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Coming to our 2021 Concept Lawn: Marc Philipp Gemballa MARSIEN

August 10, 2021

With his new company, Marc Philipp Gemballa, the 27-year-old son of Uwe Gemballa, is launching his very first production-ready supercar, following in the footsteps of his father and starting a new era in 2021. 

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Inspired by the legendary Paris Dakar rally era and following almost three years of intensive design and engineering development, the young entrepreneur has released his first project: the Marsien, an ultramodern yet timeless looking supercar. 

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The Marsien concept, based on the all-new Porsche 992 Turbo S series, is a hybrid that combines a modern-day supercar, with all its comfort and day-to-day practicality, with off-road capabilities, enabling the ultimate on- and off-road driving experience. 

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Developed in collaboration with industry leading partners, the Marsien features some of the latest cutting-edge technologies. Besides a full carbon fiber exterior, suspension pioneer KW Automotive has developed a completely bespoke double-wishbone suspension equipped with an adjustable ride height system that can change the height up to 250 mm (10 inches) for on- and off-road use. Performance exhaust manufacturer Akrapovič has exclusively developed an entirely new titanium exhaust system for the Marsien, and Porsche engine specialist RUF has produced a powertrain enabling the six-cylinder boxer engine to deliver up to 830 horsepower and 930 Newton meters of torque.  

 

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