10 Must-See Engines at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show

A collection of amazing engines that will be on display at this year's Miami Boat Show.

The boats we love don’t go anywhere without horsepower. Over the last few years we’ve seen the development of some exciting things in propulsion, from forward drives to big outboards to tiny electric kickers. This year is no different. Check out these new engines on display at the Miami International Boat Show.

Yanmar 6LY440
Yanmar 6LY440
Booth: R91 This new common rail diesel continues Yanmar's legacy of packing outstanding diesel performance into a sturdy small-block engine. This inline-6 turns 440-hp at 3300 rpm. Yanmarmarine.com
Yanmar
Volvo Penta Forward Drive
Volvo Penta Forward Drive
Engine Tent, F272 Volvo will have several of its gasoline and diesel engines on display in the water at the show. Stop by the booth to check out the tow sports game-changer known as the Forward Drive, introducted at Miami last year. Volvopenta.com
Volvo Penta
Suzuki Outboards
Suzuki Outboards
Engine Tent, F246 Suzuki has big new product announcements coming on Thursday afternoon. A Suzuki spokesman said, the company "is on the verge of setting the tempo for a very popular engine category. Complete redesigned engine block, lighter weight, new color and new graphics. And it will be available at the end of the month." Also check out Suzuki's engine lineup on the water, displayed on 14 different boats at the marina. Suzukimarine.com
Suzuki Marine
Rotax 1630 ACE 300-hp Engine
Rotax 1630 ACE 300-hp Engine
Engine Tent Check out the new 300-hp jet engine in the Sea-Doo RTX-X. Sea-Doo.com
Sea-Doo
Mercury Marine
Mercury Marine
Engine Tent F113, In Water 212-223 Last year, Mercury introduced the 350 and 400r Verado outboards. This year the company has more new products to unveil at the show. Look in the engine tent and on the docks to check out what's coming in the footsteps of the big 350 Verado. Mercurymarine.com
Mercury Marine
ePropulsion Navy 6.0
ePropulsion Navy 6.0
Booth M1838 Check out this portable new 9.9 hp electric outboard. It has 68 pounds of static thrust and can operate for up to 10 hrs before recharging. Epropulsion.hk
ePropulsion
Caterpillar C7.1
Caterpillar C7.1
Yachts Miami Beach Show, Collins Avenue, Ramp 15, yacht pavilion 2-5 The new turbocharged high-performance diesel engine is available in three ratings: 507 mhp (373 bkW), 456 mhp (336 bkW) and 406 mhp (298 bkW), all at 2900 rpm. All C7.1 power ratings meet EPA Tier 3, IMO II, EU Recreational Craft Directive and EU Stage IIIA regulations. It will be available to order from the global Cat dealer network in March 2016. Cat.com/marine
Caterpillar
Evinrude G2
Evinrude G2 Outboards
Slips 108-124 Take a look at what serious hp can do on a 31' x 10' Premier 310 Dodici pontoon. This boat features triple 300-hp Evinrude E-TEC G2s. Check out the engines on other boats, too. Evinrude.com
Evinrude
BRP Intelligent Shift
BRP Intelligent Shift and Throttle
Slips 108-124 This new system brings electronic control to Rotax jet propulsion engines. See it in action on several different boats, including the Chaparral 243 VR. BRP.com
BRP
Yamaha Outboards
Yamaha Outboards
Engine Tent F, Several in-water slips Yamaha will have several boats in the water running on Yamaha engines, including several twin F300 installations. Yamaha-motor.com
Yamaha