Solaris 52 Coupe (16.2m), the stylish new cruiser not to be underestimated


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Solaris 52 Coupe
Solaris 52 Coupe

As elegant, devoted to cruising as it is to the weekender role, Solaris has launched a new model, a 16.2-meter with a contemporary look and sculpted volumes, but inevitably “classic” in its lobster appeal. It is the new Solaris 52 Coupe, a hull devoted to the pleasure of life aboard, strong with 5 or 6 berths, not inconsiderable social areas and speeds even exceeding 30 knots.

Solaris 52 Coupe

In short, after the Solaris 52 Open (we told you about it HERE.), the shipyard returns to the 52-footer front with a new design that offers both the navigational qualities of the previous hull-soft even on wave passage thanks to the starry bow and deep V-and a new approach to life on board, now more set toward all-around and all weather use that, while maintaining the Open’s walkaround setup, instead winks at the world of Lobsters, thus opening up to even different owner uses… We tell you about it below.


Solaris 52 Coupe – Blanket

Tall, sculpted walls are the first glaring feature of the new 52 Coupe, a hull that immediately, in its design, recalls the elegance of lobster lines. An elegance that Solaris reinterprets in a contemporary key, balancing its volumes with deep windows and the remarkable aft momentum of the roof, extended all the way over the cockpit to provide shelter from the sun.

Solaris 52 Coupe
Solaris 52 Coupe – Deck Layout

Looking then at the deck surfaces, the new Solaris is immediately introduced by a flush-mounted aft swim platform, ideal for boarding, as well as for getting in and out of the sea. Here, to complete a space that is, in fact, a beach area, a central sundeck facing aft is inserted, an excellent hiding place for the tender garage below. Of note here is the decision to integrate a small table into the sundeck itself. Solution, the latter, which allows the forward section of the lounger to also be used as a seat, thus providing additional convivial space to the cockpit.

Solaris 52 Coupe – Cockpit Detail

Proceeding toward the bow, past the salon at the main-deck, which overlooks the sea in 360° thanks to large windows, two walkways lead to the forward lounge area, a space entirely dedicated to relaxation and consisting of a large sunpad recessed into the deckhouse.


Meeting the needs of any good cruiser comes into play in terms of interior volumes. In the case of the new 52 Coupe, the design team thus opted for a clear separation between the living areas and those considered as sleeping areas. On the main deck then, overlooking the cockpit and illuminated by large windows as well as the panoramic sunroof, an open-plan salon engages the entire surface. To the left, as soon as you enter, an open air walled kitchen takes its place, complete with necessary appliances and facing the sea. Opposite, a large C-shaped sofa populates the living room, complete with central table. A solution that thus allows its use both as a dining area and as a convivial space. Just beyond, close to the windshield, the dashboard is served by a double sofa.

Solaris 52 Coupe – Main Deck

For extended stays, the focus shifts to underdeck volumes. Here, the shipyard opted to offer two distinct layout options. In a first case (A), the aft section of the sleeping area is devoted to a double cabin with sofa and en suite bathroom, and a small single cabin. In the B variant, however, the double cabin sacrifices the sofa and private toilet room, for the gain, however, of a double cabin just ahead.

Solaris 52 Coupe – Layout A

In both options, the bow is instead reserved for a second double cabin, with the only difference being the toilet room in this one, shared in the case of option A, where the owner’s cabin becomes the aft cabin, and private in the case of option B, where it is precisely the forward cabin that fulfills the role of the owner’s cabin.

Solaris 52 Coupe – Master Cabin (Layout A)


Coming, finally, to the technical front, the engine room of the Solaris 52 Coupe is offered with two distinct engine options. In the standard case, providing propulsion will be a pair of Volvo Penta D6-IPS 650s, capable of providing peak speeds of 28 knots and 22 knots at cruising speed. However, an enhanced version is also available. In this case, the installed motorization will see a pair of 2 x Volvo Penta D8-IPS800, for maximum speed of 33 knots and cruising speed of 25 knots. In both cases, the fuel tank will remain unchanged, with a total capacity of 2000 liters.

Solaris 52 Coupe – Data Sheet

Length Over All (LOA) 16,2 m
Length at Waterline (LWL) 14,83 m
Baglio Massimo (B.max) 4,95 m
Dive 1,25 m
Light displacement 19,200 kg
Full load displacement 23,000 kg
Standard Motorization 2 x Volvo Penta D6-IPS650 353 kW / 480 hp 3800 rpm
Optional Motorization 2 x Volvo Penta D8-IPS800 441 kW / 600 hp@3000 rpm
Maximum Speed Standard Motorization: 28 kn – IPS 650

Optional Motorization: 33 kn – IPS 800

Cruising Speed Standard Motorization: 22 kn – IPS 650

Optional Motorization: 25 kn – IPS 800

Fuel Tank 2,000 lt.
Fresh Water Tank 550 lt.
Cabins 2 (+ 1 Optional)
Sleeping places 4 (+2 Optional)
Services 2
Design Brunello Acampora / Victory Design – Solaris Power Design Team Interiors: Roseo Design
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