The Tiara 4500 Sovran replaced the super-popular 4000/4300 Sovran, one of the best-selling models in the builder’s his- tory. With her elegant styling, efficient IPS drive system, and luxury-class accommodations, the 4500 ranks among the finest sportscruisers available in the American market. Similar to all Sovran models, the 4500 features an integrated windshield/hard- top (with opening sun roof and solid side glass enclosures), an expansive bi-level cockpit, integrated swim platform and bow pul- pit, and a large transom storage trunk. The lower cockpit provides seating for six with facing lounges, a portside jump seat, and an optional teak table that converts to a sun pad. Belowdecks, the lay- out of the 4500 Sovran—roomy salon and galley, forward master stateroom with private head, and aft guest stateroom with guest/ day head—is essentially the same as the 4300, but with a modi- fication to allow the addition of a washer/dryer unit. The foredeck features an automatic rope/chain anchor windlass system with foot pedal and helm remote switch. Volvo 435hp IPS600 diesels cruise the 4500 Sovran at 22–24 knots (about 30 knots top).