Lexus has been working on a new concept, although this one is not a car, instead the company has developed the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept.
The Lexus Sport Yacht Concept comes with twin Lexus 5.0 litre V8 engines and a massive 885 horsepower, it comes with a top speed of 43 knots.
The design of the Lexus Sport Yacht concept has the upper deck and outer hull seamlessly bonded around the inner structure, each piece a single massive hand-laid composite of two-part polyurethane epoxy resin reinforced with hand-laid woven carbon fiber cloth, a composite material called carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, or CFRP. CFRP is the technology used in the structure of racecars and supercars like the 202 mile per hour (325 kmh) 553 horsepower Lexus LFA, high-performance military and civilian aircraft, competition skis and bicycles, and world-class racing sailboats.
The Lexus Sport Yacht concept’s unique CFRP construction saves nearly 2,200 pounds (1,000 kg) compared to a similar yacht in fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP). The underwater hull design is stepped to reduce resistance or drag and improve handling balance at high speeds.
You can find out more information about the new Lexus Sport Yacht Concept over at Lexus at the link below.
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