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  • Malibu Launches Response LXR - A Compact, High-Performance Ski Boat


    The crossover LXR takes features of the world-record-breaking TXi and popular LX models to create an agile towboat equally capable of world-class slalom flats and big, clean wakes.

    Loudon, TN %7C January 9, 2015 %E2%80%94 With the introduction of the Response LXR, Malibu Boats' unrivaled Response ski-boat lineup has a new action hero. Malibu's design and engineering team focused on creating a more compact, high-performance package with a practical open bow%E2%80%94as well as an attractive price tag.

    The stunning new LXR runs 20 feet and combines features of the four-time world-record-breaking Response TXi and the immensely popular Response LX, which the LXR replaces. The LXR lays down perfect, competition-level slalom wakes, yet it also offers clean, rampy wakes for wakeboarders when you add the Manual Wedge, making it an ideal crossover towboat for families and multisport enthusiasts. As for the power plant, a 350HP 5.7L Monsoon engine comes standard but can be upgraded to the 410 6L or 450 6L.

    Malibu Boats CEO Jack Springer is extremely excited to deliver the LXR to water skiers and wakeboarders the world over. " from top to bottom our entire boat lineup is based on versatility says springer. and uncompromising quality innovation performance are what we pride ourselves known for. the new response lxr gives customers yet another great option so they can determine ski perfect for their needs.>

    Malibu Pro Team skier Will Asher took his first run behind the LXR this month in Orlando, Florida. "The LXR is beautiful," says Asher. "Malibu put a brilliant twist on the Response line. The size, open bow, and multisport hull make the LXR an extremely versatile towboat, plus you can hang out with more friends and get around the boat more easily from bow to stern."

    Ask your local dealer about the new Response LXR, available now.

    Length: 20' / 6.1m

    Beam: 90" / 2.29m

    Draft: 22" / 0.56m

    Capacity: 8 people

    Fuel: 33 gals. / 125L

    Weight: 2,500 lbs. / 1,134kg

    Hull Type: Diamond

    Power: 350 – 450HP


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