The legendary Cigarettes, born of the genius of Don Aronow, out of America will make their home in Italy. In fact, Top Gun Performance, worldwide distributui of Cigarettes, has a new reference for Europe and Asia, based in Italy: Top Gun Yachts Eurasia, in the hands of manager Pietro Lucchese.
Top Gun Yachts Eurasia
This year the brand will also present its models in Genoa and Cannes. At the Cannes Motor Show in past years, it was easy to recognize when a Cigarette was being started. Now, as we wait to see them live at the two shows, let’s see what this new partnership will bring for the Euro-Asian markets and what boats are currently in range.
Cigarette Racing & Top Gun Performance
As mentioned, the manager at the helm of Top Gun Eurasia (based in Udine) will be Pietro Lucchese, drawing on his 41 years of industry experience and 34 years spent in marketing and communications. His task? Expanding the iconic American brand into the Euro-Asian market, transforming it from “American Offshore Legend” to “World Legend.
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More concretely, Top Gun Yachts Eurasia will consist of several satellite offices throughout the European as well as the Asian continent, thus being able to offer the best support services and facilities to the various clients scattered throughout the territory. Cigarette Racing production, of course, will continue in the American plants, in Florida to be precise, maintaining the standard, style and performance for which it is universally recognized.
Cigarette Racing – Models
Interesting how Italy is brought to the center of the action with the announcement of future participation not only in the Cannes show, but also in the Genoa show. In fact, the group currently offers 6 Center Console models in range, all equipped with Mercury Racing outboard engines. The cruising and top speeds of each will, of course, vary according to the power of the engines, but are still indicatively reported from 70 knots and up.
Cigarette Racing Center Console:
- 39 GTS
- 41 Nighthawk
- 42 Auroris
- 42 Night Eagle
- 52 Thunder
- 59 Tiranna
As for the Performance segment, on the other hand, the motorization will be given by Mercruiser Racing I/O, for speeds, depending on the engine package, from 80 knots and upwards!
Cigarette Racing Performance:
- 38 Top Gun
- 42 X
Visit the site topgunyachts.com to request more information.