6.2 liters of supercharged Cadillac V8 – The most powerful outboard ever built.


It’s alive! Seven Marine has breathed life into its 557 outboard. The monster motor — powered by 6.2 liters of supercharged Cadillac V8 — was in the water at the 2012 Miami International Boat Show, and I got a ride. Ask me to describe the experience in a few words and I’d choose smooth and sophisticated. The V8 hums under the cowl, the ZF transmission shifts silently, and the powerband feel seamless. This is not the kind of motor that’s going to snarl and give you a kick in the pants when you drop the throttle. It’s more like a locomotive, churning away with unlimited, unabated thrust.

Read more: http://www.boats.com/blog/2012/02/seven-marine-557-outboard-the-in-water-debut/#ixzz24mwD4MMI

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