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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Rio Yachts 56 Granturismo

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 78°F; humidity: 50%; seas: flat

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

350 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

The Numbers

Rio Yachts 56 Granturismo - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
600 6.1 2.6 1,689 72
900 8.5 6.6 927 69
1200 10.9 13.9 565 73
1500 11.7 28.6 295 73
1800 20.4 38.4 383 77
2100 27.2 54.4 360 78
2200 29.5 60.0 354 81
2420 34.2 75.3 327 84
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.

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