BMW Group DesignworksUSA launches the Intermarine 55 Luxury Yacht

Published by Andrew Christian @andrew4wheels Google+ | Monday March 28, 2011

BMW Group DesignworksUSA launches the Intermarine 55 Luxury Yacht

The BMW Group DesignworksUSA is launching the Intermarine 55 luxury yacht this summer. Developed with yacht builder Intermarine, this 57-feet-long yacht was introduced earlier this year. The 55, which can carry six people and a sailor, is available with a choice of two power trains to match the speed requirements of potential owners.

The first power train features 2, 670 hp endurance engines, while the second has a couple of 800 hp power units.

The first power train’s cruising range stands at 350 nautical miles, while the top speed is rated 31 knots. Meanwhile, the more potent combination offers 300 nautical miles range and a top speed of 35 knots. This yacht comes with two head compartments, a master suite, three cabins, a galley and two bathrooms for $2.2 million.

The yacht will go on sale this July. Laurenz Schaffer, BMW Group DesignworksUSA president, said that partnering with Intermarine to develop this yacht is an “honor.” Schaffer added that the evolution of this design will be seen in the unveiling of future yachts for Intermarine.

BMW Group DesignworksUSA deeply understood our clients’ needs and created a really innovative and distinctive design for the new Intermarine 55. The yacht is not only modern and beautiful but its solutions will definitely raise the bar in the category,” said Allysson Yamamoto, Intermarine marketing manager. “Intermarine is a famous connoisseur brand with a rich history, and to evolve its design forward with the Intermarine 55 is an honor,” says Laurenz Schaffer, President of BMW Group DesignworksUSA. “We’re eager to share the Intermarine 55 with the world when examples begin setting sail later this year, and likewise to continuing the evolution of this design story with the unveling of upcoming yachts for Intermarine,” continued Schaffer.

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