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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

Single 50 hp EFI FourStroke

Boat:

Lowe - Skorpion 16

Prop:

Black Max®

50 hp EFI
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (KM/L@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 10.1 @ 3500
  • 4.3 @ 3500
  • 2.3 @ 3500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 36.1 @ 5940
  • 58.1 @ 5940
  • 31.4 @ 5940
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 7.5
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 11.5
RPM Range Speed (MPH) Speed (KPH) Speed (KN) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (KM/L) Fuel (NM/L) Range (miles) Range (km) Range (nm) Sound (dBA)
1000 3.4 5.5 3.0 0.4 1.5 8.5 3.6 1.9 - - - -
2000 6.3 10.1 5.5 0.9 3.4 7.0 3.0 1.6 - - - -
3000 13.7 22.0 11.9 1.5 5.7 9.1 3.9 2.1 - - - -
3500 19.1 30.7 16.6 1.9 7.2 10.1 4.3 2.3 - - - -
4000 22.2 35.7 19.3 2.4 9.1 9.3 4.0 2.1 - - - -
4500 25.6 41.2 22.2 3.0 11.4 8.5 3.6 1.9 - - - -
5000 28.1 45.2 24.4 3.8 14.4 7.4 3.1 1.7 - - - -
5500 31.1 50.1 27.0 4.3 16.3 7.2 3.1 1.7 - - - -
5940 36.1 58.1 31.4 4.7 17.8 7.7 3.3 1.8 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2014-06-05
Test Conductor
  • BC
Elevation
  • 915 ft
  • 279 m
Air Temperature
  • 80 °F
  • 27 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 10 MPH
  • 0 - 16 KPH
  • 0 - 9 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 7 gallons
  • 25 liters

Engine Specifications

Number of Engines
  • Single
Engine
  • 50 hp EFI FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 50 / 37
Engine type
  • Inline 4
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.83:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Lowe
Website
Boat Model
  • Skorpion 16
Boat Type
  • Bass
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 16 ft
  • 4.9 m
Beam
  • 6 ft 3 in
  • 1.9 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 50
Steering Type
  • Mechanical
Dry Boat Weight
  • 610 pounds
  • 276.7 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 2

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 73136A45
Mercury Name
  • Black Max®
Material
  • Mercalloy
Diameter / Pitch
  • 10.375 / 13.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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