Forward facing

WELL PROVEN SUCCESS

Thousands of applications with the distinctive, forward-facing, twin counter-rotating propellers and individually steerable pods have been installed in hundreds of boat models worldwide. A few of the many benefits when comparing to inboard shafts are:

  • 40% longer cruising range
  • 20% higher top speed
  • 30% reduced fuel consumption
  • 30% less CO2 emissions
  • 50% lower perceived noise

Features

From helm to prop

An integrated system

An integrated system

Volvo Penta IPS is a complete and integrated propulsion system – all the way from the helm station, via the engine, to the propellers. This greatly increases quality and reliability. Designed with maneuverability as a key feature, Volvo Penta IPS offers a robust construction and, together with Volvo Penta Electronic Vessel Control (EVC), provides outstanding performance and safety. The EVC provides full monitoring, protection and diagnostics for both engine and transmission. 

Electronic Vessel Control

Electronic Vessel Control monitors and connects all electronic systems on board:

  1. Individually steerable Pod Drives with twin counter-rotating propellers
  2. Modern, efficient engines connected to the Pods
  3. Helm station with throttle, displays, joystick, steering wheel
  4. Additional Flybridge helm station connectivity
  5. Joystick for docking  
  6. Other EVC options available such as Dynamic Positioning System

Volvo Penta IPS

The definition of easy boating

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Always in Control

ALWAYS IN CONTROL

The IPS system can be extended with unique features and functions that will make your life at sea even more enjoyable. By integrating your vessel's engines and electronics through the Electronic Vessel Control system, you’ll be able to experience intuitive Joystick Driving or the intelligent Dynamic Positioning System, everything easily monitored through the Volvo Penta Glass Cockpit System – a monitoring system that gathers all driver information and displays it on one or multiple high-tech displays.

Options
Service & Support

With You All The Way

With Volvo Penta, you have one single contact for everything: engines, drives, propellers, instruments, accessories, service and warranties. The components of the entire propulsion system can be obtained directly from your local Volvo Penta dealer for easy service and easy ownership. And on top of our standard warranty, you can add extended coverage to help you stay ahead of any potential future costs. Should you need further assistance, you can always turn to Volvo Penta Action Service, with support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in 28 languages.

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