Mercury Optimax 250 Sport XS – Those discerning buyers looking for the fastest 250 h.p. outboard on the planet look no further than the OptiMax 250 Sport XS – holder of the APBA 1800 lb. Pro Stock Bass 250 and 1600 lb. Pro Stock Bass Low-Emissions world kilo bass boat speed records – set back and never matched since 2002.

the 250 Sport XS is the power of choice for high performance bass boats, vee-bottom and catamaran sport boats capable of speeds in excess of 85 mph. Low-water pickups and a crescent leading edge design enable the race-proven Sport Master gearcase to operate at elevated transom heights of 27″ to 30″ (685 mm to 762 mm) for maximum efficiency and speed. Solid engine mounts, combined with solid engine mounts provides unsurpassed handling.

The new 250 Sport XS comes with a two-year warranty and available two-year product protection plan.


Propshaft Rated HP 250 (187 kW)
Full Throttle RPM Range 5000-6000
Cylinders V-6 (60° vee)
Displacement 185 cc)
Bore 3.63″(92 mm)
Stroke 3.00″(76 mm)
Induction System 2-Stage Direct Fuel Injection
Ignition PCM Digital Inductive
Alternator System 60-amp (756 watt) w/Voltage Regulator
Gear Ratio 1.62:1, 1.75:1
Fuel/Oil Ratio Electronic Multipoint
Recommended Oil Mercury Premium Plus (TC-W3)
Required Fuel 87 Octane Minimum (R+M)/2 (92 RON)
Rotation Right-Hand Sport Master
Shaft Length 20″(508 mm)
Weight 505 lbs. (229 kg)
Warranty 2-year limited warranty for recreational boating & 3-year limited corrosion warranty.1-year Limited Mercury Product Protection Plan available.