2014 Nitro Z-7

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Measuring 18’ 8” long and weighting 1650 lbs, the Nitro Z-7 is a fairly agile and practical motor boat that can accommodate up to 4 persons.

It is propelled by a 175 hp Minn Kota Maxxum 24V, 70-Lb. Thrust, 42" shaft foot - controlled trolling motor which can deal great with anything you ask of it. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the engine is fueled by a 41 Gallons fuel tank.

Among the features offered by the Nitro Z - 7 you’ll find a horn, a fire extinguisher, 4 drink holders, stainless steel passenger grab handles and an integrated fold-down reboarding ladder.

Needles to say, the Nitro Z-7 also features a well - designed performance hull loaded with features to achieve class-leading speeds, holeshots and overall handling.

Hit the jump for more information on the Nitro Z-7.

Overview

Nitro Z-7

From stem to stern, the Z-7 performance bass boat from NITRO® crams more value into its 18’ 8" (5.69 m) length than any other boat in its class!

Whether you take yours out on a weekend run with a buddy (don’t forget to install the optional removable port console at home!) or use it to compete in a fast-paced tournament on a lake in your area, you’ll have all the gear, electronics and accessories you need. All right at your fingertips!

And, like all NITRO fiberglass performance bass boats, it’s bred to run with a well-designed performance hull loaded with features to achieve class-leading speeds, holeshots and overall handling.

2014 Nitro Z-7 Key Features:

Nitro Z-7

• Rapid Planing System transom
• Ready to accept optional removable port console
• Fold-down reboarding ladder
• 32-gal. (121.13 L) divided, aerated aft livewell w/recirculator, timer & pump-out system
• 3-across seating w/steps to aft deck & helm & buddy suspension systems
• 2 rod lockers & center bow storage locker w/power lid assists
• Easy-to-read instrumentation & tinted windscreen
• Flush-mounted Lowrance® Mark-5x fishfinder
• Step to bow deck w/cooler & trash receptacle
• Bow bicycle seat & aft folding chair
• Minn Kota® Maxxum® 24V, 70-lb. thrust foot-controlled trolling motor
• Custom-matched trailer w/GALVASHIELD® corrosion protection, swing-away tongue & Vortex hubs

2014 Nitro Z-7 Features and Benefits:

Nitro Z-7

Comfort, Convenience & Peace of Mind

• Horn
• Fire extinguisher
• Non-skid bow mat
• 4 drink holders
• Stainless steel passenger grab handle(s)
• EPA-compliant fuel system
• 4 pull-up cleats
• Stainless steel bow & stern eyes
• 2 molded-in steps for sure-footed, easy access to aft deck
• Paddle
• Integrated fold-down reboarding ladder
• Flotation meets or exceeds NMMA & U.S. Coast Guard requirements

Console(s)

Nitro Z-7

• Courtesy light
• Custom-molded modular console w/2-tone paint scheme
• Reconfigured ignition switch panel
• Flush-mounted Lowrance® Mark-5x Pro fishfinder w/480x480 pixel display & surface temperature
• Dash light dimmer switch
• Full instrumentation w/speedometer, tachometer, voltmeter, fuel gauge, water pressure gauge & trim gauge
• Ready to accept optional removable port console
• Hydraulic steering w/tilt
• Recess for optional Hot Foot® pedal
• Removable molded, tinted windscreen
• Switch panels w/water-resistant switches

Construction & Exterior

Nitro Z-7

• Deck & hull mechanically fastened w/stainless steel fasteners
• Hand-laid hull
• Transverse & longitudinal fiberglass foam-filled stringer system
• Full-width fiberglass-encapsulated composite transom
• 16-oz. plush, marine-grade cut pile carpet on decks & floor
• Carpet edge trim
• Low-profile gunnels to maximize interior space & fishing decks
• Heavy-duty rub rail

Electrical

Nitro Z-7

• Stowable navigation lights
• Interstate® cranking battery
• Water-resistant connectors on all pumps & navigation lights w/abrasion-protective wrap
• Automotive-style labeled fuse panel w/cover
• 1,000 GPH bilge pump
• Master power switch
• Bow panel w/trolling motor receptacle, anchor light switch, trim switch & room for additional depth finder
• 2 heavy-duty Interstate® Series 29 trolling batteries
• 2-bank (8 amps total) battery charger w/exterior receptacle
• 12V outlet

Interior

Nitro Z-7

• Footrest w/non-skid mat under console(s)
• Bike seat w/pedestal
• Oversized port & starboard bow rod lockers w/lid assists for rods up to 8’ (2.44 m)
• Port & starboard bow rod hold-down straps
• Fold-down fishing seat w/composite frame
• Molded utility rigging compartment for easy access to batteries & pumps & easy cleanup
• Highly styled seating w/shock absorption system for helm & passenger seats
• Oversized lockable center bow storage locker
• Partner rod ramp w/rod handle organizer & rod holder strap
• Step to bow deck w/insulated cooler & removable trash receptacle
• Insulated aluminum lids w/welded corners
• Trolling motor pedal recess for Minn Kota & MotorGuide® trolling motors
• Lift-out, molded aft storage boxes that will accept tackle trays
• Lockable bow & aft storage compartments

Livewell Systems

Nitro Z-7

• 500 GPH livewell recirculation/pump-out system
• 32-gal. (121.13 L) aerated, divided aft livewell w/timer
• Rotomolded w/rounded corners
• 500 GPH (1,892.71 LPH) aerator/fill pump

Performance

Nitro Z-7

• 16-degree variable deadrise hull for a smoother, drier ride
• Rapid Planing System transom
• Rigging tube
• Stainless steel propeller

Trailer

• Color-coordinated, single-axle drive-on NITRO trailer
• Spare tire carrier (spare tire optional)
• No Touch Vortex hub lubrication system
• All-welded tubular frame for a unitized structure w/an exceptional strength-to-weight ratio
• 14" (35.56 cm) wheels w/radial tires & chrome center caps
• Folding tongue jack w/swivel wheel
• Powder-coat finish
• Space-saving swing-away tongue
• Heavy-duty winch w/nylon strap w/bow safety strap
• Carpeted bunks
• GALVASHIELD II corrosion protection
• Non-skid fender platforms
• Retractable safety cables
• Submersible lights
• Tie downs
• Transom saver

Specifications

EngineMinn Kota® Maxxum® 24V, 70-lb. thrust, 42" shaft foot-controlled trolling motor
Length18’ 8’’
Bottom width75"
Max. recommended HP175 HP
Package width8’ 6’’
Fuel capacity41 Gallons
Deadrise16 Degrees
Draft15"
Beam94"
Approx. weight1650 Lbs.
Approx. package weight3200 Lbs.
Max. person capacity4 Persons
Depth inside19"
Transom height22.5"
Max. weight capacity1390 Lbs.
Max. person weight600 Lbs.
Storage length20’ 11’’

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