A single glance confirms that the Grand Turismo 45 belongs to the new generation of Beneteau Express Cruisers. With its sleek lines and sporty hull, this 14.78-metre yacht sets new standards in terms of functionality and on board hospitality.
With its large windows, vast sundeck and U-shaped cockpit seating, the GT 45 fosters conviviality and the enjoyment of a great indoor-outdoor experience. Designed with versatility in mind, the Gran Turismo 45 offers unrivalled adaptability to changing conditions.
The Grand Turismo 45 boasts elegant details such as the “fashion plates” fixed to the sides of the hard-top and on the engine air intakes. These plates are finished in metallic grey paint, giving the boat a look reminiscent of a luxury sports automobile.
IThe Beneteau Gran Turismo 45 makes no secret of its stellar leisure facilities. With its vast hydraulically-controlled bathing platform and the comfortable sun pad where two people can relax in style and take in the panoramic view, the GT 45 provides passengers with an exceptional environment. This is further enhanced by the sunroof in the new electric hard-top, that floods the interior with light.
The foredeck houses a second, perfectly integrated sun pad with comfortable deck-level cushions.
The modular design of the Gran Turismo 45 enhances both its functional aspects and its capacity to cushion passengers from the outside environment. The aft sun deck conceals an ingenious tender garage with electric door. The boat also includes an electric winch, making it easy to recover the tender back on board. This garage can also be used as storage space.
The cockpit of the Gran Turismo 45 is furnished with a vast U-shaped seat that creates a comfortable and convivial area for guests who sit facing the Wet Bar that features sink, fridge and ice-maker.
On the lower deck, passengers first enter a spacious area filled with natural daylight streaming through the large hull windows. Next, they will be charmed by the warm, elegant interior with grey walnut and white lacquered joinery characteristic of the new generation of Beneteau Express Cruisers.
To aft, there is a full-width owner’s cabin with a private head with separate shower cubicle. The large side windows ensure the cabin is bright and airy, enhancing the feeling of spaciousness.
The VIP cabin in the bow area is fitted with scissor berths that guests can arrange as a double bed or two singles. This cabin also has access to the forward head and shower area, which can be accessed via the saloon.
The Gran Turismo 45 carries the latest high-tech equipment designed for easy on board living, and for perfect control of all the boat’s essential systems. There is an optional electronics Pack with Ship Control® technology, inspired by the range’s leading, high-end units. This interface acts as a genuine onboard assistant.
The Gran Turismo 45 offers excellent handling on the water. It’s Air Step® hull provides outstanding performance and superb manoeuvrability, whatever the speed and sea conditions. At low speed, the boat can be steered easily using the joystick and the optional bow thruster giving you fingertip control over in-harbour manoeuvres and berthing operations.
The choice of engine is between the Volvo Z-Drive D6-380/DPH (2×380 HP) or Volvo D6-IPS 600 (2×440 HP).