"A lot of these poker run boats are great but all they have are four seats and no cabin, and the cockpits are so tight you can't walk around. I wondered why you can't have it all."
- Rex Jardine, President of Vector Powerboats.
The prototype V-40 was equipped with Teague Custom marine 1200 EFI engines and Mercury Racing No.6 drives on Stellings Marine standoff boxes. It reached 128 mph. A solid number, especially for a V -bottom that weighs 13,000 lbs.