MerCruiser Bravo 1 Complete Sterndrive


Available for pre-order. Lead time 2-10 weeks depending on availability. To avoid disappointment, it is recommended that you contact us to confirm availability prior to ordering.

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Bravo 1 features:

  • Precision helical steel gears for quiet, durable operation.
  • XK360 low copper alloy for corrosion resistance.
  • Tri-Paint System for tough corrosion resistance.
  • Armored trim lines protect hydraulic system.
  • Performance torpedo & Dual Water Pick-ups for industry-leading performance.
  • Trim limit switch for optimal performance.
  • Through-Prop exhaust reduces noise.
  • Drive Lube Monitor alarms low lube levels.
  • Permalube® U-Joint requires minimal maintenance.
  • Greaseable Drive Coupler for easy service.
  • Greaseable Gimbal Bearing simplifies maintenance.
  • Power Trim XD® ensures control in emergencies.



Discover the exceptional power and performance of the Bravo One Diesel family of drives. Engineered for excellence, these drives boast best-in-class shifting and an exclusive performance torpedo design, ensuring superior handling and agility at high speeds. With dual water pickups, they’re ideal for boats capable of reaching speeds topping 100mph, making them the perfect match for petrol engines delivering up to 600hp.

The deeper skeg and expanded rudder area enhance steering response and maneuverability, providing confidence and control in any situation. Plus, the trim-limit switch ensures consistent maximum performance by setting the optimal drive angle.

Maintenance is a breeze with the greaseable drive coupler, allowing for quick and easy servicing without the hassle of removing the drive unit. When you choose Bravo One drives, you’re choosing uncompromising power and reliability for your marine adventures.

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Gear Ratio

1.36:1, 1.50:1, 1.65:1

Maximum Power Capacity 400 HP (295 kW)
Lower Unit Design Performance Torpedo
Maximum Propeller Diameter 1 X 16″
Water Inlet Location DWP – Torpedo and Strut
Clutch Type High-Strength Smooth-Shift Cone Clutch with F-N-R
Available Gear Ratios 1.36, 1.50, 1.65:1
Counter-Rotation Standard
Upper Unit Gear Set Precision Shimmed Assembly with Near-Net Forged Helical Gears
Lower Unit Gear Set Precision Shimmed Assembly Forged Bevel Gears with Twin Counter Rotating Propshafts for Bravo Three
Propshaft Material Heat-Treated Stainless Steel
Standard Exhaust Outlet Through Propeller
Required Propeller Hub Flo-Torq II Hub
Recommended Lubricant Mercury High-Performance Gear Lube
Monitoring System Engine-Mounted Lube Monitor w/Audio Warning or Engine Guardian®
Corrosion Warranty 3-Year, Limited
Housing Construction Corrosion Resistant XK 360 Aluminum Low-Copper Alloy
Corrosion Protection Tri-Paint, Anodes & MerCathode® Electronic Corrosion Prevention
Anode Type Ultra-Pure Aluminum Anodes or Magnesium Anode Kit
Speedometer Pick-up Integrated Into Lower Housing, Digital Output Optional
Steering System Single Cylinder Power Steering with Anti-Feedback
Steering Range 56° Range Stop to Stop, Digital Output Optional
U-Joint Type Permalube® Virtually Maintenance-Free
Power Trim System Twin-Cylinder Hydraulic Featuring Power Trim XD® Kick-up Return
Typical Trim Range -5° to 11°
Trim Limit Switch Adjustable Limit Analog or Digital – Engine Dependant
Trailer Limit 46°
Trim Hinge Pin Design Permanently Lubricated – No Maintenance Required
Hydraulic Trim Lines Stainless Steel Braided Armor
Drive Coupler Greaseable From Inside Boat


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