1350

The 1350, featuring  Mercury Racing’s exclusive 9.0 liter quad cam four valve (QC4v) cylinder block and head, provides big power with luxury-car-like drivability. The DTS system also features one-touch Smart Start and automatic throttle synchronization, as well as shadow mode for triple or quad engine applications (where two throttle levers operate all engines). Zero Effort Digital controls provide an intuitive control experience – precisely signaling driver intent to the potent powerhouses.

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The 1350, featuring  Mercury Racing’s exclusive 9.0 liter quad cam four valve (QC4v) cylinder block and head, provides big power with luxury-car-like drivability. The DTS system also features one-touch Smart Start and automatic throttle synchronization, as well as shadow mode for triple or quad engine applications (where two throttle levers operate all engines). Zero Effort Digital controls provide an intuitive control experience – precisely signaling driver intent to the potent powerhouses.

  • Drivability

    The long flat torque curve of the engine combined with Digital Throttle and Shift allows the 1350 to rocket you to speed with the smoothness and ease of a high-end luxury vehicle throughout the full RPM range

     

  • Durable

    The 32 valve quad cam valve train offers extreme durability at high horsepower and engine speeds so you can be confident in knowing that the engine can handle anything you can

     

  • Warranty

    We’re so confident in our 1350 that we back it with a 1 year warranty, which is unheard of in the high performance marine market

     

     

  • Efficient

    The combustion system provides fuel efficiency rewards of 20 to 30% over similarly rated engines

Our color is your color

Upper Engine & Exhaust: Raven Black
Lower Block & Heads: Raven Black

Compatible with

Specifications

  • Rated Power at Transmission1350 (1006 kW)
  • Full Throttle RPM Range6000-6500
  • Displacement Liter/CID9.0/552
  • Bore (in/mm)4.57/116
  • Stroke (in/mm)4.21/107
  • Compression Ratio7.8:1
  • Cylinder ArrangementV-8
  • Alternator (amp/watt)105/1481
  • ControllerDistributorless
  • Fuel SystemSequential Fuel Injection
  • Fuel Requirements91 Octane Minimum (R+M)/2 (98 RON) Global Calibration
  • TransmissionMercury Racinq Dry-Sump Hydraulic
  • Drive UnitDry-sump M8
  • Gear RatioApplication dependent (contact Mercury Racing for additional information)
  • Length (in/mm)26.69/678 (from back of block)
  • Width (in/mm)34/864
  • Height (in/mm)29/737 (from crankshaft centerline)
  • Weight (lbs/kg) 1720/782
  • Warranty1-year limited for recreational boating
  • At 1350 hp, this is the fastest, most powerful engine Mercury Racing has ever introduced
  • Turbo-compressor induction delivers a punch from holeshot to peak rev range, while pulse-timed exhaust tuning keeps turbos spooled, eliminating lag altogether
  • Monster, mesa-shaped torque curve ensures unwavering power through entirety of runtime by controlling boost and regulating torque at high engine outputs
  • Quad cam, four-valve, port fuel injection, and dry-sump efficiency deliver massive amounts of power with 9-liter displacement, matching high-performance marine propulsion with luxury-car-like drivability
  • 6500 RPM redline adrenalizes boat and boater alike
  • 35% stronger driveline and tough new CNC propellers allow engine to endure in both treacherous and ideal offshore conditions
  • M8 surface-piercing sterndrive with hydraulic transmission handles high torque and power levels with ease for improved handling and exceptional performance
  • Cylinder heads sport two cam shafts for a more robust valve train and enhanced power
  • 20-30% greater fuel economy rewards boaters with more on-water time than ever before
  • Common rail port injection and four-valve delivery reduces the total amount of fuel pumped and heightens metering accuracy
  • Compliant with EPA and CARB emissions requirements, increasing it’s range without worry of stringent laws and regulations
  • Durable NiCom®-coated aluminum cylinder bores improve heat transfer and are one element which enables an increase in overall engine lifespan by up to an unprecedented 100%
  • Charge cooler is made of military-specification alloy so cooler corrosion is an enemy boaters don’t have to fight
  • M8 drive increases power capacity by 35% over our world-champion Six drive, plus comes standard with an active anode for enhanced corrosion resistance
  • One-year factory warranty and support from world’s largest marine service dealer network and Mercury Racing’s T.E.A.M. accreditation program provides the best coverage in the industry
  • Suitable for: Catamaran Race, Catamaran Sport/Poker Runner, Sport Cruiser, Vee-Bottom Race, Vee-Bottom Sport/Poker Runner
Technical Contact

If you have a question that’s not answered in our FAQs or you need additional information, please contact us at the phone numbers listed below.

Mercury Racing Technical Services Hours
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Central Time)

Outboard & Sterndrive Consumer Affairs
(920) 924-2088
(Calls may be recorded for quality purposes)

Mercury Racing Product Technical Publications
Service manuals, parts manuals; operation, maintenance, and warranty manuals.
(920) 929-5110
FAX: 920-929-4894

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