Please select your home edition
Edition
Guy Nowell - Blue 728

Mercury’s new Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke – delivering even more

by Jonathan Revitt on 8 Apr 2014
New Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke Mercury Marine
Mercury’s unmatched line-up of unbeatable FourStroke outboards has another star, with the release of the new Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke.

The engine – the third in the Verado Pro FourStroke family – has been designed and built to deliver the incredible acceleration and top speed of all the Mercury Pro series outboards along with the pleasingly quiet and smooth operation of the Mercury Verado.

The 200hp Pro is built on the reliable six-cylinder Verado platform, just like the existing 250 and 300 Pro FourStroke models.

'This is an engine which is going to delight a lot of people – with its performance and its price point,' said Nicholas Webb, Mercury’s Director of Outboard Products for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

'It will revitalise virtually any boat and perform well on single hull fishing or watersports boats. Those types of applications will benefit the most from the superior handling and manoeuvrability, extra torque, and the all-around better driving experience that’s provided by Mercury Verado Pro models,' Nicholas said.

Like the 250hp and 300hp Pro FourStroke variants, the new 200hp Pro features Mercury Marine’s 4.8' Verado gearcase with a smaller hydrodynamic profile, to ensure top performance. This gearcase is available exclusively in right-hand rotation on 20-inch (L) and 25-inch (XL) driveshafts.

Delivering an outstanding hole shot, amazing torque and punchy mid-range acceleration, Mercury’s new Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke has state-of-the-art supercharge technology which allows precise, programmable control over the fuel and air intake. No competing engine can manage intake with this precision because no other engine is supercharged with computer-controlled boost.

As well, the Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke comes standard with the Advanced Mid Section (AMS), Digital Throttle and Shift (DTS) and electro-hydraulic power steering for an unrivalled driving experience.
-more-

The Verado is rightly famous as the world's only supercharged production outboard engine – a FourStroke which delivers the acceleration of a traditional two-stroke with outstanding performance, unmatched reliability and an automotive-like driving experience.

The Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke is now available from Mercury dealers in Australia and New Zealand and, for recreational use, is backed by Mercury Marine’s leading 3+2=5 year warranty and the industry’s only 3 year corrosion warranty.

More at www.mercurymarine.com.au
Hella Marine - July 2016Lancer Industries - Lasts LongerBarz Optics - Melanin Lenses

Related Articles

14m offshore fishing cat to be presented
A 14 metre, offshore-capable, game fishing catamaran design will be presented at this year’s Auckland on Water Boat Show A 14 metre, offshore-capable, game fishing catamaran design will be presented at this year’s Auckland on Water Boat Show. The boundary-pushing design is a collaboration between Kit Carlier Design and Stimson Yacht Design, who will exhibit together for the first time at the show, which runs from 29 September to 2 October, 2016.
Posted on 23 Sep
Hudson Bay range expands and evolves
New range involved sea trialing to assess seaworthiness and hull attributes followed by intensive interior design plans. The first of these new designs, a 54 foot semi-displacement cruiser, is already in-build at Clipper's Asian yard and has been sold to a South Australian buyer. Pricing for the 54 starts at $1.49 million well equipped, according to Clipper.
Posted on 20 Sep
New Zealand Maritime radio channels set to change on 1 October
Before you head out on the water next summer there are some important maritime radio changes you need to know about. Before you head out on the water next summer there are some important maritime radio changes you need to know about. On 1 October 2016, New Zealand is changing some maritime VHF repeater channels, and NowCasting weather services, to make space for new international ship tracking and data services, and to make sure our VHF radio services are compatible with the rest of the world.
Posted on 20 Sep
Announcing the launch of the Simrad® GO9 XSE with radar capability
It has intuitive, multi-touch controls that smartphone and tablet users will instantly find familiar and easy to use. Packed full of features, it has intuitive, multi-touch controls that smartphone and tablet users will instantly find familiar and easy to use. Boaters can view charts, add waypoints and see key information on a large 9-inch screen.
Posted on 15 Sep
Fractional Ownership of Superyachts - revisited
“He knows the Aman junkie kind of crowd like no other. If there’s anyone who can do this, it’s Zecha.” “In Asia, people are starting to look at yachting, but not in the same way as the Russians in the 90s with those massive mansions at sea. Asians want the exclusivity, privacy and security without breaking the bank. We know the rich Asian millennials from Hong Kong, China and Southeast Asia are starting to buy yachts this size from Feadship but... 'What do I do with it now?”
Posted on 15 Sep
The Darwinism of Boat Shows
Maslow's Hierarchy afloat My father owned a boat before he owned a car. My first boating trip was on board a converted Chinese junk named The Three Coins. My clearly brave mother allowed my father to take us all out for the day onto Hong Kong Harbour. I was 10 days old. On that day, a small part of my father’s passion for the sea and everything boating passed to me.
Posted on 13 Sep
Simrad launches new autopilot range
Designed for powerboats and sport-fishing vessels, the new Simrad autopilot range features increased accuracy Designed for powerboats and sport-fishing vessels, the new Simrad autopilot range features increased accuracy, easier commissioning, simple integration via NMEA 2000® networking, as well as adding Continuum Steering to the entire line of Simrad autopilots — a new technology that delivers even more responsive and reliable steering.
Posted on 9 Sep
eyachts welcome Dutch powerboat brand Vanquish Yachts Downunder
eyachts are pleased to welcome Dutch premium powerboat brand, Vanquish Yachts to the Australian and New Zealand market eyachts are pleased to welcome the Dutch premium powerboat brand, Vanquish Yachts to the Australian and New Zealand market. These top end performance motorboats are fast, agile, fully customisable and designed to stand out.
Posted on 7 Sep
Antares 7 ET 8 new generation of a historic range
Bénéteau has initiated the redesign of its Antares range, ensuring that its 40th anniversary is celebrated in style. Bénéteau has initiated the redesign of its Antares range, ensuring that its 40th anniversary is celebrated in style. The Antares 7 and 8 outboards are the first of this new generation. These units represent a statement of Bénéteau’s expertise in space management and safety on the water.
Posted on 7 Sep
Whittley join Zipwake Trim Tab Revolution
Whittley Marine Group added Zipwake Dynamic Trim Tab System to their standard fit-out as an option for selected models. Impressed with Zipwake’s simple to use operation and high performance, Whittley Marine Group has added Zipwake Dynamic Trim Tab System to their standard fit-out as an option for selected models.
Posted on 6 Sep