When you choose from the full line of new MerCruiser engines and sterndrives to repower your boat, you can rest easy knowing you’ve chosen the best in the business. Engines equipped with Emission Control Techology are available for every model of sterndrive, inboard, and tow sport engine that meet EPA and CARB emission regulations. Older technology products are also still available when you turn in your older engine.
Alpha ® One Drive
The most popular sterndrive in the world. Single/twin applications up to 65 mph for gas engines up to 300 hp.
The Alpha® One drive earned the title of “world’s most popular sterndrive” because it delivers reliable performance in a value package. Reliable performance means more family fun year after year without missing a beat. Alpha® One drives slice through the water with an efficient hydrodynamic profile producing very little drag. And, because of the Alpha drive’s many maintenance-free features, you’ll enjoy a worry-free ownership experience.
Bravo One® / Bravo One X / Bravo One XR
Great performance starts with heart. Bravo! Single/twin/triple applications over 100 mph for gas engines up to 600 hp.
The Bravo One® drive delivers superior performance with best-in-class shifting. Its exclusive performance torpedo design and dual water pickups allow for speeds topping the century mark, with exceptional handling at high and low speeds. A trim-limit switch sets your drive angle for maximum performance every time, and a greaseable drive coupler allows for quick and easy service without removing the drive unit.
Bravo Two® / Bravo Two X®
Handle the biggest boats with authority. Twin applications up to 55 mph for gas engines up to 450 hp.
The unique Bravo Two® drive has an unmatched ability to maximize lift and thrust for cruisers and houseboats without breaking a sweat. Due to the girth of the gearcase, Bravo Two® is capable of accommodating a huge 20-inch diameter prop with deeper gear ratios. This allows the Bravo Two® to deliver high thrust around the dock, quick planing and improved fuel economy – putting you in control. Maintenance-free hinge pins allow for easy service without having to pull the boat from the water.
Bravo Three® / Bravo Three X® / Bravo Three XR
Efficient. Maneuverable. Unbeatable. Single/twin applications up to 65 mph for gas engines up to 525 hp.
The twin-prop design says it all. Whether in a single-unit or twin-unit application, the Bravo Three® is an efficient drive built without compromise. Perhaps it’s the best-in-class shifting or its counter-rotating propeller design – enabling agile handling in reverse for precision maneuverability. And the greaseable gimbal bearing makes for an easy ownership experience-allowing for service without removing the drive unit. The Bravo Three X® drive, standard on big block 8.2L high-output engines, is a superstrength drive with high performance attribut