Absolute 48 Coupe review | Back in the sportscruiser game with a bang! | Motor Boat & Yachting

It’s been some time since Absolute was in the sport cruiser game but the 48 Coupe marks the start of a new era for the Italian marque. MBY deputy editor Jack Haines takes it out on the water to see how it stacks up… Absolute 48 Coupe specification LOA: 48ft 11in (14,9m) Beam: 14ft 10in (4.52m) Draught: 3ft 8in (1.17m) Displacement: 21.2 tonnes Fuel capacity: 1,600 litres Water capacity: 530 litres Test engines: Twin 480hp IPS650 Top speed: 28.5 knots Cruising speed: 14.8 knots Range: 189nm Fuel consumption: 100l/h Noise: 68dB(A) RCD category: B for 14 people Design: Absolute Yachts