Velvet Drive™ Transmissions (VDT) has been a leader in the marine industry for over 50 years. Founded in 1948, VDT has been a Regal Beloit company sine its purchase from Borg Warner in 1995. VDT products feature quiet, smooth operation and are manufactured using the highest quality industry standards. Applications include tournament ski boats, inboard cruisers, sport fishing boats, sailboats, trawlers, center consoles, runabouts, yachts and high performance boats.
VDT is now located in Liberty, South Carolina, at Richmond Gear's state-of-the-art facility. Richmond Gear is a leading manufacturer of hi-performance automotive ring and pinions, transmissions and other driveline products for NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA and the automotive enthusiast.
VDT and Richmond Gear will continue to draw upon their combine 134 year history to develop new, higher-performing products. The Liberty Series transmission provides the marine enthusiast the most power density transmission available offering more horsepower per cubic inch of space, freeing up more usable boat space where it counts.
Complete Line of Marine Transmissions - Electric Shift Available on Most Models
||1.00, 1.52, 1.88, 2.10, 2.57, 2.91
||15 Degree V-Drive Cast iron
||1.21, 1.51, 1.99, 2.50
||High Capacity In-Line
||8 Degree Down Angle Aluminum
||1.00, 1.25, 1.50, 2.00, 2.50, 2.80
||12 Degree V-Drive Aluminum
||1.25, 1.51, 2.00, 2.50