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Bugatti Veyron of the sea

XSR48Described as a ‘supercar on water’ and the ‘Bugatti Veyron of the sea’, the XSR48 is a 48-foot luxury powerboat with two  bi-turbo diesel engines which output 1,600 horsepower. Its carbon-fibre hull/deck structure is based on an F1 style monocoque right through to the cockpit and dashboard. The designers  behind the vessel  include Fabio Buzzi, Redman Whiteley Dixon and High Modulus, one of the world’s leading exponents in composite marine structures. It is to be be manufactured at the Berthon Shipyard in Lymington, UK.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Telegraph.

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