M6

The legendary M6 sterndrive has racked up more national and world championships in the demanding arena of offshore racing than another other propulsion system.  The drive features a race-inspired twin pinion gear shaft design. Patented by Mercury for outboard racing back in the 1950s, the innovative design splits the torque load for a higher power capacity while maintaining a slim, surface piercing gearcase shape for maximum efficiency. Forged lower gears, designed to handle the higher toque loads while an innovative dry-sump lubrication system ensures maximum efficiency and power-output.
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MODEL DETAILS

The legendary M6 sterndrive has racked up more national and world championships in the demanding arena of offshore racing than another other propulsion system.  The drive features a race-inspired twin pinion gear shaft design. Patented by Mercury for outboard racing back in the 1950s, the innovative design splits the torque load for a higher power capacity while maintaining a slim, surface piercing gearcase shape for maximum efficiency. Forged lower gears, designed to handle the higher toque loads while an innovative dry-sump lubrication system ensures maximum efficiency and power-output.

Specifications

Gear Ratio:Application Dependent. Contact Mercury Racing for additional information.

  • Swept-back skeg design.
  • Innovative dry-sump lubrication system for enhanced power and efficiency.
  • Upper gear housing allows for quick change of gear ratios.
  • Large, heavy-duty universal joint and driveshaft
  • Forged lower-unit gears provide greater strength
  • Input rated up to 1160 lb. ft. of torque.
  • Integrated hydraulic power steering cylinders.

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