Outboards the story at Miami show

Published online: Feb 25, 2007 News

New outboards were a big story at the Miami International Boat Show, with several companies showcasing new and improved engines.


Yamaha unveiled its 350 hp V-8 and Mercury Marine introduced a 300-hp version of its 6-cylinder Verado supercharged 4-stroke.


Suzuki, which last year broke the 300-hp, 4-stroke barrier, showcased two smaller models in Miami.


Other new or improved outboards include: Honda Marine Group's redesigned 75- and 90-hp 4-strokes; Tohatsu Outboards and Nissan Marine's new 25- and 30-hp 4-strokes with batteryless electronic fuel injection and BRP's new direct fuel injection work engines in 65- and 90-hp model.