XSR 48, a Super Car on Water

by OldSailor on March 22, 2008

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XSR 48 from XSMG Marine is a luxury power boat with super car style. This boat was unveiled in the Dubai International Boat Show held during this month.

The interesting features of XSR 48 are

  • the world’s fastest production diesel engine powerboat
  • powered by two 11.3L, six cylinder bi-turbo diesel engines
  • Maximum speed : from 70 knots (standard specification)
  • up to 85 knots (subject to engine and boat specification)
  • Cruising speed: 50 plus knots [60 plus mph/90 plus kph]
  • to be manufactured at Berthon Shipyard in Lymington.
  • Over 55,000 man hours spent on design and development
  • Length – overall:14.60m
  • Beam (max.):3.13m
  • Draft (incl. props):1.10m
  • Fuel capacity:1000 litres, 220 GB gals, 265 US gals
  • Fresh-water capacity:150 litres

Here are some photographs

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Click here to view a video clip of XSR 48

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