August 27, 2008
Swedish designer Bo Zolland came up with this mock-up of a boat inspired by a 1963 Corvette Stingray. The boat features seating for 5, it could have 550hp, and would be expected to have a top speed of 55-70 Knots. Zolland is a designer for Strand-Craft, so if you really want one they can make you a one-off from this design. See more rendered pictures.
June 10, 2008
The XSR48 from XS Marine Group is dubbed the the world’s fastest production diesel powered boat. Powered by two bi-turbo diesel engines, the 2000hp monster is capable of speeds exceeding 100mph. The XSR48 features a ZF two-speed gearbox, a ZF Trimax surface-drive propulsion system, and STAB stabilization. The interior of the boat is very modern and is filled with luxuries like flat panel TVs. There is no word on the price, but you can charter it starting at €10,000 per day. Read the rest of this entry »
June 21, 2007
Designed by former F1 champion Eugenio Molinari. This speedboat uses a production engine from a Ferrari F430, displacing 4308cc, the mid-mounted engine develops 490bhp at 8,500rpm with max torque of 465Nm at 5,250rpm.. The boat broke the running kilometer world records in two categories on Lake Como, Italy. At 1,100 kg, he ran the kilo at 123.3 km/h, and at 1,450 kg, he did 122 km/h. At the end of the event, 71 year old Molinari dedicated the achievement to Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo and the brand’s 60th anniversary.Press Release and Photos – Read the rest of this entry »
February 23, 2007
We have seen Porsche design new cars, and computer hard drives, but now they may have out done them selfs with this sexy 28ft yacht that is powered by a 525hp Viper power plant. This sleek boat can reach speeds up to 80mph. Is anyone looking for new boat with a budget of $300,000? Buy one.