Series and Performance Yachts

Whenever pure speed is needed, mtu propulsion systems provide incredible power and maneuverability paired with an impressive level of durability.

In a class of yachts where speed and comfort reign supreme, we support you to enjoy every ride to the fullest. mtu propulsion solutions for series and performance yachts allow you to cruise with complete control. Our performance marine engines are among the best and most desirable in the world. They are renowned for their exceptional power-to-weight ratio, immediate throttle response, highest torque in the segment and vibration-free running - even in demanding tropical conditions.  

Despite their relatively light weight and compact design, their power output ranges from 400 kW (536hp) up to 1,939 kW (2637hp) with broad engine mapping ensuring optimal performance at all rpm-ranges. Our unparalleled reputation comes not only from high-quality products, but also from our professional all-round service and our expertise, which ensures that every yacht we power has the right mtu propulsion system. Thanks to our global service network, mtu Premium Yacht Service and a full range of mtu ValueCare products and services, you will consistently enjoy the most enhanced levels of reliability, safety and satisfaction for many years to come.

Outstanding performance

Exceptional agility and best-in-class torque lead to the highest levels of acceleration and maneuverability.

Perfect control

Immediate throttle response and outstanding transient behavior.

Maximum comfort

Extremely quiet, low vibration and no smoke even during transient acceleration.

Cruise confidently

Easy to operate with the highest possible levels of safety.

Complete lifecycle solutions

Protect your investment with mtu ValueCare products and services.

Worldwide support

More than 1,200 service centers provide prompt, expert support anywhere, anytime.

Integrated systems

Drive system, onboard power and ship automation are finely tuned to your needs—from one source.

Featured Case Study

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mtu engines keep Viking yachts moving at full throttle

28 November 2016

In the luxury sportfishing yacht industry, Viking yachts are making waves. “Building a better boat every day” is the company philosophy—and it exemplifies Viking’s passion towards design, craftsmanship and performance. Below deck of the 70-foot Viking Convertible, mtu engines meet the high expectations of Viking’s founders—and Viking boat owners around the world.

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Trade show highlights on the Mediterranean

by Katrin Auernhammer

In Cannes and Monaco, many yacht innovations will be lined up in September. It's all about design, size and propulsion. We feature some yachts with mtu engines.

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Joint forces on bridge systems for yachts

by Kerstin Hansmann

Rolls-Royce and Team Italia develop integrated bridge solutions for series yachts

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Getting Shipshape with mtu Captain & Crew Training Sessions

by Nina Felicitas Kunzi

mtu is offering ‘Captain & Crew Training’ sessions with one-day seminars that focus squarely on a practical learning-by-doing approach.

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Riva sticks with mtu

by Lucie Maluck

Riva parent Ferretti and mtu have signed a framework agreement to facilitate a swift ordering process and eliminate the need for any renegotiation.

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Adjust parameters as appropriate for your ship and your emissions targets, and we will show you the perfect configuration.

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Ship Automation Systems

Controlling power with intelligent electronics. As a systems supplier, we not only provide you with the perfect propulsion system, but also with an automation system which is exactly adjusted to it.

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Sport fishing Boats

mtu is the proven choice for sportfishing propulsion systems, offering precise responsiveness, exceptional acceleration, power and unquestioned dependability.

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Superyacht Propulsion Systems

Outstanding Performance. Unique Comfort. Inspiring Experiences.

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