When Italian designer Mauro Lecchi unveiled his Lamborghini yacht concept this week, you could hear the sounds of hands smacking foreheads in studios across the world. We’ll ignore the cries of “Why didn’t I think of that?” however and proceed to give Lecchi’s ocean-going Lambo the once over. To begin with, Lecchi, who collaborated with Lamborghini’s own designers on the concept, made a careful study of the supercar’s automotive architecture with an eye towards adapting certain elements to a motor yacht. Eventually he hit upon the idea of basing the design around the rakish air intake on the Reventon – transforming it into a window for his purposes.
The yacht has sizable intakes of its own as well, taking the concept to its logical conclusion. 15 metres long, 4 metres wide and 3.8 metres high, it’s meant to be constructed of carbon fibre and Kevlar. Power-wise it’s designed to house either twin 700 hp Volvo Penta IPS 900 diesels, twin 950 hp Seatek diesels, and or even triple 550 hp V12 - 60 ° Lamborghini petrol engines for a real fast ride. The cockpit features a pair of exterior decks aft, a double sofa, bar and entertainment center. The interior layout includes a full beam owner room with bath and separate shower, and a guest bedroom with bathroom in the bow. We say build it.