Volvo Penta is a dedicated subdivision of the Volvo Group as an independent supplier of engines and marine accessories, targeting customer needs from design to installation and after-sales service and repair. The company's "calling card" can be called the pursuit of technical superiority with structural simplicity.
The ability to service anywhere in the world is one of the company's priorities, and today Volvo Penta is represented by qualified dealers in over 100 countries.
Volvo Penta D2-40 engine
This D series consists of diesel engines ranging from 12 to 75 hp. with two types of transmission. In the first case, it is a reverse gearbox for a straight shaft with different gear ratios and flange angles. In the second - a Z-shaped sail-drive yacht column. The kit contains everything you need for installation on a ship: control panels, shock absorbers, control and exhaust systems.
The Volvo Penta D2-40 is equipped with a dual-circuit cooling system and folding 2-, 3- and 4-blade propellers that reduce drag during sailing. Also, the case is reliably protected from galvanic corrosion by a special coating. The Volvo Penta team is positioning these engines as the most environmentally friendly, as they can reduce emissions and noise levels by up to 50% compared to standard models of similar equipment.
Volvo Penta D2-40 engine specifications:
Number of cylinders - 4; cylinder diameter - 77 mm; piston stroke - 81.00; compression ratio - 23.5: 1; maximum rotation speed - 2800-3000 rpm.
Volvo Penta D1-13 engine
The smallest engine of the D1 series is made for comfortable voyages on sailing ships. Due to low revs, the level of noise and vibration is extremely low, and not numerous exhaust gases into the atmosphere are almost imperceptible and does not spoil the surrounding air or mood for yachtsmen.
The compact dimensions of the Volvo Penta D-Series and an integrated generator make it easy to power everything that requires electricity on board. The basic modification has been designed for medium to high loads, which provides confidence in the long service life of the equipment and its stable operation.
Technical characteristics of the D1-13 engine of the Swedish company Volvo Penta:
Number of cylinders: two; maximum speed: 2800-3200 rpm; propeller shaft power: 12.2 hp, displacement: 51 cm3, bore: 67 mm, stroke: 72 mm, weight: 126 kg.
Volvo Penta D1-30 engine
Volvo Penta D1-30 belongs to the category of compact diesel engines with a consumption of 12-75 hp. It is quite compact, which can be called an advantage for installation on small yachts and motor boats.
One of the advantages of D series diesel engines is the low noise level and the content of harmful substances in the exhaust gases, up to 505 in comparison with analogues. All engines of the series are equipped with Sail Drive underbody columns with the function of direct and reverse engine installation, which are a patented development of Volvo Penta. For the convenience of Sail Drive owners, they are equipped with folding propellers with 2 to 4 blades. This design reduces drag when sailing. In addition, the kit includes an inclined and straight shaft gearbox.
The reliability and durability of Volvo Penta D engines is provided by a protective coating against galvanic corrosion and a dual-circuit cooling system.
Volvo Penta D1-30 engine specifications:
Number of cylinders - 3; cylinder diameter - 77 mm; piston stroke - 81.00; compression ratio - 23.5: 1; maximum rotation speed - 2800-3000 rpm.