First revealed months ago, the Alpha Centauri Hydroplane has finally been completed, and it’s powered by a 9.5L Chevy-sourced V8 engine generating 750-horsepower. All of this power equates to a top speed of 60 knots, or 69 mph. It may not set any new records, but this watercraft is plenty fast for a weekend out at sea. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“The Alpha Centauri is actually built with a stainless steel frame wrapped in a lightweight composite shell, giving it a total displacement of only 1,650 kgs � shockingly light for an 8.3 meter high-tech power-yacht. Oh yeah, did we mention that the inside features leather-lined bucket seats, a sound system, and Raymarine navigation,” reports Hi Consumption.