Absolute was one of the first yards to embrace IPS drives in their production, and as a result the company is incredibly well versed in the propulsion system. The Absolute 55 utilizes twin 700-horsepower Volvo Penta IPS 900s to achieve a top speed just shy of 39 knots.
The Volvo Penta D8 fills a gap in the company’s line of recreational-boat-ready diesels, and it’s already linked to a next-generation IPS pod. Take our word for it, you’ll be seeing more of this engine at the next boat shows and beyond.
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