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Newport 71 SS4

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 4/435-hp Volvo Penta IPS 600 diesel pod drives

Transmission/Ratio: Volvo Penta marine gears w/ 1.82:1 reduction

Props: 4/Volvo Penta T2 propsets

Price as Tested: $3,139,895

The Numbers

rpm mph (knots) gph mpg (nmpg) sm range nm range decibel trim (degrees)
1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3250 3500 3610
8.4 (7.3) 11.2 (9.7) 15.3 (13.3) 19.3 (16.8) 27.2 (23.6) 30.5 (26.5) 33.0 (28.7) 35.0 (30.4)
3.2 7.8 21.0 37.0 56.0 70.0 82.0 88.0
2.63 (2.28) 1.43 (1.24) 0.73 (0.63) 0.52 (0.45) 0.48 (0.42) 0.44 (0.38) 0.40 (0.35) 0.40 (0.35)
2,835 1,544 787 563 524 471 435 430
2,464 1,342 684 490 455 409 378 374
63 64 65 69 76 78 79 79
0.5 0.5 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.5 3.0 3.0

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

electrically retractable sunroof
hydraulic swim platform w/ tender lift
tender/PWC garage
aft deck engine controls
5/Aqualuma underwater lights
crew cabin
upgrade saloon sole to cherrywood
Awlcraft colored hull paint
interior fabric upgrade
2/swing-out bar stools

This article originally appeared in the October 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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