Sterndrives

Creating distance. It’s what Mercury Racing sterndrives are known for. Whether it’s widening the gap between us and the competition in the water or the test lab, we think in terms of separation. Power, performance, reliability, efficiency or fun…it doesn’t matter. We won’t rest until we’re comfortably out front. And then, we won’t look back.

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1650
Race 1650

1650. It comes race ready to dominate everything on the water. The 9.0 liter quad cam, four-valve engine delivers Godzilla-like power throughout the RPM band. Larger turbochargers provide greater airflow for enhanced power and torque. SmartCraft Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS), provides big power with luxury-car-like drivability. Racers will appreciate Mercury Racing’s proprietary pulse-separated exhaust tuning which keeps turbos “spooled up,” virtually eliminating throttle lag and low-end torque deficit.

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Class 1
Race Class 1

Based off of the quad cam four valve (QC4v) engine platform, the 850 h.p. Class1 race pumps out 850 lb-ft of torque from 2500 to 5250 rpm and delivers 850 horsepower at its 6,350 rpm red line. All of this power and torque comes from 89 posted octane (R+M)/2, (95 RON, global) pump gas.

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1350
Consumer 1350

Mercury Racing has led the world of high-performance boating with engines that epitomize power and speed for more than 70 years. Since the day Mercury Racing was founded, we’ve committed ourselves to the art of innovation. Today, We're proud to introduce an engine that is the culmination of everything we’ve ever learned. Introducing the 1350, Mercury Racing’s most powerful, durable, and efficient engine yet. The first sterndrive engine package ever fully designed in-house — from block to prop — by Mercury Racing engineers, the 1350 delivers an on-water experience that will drive you farther and longer than ever before. This isn’t merely an engine. This is history in the making. This is a watershed.

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1100
Consumer 1100

Compared to the 1075 SCi, it has a little more power and a lot more torque. In fact – big torque and power runs in the family. The 1100 pumps out 1,100 lb-ft of torque from 2500 to 5250 rpm (more than the 1200 SCi!) – and delivers 1,100 horsepower at its 6,500 rpm red line. All of this power and torque comes from 89 posted octane (R+M)/2, (95 RON, global) pump gas. The 1075 SCi and competitive engines with like power ratings require a minimum 91 posted octane. Like the 1350, the 1100 complies with EPA and CARB exhaust gas emissions limits.

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700 SCI
Consumer 700 SCI

Mercury Racing has expanded the versatility of the popular 700 SCi sterndrive engine package with the availability of the all-new NXT6 Super Speed Master (SSM) drive. The NXT6 SSM drive, designed for boats with natural bow lift using minimal trim, offers OEM boatbuilders and consumers the benefit of using the legendary dry-sump Six drive with the engine mounted in the same location as a Bravo drive set-up thanks to Mercury Racing's exclusive NXT¹® transmission design.

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662 SCI
Consumer 662 SCI

The all-new EU662 SCi engine package, featuring Mercury Racing's revolutionary NXT¹® transmission and drive, was developed exclusively for sale to all countries that fall under the European Union Recreational Craft Directive(RCD).

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600 SCI
Consumer 600 SCI

The 600 SCi was the first Mercury Racing sterndrive engine package certified for sale in the European Union (EU). The popular engine, packed with Mercury Racing exclusive components, meets the emissions requirements as set forth in the EU Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) 94/25/EC amended by 2003/44/EC. The engine also meets requirements of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 89/336/EC. The certification expands the availability of the 600 SCi sterndrive engine package to all countries that fall under the EU's RCD.

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565
Consumer 565

The 565 is based off the same CNC machined cylinder block as its race-proven sibling, the 525 EFI. Mercury Racing's quest for more power and torque began by increasing the stroke for an additional 31 cubic inches of displacement to 533-C.I.D. (8.7 L). The larger displacement combined with redesigned cylinder heads, multiport fuel injection and twin electronic throttle bodies results in a whopping 565 horsepower at the 5000-5400 rpm operating range. All of this power comes from 89 posted octane (R+M)/2 pump gas. The 565 complies with EPA and CARB exhaust gas emissions limits.

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540
Consumer 540

Mercury Racing is proud to introduce the latest addition to its high performance sterndrive family; the 8.6L 540. The naturally aspirated engine replaces the veteran 8.2L 525 EFI. Digital throttle and shift provides the operator with an intuitive control experience.

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520
Consumer 520

Mercury Racing® is proud to introduce the latest addition to its high-performance sterndrive family; the 520. The naturally aspirated engine provides recreational boaters a cost effective power option that fits nicely, in both value and performance, between MerCruiser® 8.2L MAG HO and Mercury Racing® 525 EFI. The low-cost sterndrive features Digital Throttle & Shift and is backed by an unprecedented two-year limited factory warranty.

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Bravo One XR® Drive
Consumer Bravo One XR® Drive

The Bravo One XR drive features the race-proven Bravo One gear housing packed with heavy-duty components for enhanced engine reliability and durability. The drive comes standard with dual water pickups. The 'X' designation for these new Bravos represents several performance and durability enhancements made to the sport boaters' favorite performance drives.

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Bravo One XR® Sport Drive
Consumer Bravo One XR® Sport Drive

A surface-piercing gearcase that is two inches shorter than a standard Bravo is what differentiates this drive from the rest. The shorter profile enables engines to be mounted lower in the boat. This lowers the center of gravity for improved boat handling and overall performance. Dual water pickups, (mounted on the nose of the torpedo and strut) enhance water flow for improved cooling in a variety of applications.

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Bravo One XR ® Sport Master Drive
Consumer Bravo One XR ® Sport Master Drive

Designed for boats capable of reaching speeds in excess of 90 mph, the Bravo One XR Sport Master drive provides superior hydrodynamics utilizing a longer torpedo, which greatly enhances drive control and stability at higher speeds.

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Bravo Three XR® Drive
Consumer Bravo Three XR® Drive

All of the Bravo One XR drive performance enhancements, once limited to racers and performance boaters, are now available for recreational sport cruisers. The counter rotating, duel propeller Bravo Three XR is a natural behind the Axius – Joystick Piloting 520. Our line of precision-matched, high polished propellers feature a unique combination of a four-blade front propeller and a three-blade rear propeller for enhanced overall performance as well as propeller durability.

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Dry Sump NXT¹® Drive
Consumer Dry Sump NXT¹® Drive

The NXT1 sterndrive features a combination of the best of Bravo One XR and dry-sump Six drive assets packed in a housing which is an art form following function. The drive was designed to handle between 600 and 800 horsepower.

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NXT6
Consumer NXT6

The legendary NXT6 sterndrive has racked up more national and world championships in the demanding arena of offshore racing than another other propulsion system. The drive features a race-inspired twin pinion gear shaft design. Patented by Mercury for outboard racing back in the 1950s, the innovative design splits the torque load for a higher power capacity while maintaining a slim, surface piercing gearcase shape for maximum efficiency. Forged lower gears, designed to handle the higher toque loads while an innovative dry-sump lubrication system ensures maximum efficiency and power-output.

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M8 Drive
Consumer M8 Drive

The M8 sterndrive combines the best features of the NXT1 and NXT6, but with even more robust internal drive components and an all-new lower gearcase. The surface-piercing gearcase, inspired by the legendary dry-sump NXT6 drive, is two inches shorter to compliment the lower engine profile. Lowering engine mounting in a boat results in a lower center of gravity for improved boat handling and overall performance; it also provides more flexibility in boat hatch styling. Like the NXT1 and NXT6, the M8 is dry-sumped for maximum efficiency and power output.

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Integrated Transom System
Integrated Transom System

The Integrated Transom System (ITS), developed for use with Bravo sterndrives, features integral power steering cylinders, making the transom more aesthetically pleasing and simplifying installation. A built-in, seven-inch setback improves boat running attitude in selected applications. Trim and steering cylinders, multi-mounted to the gimbal ring, transfer stress loads back to the transom - increasing strength and durability.

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X-haust Noise Reducer
X-haust Noise Reducer

Mercury Racing is pleased to announce the introduction of X-haust, a fully integrated sterndrive exhaust noise reduction system. X-haust was developed primarily to bring the HP600 SCi and EU662 SCi sterndrive engine packages, already certified by the European Union Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) requirements for exhaust emissions, in compliance with the stringent RCD noise regulations.

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K-Plane® Trim Tabs
K-Plane® Trim Tabs

Mercury Racing K-Planes® are the epitome of trim tab development, durability and performance. Originally designed to endure the rigors of offshore racing, K-Planes help get boats up on plane faster and keep them level. Selected models of the legendary trim tabs have been updated for enhanced durability, corrosion resistance and SmartCraft® compatibility.

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Propeller Accessories
Propeller Accessories

The new Mercury Racing CNC Prop Cover features the Mercury Racing® logo silk-screened on a heavy-duty nylon material. The tough nylon shell resists tearing and is waterproof to protect your propeller from the elements. The new cover is designed for use with Mercury Racing 5-blade and 6-blade CNC Cleaver propellers.

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SmartCraft
SmartCraft

The next wave in boating, SmartCraft® Integrated Marine Technology from Mercury links power, controls and internal and external sensors to provide precise data on OptiMax 225 Sport XS, OptiMax 250XS and OptiMax 300XS outboards and HP525 EFI, HP600 SCi, HP700 SCi and HP1075 SCi sterndrives equipped with the state-of-the-art SmartCraft Controller Area Network (CAN) electronic control system.

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Zero Effort Digital® Controls
Zero Effort Digital® Controls

Mercury Racing Zero Effort Controls feature a canted handle design that really fits the hand. Throttles have ball and spring detents which provide tactile feel and resist "creep." Shift levers provide a comfortable "throw" into and out of gear, giving sport boaters complete control of their boat. The shorter shift lever allows captains to know, by instinct, which function they command.

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Zero Effort® Controls
Zero Effort® Controls

Mercury Racing Zero Effort Controls feature a canted handle design that really fits the hand. Throttles have ball and spring detents which provide tactile feel and resist "creep." Shift levers provide a comfortable "throw" into and out of gear, giving sport boaters complete control of their boat. The shorter shift lever allows captains to know, by instinct, which function they command.

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Mirage Plus
Mirage Plus

Mercury Racing propeller specialists have enhanced the performance of the three- blade Mirage Plus propeller to strategic Lab Finishing specifications for maximum performance. Lab Finishing Technicians lab finish these popular Bravo One, X, XR and Sport Master sterndrive propellers by thinning propeller blade surfaces in specific areas, modifying the leading and trailing edges and balancing the propeller all for maximum efficiency. The propellers provide top performance in a variety of performance boat applications. The Mercury Racing Lab Finished Mirage Plus propeller is designed for vee bottom applications requiring bow lift. Offered LH and RH rotation in 23" - 29" pitch.

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Bravo I
Bravo I

Mercury Racing propeller specialists have enhanced the performance of the four-blade Bravo I propeller to strategic Lab Finishing specifications for maximum performance. Lab Finishing Technicians lab finish these popular Bravo One, X, XR and Sport Master sterndrive and Verado propellers by thinning propeller blade surfaces in specific areas, modifying the leading and trailing edges and balancing the propeller all for maximum efficiency. The propellers provide top performance in a variety of performance boat applications.

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Maximus ST (Short Tube)
Pro Finish Maximus ST (Short Tube)

Designed for sterndrives and big horsepower outboards, the Pro Finish Maximus ST (short tube) propeller is available in 24" to 34" (even) pitch sizes in both left and right-hand rotation. It features a cut-down diameter (15.6” to 15.3”) and a shortened exhaust tube for enhanced performance. The Maximus ST is rated for up to 600 h.p.

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Bravo Three XR
Bravo Three XR

This robust set of counter rotating, stainless steel propellers was designed for use on big boats with big power. A large diameter four-blade front propeller coupled with a smaller diameter, three-blade rear propeller provides unmatched acceleration, tracking and handling. Enormous cup built in to the trailing edges of both front and rear props results with tremendous planing performance and enhanced fuel economy. The enhanced cup is especially useful for high torque diesel applications.

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Maximus®
Lab Finish Maximus®

Mercury Racing propeller specialists have enhanced the performance of the five-blade Maximus propeller to strategic Lab Finishing specifications for maximum performance. The recently introduced Maximus five-blade is working it's way to being one of the best performers for step bottom boats offering incredible slip reduction capabilities ... translation, eye popping planing performance, jaw dropping mid-range speeds and with many applications increased top end speeds over the Bravo I propeller.

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Pro Finish 5-Blade CNC Cleaver
Pro Finish Pro Finish 5-Blade CNC Cleaver

Offshore racers and poker runners looking to maximize their hull performance turn to Mercury Racing's CNC machined cleaver sterndrive propellers. The highly polished props are the result of a need for a durable propeller design with stamina to transfer the massive torque and surface piercing impact of the Mercury Racing's revolutionary quad cam four valve (QC4v) 1350 sterndrive engine package.

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Pro Finish 6-Blade CNC Cleaver
Pro Finish Pro Finish 6-Blade CNC Cleaver

Offshore racers and poker runners looking to maximize their hull performance turn to Mercury Racing's CNC machined cleaver sterndrive propellers. The popular 6-blade CNC cleavers are available with 15, 18 or 21-degree blade rake angles, offered in 1200 hp, 850 hp and 600 hp ratings. Both are available with 15, 18 or 21-degree blade rake angles, offered in 1200 hp, 850 hp and 600 hp ratings. Models range from 15" (381 mm) to 18" (457.2 mm) diameters and pitch ranges from 30" (762 mm) to 40" (1016 mm) and limited 26" to 29" pitch.

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