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First production yacht with mtu hybrid power

Posted on January 16, 2019 by Silke Rockenstein, Images by RRPS

Sunseeker International and mtu have agreed to present the first yacht fitted with an mtu series production hybrid propulsion system in 2020.

British luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International and mtu have agreed to present the first yacht fitted with an mtu series production hybrid propulsion system in 2020. 

The new Sunseeker yacht will have an integrated mtu hybrid propulsion system. It will consist of two 12-cylinder mtu Series 2000 diesel engines (each delivering around 1,432 kW/ 1,947 hp), on-board generators, electric engines, transmission system, batteries (mtu EnergyPack), control and monitoring systems and can be expanded on a modular basis.
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