Verado® – a smooth operator
The smooth, refined power of a 4.6-litre V-8 powerhead delivers exhilarating acceleration and top speed to run offshore with confidence, while its generous displacement and robust design provide uncompromising durability and reliability. The Mercury-exclusive Advanced MidSection (AMS) and under-cowl noise management set the standard for smooth, quiet marine propulsion. These exciting new Verado V-8 outboards are wrapped in crisp, bold styling that makes an unmistakable statement on any transom.
Engine Information and Specifications
Engine DetailsLighter than its competition yet built to withstand the rigours of saltwater operation. For go-fast boats and commercial offshore operations that operate in rough seas or need more speed. Great for deck, inflatable rigid hull, inshore fishing, multi-species fishing, offshore fishing and runabout cuddy boats and tritoons.
Specifications - 300
HP / kW
- 300 / 224
- Advanced MidSection (AMS)
- 279 CID
- V-8 [64 degree] with Dual Overhead Cam [DOHC] and 32-valves
Full throttle RPM
- Performance-Tuned Long-Runner Intake Manifold
Fuel induction system
- Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) Computer Controlled with Advanced Range Optimization
Alternator amp / Watt
- 115-amp (1449 Watt) with Idle Charge
- Unleaded Regular 87 Octane Minimum (R+M/2) or 90 RON 10% Ethanol Maximum
- NMMA Certified FCW SAE 10W-30
Engine protection operator warning system
- SmartCraft Engine Guardian
Compatible with SmartCraft digital technology
- Electric Start with SmartStart Protection
- Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS)
- Electro-hydraulic power steering
- Joystick Piloting for Outboards
- 20" / 508 mm
- 25" / 635 mm
- 30" / 762 mm
- 1.75:1 or 1.85:1
Dry weight *Lightest model available
- 600 lbs / 272 kgs
CARB star rating
Bore and stroke
- 3.6 in x 3.4 in / 92 mm x 86 mm
- SmartCraft PCM 112 Digital Inductive
- Water-cooled with thermostat
- Power trim and tilt
- Through prop
- Cold Fusion White
- Pearl Fusion White
- Phantom Black
- Warm Fusion White
- Integrated wet sump
- 7.0 Quarts / 6.6 Liters
Maximum Trim Range
- 20° (-6° to 14°)
Maximum Tilt Range
- 73° (-6° to 67°)
All-new 400hp Verado outboard engine
Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the 400hp Verado outboard engine, the company’s highest horsepower Verado branded outboard engine in its portfolio. Since the launch of the 350hp Verado and the Mercury Racing 400R four years ago, consumers have been requesting a higher horsepower Verado engine, and today, boaters around the world will have the opportunity to repower thanks to this extension of Mercury’s L6SC Verado platform.
Looking for performance data?
If you’re looking at Verado outboards, you expect your engines to provide the finest, most enjoyable boating experience possible. Click HERE to access information on comfort, control, reliability, quiet operation, awesome performance and more from the new Verado motors.
Adaptive Speed Control
Whether you’re heading up a swell or into a tight turn, Adaptive Speed Control on V8 Verado outboards automatically maintains the set rpm even as load or conditions change. That means you make far fewer throttle adjustments.
Making Boating Easier
Available Active Trim makes boating easier and more enjoyable by automatically trimming your engines and simplifying boat operation while improving engine performance and decreasing fuel costs.
Verado V8 outboards deliver superior fuel economy at cruising speed and wide-open throttle. Advanced Range Optimization (ARO) calibration precisely adjusts the fuel mixture and delivers the best possible efficiency at any speed. Verado V8 outboards are calibrated to deliver full performance on 87-octane fuel.
Joystick Piloting for Outboards
Full 360-degree control. Right at your fingertips. Joystick Piloting for Outboards allows you to move sideways, diagonally or spin the boat on its own axis. Dock in close quarters without being concerned about wind or current. Easily load the boat on a trailer – using only your fingertips. See How Easy It Can Be