World's Fastest Electric Motor Boat Inspired by Mercedes SLS EV

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Joining the Cigarette 42′ Huntress inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG is the Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Concept, an electrically-driven motor boat inspired by the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive.

Being boasted as the world’s most powerful and fastest electrically-driven motor boat, the Cigarette AMG Electric Drive Concept has an output of 2,200 hp and a maximum torque of 2,213 lb-ft and measures in at 38 feet long. Fittingly, the boat is finished in AMG Electricbeam magno shade, the same matte-chrome paint job that made the SLS AMG Electic Drive famous.

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The boat is fitted with 12 compact, liquid-cooled permanent-magnet synchronous electric motors with the German automaker creating two drive units in the boat, each featuring six independent electric motors. Completely emission-free, the maximum output will allow the boat to hit a top speed of over 99 mph.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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