Specifications

Loa w/ swim platform: 25' 6" / 7.77 m
Beam: 8' 6" / 2.59 m
Bridge clearance: 5' 8" / 1.73 m
Bridge clearance with arch: 8' 5" / 2.57 m
Deadrise: 22° / 22°
Fuel capacity: 72 gal / 273 L
Optional vacuflush system: 6.50 gal / 25 L
Holding tank capacity: 3.80 gal / 14 L
Water capacity: 13.50 gal / 51 L
Draft down: 36.00" / 91 cm
Draft up: 24.00" / 61 cm
Max hp: 380 HP / 283 kW
Dry weight w/ engines: 4700 lbs / 2132 kg
Passenger capacity (nmma): 16/2180 lbs / 16/989 kg

Step onboard the sensational 257 SSX and experience the perfect mix of classic elegance and high tech innovation. Bow to stern, the eye appeal is simply stunning as you enjoy the pleasures of handcrafted workmanship. A transitional lounge opens up all kinds of entertainment opportunities. Showcasing innovative dual lounges, the aft seats effortlessly "switch" from a performance-minded sport boat to the ultimate in sun worship. Endless storage puts an end to onboard clutter. Aft, the center walk thru design is an open invitation for family fun.


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  • Color Selection for Wide Band Gelcoat: (Black, Biscayne Blue, Roulette Red, White, Electric Blue, or Stealth Gray)
  • Color Coordinated Bimini Top with 1-1/4 inch Bow, Windscreen, and Logo Boot (Sunbrella) - Black, Blue, Red, or Electric Blue
  • Shipping Cover
  • Custom Hand Wrapped Helm Consoles with Stainless Steel Accents
  • Custom Leather Steering Wheel
  • Digital Depth Finder
  • Emergency Shut Down Switch
  • Full Digital Instrumentation Fog Resistant, Custom Aluminum Faces and Stainless Steel Bezels
  • Grounding Bars - Engine and Dash
  • Instrument Dimmer Switch
  • Loom Wrapped Wiring
  • Power Assisted Steering with Tilt Wheel
  • Stainless Steel Panels with Illuminated Switches and Water Resistant DC Breakers
  • Wood Accessory Panels
  • Enclosed Fiberglass Head Compartment with Lockable Fiberglass Door
  • Hanging Storage Rod
  • Head Storage Cabinet
  • Opening Port Light with Screen
  • Porta-Pottie
  • Solid Surface Counter Top with Sink, Pull-Out Sprayer, and Mirror
  • Bow Cushions - Hinged with Storage Compartment Underneath
  • Bow Ice Chest (Insulated) with Overboard Drain
  • Cockpit Drainage System (CDS) with Self Bailing Fiberglass Liner
  • Cockpit Table with Dedicated Drawer Storage and Side Mount Bases in Cockpit and Bow
  • Custom Interior - Vinyl Wrapped Side Panels
  • DC Power Plug
  • Diamond Pattern Non-Skid - Exclusive
  • Dura-Flex Suspension Pedestal Seats with Logo Badging
  • Electrical Connectors Triple O-Ring Sealed and Water Tight
  • Fiberglass Bowrider Area
  • Interior Color Packages: Sand or Graphite
  • Lighting in Cockpit, Console Storage, Engine Compartment and Swim Platform
  • Lockable Woodgrain Glove Box Frame and Door
  • Molded-In Helm Footrest
  • Premium Expanded Cockpit Vinyl with Nano-Block Stain Resistant Topcoat
  • Premium Sound System Includes: AM/FM Bluetooth, USB Port, Remote Control and Display (Compatible For Sirius Satellite)
  • Pressurized Fresh Water System (Head)
  • RTM Molded Storage Lid
  • Stainless Steel Bow Rails
  • Stainless Steel Cockpit Grab Handles
  • Stainless Steel Cup Holders
  • Starboard Bench Seat with Hinged Cushion and Dedicated Storage for 36 Quart Cooler
  • StarLite Seat Bases with Flow Foam
  • Storage in Floor with Protective Matting
  • Storage Under Starboard Console
  • U-Shaped Aft Cockpit Seating that Incorporates Twin "U-Slide" Seats with Chaise Lounge
  • Ultra-Comfort Pedestal Seats with Flip-up Bolster
  • Walk-Thru Bow Close-Off Door
  • Water Resistant Speakers with Stainless Steel Covers (6)
  • Wraparound Stainless Steel Walk-Through Windshield with Custom Supports
  • 100% Perma Panel Marine Coring
  • Battery On/Off Switch
  • Battery Tray
  • Bilge Blower
  • Bilge Pump - Automatic
  • Bow Rope and Anchor Locker
  • Brass Threaded Garboard Drain Plug
  • Custom Molded Fuel Tank
  • Electric Engine Compartment Hatch Lifts
  • Electric Horn
  • Extended V-Plane Hull
  • Integrated Fiberglass Swim Platform
  • Jump Start System
  • Large Stainless Steel Transom Grabrail with Integral Ski Tow
  • Lifetime Limited Hull Warranty
  • Navigational Lights
  • NMMA Certified
  • Premium Hydropel Resin
  • PVC Rubrail with Stainless Steel Insert
  • Stainless Steel Hardware, Including Large Bow and Stern Eyes, Pull-Up Cleats (6) and Flush Pull Latches
  • Stainless Steel Props
  • Stainless Steel Thru-Hull Fittings (Electro Polished)
  • Stainless Steel, Four-Step, Hideaway Boarding Ladder for the Bow and Stern

 

  • Eclipse Gelcoat Package - Biscayne Blue
  • Eclipse Gelcoat Package - Black
  • Eclipse Gelcoat Package - Electric Blue
  • Eclipse Gelcoat Package - Roulette Red
  • Eclipse Gelcoat Package - Stealth Grey
  • Eclipse Gelcoat Package - White
  • Hull Color Stripe - Black
  • Hull Color Stripe - Blue
  • Hull Color Stripe - Lime Green
  • Hull Color Stripe - Red
  • Hull Color Stripe - Silver
  • Hull Color Stripe - Yellow
  • Liquid Pearl Power Line
  • Liquid Silver Power Line
  • White Hull
  • Wide Band Black Hull
  • Wide Band Blue Hull
  • Wide Band Electric Blue Hull
  • Wide Band Roulette Red Hull
  • Wide Band Stealth Grey Hull
  • Mercury 6.2L 2.20 Bravo 3 300 HP
  • Mercury 6.2L 2.20 Bravo 3 350 HP
  • Mercury 6.2L DTS 2.20 Bravo 3 300 HP
  • Mercury 6.2L DTS 2.20 Bravo 3 350 HP
  • Mercury 8.2L 2.00 Bravo 3X 380 HP
  • Mercury 8.2L DTS 2.00 Bravo 3X 380 HP
  • Volvo V-8 2.14 DP 380 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 350 Gen V 2.32 DP 350 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 350 Gen V 2.32 DP FFD 350 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 350 Gen V EVC 2.32 DP 350 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 EVC-E 2.14 DP 380 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 EVC-E 2.32 DP FFD 380 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 Gen V 2.14 FFD 300 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 Gen V 2.32 DP 300 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 Gen V 2.32 FFD 380 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 Gen V EVC-E 2.32 DP 300 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 Gen V EVC-E 2.32 DP FFD 300 HP Catalyst
  • Volvo V-8 Gen V EVC-E 2.32 DP FFD 350 HP Catalyst
  • Bimini Top
  • Cast Folding Arch Tower - Black Aluminum
  • Cast Folding Arch Tower - White Aluminum
  • Cockpit and Bow Cover
  • Electric Folding Arch Tower Black
  • Electric Folding Arch Tower White
  • Mooring Cover
  • Cockpit Interior - Graphite
  • Cockpit Interior - Sand
  • Premium Package
  • Premium Package for boats equipped with Surf Gate Package
  • Surf Package
  • Garmin 741XS GPS Map
  • Steering Wheel with Medallion Viper II Control
  • Zero Off
  • Pump-Out Porta-Pottie
  • VHT Vacuflush System
  • VHT Vacuflush System with Overboard Discharge
  • Filler Cushion Package
  • Plasdeck Swim Platform Mat - Silver
  • Plasdeck Swim Platform Mat - Teak
  • Premium Beach Weave Snap-In Cockpit Carpet
  • Sirius Satellite Stereo
  • Stainless Steel Transom Shower
  • Swim Platform Logo Mat
  • Wetsounds System Stereo Upgrade with Amp and Subwoofer
  • Windshield Wiper
  • Anchor - Galvanized
  • Canadian Conformity Plate
  • Dual Battery Setup with Crossover Switch
  • Fire Extinguishing System Automatic/Manual
  • Moving Prop Alert System
  • NMMA Grow Boating Fund
  • Polished Stainless Steel Anchor
  • Quick and Quiet Thru-Hull Exhaust
  • Surf Gate Control Wristband
  • Swiveling Board Racks
  • Trim Tabs with Indicator Lights
  • Underwater Lights
  • Windlass with 200' Rope and 30' Chain