Rio Yachts 56 GranturismoBy Kevin Koenig
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 78°F; humidity: 50%; seas: flat
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST350 gal. fuel, 50 gal. water, 5 persons, 300 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/715-hp Cummins QSM11 diesels w/ Zeus pod drives
Transmission/Ratio: Cummins Zeus .83:1 ratio
Props: Zeus 2
Price as Tested: $2,185,000
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Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Garmin GPS display. GPH taken via SmartCraft engine display.
Range is based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Sound levels measured at the helm in dB(A). 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Noteworthy Options: Awlgrip paint ($100,000)
ebony-wood upgrade ($10,000)
granite upgrade ($5,000).
This article originally appeared in the July 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.