Beneteau Gran Turismo 40

A sporty, streamlined cruiser boasting space, power and speed.

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Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 Overview

The Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 recreates the sports cruiser concept, designed by the talented hands of Nuvolari and Lenard. She combines a class leading cockpit and interior with gracious power and speed. Her manageable size, remarkable Air Step® 2 hull and stern drive propulsion give her incredible stability resulting in exceptional economy, acceleration and sea keeping qualities while manoeuvrability and docking have never been easier thanks to the Volvo joystick system. The layout of the interior gives you a feeling of space unrivalled on a boat this size. Opposite the spacious saloon is a proper fully-fitted galley while the two double cabins sit forward and aft of the saloon.
  • LOA 12,55 m / 41’2’’
  • Engine Twin Volvo D4-300HP or D6-380HP
  • Cruising Speed 25-28 knots
  • Range 178 NM @ 23 knots
  • Cabins Two plus Saloon
  • Fuel Capacity Twin 325 litre tanks

Key Features

Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 cockpit
Create a bright and airy cockpit with the retractable sunroof and side glazing.
Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 bathing platform
The generous 1.30m swim platform lowers to just below the water's surface to, not only provide easy access to the water, but stabilize the boat at anchor too.
Beneteau Gran Turismo 40 master cabin
Positioned forward, the master berth features a large double bed and panoramic windows. A second cabin can be laid out as a double or twin.
Air Step 2
TECHNOLOGYDerived from aeronautical industry technology, the Air Step® forms small steps under the hull that help evacuate the water stream and reduce the amount of friction. Combined with captured air forming a cushion, as well as runners to the rear of the hull increasing stability, these chevronned steps considerably increase speed, while reducing energy consumption.The second generation of Air Step® is marked by a considerable increase in the volume of air inflow beneath the hull. It took more than 18 months of research and 350 hours of testing to obtain a new combination increasing airflow and changing the shape and arrangement of the steps.Air Step®2 technology is now compatible with IPS engines, thanks to the research carried out by Beneteau in close collaboration with the staff at Volvo. This technological progress opens wonderful development perspectives for large new inboard motorboats offering stability, safety, and performance second to none.

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  • Designer Nuvolari - Lenard
  • Base Price £248,273 ex VAT
  • On the Water Price £274,778 ex VAT
  • LOA 12,55 m / 41’2’’
  • Hull Length 11,5 m / 37’9’’
  • Maximum Beam 3,87 m / 12’8’’
  • Engine Size Twin Volvo D4-300HP or D6-380HP
  • Cruising Speed 25-28 knots
  • Maximum Speed 32-38 knots
  • Maximum Range 178 NM @ 23 knots
  • Dry (Light) Weight 7 650 kg / 16,861 lbs
  • Cabins Two plus Saloon
  • Standard Fuel Capacity Twin 325 litre tanks
  • Standard Water Capacity 200 Litres


Beneteau Power Brand Manager

Stuart Brotherton

Beneteau Power Brand Manager

Stuart is the Brand Manager for Beneteau Power. He has recently qualified as a commercially endorsed Yachtmaster as boating has been a big part of Stuart’s life for both work and pleasure. Stuart brings much enthusiasm as well as a wealth of knowledge in many aspects of the marine industry.

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