Mercury MerCruiser
SeaCore 496 MAG (375-hp) (2008)
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Mercury MerCruiser SeaCore 496 MAG  (375-hp) (2008) Mercury MerCruiser SeaCore 496 MAG (375-hp) (2008)
SeaCore System from Mercury MerCruiser offers improved corrosion resistance. Mercury MerCruiser protects the drive components with industrial hardcoat anodizing, a closed-cooling system and stainless steel components.

Key Features

  • Compatible Drives: Bravo One, X, XR, Bravo Two, X, Bravo Three, X, XR
  • PCM 555 sequential fuel injection and high energy distributorless ignition system ensure reliable starts and outstanding performance, year after year
  • Exclusive Engine Guardian protection senses potential problems and virtually eliminates the chance for engine damage due to overheating, low oil press
  • Long individual runner intake manifold design provides optimum torque and horsepower for demanding marine applications
  • Tuned runner exhaust manifold lowers exhaust backpressure for best torque and power
  • Cartridge-type water-separating fuel filter helps protect fuel system and engine against damage
  • Proven GM cast iron big block V8 power for years of reliable operation
  • Sequential Multi-Port Fuel Injection provides easy starts, cold or hot, and automatically adjusts for changes in temperature, weather, or altitude for
  • High Energy distributorless ignition with knock control maximizes power and protects against low quality fuels

Mercury MerCruiser SeaCore 496 MAG (375-hp) (2008) (Inboard) Specifications
Horsepower 375-hp
Warranty 3 Years
Displacement (cu/cc) 496.00 cu / 8,127.98 cc
Number of Cylinders 8 Cylinders
Configuration V8
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injected
Cooling System Closed
Weight (lbs/kg) 1,199.00 lbs / 543.86 kg
Charging System 65 A
Length/width/height 35 in / 33 in / 24 in
Full Throttle RPM 4800


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