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So, if in 1976 11 basic models of Volvo Penta engines were advertised, then this year the number of models was reduced to 8.
One of the most highly accelerated models disappeared - the 60-horsepower Volvo Penta-600 motor with a displacement of 600 cm3, which had an exceptionally high specific power rating of 100 hp. But the production of this motor began only three years ago! In the new catalog, it was replaced by a Volvo Penta-550 motor with a capacity of 50 hp and a working volume of 900 cm3, which is a deformed 70-horsepower model.
The popular three-cylinder 500 cm3 was previously produced in two versions - with a capacity of 45 and 35 hp.; Now it is only one 37 liter engine. with. (Volvo Penta-400).
Of particular interest is now shown in motors of low power, which are convenient to use on sailing yachts and high-board rowing boats.
Taking into account consumer requests, three modifications of “sailing” motors (9,6 and 3.9 hp) advertised this year received manual start with vertical movement of the launch cord; two more powerful models can be equipped with an electric starter.
Naturally, all “sailing” motors have an extended deadwood for installation on transoms 510 high, and Volvo Penta 3.9 - 580 mm.