Fountain  - 42 Lightning with 525-hp MerCruiser

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Test Condition

Test Power: 2 x 525-hp MerCruiser 575 SCi (Bravo I)
Time To Plane 4.3 sec.
0 to 30 7.0 sec.
Test Power 2 x 525-hp MerCruiser 575 SCi (Bravo I)
Transmission Bravo One XR drives
Ratio 1.5:1
Props 19 1/2 x 22 stainless steel
Load 4 persons, 1/2 fuel, no water, min. gear
Climate 60 deg., 44% humid.; wind: 10 knots; seas: light chop

Specifications
Length Overall 42' 0''
Beam 8' 6''
Draft 3' 4''
Dry Weight 9,400 lbs.
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 260 gal.
Water Capacity 13 gal.
Bridge Clearance ~
Deadrise/Transom 24 deg.
Max Headroom 5'
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Test Results

Test Power: 2 x 525-hp MerCruiser 575 SCi (Bravo I)
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
1000 7.0 6.0 10.3 0.7 0.6 158 137 87
1500 6.6 5.7 14.7 0.5 0.4 105 91 79
2000 8.3 7.2 21.5 0.4 0.3 90 78 81
2500 22.6 19.6 26.6 0.9 0.7 198 172 83
3000 40.2 34.9 37.9 1.1 0.9 248 216 87
3500 52.5 45.7 50.0 1.1 0.9 246 214 88
4000 61.3 53.3 62.6 1.0 0.9 229 199 90
4500 70.2 61.0 74.6 0.9 0.8 220 191 94
5000 84.4 73.4 91.9 0.9 0.7 200 174 97
5400 88.0 76.5 93.9 0.9 0.8 210 183 97

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

Speeds measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter on gas inboards, sterndrives, and outboards, TechMate electronic scan tool on gas EFI inboards, Caterpillar digital fuel-flow meter on diesel engines, or permanently installed fuel-monitoring equipment. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation.