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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

175 hp OptiMax® & Pro XS™

Boat:

Nitro - Z7

Prop:

Tempest® Plus

175 hp
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 6.2 @ 3000
  • 37.9 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 65.6 @ 5750
  • 57.1 @ 5750
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 48 kts (seconds)
  • 7.59
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 5.4 / 4.7 8.7 / 4.7 0.9 3.4 6.0 39.2
2000 7.9 / 6.9 12.7 / 6.9 4.3 16.3 1.8 130.7
3000 32.1 / 27.9 51.7 / 27.9 5.2 19.7 6.2 37.9
3500 36.8 / 32.0 59.2 / 32.0 6.7 25.4 5.5 42.8
4000 43.7 / 38.0 70.3 / 38.0 8.4 31.8 5.2 45.2
4500 49.4 / 43.0 79.5 / 43.0 10.8 40.9 4.6 51.1
5000 56.3 / 49.0 90.6 / 49.0 13.6 51.5 4.1 57.4
5500 62.6 / 54.4 100.7 / 54.4 16.6 62.8 3.8 61.9

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-11-14
Test Conductor
  • N/A
Air Temperature
  • 57 °F
  • 14 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 5 MPH
  • 8 KPH
  • 4 kts
Water Type
  • Salt
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 41 gallons
  • 155 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 1650 lbs
  • 748 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 175 hp OptiMax® & Pro XS™
HP / kW
  • 175 / 129
Engine type
  • V-6
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.87:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Nitro
Boat Model
  • Z7
Boat Type
  • Commercial
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 18 ft 8 in
  • 5.7 m
Beam
  • 7 ft 1 in
  • 2.2 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 175
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 41.0 gallons
  • 155 liters
Steering Type
  • Hydraulic
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1650 pounds
  • 748.4 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 3

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 825872A47
Mercury Name
  • Tempest® Plus
Pitch
  • 24.0
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