with fully variable torque distribution, and is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. The GLC63 SUV is immediately identifiable a...[Read more...]
Celebrating 50 years of Mercedes-AMG success
AMG – these three letters stand worldwide for supreme automotive performance, exclusivity, efficiency and highly dynamic driving pleasure. In 2017, the company founded by Hans-Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher is celebrating its 50th anniversary. In the course of this half-century, Mercedes-AMG has recorded numerous successes in motor sport and through the development of unique road-going vehicles, thereby repeatedly underlining its position as a highly successful sports car and performa...[Read more...]
MERCEDES-AMG GT R: OUTSTANDING NORDSCHLEIFE LAP TIME FOR THE 'BEAST OF THE GREEN HELL'
Around the Nürburgring in 7:10.9 minutes Stuttgart/Nürburg. Just ahead of the winter break due to weather, the new Mercedes-AMG GT R1 has set the fastest-ever lap time on the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a test drive conducted by 'sport auto'. In a time of 7:10.9 minutes, the new spearhead of the AMG model range was faster through the 'Green Hell' than any other road-going rear-wheel drive sports car ever tested by the German motoring magazine. Through the Green Hell in just 7:10.9 minutes ...[Read more...]
Mercedes-AMG GT S: new Safety Car for the DTM: From Formula 1® to the DTM
Affalterbach. A new Safety Car celebrates its DTM premiere: at the second DTM race at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz (29 to 31 May 2015), the Mercedes-AMG GT S is set to be deployed for the very first time. The new sports car will help to ensure maximum safety on the race track in the world's most popular touring car series. In technical terms, the 375 kW (510 hp) eight-cylinder sports car is for the most part the same as the series production vehicle – just like its counterpart from the FIA F...[Read more...]

130H
170 V
180 Series
190
200 W21
220
230 W153
250
28/95HP
280
290
300
300D
300SEL
320
37/90Hp
370 S
380
400
450
500
540K
560
600
630K
710 SS
770
B-Class
C-Class
CL-Class
CLK GTR
CLK-Class
CLS
E-Class
G-Class
GL-Class
GLA-Class
GLE
GLK Class
GLS Class
M-Class
McLaren SLR
Model S
R-Class
R107
S-Class
Sauber C9
Simplex
SL-Class
SLK
SLS AMG
Sprinter
SSK
Vision S500
W02
W123
W126
W154
W196 R Streamliner

© 1998-2017. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.