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Forward Drive Engine RangeV6-FWD-TCC

  • 240–280 
  • 179–209 
  • 4.3 

Volvo Penta Forward Drive V6-FWD with Coastal Series is a totally integrated package, powered by the 6‐cylinder, 4.3‐liter, freshwater‐cooled,... Read more

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Volvo Penta V6-FWD-TCC

Volvo Penta Forward Drive V6-FWD with Coastal Series is a totally integrated package, powered by the 6‐cylinder, 4.3‐liter, freshwater‐cooled, direct‐injected gasoline engine with catalyst. Working together with the perfectly matched TCC Forward Drive Duoprop drive, this package offers great versatility, low noise levels, very low emission levels, and impressive acceleration power.

- All aluminum cylinder block- Closed freshwater cooling system- Wideband oxygen sensors- Compact dimensions- Spark‐ignited, direct fuel injection system- Forward‐facing, Duoprop twin, counter‐rotating propellers- Drive with titanium‐ceramic coating
- Electronic engine control system- Low‐weight, aluminum exhaust system- Easy accessible service points- Variable valve timing- Easy Drain system- Water‐in‐oil sensor- Water‐in‐bellow sensor


Here are the key specifications for this product model. Want more details? Download the brochure or contact us.

V6-250-FWD V6-280-FWD
Detailed Segment Marine Leisure Gas
Crankshaft Power kW 186 209
Crankshaft Power HP 250 280
Rated RPM 5,800
Displacement litres 4.3
Displacement cui 262
Number of Cylinders 6
Emission Compliance EPA Tier 3, CARB Tier 4 Off-Road CI, EU RCD Stage II, BSO II
Emission Control Technology Catalytic Converter
Control System Electronic Vessel Control, Electronic Gas Control Electronic Vessel Control, Electronic Gas Control
High-pressure fuel injection Direct injection
Cooling System Heat Exchanger Cooling Heat Exchanger Cooling
Gen V Gasoline Engines

Key features and benefits for V6-FWD-TCC

Compact and lightweight package

The compact engine‐drive package facilitates installation. Thanks to the aluminum cylinder block and cylinder head, the low‐friction, lightweight pistons, and a cast‐aluminum oil pan, the power‐toweight ratio is excellent.

Direct injection technology

The direct injection fuel system enables high compression ratio with more energy coming from each drop of fuel – thus reducing both fuel consumption and emission levels.

Coastal Series for Saltwater Boating

Protected by a revolutionary titanium-ceramic coating and additional sensors, the Coastal Series is Volvo Penta’s answer to the corrosive effects of salt water!

Freshwater‐cooled engine

The freshwater cooling system makes the engine last longer and run better. The closed‐loop system eliminates seawater exposure inside the engine, prevents corrosion and improves the engine’s durability and resale value.

Forward Drive

The forward‐facing, Duoprop twin, counter‐rotating propellers work in undisturbed water to produce unparalleled thrust, straight and true tracking plus faster acceleration. Together, the FWD drive and the powerful gasoline engine complete the propulsion system with less noise and low‐level vibration.