Floating Mercedes S-Class

Floating Mercedes S-Class Coupé “Arrow460 – Granturismo”

No, this not a luxury car Navi was misdirected and accidentally landed in the water. What you see in the photo, is a yacht. Yacht designed by Mercedes Benz team. 

You can not just see S-Class on streets. Water: the designer of Mercedes-Benz style presented at the Monaco yacht show the boat “Arrow460 – Granturismo”. The 14-meter motor yacht, which looks like a floating car, carried out in close cooperation with silver arrows marine (SAM) a merger of international well-known naval architects.

With two six-cylinder diesel engines comes the luxury yacht to 960 HP which bring the 14 ton boat a speed of over 40 knots (about 75 km/h). Already in April, it completed its maiden voyage. Now it was unveiled for the first time in Monaco.

Space for ten passengers in Floating Mercedes S-Class Coupé

Outside athletic, inside luxury: With this yacht, which offers space for up to ten passengers, both day trips and multi day trip can be company. Who is this, can take not only a bath in the sea, a noble bath was established also in the boat with shower.

And of course sleeping places. Entertainment away from the water is provided from a multi-functional console on board. Alcohol can be found in the bow of the yacht. Of course no cans of beer in the fridge: No, there a wine cellar along with ice cream maker is located.

Feel like in the convertible

The large side Windows of the Interior allow unobstructed and panoramic views. Because these are retractable and also the front plate can be lifted upwards. This allows the passengers to sit comfortably inside, to have a roof over your head and to be but the feeling in the open air.

The entire interior was clad with wood, more precisely: with eucalyptus wood. A sustainable composite material called “Esthec Nautical Decking” was chosen for the flooring. The composite looks like teak wood, to but be unbreakable, not creak, not split and still need little care. Also it give you control over color.

In glazing the designer picked up a development from the automotive sector: light passage can be electronically analog, the Mercedes‑Benz Magic Sky control technology: “By the Association of maritime and automotive world with their respective design languages, technologies and ideas we have created a new standard for motor yachts”, so Ron Gibbs, Chairman of silver arrows marine.

First deliveries from mid-2017

In the next few months, SAM begins with the production of the yacht. The first copies are delivered in the second half of the year 2017 to the customers. Of course the luxury comes with a price: the Mercedes-Benz-boot will cost at least 2.5 million euros.

Since 2010 designing the Swabians not only cars, but also other objects in cooperation with selected partners. The portfolio of Mercedes-Benz style includes products from the areas of mobility, lifestyle, sports and interior design.

Silver arrows marine builds luxury motor yachts, the design of which reflects the sporty elegance of the best automobiles of the GranTurismo. Silver arrows marine is a company registered in the United Kingdom.

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