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Inboard Shaft Engine RangeD8

  • 450–600 
  • 331–441 
  • 7.7 

Volvo Penta D8 is an in-line 6-cylinder, 7.7-liter diesel engine using common-rail fuel injection, double overhead camshafts, a twin-entry turbo, and... Read more

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Overview

Volvo Penta D8

Volvo Penta D8 is an in-line 6-cylinder, 7.7-liter diesel engine using common-rail fuel injection, double overhead camshafts, a twin-entry turbo, and supercharger. The engine offers excellent maneuverability at low speeds, high power-to-weight ratio, and low fuel consumption.

- Electronically controlled common-rail fuel system
- Electronic controls are standard
- Easily accessible service points
- World-class power-to-weight ratio
- Low noise level and fuel consumption
- Solid and robust engine design
- Heavy-duty engine cover
- Instrumentation with full Electronic Vessel Control functionality
- Light with compact dimensions for better installation

Specifications

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

D8-450 D8-510 D8-550 D8-600
Detailed Segment Marine Commercial Marine Commercial Marine Commercial, Marine Leisure Diesel Marine Leisure Diesel
Crankshaft Power kW 331 374 405 441
Crankshaft Power HP 450 509 550 600
Rated RPM 2,700 2,850 2,900 3,000
Displacement litres 7.7
Displacement cui 470
Number of Cylinders 6
Rating Rating 3 Rating 4 Rating 4 Rating 5
Emission Compliance EPA Tier 3, IMO Nox Tier II, EU RCD EPA Tier 3, IMO Nox Tier II, EU RCD EPA Tier 3, IMO Nox Tier II, EU RCD IMO Nox Tier II, EU RCD Stage II, EPA Tier 3
Control System Electronic Vessel Control
High-pressure fuel injection Common-rail fuel injection
Cooling System Heat Exchanger Cooling, Keel Cooling
Product Family 8 liter series
Features

Key features and benefits for D8

Better onboard experience

The common-rail technology means minimal vibrations and low noise levels. The wide rpm range provides smooth handling during both acceleration and cruising.

World-class power-to-weight ratio

This engine is perfect for applications that require low weight with high power in order to achieve peak performance, often in demanding conditions.

Unique Marine Torque

Volvo Penta engines excel with their unique marine torque. High torque at low rpm gives rapid acceleration to the plane and massive maneuvering power. Even at high load and high rpm, the torque remains strong to provide efficient cruising speed in all conditions.

Optimized fuel consumption

The high-tech fuel injection system together with the light and compact dimensions help make the engine highly fuel efficient. The control unit monitors several parameters to reduce the overall fuel consumption.

Electronic Vessel Control

Volvo Penta Electronic Vessel Control fully integrates the engines, electronics and the unique set of optional features, such as Single-lever Mode, Cruise Control, Glass Cockpit and more. e-Key is standard.

Long service life

A propulsion system from Volvo Penta is easy to maintain. Our comprehensive range of high-quality oil, lubrication and coolant ensures uptime and top performance in the long term. Accessories include a fuel pre-filter to keep the engine in good condition.

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