Mercury Diesel 6.7L Engine Family Unveiled

February 16, 2017

Yachting Journal

Photo: Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine has unveiled the new Mercury Diesel 6.7L midrange engine family.


The new electronic, common-rail engines will be offered with three power levels:  480hp, 500hp and 550hp.  They will be available as inboards or packaged with the Mercury Zeus pod-drive. The new Mercury Diesel engine is compatible with Mercury’s full suite of SmartCraft controls and electronics, including optional joystick piloting for inboards and joystick piloting for pods (Zeus).

“Mercury has established itself as providing the best integrated propulsion solutions to our customers,” said David Foulkes, Brunswick Corporation’s Vice President & Chief Technology Officer and Mercury Marine vice president – Product Development, Engineering and Racing.  “This is the first opportunity to provide our fully integrated ecosystem of technology and ease of boating features to our mid-range diesel customer.”

“Our strategic partnership with Mercury Marine, initiated in 2015, emphasizes the FPT Industrial technological leadership by providing our customers with best in class product and service, bolstering FPT Industrial’s competitiveness in the marine engine business,” said Massimo Rubatto, Vice President Sales at FPT Industrial.

The new Mercury Diesel 6.7L engines are assembled at FPT Industrial’s dedicated marine engine plant that adopts the latest in quality controls.

Mercury’s new mid-range diesel family offers outstanding acceleration and top speed performance combined with quiet and smooth operation.   The state-of-the art engine control system and electronic common-rail fuel injection technology also provides low fuel consumption resulting in affordable operating costs and extended range.



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