BRABUS Shadow 1200 XC Black OPS Signature Edition

A new dimension of masterclass.
BRABUS Shadow 1200 Black Ops Signature Edition

BIGGER.BOLDER.BRABUS MARINE. — More power, more 1-Second-Wow, more BRABUS than ever before. At 45 feet, the BRABUS Shadow 1200 XC Cross-Cabin Black Ops Signature Edition is the biggest BRABUS Shadow ever built and the single boldest BRABUS statement out there on the seas. Combining unparalleled power and performance with an incredibly luxurious ambience and innovative comfort, this Grand Tourer of the world’s oceans has absolutely everything, bringing next-level usability and versatility to the luxury boat segment.

This highly exclusive new premium range knows how to deliver an unprecedented BRABUS experience on the water with its towering size, breathtaking power, and an abundance of comfort and style, as well as onboard usability. Premiering as a fully enclosable cabin model and – for the first time in BRABUS Marine history – equipped with triple V10 powered engines producing a power output of 1,200 horsepower, the all-new Shadow is a true powerhouse and high performer, effortlessly eating up miles while offering all-weather protection and innovative social spaces for never-ending adventures at sea.

DESIGN & APPEARANCE. Redefining dimensions.

The BRABUS Shadow 1200 is unlike any other superboat of its class and a perfect match for those who want to renounce compromises and make an undeniable statement. With just a single touch, premium levels of onboard usability merge with unparalleled versatility. Seamlessly see the boat transform from an enclosed all-weather cabin to a fully open boat, perfected to deliver premium day and overnight boating experiences with nothing less than the highest level of BRABUS Masterpiece luxury and attention to detail.

The dedication to luxurious practicality and passion for detail continues inside the wheelhouse, front cabin, and optional aft accommodation, with distinctive carbon fiber detailing, BRABUS fine leather options with BRABUS piping and stitching, and the BRABUS Sign of Excellence.

MESMERIZING POWER. Iconic Performance.

This truly is the most capable BRABUS shadow ever built, reaching entirely new heights of confident performance with the combined power of triple 400 HP Mercury Racing 5.7l V10 engines enabling top speeds of up to 55 knots, unmatched in the 45-foot size range.

INNOVATION & Technology. Masterclass onboard experiences.

At the helm, you harness this mesmerizing power in a clean, functional, uncluttered cockpit that is packed with the best in marine technology – from the Intelligent Steering Module that controls the bow thruster, trim tabs, and audio – to the innovative Simrad navigational touchscreen displays. The driving experience is further enhanced with Mercury´s JPO (Joystick Piloting for Outboards) joystick steering, including Skyhook and Mercury autopilot features.

This seal of craftsmanship guarantees that every BRABUS 1200 is built to the highest possible standards with the best materials, underscored by cutting-edge technology and engineering. The peerless premium onboard experience is enhanced with ambience features ranging from premium JL audio systems to dimmable LED, underwater and deck lighting, and optional full RGB lighting throughout the entire boat, creating the perfect mood and soundtrack for high-end everyday adventures.

BESPOKE ENGINEERING. Masterpiece Luxury. 

Truly impressive onboard this premium-luxury cabin cruiser are the five massive social spaces onboard: the foredeck, helm, cockpit, including the balcony doors, aft deck, and the front lounge with the gullwing doors. Thanks to the extra-wide sociable sofa that wraps around the cockpit wetbar, a large dining area, and the option for a u-sofa or an aft cabin on the aft deck, there is plenty of room to entertain guests. Next-level functionality especially meets style and comfort with the innovative, brabusized balcony doors: simply fold down the spacious side doors in the hull and extend your social and relaxation area amid-ship even further.

Technical Data

Beam4,11 m / 13ft 6in
Draft to drops1,2 m / 3ft 11in
Weight8000 kg / 17637 lbs (excl. engines and optional equipment)
Outboard engines3*400hp
Top Speed102 km/h / 55 knots
Power895 kW / 1200 hp
Length45' 7" ft / 13,91 m
Passengers12 Cat B / 16 Cat C
Berths2 persons (4 persons with optional aft-cabin accommodation package)
ClassificationB – Offshore, C – Costal
Hull designTwin stepped 20° V “Sharp entry hull”

Specifications may be changed without prior notice. Performance may vary due to equipment, weather and load conditions.

Equipment HIGhLIGHTS


Triple Mercury Racing 400R 5.7l V10 outboard engines
BRABUS engine decals

Hull design

Exclusive Black Ops Signature Edition yacht paint in BRABUS Graphite Black with high labor-intensive fairing, painting and polishing process
Signature Style graphics with red Signature Stripes running across the entire exterior design concept


Open Aft Deck
Aft Bench
Multi Storage Compartment 
Aft-Cabin Accommodation Package 

Upholstery colours

Exclusive BRABUS quilted upholstery in BRABUS Graphite or BRABUS Red. Additionally, four upholstery colors BRABUS Sunrise, BRABUS Merlot, BRABUS Platinum and BRABUS Ice are available as options
Main Cabin and Front lounge in exclusive BRABUS fine leather in light grey/black color scheme with red accents or BRABUS fine leather light grey color scheme, and queen size bed mattress in grey/black square pattern 
Optional Aft-Cabin in exclusive BRABUS fine leather in light grey /black color scheme with red accents or BRABUS fine leather light grey color scheme, and bed mattress for two persons in grey/black square pattern


BRABUS Mooring package 
Sliding Wetbar in pilothouse with sink and fridge 
Big dual sliding doors 
Dual Electric sunroofs 
Balcony Doors 
Gullwing doors 
Floor carpets in Front and Aft Cabin in black BRABUS fine leather
Adjustable and rotating table in pilothouse 
Exclusive BRABUS carbon interior Accent parts in glossy black finish
Exclusive BRABUS carbon Dashboard in glossy black finish 
Exclusive BRABUS carbon exterior styling parts in glossy black finish
Bathroom in the front lounge with shower, sink and toilet 
Fresh water system 
BRABUS composite decking in platinum/black 
Shower on aft deck, port side 
Water ski pole in matt black paint 
 Sunshades for front and aft deck with carbon fiber poles 
Harbour covers 
Full planofil cover in black 
Protective window covers 
Tinted windows with BRABUS branding 


Twin Simrad NSO 16” Multifunction displays with BRABUS User interface
Simrad 9” additional Helm Display
Reverse / Aft Deck Camera
Infotainment media wall for front lounge
Intelligent steering module (ISM) BRABUS steering wheel in leather with integrated controls for audio, trim tabs and bow thruster
Dimmable LED interior lights 
Deck and underwater lights 
LED Search light 
1st mate marine safety & security system 
Echo sounder, thru hull 
Battery Monitoring System 
Hi-Fi audio entertainment system with remote controller 
Bow thruster side -power 
Fixed bow anchor windlass with remote control 
Dual Shore-power 230V or 120V 
USB sockets for charging in helm and front lounge 


BRABUS front seats with full carbon backrests, exclusively in glossy black finish
BRABUS Premium Audio System by JL Audio 
Carbon fibre LED roof lights in glossy black finish 
Full RGB lighting for interior, deck and underwater lights 
Extended navigation package: extended glass bridge/ information display with two additional 9” screens, on-board connectivity and 4G wifi router, VHF unit with AIS receiver and Simrad Halo20+ radar (XC), 5” touch display in front lounge, BRABUS Lock Box, BRABUS additional roof instruments
Additional 65l Fridge on Wetbar 
Electric Grill on Wetbar 
Induction Cooktop on Wetbar 
Wetbar in Fenderbox 
Barbecue grill on Fenderbox Wetbar 
Front Nightvision Camera 
Toilet in Aft Cabin 
Infotainment media wall for Aft Cabin 
Warm water system with 30l boiler 
Air-conditioning in front lounge * 
Air-conditioning in main cabin* 
Air-conditioning outlets in Aft cabin* 
Webasto Heater* 
1000Ah Power Bank incl. 6kVA Inverter System 
Solar Panel 
Roof racks 
Aft Gates 
Fishing targa 
Antifouling, black
* Webasto heater and AC are not available at the same time


Highly exclusive Black Ops BRABUS Masterpiece badges
Exclusive Black Ops Sign of Excellence badges
BRABUS double B designations and detailing
BRABUS Shadow 1200 badging and logotypes
Sleek hull badges in black chrome

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