Porsche has an instantly-recognizable product on the road, but translating that to a marine vessel isn't necessarily an easy task. Having revealed renders last year, Dynamiq has turned the Porsche-inspired GTT 115 Hybrid into a reality, launching it ahead of the Monaco Yacht Show.
The 115-ft (35-m) GTT 115 is the first in a series of tie-ups between Studio F.A. Porsche – which is responsible for creating some of the expensive Porsche Design glasses, watches or art installations you see advertised in fashion magazines – and boat-building firm called Vripack. All the boating bits-and-pieces have been penned by the latter, while the Porsche AG subsidiary has focused on the exterior styling.
Power doesn't come from a flat-six engine, but instead from a pair of diesel MAN engines with a combined output of 2,426 kW (3,250 hp). A hybrid setup is also on the options list, and adds a pair of 20.8-kW electric motors to the gearbox for low-speed, zero local-emissions sailing.
When you're sitting still, moored somewhere serene under the stars, you're likely to appreciate the fact both 45-kW generators are hidden under the bow for quieter operation. The fact owners can cruise on silent e-power close to shore also reinforces the sense of refinement.
As is the case with road-going Porsches, a focus has been placed on luxury inside the GTT 115. Six passengers and six crew can be housed below deck, where the rooms have tall 2.15-m (7-ft) ceilings for a spacious feel. There are a few trim options: brown or beige leather, along with carbon fiber and marble detailing. The throw pillows are inspired by the seats in the 911 R, too.
"The launch is the culmination of a long process of design and development to introduce a new kind of superyacht to the market," says Sergei Dobroserdov, CEO of Dynamiq. "The modern gentlemen's superyacht, the GTT 115 draws on the latest technology to combine comfortable high-speed cruising over 21 knots with efficient fuel consumption and long range of more than 3,400 nautical miles. GTT 115 is undoubtedly the most advanced superyacht at the Monaco Yacht Show."
Just seven examples will be produced, with prices starting at €13,950,000 (US$16,590,500). The first example (the one you see here) will be debuting at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show, which runs from September 27 to 30, while two smaller versions are currently being developed and will be revealed later this year.
Source: Dynamiq Yachts
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