BRABUS SHADOW 500
With 50 knots+ performance waiting to be unleashed, insane acceleration times and massive torque available from Mercury Marine’s latest XS Pro V8 FourStroke engines – who could not be tempted by the BRABUS Shadow 500?
Positioned at the very top of the 30ft sports-weekender market, with mesmerizing performance on the one hand, yet with comfortable, day-long cruising capability and luxurious refinement on the other. A ‘best of both world’s’ scenario, you could say. The Shadow 500 is considered unique within this size range, and something that customers will find hard to replicate anywhere else.
9,18m /30ft 1in
2,95 m (9ft 8in)
Max speed range
|Overall Length (excl. Engine)||8,75 m (28ft 8in)|
|Draft to props||0.80 m|
|Weight (excl. Engine)||1840 kg|
|Passengers||B:6 – C:9|
|Classification||B – Offshore C – Coastal|
|Outboard engines||2x Mercury Pro XS 250 CMS XL|
|Fuel consumption, cruise||1.25 l / nm (200 hp @ 24 knots)|
|Hull design||Twin stepped 22 degree V “Sharp entry hull”|
All specifications are preliminary and may change without prior notice
BRABUS SHADOW 500 BLACK OPS
LIMITED EDITION `1 OF 28´
As the embodiment of luxury, the BRABUS Shadow 500 Black-Ops ‘1 of 28’ collection is hand-built with painstaking focus on precision and finish. The low-volume of boats produced of its kind will appeal to collectors and enthusiasts alike. As per its predecessor, the launch edition will be finished in Gunmetal Grey paint with BRABUS Red exterior seating.
BRABUS SHADOW 500
The BRABUS Shadow 500 is produced in higher volume numbers compared to the Limited-Edition ‘One of Twenty Eight’ versions.
Built with exactly the same level of equipment and obsessive attention to detail as for the Limited Edition versions, the only exception is without the high-gloss, Gunmetal Grey colour scheme which will only ever be available with the Limited-Edition ‘One of Twenty Eight’ versions.
Available in a choice of three, contemporary gelcoat colours and two different seat fabric colours, including Platinum Grey, White Grey (available May 2019) and Glacier Blue (available from Sept 2019), and two seat fabric / sunpad cushion colours to choose from including BRABUS Red and BRABUS Cappuccino.
A BOLD AND CONFIDENT DESIGN, WITH UNMISTAKABLE GOOD LOOKS
Attractive, angular lines with a long, low-centre-of-gravity hull matched with functional and versatile deck layout options for enjoying life to the full.
SELF-INDULGENT LUXURY THROUGHOUT
Sumptuous, superior surroundings using only the best equipment, latest technology and bespoke materials available, each boat assembled with a hand-built fit & finish throughout.
AN EXCEPTIONALLY QUICK, ‘GO ANYWHERE’ DRIVER’S BOAT
Blindingly quick acceleration with a ‘kick in the back’ feeling, vice-like grip & handling, even from 40 knots fully loaded and with eight people on board.
AXOPAR/BRABUS MARINE SHARED-PLATFORM THINKING
Underpinned by the successful Axopar 28 hull, with further optimised hydro-dynamics and carbon-fibre reinforcing for even better overall performance and handling.
Boats can be optioned with a full Open aft deck, a Day Cruiser Aft-Cabin accommodation package, with the interior treatment completely remastered by interior experts at BRABUS or with a Wet Bar package including an integrated electric grill, wash-hand basin and top-loading fridge.
This boat is a dual-personality 28ft powerhouse, with 50 knots+ performance, insane acceleration time and massive torque available from a combined 500hp of Mercury Marine’s latest, dual XS Pro V8 FourStroke engines.
The helm has ultra-cool details such as the instrument panel in carbon-fiber to further emphasize the luxurious and high tech looks of the BRABUS Shadow. The steering wheel has an intelligent Steering module giving push-button control for machinery such as the bow-thruster, trim tabs, and the Fusion Marine audio.
SIGN OF EXCELLENCE
The helm console is finalized with the exclusive BRABUS sign of excellence signed by Constantin Buschmann. This sign symbolizes the promise that each boat is unique, and handcrafted to the highest possible standards by using the finest materials, newest technologies and bespoke engineering.
All BRABUS Shadow 500 models feature the newest marine technology available, like the ISM (intelligent steering module), 12“ single installation Garmin GPSMAP 8412 touch chart plotter, ’black-ti’ Titanium coatings on small items such as hinges, latches are examples of the meticulous engineering principles that signify a BRABUS 500 product.
A fully enclosed toilet compartment that is throughout upholstered with BRBAUS Fine Leather. The toilet compartment is equipped with an electric-flush toilet, a large mirror on the rear wall and a cabinet with a black Corean countertop with a wash-hand sink faucet.
Water-resistant, BRABUS Red or Cappuccino coloured Silvertex® upholstery, with BRABUS sport-pattern stitching, covers the cockpit seating and also the foredeck and sun-pad cushions.
BRABUS ALUMINIUM STEPS
The helm is completed with a BRABUS branded exclusive aluminium support for feet to complete the sporty looks but also to add to the ergonomics when driving the boat. An exclusive aluminium step detail can also be found when entering the toilet compartment.
Carbon-fibre parts complete the ultra-cool looks of the dashboard and seat trims and further emphasizes the clean and high tech look of the boat. All carbon fibre parts are made in-house and supplied directly to the boat factory from the BRABUS headquarters in Germany.
EXTENDED OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
If you wish to further individualize your boat here are some performance and handling upgrades, interior improvements and exterior styling enhancements to perfect your enjoyment when boating.
Complete the appearance with an attractive black T-top, not only adding impact to the exclusive visual statement, but also offering perfect protection from the radiant heat of the sun and shades the cockpit area perfectly for six persons.
The wet bar is hand-painted in the superior gloss paint finish and includes an electric grill and a wash-hand basin which are integrated in a Corean countertop and a 40l top-loading fridge.
A black painted steel targa arch, with light mast equipped with a black painted and remote-controlled search light, can be chosen to complete the sporty and ultra-cool looks of the boat.
BRABUS AFT CABIN
Boats can be optioned either with a full Open aft deck, or Day-Cruiser-Aft-Cabin accommodation package, with the interior treatment completely re-mastered by interior experts at BRABUS, including illuminated aluminium plates on the entrance threshold, ambient LED lighting, including reading lights and floor lights, quiet leather carpet on the floor, large mirror on the rear wall, an Alcantara pocket-sprung mattress on the bed and wide use of cool-grey BRABUS Fine Leather (R), with red contrast stitching, on roof-panels, side-bolsters and aft wall panels.
EXTENDED AUDIO PACKAGE
Enhance and enrichen your ambience aboard with high quality Extended Audio Package which include 10“ signature subwoofer, 4 x 7,7“ signature speakers, 2 x 6,5“ signature speakers and 2 x discant speakers, 1600w amplifier and 2 x Wireless Remote Control panels.
EXTENDED NAVIGATION PACKAGE
ONLY AVAILABLE WITH THE T-TOP ROOF OR TARGA
The Extended Navigation Package includes a RADOM Garmin Radar 18HD+ in black, 12“ dual installation Garmin GPSMAP 8412 touch chart plotter upgrade, onboard connectivity via a Scout Sea-Hub with WI-FI / 3G / USB Mobile Router, Garmin 315i VHF, Carbon-Fibre enhancement on instrument panel and Garmin Quatix5 Sapphire GPS Smartwatch.