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By Capt. Bill Pike — February 2005

   
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• Part 1: Volvo Penta IPS
• Part 2: Volvo Penta IPS
• Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution
• Volvo Penta IPS Specs
• Volvo Penta IPS Acceleration Curve

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Test Boat With Inboard V-Drive
Base price: $443,560 with 2/370-hp Volvo Penta D6-370 diesel inboards
Draft: 3'6"
Weight (calculated from measurements of vessel’s forward and aft perpendiculars): 26,300 lbs.
People onboard: 3
Fuel onboard: 263 gal.
Water onboard: 80 gal.
Test engines: 2/370-hp Volvo Penta D6-370 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF 80 IV/2:1
Props: 22x24 Michigan Wheel DQX 4-blade nibral
Steering: Teleflex Sea Star hydraulic
Controls: Volvo Penta electronic

Test Boat With IPS
Base price (subject to final revision): $474,970 with 2/370-hp Volvo Penta D6-370 diesel inboards; $452,130 with 2/310-hp Volvo Penta D6-310 diesel inboards
Draft: 3'10"
Weight (calculated from measurements of vessel’s forward and aft perpendiculars): 26,500 lbs.
People onboard: 3
Fuel onboard: 263 gal.
Water onboard: 80 gal.
Test engines: 2/370-hp Volvo Penta D6-370 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: IPS-500/1.94:1
Props: Volvo Penta T-5 propset
Steering: Volvo Penta electronic
Controls: Volvo Penta electronic
Conditions: temperature: 62º; humidity: 52%; wind: 12-16 mph; seas: 1' chop or less. Speeds are two-way averages measured w/Stalker radar gun. GPH taken with Volvo Penta fuel-monitoring equipment. Range: 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Decibels measured on A scale. 65 dB-A is the level of normal conversation. All measurements taken with trim tabs fully retracted.

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This article originally appeared in the January 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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