Drives

Volvo Penta drives

Volvo Penta is the number one innovator in drive technology for boats and develop, manufacture and service the whole package.

1959 saw the introduction of the Aquamatic, the world's first in what is now known as sterndrives. In 1974, the Saildrive for sailboats and yachts and in 1982 the Duoprop.

Today's line-up of drives is second to none, with the whole range launched in the last 5 years.

Every Volvo Penta drive is a part of a complete propulsion system. The drive is specially developed to work with a series of engines and you cannot freely combine drives and engines. This integration means you get:

  • High performance
  • Low fuel consumtion
  • High reliability
  • Long service life
  • Low noise and vibrations
  • Loads of driving fun!