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February 11 2016

Mercedes-AMG GT3 inspires most powerful "Open Performance" boat ever produced by the Cigarette Racing Team

Miami, FL - Two legendary brands will unite once again at the Miami International Boat Show on February 11, 2016. Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette Racing join forces for the sixth consecutive year to present the Cigarette Racing Team 41' SD GT3 boat inspired by the Mercedes-AMG GT3 racecar. As the most powerful "open performance" boat ever produced by the Cigarette Racing Team, the 41' SD GT3 marries the characteristic styling and thoroughbred motorsport technology of the Mercedes-AMG GT3 that will be on display alongside it.

Cutting-edge racing technology, awe inspiring performance and stunning design are all hallmarks of the Merecdes-AMG brand. Developed to comply with the FIA's GT3 race rules, the Mercedes-AMG GT3 competes in the world's most hotly contested customer race series. The GT3 racecar is based on the Mercedes-AMG GT S, which launched in the U.S. in April 2015 and established a new benchmark in the segment. The Mercedes-AMG GT S provided the ideal prerequisites for the GT3 racing model with its low centre of gravity, perfect distribution of weight and wide track width. This layout guarantees precise cornering properties, high lateral acceleration, first-class agility, a high level of traction and low inertia when having to change direction fast. On the different race circuits, all of these attributes give the driver the advantages necessary to achieve top placements.

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