The measure of: Gran Turismo Mediterranea
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Designers in Italy have created a sleek Ferrari-inspired yacht that even has a parking space for supercars.
The Gran Turismo Mediterranea (GTM) concept vessel by Rome-based Lazzarini Design pays tribute to the instantly recognisable design language of Ferrari. It has taken inspiration from the Italian carmaker’s latest hyper cars, with its designers dubbing it a ‘hyper yacht’. “We tried to imagine how a Ferrari of the seas would look,” they say.
The exterior is finished in what looks like a riff on Ferrari’s recognisable Rosso Corsa red, while the superstructure is crafted from light carbon fibre that is also favoured by the automaker.
The automotive cues continue onboard. Accessible via gullwing doors, the cabin features a racing-inspired cockpit that comes complete with pilot seats and gauges, as well as a main saloon, two double guest cabins and accommodation for three crew.
The yacht runs like a Ferrari, too, with a hybrid propulsion system featuring three MAN V12 engines, an Arneson transmission and a central HamiltonJet waterjet drive.
Gran Turismo Mediterranea (GTM): vital statistics
Overall length: 27m
Total height: 6.3m
Height from waterline: 4.3m
Beam (width of ship at widest point): 6.7m
Estimated top speed: 80mph
Triple MAN V12 2200hp hybrid engines set-up (6,600bhp): x3
Estimated weight of each engine: 2,500kg
Bedrooms +1 for 2 crew members: 3-4
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