The future is here - The Monterey 196 MS!
Whoever steps on board the Monterey boat, gets that futuristic feeling that only Monterey can put forth. Monterey boats walk the walk, rather than talk the talk because with each and every design, they excel at providing elegant performance vessels. They refresh and modernize their model lines every year. Needless to say, their crafts have become touchstones in the nautical world due to their cutting edge 3D modeling software. This way, they comprehensively put their boats under various tests which include perseverance, engines, electronics and efficiency. Their bold efforts pay off with their magnificent boats. One of those boats is certainly the 196 MS – Montura Series. This super craft simply sparkles with uncompromising luxuriousness and demeanor. It is a sports watercraft which beams with adrenaline and comfort. The 196 MS review delivers all those characteristic that will make you fall in love with her.
The Monterey 196 MS is 19 feet and 6 inches long while the beam is 7 feet and 8 inches. Her physical appearance, from the side, show her lines that run fluently from the bow into the integrated swim platform. It's got that unique dynamite demeanor. Six stainless pop up steel cleats have been arranged around the boat. The integrated swim platform contains a stainless steel three-step ladder. A suitable trim tilt switch package is available on the transom. Further, it’s got depth finder, compass and all other convenient gauges one may need during the ride. The aft sun pad is extremely vast enabling sunbathing and enjoying the scenery. When stepping aboard the 196 MS’s cockpit one can perceive that it is fashionable, practical and particularized. It’s the details that set the 196 MS Monterey above its competition.
The bow area accommodates 3 seats or 2 loungers. Stainless steel bow rails are included for safety together with grab handles. The bow functionality is boosted with storage under the main seats and an anchor locker underneath the bow cushion. Cup holders are inevitable for this craft, thus, the bow possesses stainless steel cup holders. The helm design speaks for itself. Dashing with versatile traits it complements the boat’s practicability. A full set of fog resistant gauges, anti-glare lighting, 12V outlet and waterproof switches are just some of the pros that the 196 MS possesses. A sport stainless steel tilt wheel can be adjusted in accordance with the skipper’s needs. Even the cup holder is at the skipper’s reach on the starboard side. The passenger seat echoes the designer’s approach and encompasses a Standard AM/FM USB Stereo including Bluetooth, iPod interfaces and four perfectly positioned speakers. Concerning the helm seats, the 196 MS consists of double sport buckets with built-in bolsters, sliders and locking swivel capabilities.
The cockpit is also furnished with a lovely rear bench seat which seats 3 people due to the starboard side molded steps that lead to the transom pass and the sun pad to the swim platform. Underneath the main cushion of this bench seat is the location of the main cooler. The back seat and the sun pad can be elevated only to discover a conveniently positioned engine compartment and port side storage locker with the battery and switches.
Additionally, a ski locker is hidden in the floor. LED navigation lights, removable ski tow pylon, shallow water alarm, double clamped fuel lines and weatherproof electrical system are also included in the standard equipment. However, 196 MS’s supplementary equipment includes a bow and cockpit cover as well as a walk throght bimini top which is pretty high. One doesn’t need to bend down while walking under it.
Regarding the performance, it is powered by 4.3L Merc Alpha V6 with 180 horsepower and consequently performs quite vigorously. The 196 MS cruising speed stretches between 30 and sometimes 35 miles per hour making the boat ideal for water. The maximum speed can be above 45 miles per hour and tossing this charmer in the turns is entertaining and not stressful whatsoever. Monterey’s hull plays a big role in handling and the exquisite performance.
The Monterey 196MS is a powerful machine which satisfies the strictest demands by sport boat lovers. The boat highlights efficient performance, luxurious chic style and lavishing comfort. The 196 MS's price is more than appropriate. If you purchase it, you will immediately fall in love with this beauty. So why wait? Love waits for no one. Contact us now, receive any information you may need and get your own 196 MS Monterey Boat!