Mercedes has introduced the Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Concept at the Miami International Boat Show. It is heavily influenced by the SLS AMG Electric Drive.

Mercedes has introduced the Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Concept at the Miami International Boat Show.

Jointly-developed with Cigarette Racing, the model uses a variety of components from the SLS AMG Electric Drive. As part of the tie-in, the 38 foot (11.6 meters) long boat has an AMG Electricbeam magno exterior with an SLS-inspired interior.

Motivation is provided by two drive units which have six electric motors. Each motor produces 188 HP (138 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque which gives the model a combined output of 2251 HP (1656 kW) and 3000 Nm (2212 lb-ft) of torque. This allows the boat to hit a top speed in excess of 160 km/h (99 mph) which earns it the title as the "world's fastest electrically driven powerboat."

Power is provided by four "high-tech batteries" which store 240 kWh of energy. They can be fully recharged in approximately seven hours using the boat's on-board chargers. If that's too long, the boat can be outfitted with four on-board chargers which reduce the recharging time to less than three hours.

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Cigarette AMG Electric Drive concept introduced in Miami