Volvo Penta D13-IPS

Volvo Penta D13-IPS was designed to deliver powerful performance, excellent maneuverability, unparalleled comfort on board, and longer range with less fuel consumption and emissions. The perfectly matched engine, transmission and drive - characterized by twin counter-rotating propellers - create an unmatched experience on the water. The robust engine was built to last with a rigid cast iron cylinder block and cylinder head, offering reliability and long-term durability. The entire package is integrated from helm to prop through the Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) with the option for experience-enhancing add-on features such as Glass Cockpit, cruise control and more.

Totally integrated system – from helm to propeller
Solid and robust engine design
Forward-facing, twin counter-rotating propellers
Integrated exhaust system
Twin rubber suspension and sealing rings plus soft-suspended engines
Patented, counter-rotating propellers
Electronic steering, enabling features such as joystick maneuvering
Hydraulic gear shift system with Low-speed mode as standard
Nickel-bronze-aluminum alloy and stainless steel in all main underwater components
Complete range of propellers available, covering boat speeds from 19 to 42 knots
Several optional jackshaft lengths

Key features and benefits for D13-IPS

Outstanding Comfort, Reliability and Durability

To deliver 1000hp on demand, the D13 engine and IPS30 pod are designed and built to withstand immense forces. Upgraded pistons, camshafts, injectors and cooling systems all play their part to ensure a compact, robust and highly efficient package that is easy to install and maintain.

The Perfect Match for Yachts

As the most powerful package in the IPS range, the D13-IPS1350 is ideal for yachts 60-120ft. The D13-IPS1350SD version is specially designed to power larger, semi-displacement yachts. The torque curve has been expertly modified to cope with higher thrust loads at slower speeds. The D13-IPS1350SD also has a wider speed range down to 19 knots.

Versatile yacht design

Despite it’s high output and swept volume, the engine and pod is extremely compact allowing yacht designers to optimize internal architecture without sacrificing accessibility during maintenance. Available as twin or triple installation, the D13-IPS1350 optimizes power, weight and space.

Longer cruising range

Distinctive, forward-facing, twin counter-rotating propellers and individually steerable pods contribute to low fuel consumption and emissions data. The engine and pod forms a compact, robust and highly efficient package that increases efficiency by 30% compared to similarly powered rivals.

Compact, robust and lightweight package

Together, the engine and pod is designed to optimize your yachts internal architecture. This gives excellent reliability and long-term durability. The immensely strong, cast-iron cylinder head and block forms a compact, robust and highly efficient package that is easy to install.

Yacht Series Support

The ‘around-the-clock’ support program to help yacht owners maximize their time on the water. For yachts powered by Volvo Penta D13-IPS1350 twin, triple or quadruple installations, we offer exclusive priority service and support free of charge.


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

D13-IPS900 D13-IPS1050 D13-IPS1200 D13-IPS1350
Detailed Segment Marine Commercial Marine Leisure Diesel, Marine Commercial Marine Leisure Diesel Marine Leisure Diesel, Marine Commercial
Crankshaft Power kW 515 588 662 735
Crankshaft Power HP 701 800 900 1,000
Rated RPM 2,250 2,300 2,300 2,400
Displacement litres 12.8
Displacement cui 780
Cylinder Configuration 6
Number of Cylinders 6
Bore mm 131
Bore inch 5.16
Stroke mm 158
Stroke inch 6.22
Rating Rating 3 Rating 4 Rating 5 Rating 5
Emission Compliance EPA Tier 3, EU RCD Stage II, IMO Nox Tier II, EU IWW, China I EPA Tier 3, EU RCD Stage II, IMO Nox Tier II, China I EPA Tier 3, EU RCD Stage II, IMO Nox Tier II, China I IMO NOx, EU RCD Stage II, China I, EPA Tier 3
Control System Electronic Vessel Control
High-pressure fuel injection Electronic unit injectors
Cooling System Heat Exchanger Cooling
Product Family 13 liter series

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