Volvo Penta
8.1GXi (420-hp)
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Gasoline Sterndrive - According to Volvo Penta, nothing beats a V-8 gasoline big block for true operating pleasure!

The 8.1GXi is a modern engine with electronic fuel injection and electronic control for faster engine response and safe starting in all weather. A truly robust design and an advanced monitoring system ensures high reliability.

The Duoprop drive with twin counter-rotating propellers delivers unbeatable acceleration and handling under all operating conditions. Power steering and trim are standard.

Key Features

  • Cylinder block and cylinder heads made of cast iron for good corrosion resistance
  • Valve train consisting of single camshaft hydraulic valve lifters, push rods and two valves per cylinder
  • Two adjustable rubber mounts, one on each side of the engine, and two between transom shield assembly and engine
  • Pressure lubrication system with full-flow oil filter of spin-on type
  • Fuel filter with water separator
  • Electrocoated exhaust risers and manifolds
  • ECM unit ensures constant optimum performance with diagnostic capability
  • 75 A alternamtor with internal transistorized voltage drop compensation
  • Audio alarm kit -- engine oil pressure and temperature as well as exhaust overheat

Volvo Penta 8.1GXi (420-hp) (Sterndrive) Specifications
Horsepower 420-hp
Displacement (cu/cc) 496.00 cu / 8,127.98 cc
Number of Cylinders 8 Cylinders
Configuration V-8
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injected
Cooling System Raw Water
Weight (lbs/kg) 1,271.00 lbs / 576.52 kg
Certification European
Charging System 75A
Full Throttle RPM 4600 - 5000
Engine Control System Electronic


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