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496 MAG (375-hp)

Brief Summary

Powerful, smart and virtually maintenance-free, this state-of-the-art big block is wired for the future. With the PCM 555 microprocessor built right in, you can take advantage of all that SmartCraft has to offer. Engine comes with 1-year warranty standard, plus an additional year if installed in a Mercury MerCruiser certified boat brand.

Key Features

  • Compatible Drives: Bravo One, X, XR, Bravo Two, X, Bravo Three, X, XR
  • Distributorless ignition system that eliminates mechanical timing adjustments.
  • Closed-cooling with 5-year coolant.
  • Redesigned exhaust system with aluminum manifolds and stainless steel elbows that is 65 percent lighter and more corrosion-resistant.
  • Dry-joint technology that reduces the potential for water leakage in exhaust components and improves corrosion resistance in the exhaust system.
  • Innovative new single-point air-actuated raw water drain system, which enables boaters to extend their boating season into the cold months.
  • Bronze seawater pump for longer life and more durability.
  • Billet steel special profile camshaft with roller followers that provides quiet operation and increased performance.
  • Platinum-tipped spark plugs to ensure long life and trouble-free starts.


Type of Engine
Number of Cylinders 8
Horse Power 375
Configuration V-8
Weight 1199.00lbs
Fuel Type Gasoline
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injected
Shaft Length Options
Shift Throttle Control
Displacement 496.00cu in
Steering Control
Recommended Fuel
Alternator Output 65 amp
CARB Rating
Engine Monitoring System

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