Viking 52By Kevin Koenig
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 80°F; humidity 80%; seas 4-6'
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST700 gal. fuel, 186 gal. water, 3 persons, 500 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,400-hp MAN V12 diesels
Transmission/Ratio: ZF, 2.75:1 gear ratio
Props: N/A (proprietary)
Price as Tested: $2,447,446
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|Speeds are two-way averages measured with GPS display. GPH estimates taken via MAN display. Range is based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.|
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Noteworthy Options: Viking Lady Yellow gelcoat ($14,850)
DC bow thruster ($14,855)
cockpit ice machine with discharge ($14,845)
saloon door with electric door opener ($5,500)
bridge refrigerator ($3,170).
This article originally appeared in the December 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.