Volvo Penta Unveil New V8 Engine

Press Release
Thursday, October 25, 2012

Volvo Penta's poweful new V8-380 marine diesel engine debuts at Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show.

“This new-generation, high-performance engine has raised the bar for marine engines and follows a long history of innovation for Volvo Penta,” said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta Americas. “The amount of positive feedback from our customers and the recent 2012 Innovation Award establishes that we have a winner. Now we’re looking forward to hear what consumers have to say about the V8-380.”

“Not only does this engine provide more power and use less fuel, it makes boating fun,” said Marcia Kull, vice president marine sales Volvo Penta of the Americas. “Boating provides a respite from the daily routine. Here at Volvo Penta, we want to power that enjoyable weekend spent on the water.”

Technical Data
Engine designation.................................... V8-380
Propeller shaft power kW (hp).................. 283 (380)
Max. engine speed, rpm............................ 6000
Displacement, l (cu in).............................. 6.0 (364)
Number of cylinders................................. V-8
Fuel system............................................... MPI
Recommended fuel.................................. 87 octane or greater/ up to 10% ethanol
Bore/stroke, mm....................................... 101.6/91.9
                     in......................................... (4.00/3.62)
Compression ratio..................................... 9.67:1
Volvo Penta Duoprop drive...................... DPS
Ratio......................................................... 2.14:1, 1.95:1
Package weight; engine, transom shield
and drive, kg (lb)...................................... 488 (1076)

Dimensions (not for installation):
Engine length
along crank center line, mm (in.).............. 973 (38.3)
Engine width, mm (in.)............................. 830 (32.7)
Height above crankshaft, mm (in.)........... 607 (23.9)
Height below crankshaft, mm (in.)........... 208 (8.2)

Volvo Penta, with more than 4,000 dealers in over 130 countries, is a global manufacturer of engines and complete power systems for both marine and industrial applications.

 
 

Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

The Hour of Power: Hybrid Marine Technology and Green Ports

In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the new emissions laws in ports,

GTT Records Order for 2 LNG Tankers

GTT receives a new order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for two LNGCs for Teekay   GTT, a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation

SUNY Maritime to Host e-Navigation Conference

The e-Navigation Underway 2015 – North America conference will be hosted by The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College from September 28 to 30 on the college’s Throggs Neck, N.

Marine Power

The Hour of Power: Hybrid Marine Technology and Green Ports

In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the new emissions laws in ports,

MES Delivers Bulk Carrier Newbuild

MES delivers next ship of its Eco-Ship neo60BC design, 60,000 DWT type bulk carrierM.V. Phoenix Rising   Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,

Gondan Delivers Patrol Boats Rio Belelle, Rio Agueda

Gondan GRP Division has handed over two 36 knots maximum speed patrol boats. Yesterday the GRP Patrol Boats built for the Maritime Service of the Spanish Guardia

Yachts

Huge Yacht Carrier Headed for South Pacific

New policies making it easier for foreign-flagged vessels to explore the coastlines of Australia have lead DYT Yacht Transport (DYT) to schedule its largest semi-submersible yacht carrier,

Bergen Shetland Race Yachts at Lerwick

The yacht Serenity, skippered by Fridtjov Bergmann, proudly flies the Bergen Shetland Blue Ribbon as first to finish this year’s race across the North Sea from Norway.

UK Seeks Maritime Dominance of Yore

“Britannia rules the waves” paid a glowing tribute to the maritime past of the United Kingdom.  Over the past three centuries as the sun began to set on the British power, resilient U.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Ship Repair
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1510 sec (7 req/sec)