Boat, Engine & Product Reviews (24)

New 34 CC Rendering- Photo Courtesy of Sunsation PowerBoats Over the past few years Sunsation powerboats have continued to produce quiality high performance boat perfect for weeks out with the family or running hard in a local poker runs. Now this well reconized company is looking to reach out to the recreational and pro fishers out there with the release of their New 34 CC. This sleek center console boat was designed to provide users with all the tools required to engine a day out on the water fishing well incorporating their high performance stepped hull designed to perform in almost any condition and get you to secret spot quick. The new model is a 100% fiberglass/composite hull which features tradtional center console with a head room of over 7ft and set up with forward lounge seating and storage area. With the boat ready for a pair of outboard of your choice the top speed of this boat will vary but we are extremely interested to see just what type of speeds this hull will achieve and how well this new design runs. This is the list of key features and some of the few endless options Sunsation offers to…
We review one of the most recognized monster power plants in the performance boating industry to-date, Mercury Racings 1350. This infamous motor brings adrenaline junkies the best of both worlds offering white knuckle horsepower along with peace of mind reliability as this motor has proven its self time and time again running in a various number of race and poker runs boats around the world. The massive 1,350 horse power all comes to you in a sleek and refined look compared to traditional motors of this size, which is a nice fit to make with some of the more modern styled performance boats becoming available one the market. You can even have your engine perfectly matched to your boat with the option of 10 unique colours for your carbon fiber coverings. From start to finish this motor stays the true skill and craftsmanship we have all come to know over the years with Mercury Racing featuring an enhanced turbo system that has been engineered to produce no lag but still allows you wind the motors out to 6500 RPM. To produce this prop busting 1350 Mercury Racing used a 9 Liter V-8 foundation which ended up weighting in at approximately …
For our first engine review of our new & improved digital magazine, we take a look at the powerful V-16 Engine built by Lightning Performance and designed by the master minds Keith Eickert and Don Onken. This V-16 Power plant is the company largest motor and we mean horsepower and size wise as this motor is a beast, made up of two custom coupled V-8 engine’s. This V-16 power plant was built to produce a whooping 1,500 horsepower seems like a suitable replacement for offshore performance boating enthusist whom are looking to stay away from a turbine setup. The advantage with the coupled motors also proves reliable well producing an amazing 1,600 lbs ft of torque which is also ideal for the larger hi-performance offshore’s to allow for faster take off as well as acceleration. The idea behind the coupled V-16 design opposed to a larger traditional V-8 design to produce this amount of horsepower is all about reliability. With two couple V-8's, you are putting the motor under less stress and as well wear-and-tear. Although size and weight is much great than a single V-8 this compromise may be well worth it to spend less money on potential rebuilds…
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