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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

200 hp OptiMax® & Pro XS™

Boat:

Nitro - Z8

Prop:

Tempest® Plus

200 hp
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 4.9 @ 3000
  • 48.0 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 65.8 @ 5625
  • 57.2 @ 5625
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 48 kts (seconds)
  • 7.19
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 5.3 / 4.6 8.5 / 4.6 1.0 3.8 5.3 44.4
2000 7.6 / 6.6 12.2 / 6.6 4.7 17.8 1.6 147.0
3000 32.5 / 28.3 52.3 / 28.3 6.7 25.4 4.9 48.0
3500 39.6 / 34.4 63.7 / 34.4 9.4 35.6 4.2 56.0
4000 44.5 / 38.7 71.6 / 38.7 11.9 45.0 3.7 63.6
4500 49.3 / 42.9 79.3 / 42.9 14.0 53.0 3.5 67.2
5000 56.2 / 48.9 90.4 / 48.9 16.6 62.8 3.4 69.2
5500 62.8 / 54.6 101.1 / 54.6 18.9 71.5 3.3 71.3

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-11-13
Test Conductor
  • N/A
Air Temperature
  • 50 °F
  • 10 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 10 - 15 MPH
  • 16 - 24 KPH
  • 9 - 13 kts
Water Type
  • Salt
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 68 gallons
  • 257 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 1900 lbs
  • 862 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 200 hp OptiMax® & Pro XS™
HP / kW
  • 200 / 147
Engine type
  • V-6
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.75:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Nitro
Boat Model
  • Z8
Boat Type
  • Bass
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 20 ft 1 in
  • 6.1 m
Beam
  • 8 ft
  • 2.4 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 250
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 68.0 gallons
  • 257 liters
Steering Type
  • Hydraulic
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1900 pounds
  • 861.8 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 2

Propeller Specifications

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